Vice President of Institutional Advancement Sunya Young said the college was still receiving gifts, and officials were still working to tally up total donations.
Roughly 300 people filled the Gilbert-Lambuth Memorial Chapel, singing hymn, offering prayers and delivering envelopes containing money to help the struggling school.
I sincerely believe that everyone here is as dedicated and committed as I am to keeping the doors to this institution open.
Paine College's interim president said the school has a "balanced budget" and has paid employees who did not get a paycheck last week, but he warned of additional cuts or shortfalls in the future at a news conference Friday.
By then, hopefully, the college will be in stable enough position to summarily dispense with the Cosby issue once and for all.
The Budget and Control Board voted unanimously to extend the final due date to June 2020, with a first payment of $355,036 required next summer.
There are so many more stories untold at Paine.
COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina State University officials on Tuesday announced a $100,000 donation and urged alumni to help secure the future of the financially troubled college.
Paine College faculty passed a resolution on Wednesday urging the Board of Trustees to make Interim President Samuel Sullivan the college's permanent leader.
ORANGEBURG, S.C. - The state House voted Tuesday to fire all the trustees of financially troubled South Carolina State University, as the board met for the fourth time in 15 days and approved a no-confidence vote against suspended President Thomas Elzey.