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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 Universities (HBCUs) who exhibit exceptional leadership potential. This competitive scholarship program offers a unique opportunity for participants who have received internship or full-time job offers from Deloitte to vie for this esteemed scholarship.

Janae Nicholas distinguished herself among her peers through her exemplary leadership skills, including strong judgment, problem-solving abilities, and decision-making acumen. As part of her journey with Deloitte, Janae has demonstrated remarkable dedication and passion in her field, embodying the spirit of the HBCU Emerging Leaders Program.

In addition to her academic pursuits, Janae Nicholas has served as a second-year intern at Deloitte, further deepening her understanding of the professional services industry and exemplifying her commitment to excellence. “We are immensely proud of Janae Nicholas’s remarkable achievement,” stated Dr. Katherine Whitaker, Dean, School of Business and Entrepreneurship. “Her success not only reflects her personal dedication and hard work but also underscores Voorhees University’s commitment to fostering exceptional talent and leadership among our students.”

The Deloitte HBCU Emerging Leaders Scholarship Program represents a significant milestone in Janae’s academic and professional journey, affirming her potential to make a meaningful impact in the accounting and business sectors.

About Voorhees University

Voorhees University, founded by Elizabeth Evelyn Wright in 1897, is a private, coeducational institution affiliated with the Episcopal Church and the United Negro College Fund. The university is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and graduate degrees. Its mission is to produce highly qualified graduates who coalesce intellect and faith in pursuit of life-long learning, healthy living, the betterment of society, and an abiding faith in God. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Voorhees as a #1 best value, #3 in social mobility and #33 among regional colleges in the south in 2022-2023; and #26 among Historically Black Colleges and Universities, nationally. Additional information about Voorhees University can be found at www.voorhees.edu.


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