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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (TSU News Service) – Dr. Catana Starks, a Tennessee State University alumna who became the first African-American woman to coach an all-men’s team at the collegiate level, is being remembered as a humble trailblazer whose legacy will live on in those she inspired. The history-making

Voorhees Holds First Virtual Fall Convocation

Denmark, S.C.- Voorhees College President Dr. W. Franklin Evans informs students that we are in a new season of change during his recent fall Opening Convocation address. Evans said to everything there is a season and a time to every purpose under the heavens. “As

Voorhees will hear from Emmanuel Lewis during Virtual Lyceum Speaker Series

Denmark, S.C.- On Thursday, September 17 at 11 a.m., multi-talented showbiz veteran Emmanuel Lewis will kick off the 2020-2021 Voorhees College Lyceum Series with a virtual message. Lewis has experience acting, dancing, singing, and speaking to captivate audiences all over the world. In Japan, he is a

National Hockey League to support criminal justice research at TSU

HOUSTON, TX – September 14, 2020 – The Center for Justice Research (CJR) at Texas Southern University (TSU) has received a pledge of financial support from the National Hockey League (NHL) to work toward creating “a procedurally just criminal justice system.” The Center focuses on research

Newsome named MVSU’s Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs

ITTA BENA, Miss.— Mississippi Valley State University is pleased to announce Dr. Abigail S. Newsome as the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs. An MVSU alumna, Newsome brings to the position more than 20 years of extensive and diverse experience in academia as a researcher,

Voorhees College installs SGA leaders and Mr. and Miss Voorhees

Denmark, S.C.- The Voorhees College Student Government Association (SGA) officers, along with Mr. and Miss Voorhees, were installed for the 2020-2021 academic year during the recent virtual Opening Convocation program. During the virtual installation ceremony, five officers accepted the oath and officially assumed their leadership

Hampton Professor Awarded Grant to Revamp Organic Chemistry Course

HAMPTON, Va. (Aug. 28, 2020) – Hampton University Assistant Professor Dr. Vincent de Paul Nzuwah Nziko has been awarded a $199,834 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to revamp the delivery method and environment for Organic Chemistry courses on campus. The goal of Dr. Nziko’s

Voorhees College Welcomes World-Class Faculty

Denmark, SC – To begin the official 2020-2021 academic year, Voorhees College launched its annual Fall Faculty Conference virtually. Faculty convened via an online platform on Monday, August 3, 2020, and were engaged in faculty development and training through Friday, August 7, 2020. The focus