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Voorhees University to recognize student scholars at VU-UNCF luncheon

Denmark, S.C. – Voorhees University will recognize student scholars who are benefitting from the United Negro College Fund (UNCF), during a special luncheon on Oct. 20.

Who:               Voorhees University and UNCF

What:              Luncheon to recognize scholars and show gratitude for donor support

When:              Thursday, October 20, 2022
                        12 p.m.

Where:            Leonard E. Dawson Center
                        Voorhees University
                        481 Porter Road
                        Denmark, SC 29042

Five Voorhees University students will be recognized at the luncheon, which is also a fundraiser for UNCF and an opportunity to thank donors for their support.

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


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