Education

August 16, 2014

SC State holds march, rally to support university

Supporters of South Carolina State University are rallying to show their support for the state's only historically black public university.

Supporters of South Carolina State University are rallying to show their support for the state's only historically black public university.

Hundreds are expected to march through Orangeburg on Saturday for a rally in front of the university's student center. Members of the Orangeburg Alumni chapter have organized the event to encourage statewide support for South Carolina State.

The university said in a release that President Thomas Elzey, Student Government President Aaron Russell and others are speaking.

The school has been working to reduce an $18 million deficit.

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