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 student plays role in 'Selma'

Samuel Lee Fudge, 23, appears in three scenes as a student marcher in the major motion picture Selma, which received four Golden Globe nominations.
By Tracey McManus | Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015

No new plan to name Paine president

Former provost Samuel Sullivan has served as interim president since Sept. 16, when George C. Bradley resigned after six years as president.
By Tracey McManus | Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015

Paine officials confirm football program suspended due to cost

Interim president Samuel Sullivan said the board of trustees voted to suspend the program for two years, leaving the option to bring football back in the future.
By Chris Gay | Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015

Tumultuous 2014 for Paine

Over the course of one year, Paine College experienced a campus shooting, an upheaval in administration, received its third accreditation sanction in three years and heard from hundreds of ...
By Tracey McManus | Friday, Dec. 26, 2014

Paine rebuilding music program

Dr. R. Wayne Woodson has a challenge ahead of him in rebuilding the choir and music program at Paine College.
By Lisa Kaylor | Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Paine coach arrested on drug charge

Paine College women's track and field coach Marquita Lynn Carter was arrested late Thursday on a drug charge in Greene County, deputies say.
By Travis Highfield | Friday, Sept. 5, 2014

Former Paine CFO files breach-of-contract suit

Paine College's former chief financial officer says he was fired out of retaliation just days after he "ethically responded to inquiries" posed to him by the college's accreditation body during a ...
By Tracey McManus | Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014

Paine plans furloughs, salary cuts, layoffs

Paine College President George C. Bradley on Friday announced the college will implement furlough days, salary reductions and layoffs to save $2.4 million over the next fiscal year.
By Tracey McManus | Friday, Aug 29, 2014

Paine College hosts CME conference

Cast members from the 1970s sitcom Good Times were guest speakers Wednesday evening at the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church's Sixth Episcopal District conference.
By Doug Stutsman | Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Web site blasts Paine president, seeks his ouster

Allegations of financial and ethical wrongdoing by Paine College officials were published on a Web site launched this month by an anonymous source.
By Tracey McManus | Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Paine president asks for continued support

A day after Paine College was sanctioned for repeating three years of financial and management failures, President George C. Bradley assured the community that the college "has made great strides" ...
By Tracey McManus | Friday, June 20, 2014
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