Denmark, S.C. – Vorheis College is one of the best regional colleges in the South according to 2022 US News and World Report rankings.
Voorhees tied for 48 with Arkansas University, Fort Smith – a six-point improvement last year.
Verhees also ranks fourth in the world in terms of social mobility, which is a testament to how well the schools have successfully completed Federal Pell Grant, 18 private black colleges and universities, and 46 students at all HBCU levels.
“These standards show Voorhees College’s commitment to education. We thank the teachers and staff who do their best every day to improve learning and teaching at our institution. According to the school’s president, Ronnie Hopkins, I am honored to work with them to take Verhees to the next level.
Criteria used for the standards include results such as graduation rates, retention rates, and social mobility. Teacher resources; Expert Opinions from Presidents, Providence, and Entrepreneurs to Evaluate the Academic Quality of Peer Institutions; Financial resources; Student excellence; And giving graduates.
The four-year private, academic liberal arts college was founded in 1897 and is affiliated with the Episcopal Church and the Negro College Fund.
The Bluebird Association started a local school scholarship fund
Ikenen – A donor recently established the South Carolina Bluebird Scholarship Fund at Icon University in South Carolina.
The annual $ 1,000 Scholarship will be awarded to full-time, graduate students who are involved in biology and student achievement.
Emily Allarcon, chief of biology, is the first recipient of a scholarship.
“Thanks to this generous scholarship, I can focus more on the most important aspect of school,” she said.
The school is working with the community to establish a blue bird nest trail on the campus.
The community was founded on October 19, 2010 in Icon and is currently being monitored by over 1,472 blue birds, ducklings, squirrels and crayfish on 88 trails in South Carolina and East Georgia.
During the 1920’s and 1970’s, the number of blue birds decreased by approximately 90%. The main causes of this decline are homelessness and competition from other species.
Lifelong Learning Center Book Fair Programs
Aikon, S.C. – The University of South Carolina’s Icon External Programs Department is planning its first Lifelong Learning Book Fair.
It will be held on November 13 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Business and Education Building, Section 200.
Admission is free, but guests are encouraged to contribute at the door and enter to win prizes.
The book fair introduces local authors and gives book lovers the opportunity to meet and discuss authors as they explore unique topics. A total of 46 authors are expected to participate in the event. The exhibition will feature sessions on African American heritage poetry, fantasy and more.
“The participating authors represent a wide range of literary genres, from middle class novels to fiction and science fiction. If you plan to participate, please allow enough time to attend some or all of the sessions as well as talk to any authors who are interested in writing. ” We are trying to raise money for this book fair, but we want to make it known to the public how much we can write locally and regionally.
The Federal Agency provides financial support to SC colleges
WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Safety Administration has provided $ 7 million for human resource development and training for minor educational institutions in New Mexico and South Carolina.
The agency has provided $ 3.5 million to regional partnerships, including between historic black colleges and universities, Hispanic service providers, and tribal colleges and universities.
Some of the money will be used to purchase equipment and supplies, such as those at the Los Alamos National Laboratory and the Savana River Station, to train those working in the Nuclear Safety Enterprise.
South Carolina receivers are as follows
- Allen University
- Benedict College
- Claflin University
- Clinton College
- Danish Technical College
- Morris College
- South Carolina State University
- Vorges College
“I am delighted to be working with the Department of Energy and the National Nuclear Safety Administration to provide funding for the eight historic black colleges and universities in South Carolina,” said James E. Cliirn. Such partnerships and investments are needed to create a future workforce that is not only skilled but also reflects the diversity of the United States and ensures access to a well-paid workforce.
The Jess Norman Art School is respected throughout the country
Augusta, Ga – Jesse Norman School of Art has been awarded the 2021 Georgia School and Youth Development Award for School Program.
The announcement was made during the September 20-16 Georgia School and Youth Development Conference during the Fantasy 2021 Georgia.
The award is given to Georgian organizations to demonstrate the “Advanced Post-School or Youth Development Program, which meets the highest standards in the field and demonstrates the ability to meet the needs of children, youth and families in their community.”
Jesse Norman School of the Arts offers year-round, free art education for students in CSRA, grades four through 12.
The school mainly serves low- and middle-income students, and each student chooses his or her own study of one of the five subjects: dance, drama, music, visual arts, and digital arts.
“The school is honored by this school, which recognizes JNSA as one of Georgia’s foremost,” said executive director Gary Dennis. “The school is named after Jesse Norman, a native of Augusta, who came from an early age and is one of the greatest opera singers of all time. We strive to honor Ms. Norman’s legacy by providing exceptional arts experiences for students at all levels and helping our students become competent, caring and responsible citizens of this world.
Georgia Military College hosts hospice providers
Augusta, Ga – Over the past few weeks, the Georgia Military College Augustus Campus has hosted a wide range of hospice providers, including St. Joseph, Heartland Hospice and Trinity.
The pre-nursing program is the second most popular degree program, and the school said, “This accessibility is perfect for our student body.”
In addition to the needs of our medical students, students seek opportunities to return to their communities, often willing to ‘produce educated citizens and contribute to society’.
Why agree with the local hospice? One student volunteer said: “Your hours are never wasted. Your work provides support and convenience to help patients transition. It’s a great way to get involved and give back to the community. ”
Technical College offers a short semester option
SANDERSVILLE, GA – As the traditional fall semester is well underway, Okone Fall Technical College is offering a short semester to help those who need to accelerate their education.
The eight-week course begins October 21, but allows students to complete the course in the same quality as in a short program.
Students taking small classes can choose from a variety of courses, including online formats, to stay in school.
A one-day enrollment day will be held at the Sunderville Campus on October 2 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Atrium.
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