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Voorhees University Approved To Offer Doctorate Degree in Education

Denmark, SC – Voorhees University is excited to announce the launch of its new Doctorate Degree in Education (EdD), offering specialized tracks to tailor the educational journey in PK-12 and Higher Education Leadership. Official approval was recently received from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). The Doctor of Education in

Dr. Zhabiz Golkar Named Jessie Dorsey Endowed Chair Professor at Voorhees University 

Denmark, SC, – Voorhees University proudly announces the appointment of Dr. Zhabiz Golkar as the Jessie Dorsey Endowed Chair Professor, a prestigious recognition bestowed upon her during the Commencement ceremony on May 4, 2024, by President Hopkins. This appointment, effective July 1, underscores Dr. Golkar’s continuing scholarly achievements and distinction. In her new role, Dr.

Voorhees University’s Michael Tatnall Shines at 2024 NAIA Outdoor National Championship in Men’s Triple Jump

Voorhees University proudly announces that Michael Tatnall, a rising junior from Atlanta, Georgia, has emerged victorious at the 2024 NAIA Men’s Outdoor National Championship in the men’s triple jump. This incredible achievement was marked by Tatnall’s impressive leap of 50’11.75″ (15.85 meters), setting a new benchmark for excellence in the sport. Tatnall, a Sports Management

Hundreds of Educators gather for a day of Learning at the EPI Center’s Annual Conference

COLUMBIA, S.C. – As the school year ends, hundreds of educators gathered in Columbia today for a full day of learning. The Center of Excellence for Educator Preparation and Innovation at Voorhees University (EPI Center) hosted its 3rd Annual Professional Development Conference at the DoubleTree by Hilton Conference Center. This year’s theme was Evidence of Excellence in

Provost and VP of Academic Affairs Transitions to Focus On Leading The EPI Center at Voorhees University

Batesburg – Leesville, S.C. – Dr. Damara Hightower Mitchell publicly announced today that she is transitioning from Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs at Voorhees University to focus on her true passion, educator preparation. Dr. Hightower Mitchell founded the Center of Excellence for Educator Preparation and Innovation commissioned by President, Dr. Ronnie Hopkins, in 2020. She

Voorhees Student, Janae Nicholas, Awarded $10,000 Deloitte Emerging Leaders Scholarship

Voorhees University proudly announces that Janae Nicholas, a dedicated sophomore accounting major from East Atlanta, Georgia, has been honored with the prestigious Deloitte HBCU Emerging Leaders Scholarship Program, securing a significant $10,000 scholarship. The Deloitte HBCU Emerging Leaders Scholarship Program is designed to empower and recognize outstanding students and graduates from Historically Black Colleges and

Voorhees Establishes VU 10 White Coats Scholars Club

Voorhees University’s School of Science, Technology, Health, and Human Services proudly announces the inauguration of the VU 10 White Coats Scholar Club. Established during Spring 2024, the club sets forth its mission to provide academic and career mentorship in medicine and other national and international healthcare organizations, aiming to empower STEM students through scholarly activities,

Voorhees University Hosts Baccalaureate/Hooding Ceremony Featuring Reverend Dr. Da’Henri Thurmond as Guest Speaker

 Denmark, S.C. – Voorhees University is proud to announce its upcoming Baccalaureate/Hooding ceremony scheduled for Friday, May 3rd, at 6:00 PM. The ceremony will take place at Massachusetts Hall Auditorium, located at 151 Academic Circle, Denmark, SC 29042. This year’s ceremony holds special significance as it not only celebrates the academic achievements of Voorhees University’s

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