Morehouse College is closely monitoring the novel coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak that originated in China and has since spread to several other countries such as Iran, Italy, Japan, France, and the United States. Because this situation is extremely fluid we are recommending that all faculty, staff, students and parents monitor the Center for Disease and Prevention’s (CDC) website for the latest information and advisories.
Morehouse College was named on the list of U.S. colleges and universities that produced the most 2019-2020 Fulbright Scholars, the nation's flagship international educational exchange program.
Nearly $4 million was raised recently during Morehouse College’s 32nd annual “A Candle in the Dark” Gala. The fundraiser, held at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta on Feb. 15, was the highlight of this year’s Founder’s Week, celebrating the 153rd anniversary of Morehouse College’s founding.
Sixteen Morehouse College scholars will visit West Africa from March 6-14 to meet with senior level staff of Coca-Cola, Citi, and the U.S. Embassy during the 34th annual International Spring Tour. The free academic adventure will take students from Atlanta to Accra, Ghana and Dakar, Senegal, more than 5,000 miles away from Morehouse.
Philanthropists Ken and Kathryn Chenault have donated $1 million to Morehouse College to continue funding for the Dr. Hortenius Chenault Endowed Chair in Math and Science and support the Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel Restoration Project.
President David A. Thomas was named to the list of “100 Most Influential Georgians: Visionary Forces” in Georgia Trend’s January publication. Dr. Thomas appears on the list with fellow honorees that include corporate executives, politicians, and civic leaders.
Morehouse College has launched a new undergraduate software engineering degree program, leading the nation as one of the first HBCUs to offer the major.
This grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York is to support professors in their pursuit of excellence as instructors, mentors, and researchers.
Morehouse College, Prairie View A&M University and Spelman College announced today that they are the recipients of $3 million in grants from the Carnegie Corporation
Philanthropist Oprah Winfrey visited Morehouse College Monday to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Oprah Winfrey Scholars Program and made a surprise announcement. She donated $13 million to continue the scholarship fund, pushing her total investment to $25 million, which is the largest endowment in the College’s history.
Dr. William F. Pickard and Judson W. Pickard Jr. have donated $2 million to Morehouse College to fund a new scholarship for students who live in three Midwestern cities and LaGrange, Georgia, their childhood hometown.