Voorhees Pre-Black History Month Program

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Voorhees Pre-Black History Month Program

January 25, 2016

Denmark, S.C. –The Department of Student Support Services will be hosting a Pre-Black History Month Program featuring Pastor Tiffany Knowlin on Thursday, Jan. 28 at 11 a.m. in Massachusetts’s Hall on campus.

Knowlin earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Columbia College, a master’s degree in divinity from Emory University and a master’s degree in urban policy from Georgia State University.

After her studies, Knowlin went on to become pastor of College Place United Methodist Church in Columbia, S.C., where she was the first African-American and the first female to serve this congregation.

She is a former adjunct professor of Columbia College, where she taught “The African-American Religious Experience” to undergraduate students. Knowlin is currently the first female pastor at historic Wesley United Methodist Church in downtown Columbia.

In addition, she is a member of the South Carolina Christian Action Council, the South Carolina United Methodist Church Board of Ordained Ministry, Eau Claire/North Columbia Rotary Club and the Midlands Habitat for Humanity.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Megan Freeman, director of communications, at 803-780-1191 or at mfreeman@voorhees.edu