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 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

Paine placed on probation

Paine College was placed on probation by its accrediting body Thursday, the most severe and final sanction possible before accreditation is revoked.
By Tracey McManus | Thursday, June 19, 2014

Paine tightens security

After two sexual assaults on the Paine College campus since 2012 and a series of shootings in May, Paine College President George C. Bradley announced upgrades to enhance safety.
By Tracey McManus | Monday, June 16, 2014

Paine retains program funding

The U.S. Department of Education renewed Paine College's TRIO Upward Bound Program for fiscal year 2014-2015, awarding over $400,000 in funding to allow the program to continue outreach to ...
Monday, June 9, 2014

Paine College receives continued NCATE accreditation

The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation’s improvement commission voted Wednesday to continue the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education at Paine College.
By Doug Stutsman | Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Fed cuts behind Paine moves

Ten furloughs days will be implemented this summer for Paine College administrators, faculty and staff to offset shortages incurred from cuts to federal student aid programs.
By Tracey McManus | Friday, May 23, 2014

Paine announces furloughs

Paine College will implement summer furloughs for administrators, faculty and staff but keep tuition rates unchanged for the 2014-15 academic year, according to a statement issued Thursday.
Thursday, May 22, 2014

Federal review found Paine student aid violations

A U.S. Department of Ed­u­cation review last year at Paine College - prompted by allegations of financial mismanagement - found the school had violated a dozen areas of federal student ...
By Tracey McManus | Saturday, May 17, 2014

Paine suspect hearing postponed

The bond hearing scheduled Friday for the suspect in the May 5 Paine College shooting, 20-year-old Xavier D. Cooper, was postponed.
By Sandy Hodson | Friday, May 16, 2014

Richmond deputies quietly leave Paine

One week after a series of shootings at and near Paine College, Richmond County sheriff's deputies have stopped providing additional security on the school campus.
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Monday, May 12, 2014

Paine College hosts commencement

Five years ago, Quintin Floyd left his hometown of Washington, D.C., with one goal in mind: graduate. With his family in attendance, Floyd’s dream became a reality Sunday.
By Doug Stutsman | Sunday, May 11, 2014

Paine College 'person of interest' surrenders

A person of interest in the first of four shootings on and near the Paine College campus turned himself in to the sheriff's office Thursday afternoon.
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Thursday, May 8, 2014

Paine 'person of interest' sought

The Richmond County sheriff's office named a person of interest in its investigation of four recent shootings on the Paine College campus and nearby neighborhood.
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Wednesday, May 7, 2014

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