- Associated Press - Tuesday, February 11, 2014

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Black alumni of the University of South Carolina are scheduled to meet for the 50th anniversary of the school’s desegregation.

The university’s commemoration of the year-long anniversary celebration continues Tuesday with a panel discussion about the experiences of black students on the campus.

The event is scheduled for 6 p.m. in the Russell House Ballroom. It is free and open to the public.

The panel features alumni from 1971 until 2003.

For more information about the university’s commemoration of its desegregation go to the website http://www.sc.edu/desegregation.