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Voorhees College press release-COVID-19 vaccine challenge

Denmark, S.C.- Voorhees College joins in the fight with public health officials to help stop the spread ofthe COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic by encouraging African Americans to get vaccinated. Additionally,Interim President Dr. Ronnie Hopkins challenges other Historically Black Colleges and Universities(HBCUs) to communicate to African Americans

Hampton University and United Airlines Kick-off Pilot Development Partnership

New program recruits HU students to participate in United Airlines’ elite “Aviate Academy” training program HAMPTON, Va. (April 6, 2021) — Hampton University is excited to announce a new partnership with United Airlines to identify and recruit top talent from HU’s Department of Aviation into United’s Aviate Academy. United Airlines Aviate

Voorhees student is selected as a Collegiate Brother of the Year

Denmark, S.C.- Senior computer science major Donald Lauer IV was recently selected as the Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. South Eastern Region “Collegiate Brother of the Year.” The “Collegiate Brother of the Year” is selected from the eligible collegiate members located in North Carolina, South

Texas Southern professor selected to serve

on White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council HOUSTON (March 31, 2021) – Dr. Robert Bullard, distinguished professor of Urban Planning and Environmental Policy at Texas Southern University (TSU), has been appointed to the White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council (WHEJAC). The 26-member body will advise

Voorhees announces the 2021 W. Franklin Evans Honors College Inductees

Denmark, S.C.- Voorhees College recently held the virtual 2021 W. Franklin Evans Honors College Induction Ceremony: “Prepared for Change,” where 20 students were inducted. Mr. Voorhees College Denzel Walls, an honors college member himself, said the occasion highlights the candidates’ scholarly achievements and he hopes

Voorhees College to resume normal campus operations in fall 2021

Denmark, SC – Voorhees College will return to face-to-face instruction and resume normal campus operations in fall 2021.  “While some of our students have been on campus throughout the current semester, we are looking forward to a full and exciting on-campus education and student life experience,”