President Barack Obama is scheduled to visit South Carolina today for the first time since winning the presidency, holding a town hall at a private historically black college to address young leaders about expanding opportunities in their communities.
The president is scheduled to arrive at Columbia Metropolitan Airport around noon where he will be greeted by Gov. Nikki Haley and then travel to the campus of Benedict College in downtown Columbia for the town hall.
“The President will speak with young leaders about how they are working to expand opportunity in their own communities, and discuss how we can work together to ensure that young people have the tools they need to compete in a global economy and that all Americans benefit from our economic resurgence,” the White House said in a statement.
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