Secret Benefactor Paid for Dacavien Reeves To Become a Successful Morehouse Man

Dacavien Reeves graduated on Sunday with the Class of 2020. All that he wants to do now is bear hug the kind stranger who paid his bill in full. His anonymous benefactor invested more money in him than anyone ever has—as much as $100,000 for four years of tuition at Morehouse plus expenses. And the donor gave without ever meeting or talking to Reeves or asking for anything in return. Reeves is now an asset and wealth management analyst at JPMorgan Chase & Co.

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Attracted to Morehouse After Talk With J. Cole Morehouse Scholar Athlete Begins Career at Google

During his years at Morehouse, Grant Bennett rewarded the mentors who’d placed their faith in him. He played three years on the Maroon Tigers baseball team, and was leading the conference in home runs before the season ended early. He became a Ronald E. McNair Post Baccalaureate Scholar, was presented with the Andrew Young Center for Global Leadership Social Justice and Leadership Innovation Award, and was named a Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation Scholar.

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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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Morehouse College Receives $500,000 Grant from National Park Service

Morehouse College will share in a $7.7 million grant from the National Park Service, which recently allocated funds for projects at 18 HBCUs. The $500,000 award—one of the top NPS grants—will be used to repair and restore the exterior of Morehouse's oldest building, Samuel T. Graves Hall, which housed the College's first academic classes and administrative offices.

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Morehouse Partners with National Training Institute on Race and Equity to Expand Implicit Bias Training Sessions in Policing and Business

Morehouse College is partnering with The National Training Institute on Race and Equity (NTIRE) to help address issues of bias in business, criminal justice, education, healthcare, and governmental agencies. NTIRE offers diversity and anti-bias training sessions to organizations that want to improve community relations and employee interactions, as well as provide opportunities for professional growth to help minorities progress throughout the ranks of management. Individuals and organizations

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