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Virginia State University Forgives Unpaid Student Balances

By Dakota Smith On July 16th, Virginia State University announced they would use the CARES act funding (also known as HEER funds) to pay off outstanding student account balances incurred during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs Donald Palm, Ph.D.,

Biz Markie: We lost more than ‘Just a friend’

By Karol Scott On July 16, 2021, the music and entertainment industry, fans and family paused to mourn Biz Markie. He was born as Marcel Theo Hall in Harlem, New York in 1964. Biz Markie made his way into the music industry as a rapper.

Voorhees announces new dean cohort

Denmark, S.C. – Voorhees College recently named three department chairs as the new deans of the School of Business and Entrepreneurship, School of Humanities, Education, and Social Sciences, and the School ofScience, Technology, Health, and Human Services (STHHS). Dr. Katherine Whitaker will serve as the

Dr. Ronnie Hopkins Named Voorhees College 10th President

Denmark, S.C. – The Voorhees College Board of Trustees has named Dr. Ronnie Hopkins to serve as the 10th president of the institution, effective July 9, 2021. The decision comes after a national search, three finalists’ visits to campus and a unanimous vote by the board.  “With

Texas Southern University Student Featured on Oprah Daily

Rising senior and current Miss Texas Southern University Mariah Campbell is participating in an exclusive live interview with media mogul and legendary journalist Oprah Winfrey on the Oprah Daily website and Facebook page. The journalism major from Longview, Texas, is one of three young journalists

CIAA Football Media Day Set to Kick-off 2021 Season

CHARLOTTE, NC –The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) will begin the 2021 football season with its annual football media day on Thursday, July 22. The event will take place in a fully virtual setting for the first time in the conference’s history.   Each of the CIAA’s twelve head football