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BENNETT COLLEGE RANKED NO. 2 IN 2016 LIST OF THE SAFEST COLLEGES IN NORTH CAROLINA

(Last Updated On: October 18, 2016)

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“GREENSBORO, N.C. — Bennett College was ranked No. 2 recently by BackgkroundChecks.org in a list of North Carolina’s safest colleges.

BackgroundChecks.org combined data from recent Department of Education Reports, natural language analysis, social media sentiment analysis and its own research to create a ranking of the Safest Colleges in North Carolina.

“Bennett College Department of Campus Safety’s mission is to serve and protect the Bennett College Community by providing a healthy, safe and secure environment for students, staff and faculty,” said Keifer Bradshaw, director of Campus Safety. “We are honored to be recognized as one of the top two safest campuses in North Carolina.”

Bennett Ranked No. 2 out of 39 other institutions included in the Annual “Safest Colleges in North Carolina ” report for 2016.

“It’s a true testament to a great administration, strong leadership, student and community involvement,” said Jessica Pierce, a BackgroundChecks.org public safety analyst. “In a world full of bad news, it’s great to have something positive for students, administration, and faculty, and it’s something to be proud of.”

The complete research and article is available at:

http://backgroundchecks.org/38-safest-colleges-in-north-carolina-for-2016.html

 About BackgroundChecks.org: BackgroundChecks.org is a public safety focused organization committed to increasing public safety, community involvement, transparent government, and education. For useful information for North Carolina residents, you can check out their North Carolina resource page.

About Bennett College: Bennett College is an accredited, private four-year liberal arts institution for women and is affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Centrally located in Greensboro, Bennett is the only historically African-American college for women in the state of North Carolina and is one of two in the country.

Founded in 1873, Bennett College had its beginning in the basement of the Warnersville Methodist Episcopal Church (now known as St. Matthew’s Methodist Church). In 1926, the institution became a college for women.

Bennett offers study in education, the social sciences, the humanities, natural and behavioral sciences, and mathematics. Numerous opportunities to study abroad and at other higher education institutions are available to students for educational enrichment.

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