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Voorhees Launches Student Health Ambassador Program

Voorhees University proudly announces the inauguration of its Student Health Ambassador Program, a two-year initiative funded by a generous $500,000 grant from the Centers for Rural and Primary Health. Designed to empower students with hands-on experience and knowledge, the program aims to spearhead health initiatives focused on reducing healthcare disparities within the local community and

Five Voorhees Students Receive UNCF Scholarships

Five Voorhees Students Receive UNCF Scholarships

Denmark, SC – February 9, 2024 – Voorhees University proudly announces that five outstanding students have been awarded prestigious scholarships from the United Negro College Fund (UNCF). Ja’Myah Haynes has been recognized for her academic excellence along with student athletes Diamond Bullard, Dayreontae Foster, Julius Phillips, and Bryce Wilson who have been recognized for their academic achievements and athletic

Voorhees University Advances to National Qualifying Tournament of 35th Honda Campus All – Star Challenge, the Premier HBCU Academic Competition

WHAT: Voorhees University (VU) will compete in the National Qualifying Tournament of the 35th Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC), America’s premier academic competition for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) students. Four-student teams face off in head-to-head competition and must quickly answer questions about history, science, literature, religion, math, the arts, pop culture, and sports.  Voorhees is one of

Voorhees Establishes Nonviolent Task Force with Local Law Enforcement

February 1, 2024, DENMARK, SC— Voorhees University proudly announces the establishment of the Voorhees University Nonviolent Task Force under the auspices of the Becoming Beloved Community Foundation. This initiative brings together local law enforcement representatives from Bamberg, Barnwell, and Allendale Counties, with the Director of Orangeburg Public Safety, Charles P. Austin, serving as an advisor. The

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Voorhees University Hosts Inaugural Women’s Health Workshop

February 6, 2024, Denmark, SC – Voorhees University is proud to announce it’s first Women’s Health Workshop, scheduled for Friday, February 9, 2024, at Massachusetts Hall, located at 151 Academic Circle, Denmark, SC 29042. The workshop will comprise two sessions, with a morning session commencing at 10:00 am and an afternoon session at 1:00 pm. The

Voorhees University Hosts 2nd Annual National Girls & Women In Sports Day

Denmark, SC – January 31, 2024 – Voorhees University’s Department of Intercollegiate Athletics proudly announces the hosting of the National Girls and Women In Sports Day Event on February 24, 2024, from 8 am to 12:00 pm. This event, free for girls ages 10-18, celebrates the achievements of girls and women in sports and education, aligning

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Voorhees To Host Continental Athletic Conference Basketball Pod

January 23, 2024 (Denmark, SC) —Voorhees University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is excited to announce that they will host the Continental Athletic Conference Basketball Pod from January 26-28, 2024.  The event will take place at the Voorhees University Leonard E. Dawson Health and Human Resource Center, 481 Porter Road, Denmark, SC 29042. Voorhees University is proud to

Rep. Clyburn announces nearly $2M in funding for Voorhees University

Denmark, SC – January 17, 2024 – South Carolina was awarded nearly $2 million in funding for one of the Palmetto State’s eight HBCUs, Rep. James E. Clyburn (D, S.C.–06) announced Tuesday. “Time and again, the Biden-Harris Administration has shown tremendous dedication to our nation’s HBCUs, and more specifically, institutions of higher learning in South Carolina,”

Voorhees University Holds Assembly to Honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Denmark, SC, January 16, 2024 – Voorhees University has announced that Rev. Dr. Lester A. McCorn, the 13th President of Clinton College, will be the keynote speaker at the upcoming Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Assembly on January 18, 2024.  Dr. McCorn is not only a visionary leader but also a prominent activist, scholar, author, and

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