- Voorhees College (India)
Voorhees College is a
collegein Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India. It was founded in 1898 as Arcot Mission College, when Arcot Mission High School was amalgamated to the University of Madras. The college is named after its benefactors, Mr. & Mrs. Ralph Voorhees of the Reformed Church in America. The college began offering master's level courses in 1975. The chairman of the college is the Bishop of Vellore, and the motto is "In Vain without God."
The college is affiliated to
Thiruvalluvar University, Velloreand it is accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council, with an A grade (2005).
Alumni of the college include the former
President of India, Dr. S. Radhakrishnan(1888-1975).
The following courses are offered:
B.A. Defence & Strategic Studies
B.Sc. Computer Science
B.B.A. Business Administration
B.Com. Computer Application
Ph.D. in Commerce
Ph.D. in History
Ph.D. in Tamil
Ph.D. in Zoology
* [http://www.naac-india.com/Reports/Voorhees%20College,%20Vellore,%20TN.doc NAAC accreditation report]
* [http://www.hindu.com/2004/12/17/stories/2004121705210300.htm "Voorhees College to seek autonomy", The Hindu, Dec 17, 2004]
* [http://www.voorheescollege.in/ "Voorhees College's own website (in English)"]
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