Are you ready for Homecoming 2015

October 21, 2015

The time is drawing near for Homecoming 2015, which will be celebrated during the week of November 9-14, 2015. Reunion classes for this year end with “5” and “0.”

A Voorhees Alumnus continues to be a part of the community of scholars

May 03, 2016

For the second consecutive year, Voorhees College graduate Matthew A. Golson has contributed $100,000 in an effort to support additional scholarships for students.

Voorhees receives $50,000 to start a new career initiative for students

May 03, 2016

Voorhees College recently received a $50,000 planning grant from UNCF (United Negro College Fund) to establish the Talent Improvement Program (TIP) to prepare students to transition into their chosen career.

American Multinational Corporation, Boeing, visits Voorhees College

May 19, 2016

On Wednesday, May 11, four representatives from Boeing South Carolina visited Voorhees College with the purpose of establishing a relationship with the institution.

A two-day Landowner’s Symposium was held on Voorhees College

June 28, 2016

The South Carolina Rural and Limited Resource Symposium was held on the campus of Voorhees College, June 23rd and 24th. During the symposium, landowners learned how to increase the value of their land making it a wealth building asset for the next generation.

Voorhees College history teacher serves as a ten-time AP reader

July 02, 2016

Voorhees College Professor of History Dr. Leland Barrows recently traveled to Salt lake City because he was selected for the tenth consecutive time to evaluate and score Advance Placement (AP) student free-response answers.

Student Suites donates $50,000 toward the 300 in 60 days campaign

July 02, 2016

Voorhees College’s 300 Donors in 60 Days Annual Fund Campaign raised $105,325. The purpose of the campaign, which began May 1st and concluded on June 30th, was to raise a minimum of $50,000 by encouraging at least 300 donors, who had not given during the fiscal year, to make a contribution, additional pledges were also made to the campaign.

Voorhees biology students present scientific findings at a national conference

July 08, 2016

Two Voorhees College students, Denzel Bolden and Akeena Harper, recently attended the 64th Annual American Society for Mass Spectrometry (ASMS) national conference held in San Antonio, where they presented their research results on mass spectrometry and allied topics.

Voorhees College Director of Campus Security was recognized by 2nd Judicial Circuit

July 21, 2016

Voorhees College Director of Campus Security, Chief James Weldon, recently received recognition as a dedicated team member by the 2nd Judicial Circuit Alcohol Enforcement Team (AET) during a luncheon held in Aiken, S.C.

Voorhees introduces new college president

July 29, 2016

Voorhees College Board of Trustees has selected Dr. W. Franklin Evans as the 9th president of Voorhees College.

Three Voorhees College alumni participate in a cybersecurity STEM camp closeout program

August 01, 2016

Alumni Ronald Williams, Litany Lineberry and Gregory Ray provided their knowledge, time and service to the Cybersecurity STEM Day Camp closeout program held at Denmark Technical College on July 21.

Voorhees Computer Science major at Sandia National Labs

August 02, 2016

Joshua Russ, a Voorhees College computer science major, is completing a summer internship as a Consortium Enabling Cybersecurity Opportunities and Research (CECOR) scholar for Sandia National Laboratories, a company that delivers essential science and technology to resolve the nation’s most challenging security issues.

Voorhees holds its annual Legacy Dinner

August 19, 2016

Voorhees College recently held its legacy dinner for the class of 2020. The purpose of the legacy dinner is to introduce the incoming scholars to faculty, staff and student leaders of the institution as well as to motivate them to excel while at Voorhees.

Talent Improvement Planning (TIP) Grant meeting

September 13, 2016

Voorhees College held a Talent Improvement Planning (TIP) Grant meeting on Sept. 9 to unify corporate and community businesses and alumni with current students.

Voorhees students elect their 2016 Homecoming King and Queen

November 08, 2016

Voorhees College crowned Ashonde D. Laidlaw and Alexis L. Smith as Mr. and Miss Homecoming 2016 during the All-College Assembly on Nov. 3. Laidlaw, 22, is a senior biology major from Philadelphia. He is a member of the Student Activities Board, White Rose Social Club, and a student engineer at the college radio station WVCD 790 AM.

Voorhees professor gets poem published in two magazines

December 02, 2016

Pamela Small, assistant professor of child development, recently had her poem titled “Enough Is Enough,” published in the Imara Woman Magazine and Christian View Magazine. Small said she was inspired to write the poem in hopes that it will inspire individuals to seek positive ways to resolve conflict in the communities in which we live.

President Evans speaks at MLK Unity Award Breakfast

January 18, 2017

Voorhees College President W. Franklin Evans was the featured speaker at Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Alpha Chi Lambda Chapter’s 20th Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Award Breakfast.

President Evans speaks at the 25th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast Awards Ceremony

January 25, 2017

Voorhees College President W. Franklin Evans served as the guest speaker for the Midlands Coalition of Churches breakfast held at the Word of God Ministries Banquet Facility Hall in Columbia, S.C. on Jan. 14.

Voorhees College establishes a new alumni chapter

January 25, 2017

Members of the Voorhees College Division of Institutional Advancement recently traveled to Newberry, S.C. to establish a new alumni chapter.

Voorhees senior mass communications major wins oratorical contest

January 30, 2017

Camron McClain is the 2016 Alpha Phi Alpha South Carolina District Oratorical Contest winner. McClain competed on behalf of the Voorhees College Eta Iota Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha, Fraternity, Inc. on Jan. 21 at the Civic Center in Florence, S.C.

Voorhees receives $20,000 in scholarship money

January 31, 2017

The Tom Joyner Foundation awarded Voorhees College $20,000 to assist ten students with $2,000 each in scholarship funds.

The HBCU Task Force of the Episcopal Church

February 03, 2017

Voorhees College recently received a donation of $150 from the A.R. Johnson High School Class of 1988 in memory of the late Horace Lamback, a 1971 Voorhees graduate, who was a former principal of Johnson high.

Voorhees officially announces the plan for the UNCF CPI grant

February 17, 2017

Voorhees College, along with Claflin University and Benedict College, announced receiving a $6 million grant as a Carolina Cluster through the UNCF Career Pathways Initiative Program at a press conference on Thursday, Feb. 16.

Voorhees faculty member publishes book on zero tolerance policies in public schools in the U.S.

March 20, 2017

Dr. Bernard Moses, the current department chair of the Division of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences and the institution’s accreditation liaison, recently published a book titled, “Unchained.”

Voorhees College mass communications majors intern for the SC Black Caucus

March 20, 2017

Voorhees College junior mass communication majors Terrianna McCullough and Chantel Chandler were selected as interns for the South Carolina Black Caucus located in Columbia, S.C.

2017 Student Government Association Installation

April 19, 2017

On April 18, Voorhees College had an installation ceremony for the 2017 Student Government Association officers during the All-College worship service in the St. Philip’s Chapel.

Voorhees student receives job opportunity with the YMCA

August 01, 2017

Voorhees College sports management major Christopher Graham was offered a summer job opportunity as a wellness coach at the Jeep Rogers Family Youth Men’s Christian Association (YMCA).

Voorhees staff member receives a distinct honor

August 03, 2017

The Voorhees College director of student engagement and leadership Marion Wright was recently honored at the Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. International Conclave in Detroit.

Voorhees student attends the HBCU ambassador conference in Washington

September 18, 2017

Miss Voorhees College 2017 - 2018, Terrianna Mccullough shares thoughts on her experience as an HBCU All-Star with the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

Voorhees student ambassadors meet with UNCF

September 22, 2017

Voorhees College campus leaders met with Tanika Mangum, United Negro College Fund (UNCF) outreach relationship manager, to learn more ways on taking advantage of UNCF scholarship opportunities.

Voorhees College represented at UNCF Mayor's Masked Ball

December 05, 2017

Voorhees College United Negro College Fund scholarship recipient Naomi Exum, recently attended the 26th annual UNCF Mayor’s Masked Ball in Florence, S.C.

Voorhees Alumnus Celebrates 36 years of Ministry

December 26, 2017

Rev. R.C. Holloway was recently honored at Shaws Creek Baptist Church in Trenton, S.C. during their 36th pastoral anniversary.

Voorhees students participate in service learning and an NBA game

February 02, 2018

The Voorhees College sports management students recently participated in a career service learning session with staff members from the National Basketball Association (NBA) Charlotte Hornets in Charlotte, N.C. After the session the students had an opportunity to attend the game against the Denver Nuggets.

Voorhees students participate in service learning and an NBA game

February 02, 2018

The Voorhees College sports management students recently participated in a career service learning session with staff members from the National Basketball Association (NBA) Charlotte Hornets in Charlotte, N.C. After the session the students had an opportunity to attend the game against the Denver Nuggets.

The Voorhees Family Remembers Dr. Laura Dawson

April 26, 2018

The Voorhees College Family deeply mourns the passing, but celebrates and applauds the life and achievements of Dr. Laura Dawson.

Sports Management coordinator, Dr. Marcus Amos, in high demand

May 11, 2018

Voorhees certified life skills facilitator and assistant professor of sports management, Dr. Marcus Amos was recently selected as the inaugural speaker for the Lucy C. Laney High School in Augusta, Ga.

2017-2018 Senior Athlete Appreciation Luncheon

May 11, 2018

Charlene Myers Johnson, Voorhees College vice president for enrollment management and student affairs/director of athletics, recently hosted a senior student-athlete appreciation luncheon.

Creating a Sprit of Excellence workshop

May 21, 2018

The Voorhees College Division of Institutional Advancement and Development recently attended a “Creating a Spirit of Excellence” workshop hosted by alumnus Rev. Dr. Donald E. Greene, Jr.

Voorhees: The Last School Standing

July 24, 2018

Voorhees College has the distinct honor of being the last institution standing that was founded by one of Booker T. Washington’s students.

Meet the Voorhees College 2018 Hall of Fame candidates

July 31, 2018

Six Voorhees alumni are candidates for induction into the 2018 Hall of Fame.

Voorhees faculty member receives a teaching award

October 05, 2018

Denmark SC- Voorhees College Assistant Professor of Speech, Lionnell Smith, was recently presented the 2018 Monica Pombo Early Career Teaching Award at the Carolina Communications Association Conference (CCA).

Voorhees President is interviewed on The Logan Power Show

October 19, 2018

President W. Franklin Evans was recently interviewed by Calvin Logan, a 2006 Voorhees College graduate and TV show host for “The Logan Power Show.”

Voorhees holds 2018 Faculty Staff Appreciation Day

November 02, 2018

The Division of Institutional Advancement and Development (IAD) recently held a Faculty Staff Appreciation Day Cookout on the Tiger Den Patio.

Voorhees College students visit USC for career development workshops

November 15, 2018

As a part of the Career Pathways Initiative (CPI), Voorhees College sport management and mass communication majors, who have aspirations of working in the sport management industry, recently participated in career development workshops sponsored by the University of South Carolina (USC) College of Hospitality, Retail, & Sport Management.

Voorhees holds an Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Founders’ Day Program

December 05, 2018

President W. Franklin Evans recently served as the keynote speaker for the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Founders’ Day celebration held on Dec. 4 in Massachusetts Hall.

Seven Voorhees College faculty members become MHFA certified

December 11, 2018

Voorhees College faculty and staff members Dr. Zhabiz Golkar, Dr. Anestisa Yakunina, Dr. Marcus Amos, Adra Barrows, Lynda Jefferson, Wendy Hyland and Pamela Small are now Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) certified.

Voorhees College faculty receives Promise Zone Library Fellowship

December 13, 2018

Voorhees College Director of Library Services Rev. Dr. Herman “Skip” Mason was recently selected as the Rural Promise Zone Librarian Fellow.

Voorhees College participates in Toys for Tots campaign

December 18, 2018

The Voorhees College Division of Student Affairs/Athletics and Enrollment Management spearheaded the Toys for Tots drive. This initiative was sponsored by the Student Government Association (SGA).

Voorhees College mass communication student gets interviewed by My HBCUInterview

January 18, 2019

Jaelynn Synder, sophomore mass communication major, was recently interviewed by MyHBCUInterview about her experience at Voorhees College.

Voorhees College presents Dr. Diane Hulett as the February faculty/staff spotlight

February 08, 2019

Voorhees College Professor Dr. Diane Hulett was recently selected as the Voorhees College faculty spotlight for the month of February because she recently helped the institution receive a $10,000 recycling grant from the Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC).

U.S. Senator Cory Booker visits Voorhees College

February 11, 2019

Democratic Senator of New Jersey and presidential hopeful Cory Booker recently visited Voorhees College as a part of his South Carolina campaign trail.

Voorhees College held a faculty/ staff and student art exhibit

February 22, 2019

Voorhees College recently held an Art Exhibit in the main hall of the Matthew A. Golson Humanities Building. The exhibit featured original artworks created by Voorhees College students, faculty, and staff.

Voorhees Lady Tigers Fight to the finish

March 01, 2019

The Voorhees College Lady Tigers recently played the Haskell University Lady Indians during the Association of Independent Institution (A.I.I.) post season conference tournament in Lincoln, Il.

Voorhees College presented reports at the 79th Episcopal Church General Convention

March 13, 2019

Voorhees College is featured in Compass Points magazine’s March edition, presenting reports at the 79th Episcopal Church General Convention.

Voorhees College presents Coach Derrick Mitchell as the March faculty/staff spotlight

March 14, 2019

Voorhees College Head Men’s Basketball Coach Derrick Mitchell was recently selected as the Voorhees College faculty spotlight for the month of March because of his outstanding coaching season with the Tigers.

Voorhees College receives donation from The Links organization

March 21, 2019

Members of the Voorhees College Division of Institutional Advancement and Development (IAD) recently attended the Wilmington, N.C. Chapter of The Links, Inc. 49th Annual Fine Arts Brunch and were presented with the final $1,000 installment of a $10,000 pledge.

Voorhees professor speaks at Midwestern State University

March 28, 2019

Dr. Marcus Amos, assistant professor of sport management at Voorhees College, was invited as a guest speaker for the athletic department at Midwestern State University.

Voorhees College presents Cheryl Knight as the April faculty/staff spotlight

April 18, 2019

Cheryl Knight, V accounts payable coordinator, was recently selected as the Voorhees College faculty spotlight for the month of April because of her continuous dedication and service to the institution in fiscal affairs.

Voorhees holds 2019 Faculty Staff Appreciation Day

May 03, 2019

The Division of Institutional Advancement and Development (IAD) recently held a Faculty Staff Appreciation Day Fish Fry on the Tiger Den Patio.

Voorhees holds 2019 Alpha Kappa Mu Honors Society Induction Ceremony

May 03, 2019

Voorhees College recently held its spring Alpha Kappa Mu Honors Society Induction Ceremony, where 13 students became members of the Mu Epsilon Chapter.

Voorhees College receives cases of water from local AKAs

October 22, 2019

The Voorhees College Department of Residential Life Services was recently given 75 cases of water for students by the Beta Zeta Omega, Nu Tau Omega, and Eta Nu chapters of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Voorhees College Alumni AKAs give Homecoming donation

November 13, 2019

The Voorhees College Eta Nu Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. alumni recently donated $1,108 to the institution during Homecoming weekend.

The W. Franklin Evans Honors College Critically Reviews Bryan Stevenson’s “Just Mercy”

February 14, 2020

To commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s commitment and ultimate sacrifice for social justice in America and around the world, members of the Voorhees College W. Franklin Evans Honors College, viewed the critically acclaimed blockbuster movie, “Just Mercy” as a King Day activity.

Voorhees alumna receives a 2020 UNCF Achievement Capstone Scholarship

September 25, 2020

Christina Donovan, Voorhees College Class of 2020 graduate, was recently selected for the 2020 United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Achievement Capstone Scholarship.

Sports management majors hear from football development coordinator

October 13, 2020

Rashad Elby, senior coordinator of football development at United States of America Football, spoke to the Voorhees College career pathways and intro to sports management courses about purpose, passion, and principles.

Voorhees Alumnus successfully defends his dissertation at Trevecca Nazarene University

November 11, 2020

Voorhees College Graduate Dr. Gary Edwards recently defended his dissertation to complete his doctoral program at Trevecca Nazarene University.

Voorhees professor presents at the IUMS Virtual Congress on CRISPR analysis of MDR pathogens

December 11, 2020

Professor Dr. Zhabiz Golkar recently presented at The International Union of Microbiological Societies (IUMS) 2020 Virtual Congresses led out of Daejeon, Korea.

Sports management major hears from former NBA scout, MLB associate, and Nike marketing rep

March 01, 2021

Antonio Williams, founder of A. Williams Basketball, a company that works to help basketball players (girls and boys) enhance their skill set to take their game to the next level, recently facilitated a workshop with the Voorhees College students of the sports marketing and promotions course.

Voorhees College sends the Men’s Basketball Team off to the NAIA Men’s Basketball National Championship Tournament

March 09, 2021

After recently discovering the men’s basketball team would play the Bethel College Threshers the No. 2 seed in the bracket, in the first round of the National Association Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) tournament which will be held in Wichita, Kan. the team prepared to head to the championship.

Voorhees College Denmark Alumni Chapter hosts a student snack drive

March 11, 2021

The Voorhees College Denmark Alumni Chapter recently hosted a Day of Service snack drive for students to come and get individually wrapped and packaged food and drink.

Voorhees Men’s Basketball Team seniors and coaches recap the season

March 19, 2021

The men’s basketball team fought the fight during the opening round of the National Association Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)Men’s Basketball National Championship Tournament.

Sports Management majors participate in Experiential Learning Career Workshop

April 06, 2021

The Department of Business & Entrepreneurship/Sports Management students recently participated in a virtual experiential learning career workshop as a part of the Spring 2021 Experiential Learning Series.

Voorhees College sends Track and Field student-athletes off to the NAIA Men and Women’s 2021 NAIA Outdoor Track and Field Championships

May 21, 2021

College administration congratulated six student-athletes who will travel to Gulf Shores, Ala. from May 23-28 to compete in the 2021 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

Voorhees Alumna selected by UNCF as a June Alumni Snap Shot

June 04, 2021

Voorhees graduate Councilwoman Janie Anderson Cooper-Smith was recently featured by the United Negro College Fund National Alumni Council as an Alumni Snapshot for the month of June.