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Voorhees University Celebrates 126th Founder’s Day Convocation and Spring Fest

Denmark, S.C. – Rev. Otis Moss, III, television actress JoMarie Payton and national recording artists Travis Porter and The Manhattans will highlight the celebration of the 126th Anniversary of the founding of Voorhees University April 13-15. Ranked by US News & World Report as second-best HBCU in South Carolina, and number 13 among the best private HBCUs nationally, Voorhees

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Fostering Collaboration for Systemic Change in Teaching and Learning

Join the Voorhees Center of Excellence for Educator Preparation and Innovation’s Symposium. Panelists will discuss efforts to address challenges around teaching and learning as they share insights on their district’s partnership with the EP Center to foster academic excellence and systemic change in education.

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Voorhees University hosts Aunt Pearlie Sue and the Gullah Kinfolk Traveling Theater

Denmark, S.C. – Anita Singleton-Prather, better known as “Aunt Pearlie Sue,” brought a touch of Gullah Geechee to Voorhees University when she served as guest speaker for the University’s Lyceum Series on March 23, in Massachusetts Hall. A native of the Sea Islands in Beaufort, South Carolina, she is the founder and executive artistic director of

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DeKalb County Sheriff Melody M. Maddox Serves as Women’s History Month Speaker

Denmark, S.C. – Voorhees University opened the annual Women’s History Month celebration with DeKalb County Sherriff Melody M. Maddox, serving as guest speaker on March 2, in Massachusetts Hall. The Atlanta native became the second woman to hold the title of Sheriff in the state of Georgia, making her the county’s 5oth sheriff in 2019. “Little

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Joshua Duncan Keynotes Voorhees University’s Chapel Service

Denmark, S.C. – Voorhees University senior Joshua Duncan, served as the guest speaker for the university’s Chapel Service on February 28, in the St. Philip’s Chapel. The theological studies major spoke from the biblical text, Psalms 61:1-3, with his sermon topic being “Can God trust you with trouble?” Mentioning that relationships are the key to success, he encouraged

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Mr. Voorhees University Keynotes Chapel

Denmark, S.C. – Xavier Willcox, Mr. Voorhees University 2022-2023 served as the guest speaker for the University’s Chapel Service on February 21, in the St. Philip’s Chapel. The senior business administration major encouraged his fellow peers to be careful of the company they keep, because snakes will always strike when you least expect it. Using the

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Dr. Cleveland L. Sellers, Jr. Presents, “Hiding in Clear Sight” at Voorhees University

Denmark, S.C. – Dr. Cleveland L. Sellers, Jr., 8TH President of Voorhees University was the Lyceum guest speaker, for Black History Month on February 9 in Massachusetts Hall. The American educator and civil rights activist, in a one-on-one interview style conversation, highlighted and presented his story” Hiding in Clear Sight.” He is a Native of Denmark, South Carolina

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Voorhees University celebrates Absalom Jones Feast Day

Denmark, S.C. – Voorhees University will host its annual Absalom Jones Feast Day celebration, on Tuesday, February 7, at 11:00 a.m. The Reverend Dr. Mark Jefferson, assistant professor of homiletics at Virginia Theological Seminary, will serve as the keynote speaker. An emerging scholar and theologian, Jefferson’s oratorical skills have earned him membership in the prestigious Martin

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Reverend Dr. Mark Jefferson Keynotes Annual Absalom Jones Program

Denmark, S.C. – The Reverend Dr. Mark Jefferson, assistant professor of homiletics at Virginia Theological Seminary, served as the keynote speaker for Voorhees University annual Absalom Jones Feast Day celebration, on today, February 7, at 11:00 a.m. An emerging scholar and theologian, Jefferson’s spoke from the topic of “Broken Blessings.” He motivated everyone in attendance to be of

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Voorhees descendant and Georgia attorney named to Voorhees University Board of Trustees

Denmark, S.C. – The Voorhees University Board of Trustees has named two new members: Kevin Voorhees Carroll and Laverne Lewis Gaskins. Carroll is a commercial real estate broker specializing in leasing and selling industrial properties in the North Los Angeles, California market. Gaskins is an attorney who operates a private practice in Augusta, Georgia. They were

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