Bennett College has a new, state-of-the-art TV and photography studio that will enable Bennett Belles to remain on the cutting edge of media production.
Bennett College alumnae contributed more than $1 Million to the Institution during the 2016-2017 academic year.
During the summer of 2016, nearly 20 Bennett College students and staff members participated in a U.S.-China Women in Clean Energy Program, organized by the U.S.-China Strong Initiative (Formerly 100,000 Strong).
Bennett College has a robust International Program that since 2009 has sent more than 200 students to countries as far away and varied as Australia, Tanzania, China, South Africa, Costa Rica and South Korea.
Before Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s historic March on Washington speech, he spoke inside the Annie Merner Pfeiffer Chapel on Bennett College’s campus to an overflow crowd
Bennett has a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Pfeiffer University which provides tuition breaks to Bennett graduates who attend graduate school at Pfeiffer.
Bennett College was recognized as #2 among the 38 safest colleges in North Carolina for 2016, by BackgroundChecks.org.
In September 2016, U.S. News and World Report ranked Bennett College 9th among the “Best Regional Colleges in the South.”
During the 2015-2016 academic year, Bennett College ranked second in the nation in alumnae giving among the country’s HBCUs, with a 38.2 percent giving rate
Dr. Willa B. Player, Bennett College’s President from 1955-1966, was the country’s first black woman college president with an earned Ph.D.
Bennett College is one of only two all-women’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the United States.