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Claflin gets largest donation in school history

Claflin University in Orangeburg has received the largest donation in school's 150 yr history

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) -- Claflin University in Orangeburg has received the largest donation in the school's almost 150 year history.



The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg reports (
http://bit.ly/19WcRdL
) the school has received a $4.3 million donation from Sodexo Corporation.



The donation has moved the historically black school closer to its capital campaign goal of $95 million. The university has now raised $71 million since the campaign began 30 months ago.



Claflin President Henry Tisdale said Sodexo's gift will help pay for a new chapel, a Molecular Science and Research Center and smart classrooms and wireless Internet.



Claflin was founded in 1869.

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