Division of Academic Affairs


The Division of Academic Affairs is at the heart of all instructional, academic, and experiential learning experiences at Voorhees College. The exciting curriculum is designed based on strategic career pathways that adequately prepare students for the job market, graduate or professional school. The academic and experiential programs ensure that students receive an exceptional academic experience, coupled with optimal support to enhance their success.

The Division of Academic Affairs provides academic, cultural, spiritual, and social experiences that prepare students not only for professional and personal success, but also to advance Voorhees College as a premiere liberal arts institution of higher education. Whether studying in the College’s traditional program, in the Continuing Education programs, or at the Off-Campus Instructional sites, Voorhees College prepares competent graduates to meet the needs of the ever-changing work force.

Guided by a world-class faculty, with 51 percent holding the terminal degree, Voorhees College students become the bachelor’s degree graduates that will become uncompromised leaders the state, the nation, and the world. Additional information can be found on the website describing the 16 academic majors offered at the College.  For more information, we invite you to contact the Departmental faculty. We welcome you to phone us at 803.780.1021 and visit Suite 104 Massachusetts Hall.

Academic Departments & Programs

Department of Business and Entrepreneurship
Department of Science, Technology, Health and Human Services
Department of Education, Humanities, and Social Sciences 

Contact Academic Affairs

Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs  
Ronnie Hopkins, Ph.D.
(803) 780-1029
Voorhees College
Massachuetts Hall (Office)
Denmark, SC 29042

Department Chair
Humanties, Education and Social Sciences & Assistant Professor for Psychology
Tywana Chenault, Ph.D.  

(803) 780-1089
Voorhees College
Humanties Building (Office)
Denmark, SC 29042

Department Chair
Science, Technology, Health and Human Services &
Assistant Professor for Biology and Chemistry
Alexandra Proctor, Ph.D
(803) 780-1059
Voorhees College
Alan M. Voorhees Science and Technology Center (Office)
Denmark, SC 29042

Department Chair
Business and Entreprenuership
Keathen Wilson, Ph.D

(803) 780-1053
Voorhees College
St. James Building (Office)
Denmark, SC 29042

Director, Student Support Services 
Lynda Jefferson 

(803) 780-1279
Voorhees College
Wilkinson Building (Office)
Denmark, SC 29042

Director, Library Services
Herman Mason, DMin
(803) 780-1229
Voorhees College
Wrights-Pott Library (Office)
Denmark, SC 29042

Registrar and Compliance Specialist  
Felicia Mason-Garner
(803) 780-1259
Voorhees College
Massachuetts Hall  (Office)
Denmark, SC 29042

Director, Career Pathways Initative (CPI)
Kimani Hickman
(803) 780-1273
Voorhees College
Booker T Washington Building (Office)
Denmark, SC 29042

Director, Sponsered Research
Wilhelmenia Lee 

(803) 780-1239
Voorhees College
Center of Excellence (Office)
Denmark, SC 29042