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Voorhees homecoming dubbed a success

Denmark, S.C. – The Voorhees University 2022 Homecoming was dubbed a success as the week concluded with wins by both the women’s and men’s basketball teams and financial donations poured in on Nov. 12. The Voorhees Women’s Basketball defeated Johnson and Wales 74 to 62, while the men’s team was victorious with a 71 to

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Voorhees University class in reunion makes record-setting donation, endows scholarship

Denmark, S.C. – As part of Voorhees University’s 2022 Homecoming celebration, the Class of 1972 donated more than $140,000 in honor of the university’s 125th anniversary, creating an endowed scholarship. The class presented the check during the men’s basketball game on Nov. 12., following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for implementation of the scholarship

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Voorhees University welcomes new staff to enhance the student experience

Denmark, S.C. – Voorhees University’s Office of Student Affairs recently welcomed four new staff members for the 2022-23 academic year to help students adjust to college life and learn valuable skills. The new employees are Mary Hill, Kenntrail Grooms, Eddie Ellis and NaDiazia Whatley. “We have identified individuals we believe will complement existing student affairs leaders

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Voorhees University celebrates alumni at hall of fame ceremony

Denmark, S.C. – Voorhees University will induct four new members into the hall of fame during the Alumni Hall of Fame Gala Nov. 10 at 6 p.m. in the Leonard E. Dawson Center. The gala is part of the 2022 homecoming week, Nov. 6 through Nov. 13. The theme is “Remember the Times.” Voorhees alumni Carnella

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Voorhees University’s 2022 Homecoming is a time for reflection and celebration

Denmark, S.C. – Voorhees University will celebrate its 2022 Homecoming with the theme, “Remember the Times,” selected by students, alumni, faculty and staff. Homecoming includes a week filled with activities for the entire community from Nov. 6 through Nov. 13 and reunites current students with alumni to celebrate the university. There will be a gospel concert

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“Don’t Cry for Me” author to speak at Voorhees University

Denmark, S.C. – Award-winning author Daniel Black, Ph.D., will be the Lyceum Series speaker in November at Voorhees University. The successful writer of seven books will talk on Nov. 3 at 11 a.m. in Massachusetts Hall. The first 125 people in attendance will receive free copies of “Don’t Cry for Me,” courtesy of the Wright Potts

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Students recognized, sponsors thanked at VU-UNCF luncheon

Denmark, S.C. – Voorhees University and the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) recognized five UNCF scholars and thanked corporate and community sponsors for their support during a luncheon Oct. 20. During the annual UNCF Corporate and Community Luncheon, Rosalind D. McGinnis, the organization’s area development director, welcomed guests and discussed the event’s purpose. “The purpose of

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Voorhees University partnership receives $18.9 million grant to improve teaching and learning

Denmark, S.C. – Voorhees University and its partners have received a grant totaling $18.9 million from the U.S. Department of Education to prepare teachers to improve learning outcomes for students. The three-year grant, awarded under the Supporting Effective Educator Development (SEED) program, was announced in late September.  The successful SEED proposal was a collaboration between the

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Voorhees University to recognize student scholars at VU-UNCF luncheon

Denmark, S.C. – Voorhees University will recognize student scholars who are benefitting from the United Negro College Fund (UNCF), during a special luncheon on Oct. 20. Who:               Voorhees University and UNCF What:              Luncheon to recognize scholars and show gratitude for donor support When:              Thursday, October 20, 2022                        12 p.m. Where:            Leonard E. Dawson

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