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Summer Start 2015

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

Summer Start 2015 will take place on June 13 and July 11! 

Follow the links below to register now or for more information.

Click HERE to register for a Summer Start session.
Click HERE for more information.







Retool Your School 2015

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

Voorhees College is seeking another win in
The Home Depot Retool Your School Competition…and we need YOUR help!
Click the button below to vote EVERY day
and make sure to share and encourage others to vote for VC.

Also, use the hashtag #voorhees_RYS15 in ALL your social media posts!
It adds tremendously to the social media portion of where we are ranked.

Vote on your phones, desktops, laptops, notebooks, tablets,
gaming systems, and all other web enabled devices.
You can even vote EVERY day on the same device using
multiple browsers (Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari, etc.).

Voting ends April 20, so let’s make a big push for VC over the next 3 weeks
and get another win for VOORHEES COLLEGE!

High School Visitation Day 2015

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

Registration begins at 8:30a.m.
Program begins at 9 a.m.
Opening Session, Leonard E. Dawson Health & Human Center( Gymnasium)

Visitation Day Events

o    Academic Fair
o    Parent/Counselor  Information Session
o    Student Organization Showcase
o    Campus Tours
o    Residence Hall Visits
o    Lunch 

o    Meet the Faces of Voorhees College

o    Meet Our Admission Counselors

o    Transfer Student Resources

o    Resources & Deadlines

o    Cost & Financial Aid

o    Clubs & Organizations

Talk with faculty and students. Visit the residence halls. Tour the campus. Hear what students have to say about Voorhees College. Discuss academic and scholarship opportunities with admission counselors also.

On-Site Admissions
Complete the online application prior to High School Visitation Day by March 21. Application process and high school transcript must be complete and present to receive an on-site decision. Documents may be submitted during registration the morning of High School Visitation Day. 

Special Accommodations
Please call 803-780-1031 or email spellman@voorhees.edu by March 21 if you require assistance for special needs. We can arrange transportation and special assistance during tour, but can not supply wheelchair or equipment.

The Elizabeth Evelyn Wright Women in History Celebration

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015


The Elizabeth Evelyn Wright Women in History Celebration
Thursday, March 19, 2015
6 p.m.
Leonard E. Dawson Health and Human Resources Center

The purpose of this celebration is to honor, during Women’s History Month, women who have made significant contributions to society in various areas. In addition, this is one of the major fund raisers for Voorhees College to raise additional funds to support students through institutional scholarships.

Speaker: Judge Glenda Hatchett



Lady in Business
Mrs. Wendy Brawley
CEO & Publisher, IMARA Woman Magazine

Lady in Education
Dr. Thelma Sojourner
Superintendent, Bamberg School District 2

Lady in Medicine
Dr. Rita Robinson
Medical Doctor, Sumter VA Outpatient Clinic

Lady in Politics
Representative Gilda Cobb-Hunter
Democratic Member, South Carolina House of Representatives, District 66

Lady in Religion
Reverend Yvonne Singleton
Interim Pastor, New Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Orangeburg, S.C.


To purchase a ticket or sponsorship, click HERE. If you prefer to mail a check for tickets or a sponsorship, please mail any checks to the address below. Make all checks payable to Voorhees College.

Voorhees College
Division of Institutional Advancement
Attn: Women in History Celebration
P.O. Box 678
Denmark, SC 29042

For additional information, contact Teesa Brunson, communications director, at (803) 780-1194 or at tbrunson@voorhees.edu. You may also contact Dorothy Patterson at (803) 780-1192. The deadline to purchase a ticket(s) or sponsorship is March 2, 2015.

Tiger Portal is now open for Spring Registration

Thursday, December 4th, 2014

Registration for Spring 2014-2015 is now OPEN!!!!

For more information or if you need assistance with registering, click HERE.

You can also view a quick video tutorial on using Tiger Portal to register by clicking HERE.


Prospective Student Hot Leads!

Friday, November 14th, 2014

For all our alumni who have expressed interest in helping recruit, please click HERE to send us information on your hot leads!

Homecoming 2014

Monday, October 27th, 2014

Voorhees College Homecoming 2014 is right around the corner!  Be sure to stay on top of all the latest news and information about this year’s events by checking the Homecoming page on the Voorhees College website and on social media.

Click the button below to purchase Homecoming tickets online.





UNCF Corporate and Community Kickoff Luncheon

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Voorhees College invites you to its first UNCF Corporate and Community Luncheon on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014 beginning at noon in Massachusetts Hall Auditorium on campus. The purpose of this luncheon is to bring together corporate and community leaders in Bamberg County to support Voorhees’ mission of providing a quality education to students.

This luncheon is one of Voorhees College’s events in support of the UNCF. UNCF is the nation’s largest and most effective minority education organization enabling more than 60,000 students each year to attend college. Voorhees is one of 39 UNCF institutions.

Fall 2014 Student Orientation Week Aug. 3-10

Monday, July 14th, 2014

New Student Orientation Week begins for freshmen and transfer students.  For more information, contact Wendy Hyland at (803) 780-1272 or at wjones@voorhees.edu.

Click HERE to see the Student Orientation Schedule.

Prospective Student Hot Leads!

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

For all our alumni who have expressed interest in helping recruit, please click HERE to send us information on your hot leads!