SC State holds march, rally to support university
08/16/2014 12:49 PM
08/16/2014 12:50 PM
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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