Author: 1BrightStar Media

VU logo press release thumbnail

Voorhees University campus closes in anticipation of inclement weather from Hurricane Ian

Denmark, S.C. – Voorhees University will close at noon on Thursday, September 29 through Saturday, October 1, 2022, due to inclement weather associated with Hurricane Ian. All classes and outdoor activities are canceled and administrative offices are closed. The campus is expected to reopen and operate on a regular schedule Monday, October 3, 2022. Members of

2022 Homecoming promo thumbnail

Voorhees University remembers the times for 2022 Homecoming

Denmark, S.C. – Voorhees University has released its 2022 Homecoming schedule and announced its 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. Homecoming day is Nov. 12, when the Voorhees Tigers Basketball Teams play Johnson &

Joshua Gayle with President Hopkins scaled

Voorhees University alum commissioned as second lieutenant

Denmark, S.C. – Voorhees University alumnus Joshua Gayle was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army on Sept. 16, during a South Carolina State University (SCSU) ceremony. Gayle graduated from Voorhees in May with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. He is from Augusta, Ga. In an earlier interview, Gayle said, “I see myself having a career

VU logo press release thumbnail

Voorhees University improves its standings in U.S. News & World Report Best HBCUs ranking

Denmark, S.C. – Voorhees University tied for #26 in the 2022-2023 U.S. News & World Report Best Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) ranking released Sept. 12, improving its position from #46 last year. Voorhees tied with four other HBCUs, including Johnson C. Smith and Prairie View A&M universities. It also ranked the second-best HBCU in

2022 Fall enrollment thumbnail

Voorhees University increases enrollment by 25 percent

Denmark, S.C. – Voorhees University welcomed more than 500 students for the 2022-2023 academic year, increasing the university’s previous year’s enrollment by 25 percent. For the fall 2022 term, 501 students enrolled, including 466 undergraduate and 35 graduate students. Ronnie Hopkins, president of Voorhees, also announced an increase in new student enrollment during the opening convocation—a

Dean Corey Smith headshot thumbnail

Voorhees University welcomes new dean of chapel

Denmark, S.C. – Voorhees University welcomed Corey Smith as the new dean of Chapel and Spiritual Engagement on July 19. Smith is a recent graduate of Virginia Theological Seminary and serves as a member of its Justice and Reconciliation Society Alumni Stewardship Board. He has worked in various capacities in faith-based congregations for more than 25

Scroll to Top