Voorhees College Partners with Aperion Global Institute & launches Non-Degree Continuing Education

Voorhees College expanding educational landscape by enhancing its continuing education offerings adding over 1,500 certificate courses
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COLUMBIA, S.C. - Sept. 18, 2018 - PRLog -- Denmark, SC. -- Voorhees College today announced the expansion of its online educational certificate program offerings through the Office of Continuing Education. The expansion will include all three of the college's campus sites which are located in Denmark, SC, Charleston, SC, and Augusta, GA. The online virtual campuses will feature over 1,500 courseware certificates that will be taught by subject matter experts and academic leaders in the most sought-after career fields today.

The online virtual campus offers a flexible twenty-four seven, three-hundred and sixty-five days a year access accelerated online system that is designed to fit both the traditional and non-traditional learner. No formal application is required to get started. An additional bonus for the non-traditional lifelong learner working professional is that they can expand their knowledge and in most cases reinvent themselves and possibly even create a new career brand that they may have never once considered.

With an emphasis on innovation, convenience, and quality, this extension represents another milestone in the college's aim to bridge and erase the educational digital divide and position itself as a forerunner in the area of non-degree continuing education across the globe.

Dr. Ronnie Hopkins, Provost and Vice-President for Academic Affairs at Voorhees College, said, "Non-credit classes and non-degree programs offer personal development and intellectual growth opportunities. Students and lifelong learners who participate in these courses will expand their minds and learn new information about areas of interest."

Some of the specially designed virtual campus non-credit, non-degree offerings that will be accessible include certificates in women leadership, diversity and inclusion trainer, public relations, entrepreneurship, artificial intelligence, machine learning, data scientist, supply chain management, digital marketing, cybersecurity, eSports competitive gaming innovation, digital musical publishing, hospitality and hotel management, beauty and hair cosmetology institute, entertainment law, social justice, second-chance reentry and an opportunity for Veterans to utilize military funding per office of Veterans of Affairs approval.

Hopkins continued, "The multi-year partnership with Aperion Global Institute will allow Voorhees College to bolster its non-credit course offerings by helping the college amplify its presence in high career-demand markets."

Costs for the courses are affordable and range from $99 for a typical four-week course to $297 for a 12-week course or a student can bundle an entire curriculum for a more affordable price and save even more. Students are able to gain access to the course offerings through any mobile phone, tablet, personal computer, desktop, and AGI's Edu App.

Isiah Reese, Chief Executive Officer of Aperion Global Institute, said, "our entire leadership team and educational experts are ecstatic about this partnership agreement. The leadership team lead by the President Dr. Evans along with the VP of Academic Provost, Dr. Hopkins coupled with Mrs. Verna Fakunle, Executive Director of Academic Support Programs has established a clear roadmap that we strongly believe will only deliver a successful educational outcome from this agreement."

"Our primary aim first and foremost is to always have a high completion rate. Also, it is extremely important that each and every learner that engages with any of our unique online virtual campus courses have a first class learning and rewarding experience," Reese said.

Dr. W. Franklin Evans, President of Voorhees College is excited about the opportunities this partnership will bring. "These non-intensive classes give students chances to examine, analyze and research topics for personal development and for fun. This type of learning experience will be very rewarding," Evans said.

Mrs. Verna Mayers-Fakunle, Executive Director for Academic Support Programs, at Voorhees College said, "Partnering with Aperion Global Institute to offer non-credit, non-degree continuing education courses are part of Voorhees College's efforts to enhance and build its outreach to the community."

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About Voorhees College

Voorhees College is a private historically black liberal arts institution affiliated with the Episcopal church, whose mission is to produce highly qualified graduates who coalesce intellect and faith in pursuit of lifelong learning, healthy living, the betterment of society, and an abiding faith in God. Voorhees College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Voorhees College.

About Aperion Global Institute Office of Continuing Education

A unique digital educational model that has a direct focus on "Erasing the Digital Educational Divide and create lifelong learners. Aperion Global Institute offers a state-of-the-art licensed learning management system with a reliable cloud-based all-inclusive multi-language system.

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