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W. Franklin Evans Takes the Reins at Voorhees College in South Carolina

W. Franklin Evans Takes the Reins at Voorhees College in South Carolina

Dr. Evans is the former provost and chief academic officer at South Carolina State University in Orangeburg, where he also served as interim president. Earlier in his career, he was vice president of academic affairs at Virginia Union University in Richmond.

Voorhees College to Offer a New Bachelor's Degree Program in Psychology

Voorhees College to Offer a New Bachelor’s Degree Program in Psychology

The new major will focus on providing students with the opportunity to understand major theoretical approaches, findings, and historical trends in psychology and to familiarize them with research methods in psychology, including design, data analysis, and interpretation.

Two HBCUs in South Carolina Enter Into a Partnership

Two HBCUs in South Carolina Enter Into a Partnership

Voorhees College and Denmark Technical College have agreed to allow students who earn an associate’s degree at Denmark Technical College to seamlessly transfer their credits and enroll at Voorhees College as a junior to work toward their bachelor’s degree.

Seven African Americans in New Higher Education Administrative Posts

Seven African Americans in New Higher Education Administrative Posts

Here is this week’s roundup of African Americans who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

President of Voorhees College Announces He Will Step Down

President of Voorhees College Announces He Will Step Down

Cleveland L. Sellers Jr., a celebrated leader of the civil rights movement and president of Voorhees College in Denmark, South Carolina, announced that he will step down at the end of the current academic year.

Four African Americans in New Teaching Roles

Four African Americans in New Teaching Roles

Appointed to new faculty positions are Marcus Amos at Voorhees College in South Carolina, Jolie Rocke Brown at Texas Southern University, Mary Ellen Hicks at Amherst College in Massachusetts, and William Hart at Macalester College in Minnesota.

A Dozen African Americans in New Administrative Positions at Colleges and Universities

A Dozen African Americans in New Administrative Positions at Colleges and Universities

Here is this week’s roundup of African Americans who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Five New Black Administrators at U.S. Colleges and Universities

Five New Black Administrators at U.S. Colleges and Universities

Taking on new administrative roles are Evelyn A. Edney at Delaware State University, Glenn McIntosh at Oakland University in Michigan, Teese Brunson at Voorhees College in South Carolina, Jacqueline Higgs Caldwell at the University of Tulsa, and Rayton Sianjina at Fort Valley State University in Georgia.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

In Memoriam: Lester B. Brown, 1929-2014

In Memoriam: Lester B. Brown, 1929-2014

Over the course of a long career in the academic world, Dr. Brown served as the inaugural chair of the department of chemistry at Albany State University in Georgia. He later taught at Miami Dade College and held administrative posts at Voorhees College and Florida Memorial University.

Samuel Blackwell Named Chief of Staff at Voorhees College

Samuel Blackwell Named Chief of Staff at Voorhees College

As chief of staff, Blackwell will oversee recruitment, admissions, financial aid, and retention initiatives on the campus of the historically Black college. He has been serving as vice president for planning and information technology at the historically Black college.

Voorhees College Honors Its Founder

Voorhees College Honors Its Founder

Elizabeth Evelyn Wright Menafee was a graduate of Tuskegee University and after moving to South Carolina wanted to start a school modeled after her alma mater.

Four African Americans Named to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Four African Americans Named to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Katrina Reynolds, Crystal Rae Coel Coleman, Tammara Durham, and Marcus Burgess are the new appointees.

African American Academic Phenom to Speak at Voorhees College Convocation

African American Academic Phenom to Speak at Voorhees College Convocation

Ty Hobson-Powell is the youngest person to graduate from the University of Baltimore. Now in law school, he plans to go to medical school.

In Memoriam: E. Dean Montgomery (1951-2011)

In Memoriam: E. Dean Montgomery (1951-2011)

He was executive vice president, chief financial officer and chief operations officer at Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Paul Baker Is the New Dean of Academic Affairs at Voorhees College

Paul Baker Is the New Dean of Academic Affairs at Voorhees College

He was dean of social sciences at St. Augustine’s College in Raleigh, North Carolina.

African Americans Named to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

African Americans Named to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Seven black administrators are taking on new duties at colleges and universities across the nation.

The First Woman Board Chair in the 115-Year History of Historically Black Voorhees College

The First Woman Board Chair in the 115-Year History of Historically Black Voorhees College

Mary Ellen Moule was elected chair of the board of trustees of historically black Voorhees College in Denmark, South Carolina. She is the first woman to hold the position in the college’s 115-year history.