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Voorhees kicks off week three of Black History Month speaker series

Denmark, S.C.- Voorhees College prepares for virtual week three of “Blue Table Talk,” with a leadership and business focus featuring Dr. Dionne Mahaffey, business psychologist, author, technologist, and entrepreneur, and Melvin Carter, mayor of Saint Paul, Minn. on Thursday, Feb. 18 at 11 a.m. via

Texas Southern University receives $4.75M from Houston Endowment Award establishes Environmental and Climate Justice center at TSU, supports University academic, arts and social justice programs

HOUSTON (February 2, 2021) – Texas Southern University (TSU) has been awarded fundingtotaling $4.75 million from Houston Endowment for several academic, arts and socialjustice initiatives. Grants were awarded to TSU’s Center for Justice Research (CJR), theUniversity Museum, Earl Carl Institute (ECI) and establishment of the

Texas Southern University Celebrates Black History in the Space City

HOUSTON (February 2, 2021) – Texas Southern University kicked-off Black History Month onFebruary 1st with various campaigns highlighting the excellence of Blacks in America. Aparticular emphasis will be placed on Black history in the city of Houston. Features includetrailblazers and legends, as well as provide

Voorhees prepares for the first virtual MLK celebration program

Denmark, S.C.- The Voorhees College Lyceum Series has thehonor of Reverend Dee Dawkins-Haigler, to serve as the speakerfor the annual Rev. Dr. Marin Luther King Jr. program, whichwill be held virtually this year on Thursday, Jan. 14 at 11 a.m.Dawkins-Haigler is the owner of DDH

Texas Southern Gives Free COVID-19 Tests to Students

Texas Southern University is giving free Covid-19 tests to its students, faculty and staff for the remainder of the 2020-2021 school year. That’s thanks to a $25 million donation to several Historical Black Colleges and Universities across the country. Massachusetts-based Thermo Fisher Scientific’s donation will