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Voorhees College interim president op-ed piece-George Floyd verdict

(DENMARK, SC) On April 20, 2021, a Minneapolis jury unanimously found Derek Chauvin guilty on all three charges, including second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter (the first charge carries a maximum penalty of 40 years in prison). Although the jury’s disposition was a

The University Museum at Texas Southern Presents “ART IS…”

The fundraising event will feature an online fine art auction and virtual celebration HOUSTON (April 16, 2021) – The University Museum at Texas Southern University (TSU) is pleased to present “ART IS…” an online fine art auction and virtual celebration on Saturday, April 17th at

Voorhees virtually holds its 124th Founder’s Day Convocation

Denmark, S.C.- Voorhees College recently hosted its 124th Founder’s Day Convocation virtually featuring keynote speaker award-winning journalist Roland S. Martin who spoke about “Going to the next level.” Martin said the founding of our institutions matter, and it is important to discover how things were

Tennessee State Not Renewing Contract of Head Coach Rod Reed

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (TSU News Service)- Tennessee State University head football coach Rod Reed’s contract will not be renewed after 11 seasons at the helm of the TSU football program. The announcement comes following the conclusion of the shortened 2020-21 spring football season in which the Tigers

TSU Spring Commencement

National Urban League President Marc Morial and journalist wife to deliver TSU commencement addresses NASHVILLE, Tenn. (TSU News Service) – Tennessee State University spring commencement ceremonies will return to the campus as live events with National Urban League President Marc Morial, and CBS national correspondent Michelle Miller

National Park Service Partners with Illuminating Engineering Society

The Milky Way Galaxy as seen in the night sky over Crater Lake National Park. NPS photo. WASHINGTON – The National Park Service (NPS) and the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) have taken on the challenge to improve outdoor lighting in national parks without affecting night sky viewing,

MEAC Championships Recap

The men’s and women’s MEAC basketball tournament took place two weeks ago to see who would get the opportunity to represent one of the two HBCU conferences in the NCAA Tournament this March.  The men’s championship game was played between Morgan State and Norfolk State