NORFOLK, Va., —South Carolina State University has been awarded the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference’s (MEAC) 2019-20 Graduation Success Rate (GSR) award,
“Congratulations to South Carolina State University, including President James Clark, Director of Athletics Stacy Danley and the administrators, coaches, student-athletes and support staff for winning the Graduation Success Rate award,” said MEAC Commissioner Dr. Dennis E. Thomas. “The ultimate goal is to develop and graduate our student-athletes to be productive citizens in our society.”
South Carolina State will be awarded a check for $25,000 from the conference. The Bulldogs’ 83-percent GSR is the highest among MEAC institutions.
The MEAC will not name Talmadge Layman Hill or Mary McLeod Bethune All-Sports Award winners for 2019-20 due to the suspension of winter championships and spring sports because of the coronavirus pandemic.