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Homecoming Schedule 2023

HOMECOMING SCHEDULE 2023 Learn More HOMECOMING 2023 Next Level of Excellence Gospel Concert Homecoming Pageant International Festival 90’s to 00’s Day Party Queen’s Tea and King’s Lounge Homecoming Basketball Games …and More UPCOMING EVENTS Sunday, November 5 All White Brunch Social – 12n – 2p (Dining Hall) Homecoming Gospel Concert – 5p – (GYM) Learn

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VOORHEES UNIVERSITY TO CONDUCT ACTIVE SHOOTER TRAINING FOR CAMPUS COMMUNITY

DENMARK, SOUTH CAROLINA — Voorhees University is committed to the safety and security of its students, faculty, and staff. In line with this commitment, the university will be conducting an active shooter training session titled “Surviving an Active Threat: Run. Hide. Fight.” on September 19 and 20, 2023. This comprehensive training will be held at

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VOORHEES UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT DELIVERS INSPIRING ADDRESS AT FALL OPENING CONVOCATION

Dr. Ronnie Hopkins, president of Voorhees University, delivered an impassioned keynote address during the institution’s 127th Opening Convocation Thursday, ushering in the start of the academic year. In his address, Dr. Hopkins highlighted the university’s rich history, celebrated its founder, Elizabeth Evelyn Wright, and emphasized the pursuit of excellence “the WRIGHT way.” Hopkins began by

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VOORHEES NAMES REV MARIE-CARMEL CHERY AS DEAN OF CHAPEL & SPIRITUAL ENGAGEMENT

Voorhees University takes immense pride in announcing the appointment of Reverend Marie-Carmel Chery as the new Dean of the Chapel & Spiritual Engagement, as well as the Vicar of St. Phillips Chapel. In addition to these significant roles, Reverend Chery will hold the esteemed position of Assistant Professor of Theological Studies at the university. A

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Voorhees University Names Alumna Dr. Thelma Sojourner as Community Relations Liaison

Voorhees University proudly announces the appointment of Dr. Thelma Ford Sojourner, an esteemed alumna, to the newly established role of Community Relations Liaison. In her capacity, Dr. Sojourner will spearhead efforts to enhance the university’s visibility within rural communities across the local and state landscape. This will involve forging novel rural partnerships, creating recruitment pathways,

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VOORHEES PARTNERS WITH MOTIVATED WOMAN FOR FREE COMMUNITY HEALTH FAIR 

Voorhees University has partnered with Motivated Woman and South Carolina Institutes of Innovation and Information for a free community health fair on Saturday, August 12, 10 am – 2 pm at Voorhees University, Leonard E. Dawson Center, 481 Porter Dr., Denmark, SC 29042. This free event is designed to help men and women learn how

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VOORHEES APPROVED FOR NEW MBA PROGRAM

Voorhees University was approved by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to offer a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA). The MBA program will be offered online, and the first cohort will begin classes in January 2024. By offering an MBA program, Voorhees University can provide students with advanced knowledge and

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TWO VOORHEES STUDENTS SELECTED FOR WHITE HOUSE HBCU SCHOLAR PROGRAM

Denmark, SC – Two Voorhees University students have been selected to participate in the White House 2023 HBCU Scholar program.  After being selected from a competitive pool of over 300 applicants, Voorhees’ students Simya Levine and Omari Bryson were chosen for this ninth cohort of HBCU Scholars. Simya Levine is a Senior public health major

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VOORHEES’ PROVOST DR. DAMARA HIGHTOWER MITCHELL SELECTED FOR EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP ACADEMY

Denmark, SC – Voorhees’ Provost and Vice President, Dr. Damara Hightower Mitchell has been selected to participate in the Executive Leadership Academy (ELA).  This yearlong program is jointly sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC), The American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU), and the American Academic Leadership Institute (AALI). Dr. Hightower-Mitchell was

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