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Voorhees CEO named president of the Association of Episcopal Colleges

Voorhees University president Dr. Ronnie Hopkins has been appointed president of the Association of Episcopal Colleges (AEC). A subsidiary of the Colleges and Universities of the Anglican Communion, AEC consists of eight colleges and universities in the United States and abroad that are affiliated with the Episcopal Church. “I am honored to serve at the…

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Voorhees University receives scholarship funding from Trinity Church Wall Street

Denmark, S.C. – In the spirit of giving this holiday season, Trinity Church Wall Street recently donated $250,000 to Voorhees University. The gift will be used to provide scholarships to students. Voorhees offers academic, athletic and need-based scholarships. “Our mission is to produce highly qualified graduates who coalesce intellect and faith in pursuit of life-long…

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Trailblazing South Carolina Judge Jasper Cureton dies at age 84

Cureton was the first Black USC law school graduate and appellate judge since Reconstruction. – COLUMBIA, S.C. — Longtime South Carolina Judge Jasper Cureton, who became the first Black appellate judge in the state in over a century, has died. Cureton passed away on Tuesday at the age of 84. In 1983, Cureton was…

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T.D. Jakes passes the torch to his daughter Sarah

by By ReShonda Tate, Bishop T. D. Jakes annoints his daughter, Pastor Sarah Jakes Roberts to take over his ministry. Bishop T. D. Jakes has surprised his daughter by handing over the giant Woman, Thou Art Loosed ministry to her. Jakes passed the symbolic torch to Pastor Sarah Jakes Roberts at the culmination of…

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National Baptist Convention To Hold Event In Augusta

By Savannah Tribune |  The National Baptist Convention USA, Inc. Laymen Movement will hold the 24th Annual Southeast Region Walter Cade, Jr. Workshop at the Augusta Marriott, 2 Tenth Street, Augusta, GA, October 7-9, 2022. The cost for the workshop is $185 double occupancy and $250 single occupancy. Deacon William Cherry, coordinator for the event, said that…

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Jackson State University to Receive Up to $1 Million from Alfred Street Baptist Church to Help with Water Crisis-Related Expenses

( Jackson State University (JSU) will receive up to $1 million from Alfred Street Baptist Church’s (ASBC) Mission Division to help with costs related to the ongoing water crisis in Jackson, Miss.  Alfred Street Baptist Church is a prominent church headquartered in Virginia. The water crisis – which began late August – had prompted JSU…

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