News and Events

News and events happening in the Palmetto State and around the nation. To post an event send an email notice to, Attn: News and Events. All events are vetted and are posted at the discretion of the organization. 
  • August 12, 2017 10:00 AM | Connie Blyther (Administrator)

    Mark your calendars for our Annual Teacher's Event on Saturday, August 12 from 10:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. at the Inn at USC, 1619 Pendleton St, Columbia, SC 29201.  Spaces will be limited.  Registration information coming soon.

  • May 22, 2017 7:00 PM | Connie Blyther (Administrator)

    SCCAAS will be holding it's 3rd Webinar discussion live online Monday, May 22, 2017 between the hours of 7pm and 8pm.  Join us on your phone, tablet or computer.  The topic will be "A History of Ancient Egypt" lead by Dr. Burnett Gallman, MD. Registration information forthcoming.

  • March 26, 2017 11:48 PM | Connie Blyther (Administrator)

    "The Pine Grove Community Center, formerly the Pine Grove Rosenwald School, 937 Pineywoods Road, was the site of a Heritage Celebration to honor Black History Month Saturday, February 25."

    See more of the story here.

  • November 30, 2015 7:00 PM | Urica Floyd (Administrator)

    Join us for a free one-hour webinar on the "Impact of the Great Depression on the African American Population." Get access to great resources and receive a certificate of attendance for recertification credit. (SC Social Studies Standards - Elementary: 5-4.2, 5-4.3; Middle: 7-4.3, 8-6.4; High: USHC-6.3). Register Now! All are welcome to join and share this opportunity. 

  • June 18, 2014 1:18 PM | Urica Floyd (Administrator)
    The Columbia Association of Black Social Workers in observance of Juneteenth presents Saving Our Sons Thursday, June 19, 2014, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Cecil Tillis Center, 2111 Simpkins Lane Columbia, SC 29204. For more information click here

  • June 18, 2014 1:13 PM | Urica Floyd (Administrator)

    In observance of Juneteenth

    FOCUS: Lower Richland, is a unique 3-day event promoting Lower Richland County, SC Heritage Corridor. Activities are designed for tourists as well as those with special interest/work related to historical preservation/conservation, tourism, economic development and agri-education. Thursday, June 19 - Saturday, June 21. Historic Harriet Barber House, 116 Barberville Loop Hopkins, SC 29061. For a schedule of events for each day Click here.

    While the event is FREE to the public, registration is requested

  • February 21, 2014 7:00 PM | Urica Floyd (Administrator)

    2014 Conference POSTPONED! 
    2014 marks SCCAAS's 8th anniversary. The overall theme for the conference is, “African American Studies: Utilizing The Arts To Teach Common Core.”
  • February 12, 2014 9:00 AM | Urica Floyd (Administrator)
    At Benedict College, 1600 Harden Street. For more information please call Ms. Janina Jenkins @ 803.705.4651. More information.
  • January 06, 2014 12:00 AM | Urica Floyd (Administrator)

    Now open at the South Carolina State Museum in Columbia, Tutankhamun: Return of the King, is an exciting blockbuster exhibit exploring ancient Egyptian history.

    Experience the life and death of one of history's most legendary kings through 124 replicas of King Tut's sacred and personal possessions. Then follow the story of archaeologist Howard Carter, who discovered the nearly intact treasure filled tomb in 1922.

    Fascinating for the whole family, this exhibit will amaze and inspire the young and old.

    Presented by the South Carolina State Museum in association with the International Museum Institute of New York.

  • September 26, 2013 10:00 AM | Chanda Robinson

    2013 Annual Conference 
    September  26-28
    On Board the USS Yorktown!!!!

    • Thursday evening reception and tours. 
    • Friday opening session with breakout sessions. 
    • Saturday Awards Breakfast and special session.
    • Website: Click here

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