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 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.
The Tom Joyner Foundation awarded Voorhees College $20,000 to assist ten students with $2,000 each in scholarship funds.
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.
Members of the Voorhees College Division of Institutional Advancement recently traveled to Newberry, S.C. to establish a new alumni chapter.
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 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.
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.
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 College held a Talent Improvement Planning (TIP) Grant meeting on Sept. 9 to unify corporate and community businesses and alumni with current students.
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.
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.
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 College Board of Trustees has selected Dr. W. Franklin Evans as the 9th president of Voorhees College.
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.
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’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 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.
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.
On Wednesday, May 11, four representatives from Boeing South Carolina visited Voorhees College with the purpose of establishing a relationship with the institution.
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.
For the second consecutive year, Voorhees College graduate Matthew A. Golson has contributed $100,000 in an effort to support additional scholarships for students.
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.”