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Voorhees University shares the spirit of Thanksgiving with Denmark families

Denmark, S.C. – Voorhees University faculty, staff and students donated Thanksgiving holiday baskets to families in Denmark on Nov. 22. Twenty-two groups representing the university contributed 32 baskets, boxes and gifts, which were distributed to families in the Fairridge Village and Cedar Apartments. The items were taken to St. Philip’s Chapel just prior to the…

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Report: Deion Sanders offered Power 5 head-coaching job

Story by Grey Papke, Larry Brown Sports  Deion Sanders will have his chance to coach a Power 5 school if he wants it, according to a report. Jackson State football coach Deion Sanders.© Barbara Gauntt/Clarion Ledger / USA TODAY NETWORK Sanders has been offered the head-coaching job at Colorado, according to Bruce Feldman of The Athletic. It…

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HBCU GO Hires First All-Female Broadcast Team, Jon Kelley as ‘HBCU GO TIME’ Host for Basketball Season

HOUSTON, Tx — The billionaire media mogul Byron Allen is a pioneer in delivering ground-breaking broadcasting teams, shows, and features for HBCU sports fans worldwide.  Allen’s digital streaming platform HBCU GO, plans to feature the first all-female broadcast team with Lawrencia Moten, Nicole Hutchinson, and Courtney Tate, which will broadcast HBCU basketball games for the 2022-23…

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Voorhees University celebrates alumni at hall of fame ceremony

Denmark, S.C. – Voorhees University will induct four new members into the hall of fame during the Alumni Hall of Fame Gala Nov. 10 at 6 p.m. in the Leonard E. Dawson Center. The gala is part of the 2022 homecoming week, Nov. 6 through Nov. 13. The theme is “Remember the Times.” Voorhees alumni…

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Voorhees University’s 2022 Homecoming is a time for reflection and celebration

Denmark, S.C. – Voorhees University will celebrate its 2022 Homecoming with the theme, “Remember the Times,” selected by students, alumni, faculty and staff. Homecoming includes a week filled with activities for the entire community from Nov. 6 through Nov. 13 and reunites current students with alumni to celebrate the university. There will be a gospel…

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Prepping the Next Generation of Leaders

Summer enrichment programs ready HBCU students for medical, law and graduate schools. Tamara E. Holmes, Washington, DC – Howard undergraduates considering careers in medicine, law and academia are exposed to a world-class medical school, dental school, law school, and graduate program from the moment they step on campus. However, students at other historically Black colleges…

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“Don’t Cry for Me” author to speak at Voorhees University

Denmark, S.C. – Award-winning author Daniel Black, Ph.D., will be the Lyceum Series speaker in November at Voorhees University. The successful writer of seven books will talk on Nov. 3 at 11 a.m. in Massachusetts Hall. The first 125 people in attendance will receive free copies of “Don’t Cry for Me,” courtesy of the Wright…

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Benedict College Receives a $525,000 Grant From the U.S. Department of Commerce as part of the “Build To Scale” Program

Columbia, SC, October 10, 2022 –  U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced recently that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding 51 “Build to Scale” grants – totaling $47 million – to organizations that support technology entrepreneurs, catalyze innovation and fuel economic growth. Benedict College received $525,000 to help organize, launch, and operate a state-wide investment…

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