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Voorhees announces interim president

Denmark, S.C. – Dr. Ronnie Hopkins recently assumed the role of interim president of Voorhees College while the board searches for the institution’s tenth president. Before serving as interim president, Hopkins served as the institution’s provost and vice president for academic affairs, accreditation liaison, and

Four new members join the Voorhees Board of Trustees

Denmark, SC- Under the leadership of its new chairman, David Miller, the Voorhees College Board of Trustees recently appointed four new members who include two entrepreneurs, an educator, and a dentist. Jerome Geathers; president, CEO, and chairman of Geathers Enterprises, Inc.; operates a variety of

FBI Director releases remarks from briefing on Inauguration security

During a briefing to Vice President Mike Pence with other agency officials at FEMA Headquarters in Washington, D.C., on January 14, 2021, FBI Director Christopher Wray discussed the FBI’s efforts regarding inauguration security. Remarks as delivered. Mr. Vice President, just as we’re doing with our

Lions select HBCU graduate Brad Holmes as EVP and GM

By Angela Jones Greensboro, N.C. — The Detroit Lions recently announced that North Carolina A&T alumnus Brad Holmes will serve as their next Executive Vice President and General Manager. The 41-year-old will report directly to Principal Owner and Chairwoman Sheila Ford Hamp and CEO Rod Wood

End of an era: Hampton University president to retire

By Angela Jones After 43 years of steadfast leadership, Hampton University’s president, Dr. William R. Harvey, has announced his plans to retire in 2022. During his tenure at Hampton, Harvey has been an advisor to many U.S. presidents and a mentor to several HBCU presidents.