John P. Bowers III ’20 Aspires to Join the Family Business in Politics and Soar to the White House

John P. Bowers, now a mobile app user interface analyst at JP Morgan Chase & Co. in Dallas, became a global citizen at Morehouse College. On Dec. 13, he will participate in the online Commencement with the Class of 2020 on YouTube.After completing his degree in economics and political science, Next fall, he will attend the MBA program at Southern Methodist University Cox School of Business in Dallas. He also plans to pursue a juris doctorate.

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Tavis Thompson ’20: From Morehouse to CODEHOUSE to Microsoft

In his junior year at Morehouse College, Tavis Thompson joined a handful of other Atlanta University Center scholars in creating CODEHOUSE, a student-produced program introducing Metro Atlanta area teens from low income schools to tech careers. Thompson continues to help expand the 2-year-old program, but he’s doing it now while he is advancing in his own career, across the country at Microsoft. On Dec. 13, he will graduate in Morehouse College's online Commencement.

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Peloton and Beyoncé to Partner with Morehouse

Peloton, the world’s leading interactive fitness platform, and GRAMMY® Award-winning global entertainer and entrepreneur, Beyoncé, are partnering with Morehouse College to promote healthy lifestyles by gifting students a complimentary two-year digital membership to online fitness classes rooted in the celebration of music.

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Morehouse College Receives $1 Million Grant from Ernst & Young Foundation

Morehouse College has received a $1 million grant from the Ernst & Young Foundation support teaching and learning online. The grant funds will be used to upgrade the computer network infrastructure, to evaluate and implement new technologies that will enhance the student experience, and to transform traditional classrooms into collaborative hubs like those in the tech industry.The Ernst & Young Foundation stimulates and supports excellence in higher education, creating pipelines to ...

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Morehouse College Hosts Human Rights Film Festival Screenings, Workshops Sept. 24-26

Morehouse College will shine its social justice spotlight on filmmakers who use their artistry to promote activism at the second annual Human Rights Film Festival, which will be held virtually from Sept. 24-26, 2020. Films from five continents and 13 countries—from China to Gambia—are competing for the title award. Film submissions often explore the impact of race, gender identity, religion, and poverty on the areas of health care, housing, hunger, education, environmental justice, and law enfo

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Morehouse College Hires New Provost

Morehouse College has hired a new provost to expand its academic curriculum, lead faculty, and foster scholarly research in science, education, the humanities, and the Black experience in a nation searching to understand the impact of systemic racism.

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MacKenzie Scott

Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott Donates $20 Million Gift to Morehouse

Author and philanthropist MacKenzie Scott has contributed an eight-figure gift to Morehouse College. The gift is part of Scott’s generous donation to 116 nonprofits driving positive change in the country, including six HBCUs. Scott announced the gift to nonprofits this week in the online news platform Medium. The billionaire said her donation was supporting institutions doing transformative work to improve racial, gender, and LGBTQ+ equity, as well as economic mobility and public health issues,

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