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Acting president reinstated after Paine protest

About 300 Paine College students, faculty and alumni boycotted the Founders’ Day Convocation ceremony Friday morning and peacefully protested outside of the chapel, demanding the school’s ...
By Tracey McManus | Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

Paine faculty want board chairman to step down

Paine College faculty members asked for the resignation of Silas Norman on Thursday after the Board of Trustees chairman orchestrated the removal of acting President Samuel Sullivan earlier this week.
By Tracey McManus | Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

Education commons allows future growth

With two 300-seat classrooms, significantly larger than what either the dental or medical school had before, the $76 million building will allow for expansion of those classes in the future.
By Tom Corwin | Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

New education building at GRU opens

The J. Harold Harrison MD Education Commons Building has its grand opening Thursday.
By Tom Corwin | Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

Fired Paine VP sues school

Brandon Brown says he is owed a balance for the remaining three years and nine months of his contract totalling $430,000.
By Tracey McManus | Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

GRU moves closer to 650 new student beds

The Board of Regents will vote on rankings for a management firm to oversee creation of at least 3,000 student housing beds at seven institutions, including GRU.
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

Ex-Paine president's wife no longer working at college

Another Paine College administrator is out of the job, interim President Samuel Sul­li­van confirmed Sunday. This time, it's the wife of the school's former leader.
By Travis Highfield | Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014

Vice president gone at Paine College

Brandon Brown, Paine Col­lege's senior vice president of institutional advancement, is no longer employed by the school, interim President Samuel Sullivan confirmed Saturday. 
By Travis Highfield | Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014

Entrepreneur speaks at Innovation Summit

Brown advised entrepreneurs in the crowd to patent and copyright their ideas, to make sure they choose the right business partners and to keep focus.
By Jenna Martin | Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014

Georgia colleges ban tobacco products, some students skeptical

As 31 Georgia universities adopt a ban on all tobacco products colleges in and near Augusta enthusiastically support the measure, but some students unsure the bans will really stop smoking on ...
By Sean Gruber | Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014

GRU forum tackles Ebola issues

A day after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed the first Ebola case diagnosed in the U.S. in a traveler from Liberia, the university hosted a forum Wednesday night on the ...
By Tom Corwin | Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014

MCG students spend summer in research

Seventy percent of first-year medical student Noah Koon's class spent their time in the summer research program, the first time more than half of a medical school class has done that, Medical ...
By Tom Corwin | Monday, Sept. 22, 2014

Many black colleges struggling

Although Paine has struggled with its own failures over the past several years, HBCUs across the nation are dealing with some of the same troubles that are threatening their missions and existence.
By Tracey McManus | Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014

More than 14 million survived cancer

There are now more than 14 million cancer survivors in the U.S. and new treatments mean many more could be joining them.
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014

Paine president resigns

George C. Bradley resigned as president of the embattled Paine College as the institution continues efforts to maintain its accreditation after years of fiscal instability.
By Tracey McManus | Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014

College Night brings students, colleges together

About 6,000 people turned out for Thursday's event to investigate more than 140 colleges and seven professional societies.
By Sean Gruber | Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014

Paine committee talks about plans to address school's problems

Committee Chairman Michael Thurmond, a former Georgia Labor Secretary, said policies are being strengthened and finances are being scrutinized in order to remove Paine from probation from its ...
By Tracey McManus | Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014

CSRA College Night planned

Aspiring college students in the Augusta and Aiken area have the opportunity to visit with representatives from 140 colleges, talk with 10 professional societies and win scholarships during the ...
By Sean Gruber | Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014

CDC: Kids eating too much salt

In its monthly Vital Signs report, the CDC said more than 90 percent of children in the U.S. are consuming too much sodium, well above the recommended level.
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014

Jazz concert will benefit area UNCF

The second annual Ann N. Johnson UNCF Jazz Festival will feature a national recording artist and local favorites to raise funds for Augusta's United Negro College fund.
Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014

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ARC to honor 1956 championship team

Because the championship year of 1956 has never lost its glory in Richmond Academy football lore, the team will be honored Thursday at the third annual ARC Hall of Fame banquet, where 10 alumni ...
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