Paine College

Paine College is a private, church-affiliated four-year co-educational college founded in 1882.

The liberal arts curriculum has more than 30 majors leading to a bachelor of arts or bachelor of science degree.

It was started as a joint effort by the Colored Methodist Episcopal Church in America (now Christian Methodist Episcopal) and Methodist Episcopal Church South (now United Methodist).

Contact Paine College at (706) 821-8200; www.paine.edu.

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Paine College reopens Friday

Paine College will re-open and resume normal business hours Friday, officials announced Thursday. The college was closed for two consecutive days due to inclement weather.
Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014

Colleges hold King service

Woodie W. White delivered the keynote address at an annual service celebrating the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
By Meg Mirshak | Friday, Jan. 17, 2014

Works of Harlem Renaissance artists to be celebrated next week at Paine

Paine will hold the 16th annual Harlem Renaissance Conference, at which 22 scholars from Georgia to Taiwan will discuss the people, ideas and lessons of the period.
By Tracey McManus | Friday, Nov. 1, 2013

Paine College holds first fall job fair

Fifteen employers participated in Paine College's first fall career fair, aimed at students but also open to members of the community.
By Jenna Martin | Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013

5 Questions: Paine College police Chief Joseph Nelson

Chief Nelson discusses moving from a public safety department to a police department, and its effects on campus safety.
By Travis Highfield | Monday, Oct. 21, 2013

Football back at Paine after 51-year absence

The Lions return to action at 2 p.m. Saturday, when they host Georgia Prep Academy at Laney Stadium. The contest is the first of four against club teams this season as Paine College gears up for ...
By Chris Gay | Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013

Hate Crime Prevention Forum canceled

A Hate Crime Prevention Forum scheduled for 6 p..m. Thursday at Paine College has been canceled because of the U.S. government shutdown, the college reported Wednesday.
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013

Paine unveils strategic plan

The plan centers around five goals: expanding the academic programs, student recruitment and engagement, technology innovation, facility enhancement, and "friend-raising."
By Tracey McManus | Monday, Sept. 23, 2013

Paine presents new strategic plan for school Monday

Paine College officials on Monday will present a new strategic plan for the school that will encompass faculty capacity, student engagement, facilities enhancement, technology and ...
Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013

Jazz festival benefits local college students

Paine College supporters and community members filled the Jessye Norman Amphitheater Sunday to witness the debut of the the Ann N. Johnson UNCF Jazz Festival.
By Travis Highfield | Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013

2 Paine professors get STEM study grant

Two Paine College professors will receive nearly $343,000 from the National Science Foundation for a project aimed at understanding barriers to science, technology, engineering and math for black ...
Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013

Jazz Fest to support scholarships

The Augusta United Negro College Fund Campaign is hosting its inaugural Ann N. Johnson UNCF Jazz Festival at the Jessye Norman Amphitheater on Sunday to raise scholarship money for Paine College ...
By Tracey McManus | Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013

Paine College makes key appointments

Paine College announced appointments to two top leadership positions Thursday, which President George C. Bradley said are key to meeting the college's core values and mission.
By Tracey McManus | Thursday, Aug 22, 2013

Bill Cosby entertains Paine College

Hours before showtime, fans poured into the Health Education Activities Learning Complex on the campus of Paine College Sunday for their chance to see comedy great Bill Cosby.
By Travis Highfield | Sunday, Aug 11, 2013

Bill Cosby coming to Paine College

Comedian Bill Cosby will present an invitation-only comedy hour at Paine College. The event is dedicated to the school's faculty and staff.
By Meg Mirshak | Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Paine rape victim files lawsuit against college

A Paine College student raped in March in a dorm claims in a civil suit that the college should have warned students and taken additional security measures after an attempted rape months earlier.
By Sandy Hodson | Monday, July 22, 2013

Paine now has certified police department

Paine College's campus safety department was certified as a full-fledged police department with arrest authority and officers who will carry weapons, which school officials hope will boost ...
By Tracey McManus | Friday, July 19, 2013

Paine will remain under sanction by accrediting body

Paine College will remain under sanction by its accrediting body for a second year after it failed to correct an array of financial deficiencies identified in 2012.
By Tracey McManus | Thursday, June 20, 2013

Mother's Day special for new Paine grad

Gov. Nathan Deal spoke Sunday to 123 graduates at the Paine College Commencement Convocation.
By Travis Highfield | Sunday, May 12, 2013

Augusta-area schools benefit from GI Bill

As the war on terror winds down, enrollment at colleges, universities and trade schools in the Augusta area has increased, in part thanks to a more generous GI Bill that Congress passed in 2008 to ...
By Wesley Brown | Sunday, April 21, 2013

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