Morehouse College has been nominated as a finalist for the 2019 HBCU Awards in three categories, including “Best Historically Black College of the Year.” The HBCU Awards recognizes the outstanding academic programs, exemplary leadership, and championship athletic teams that make historically black colleges and universities competitive worldwide for students.
The Morehouse College Entrepreneurship Center will share in a $640,000 donation from JPMorgan Chase & Company to support the training of minority and women business owners in metro Atlanta. The gift brings the finance company's total investment in the Entrepreneurship Center's outreach programs, part of the Ascend Atlanta initiative, to $820,500 in two years.
The 2019 valedictorians, Jonathan B. Epps, 21, a political science major from Pleasanton Calif., and Jarvis C. Mays, a biology major from Trenton, N.J., will address their classmates at the 135thCommencement Ceremony at 8 a.m. on Sunday, May 19. Salutatorian Robert A. James, a business administration and accounting major from Hebron, Conn., will also be recognized for his 3.9 GPA.
The latest book from Dean Lawrence E. Carter Sr., “A Baptist Preacher’s Buddhist Teacher: How My Interfaith Journey With Daisaku Ikeda Made Me a Better Christian,” has received three gold medals since its publication in November 2018 by Middleway Press.
Morehouse College will celebrate its 135th annual Commencement exercise on Sunday, May 19, 2019, in a ceremony that will present degrees to more than 300 scholars and feature a keynote address by investor and philanthropist Robert F. Smith, Founder, Chairman & CEO of Vista Equity Partners.
Board approves policy to accept trans men; College to assess campus facility, diversity training needs
Morehouse College has received a $4.6 million donation to establish the Eugene McGowan Jr. endowed scholarship as the college strives to become one of the nation’s top liberal arts schools.
Morehouse College, the Ross Initiative in Sports for Equality (RISE), and the NFL will host the second annual Leadership & Sports Advocacy Workshop today through Friday, March 29, to offer teaching, training and support to professional athletes who are invested in social issue campaigns that positively impact society.
The Morehouse College Board of Trustees has four new members who will work with the College to support its growth and its mission to develop men who are committed to leadership, service, and academic excellence.
Four Georgia computer science majors are working in partnership with Google, Microsoft, Dell, Adobe, and IBM to expose metro Atlanta teens to tech careers and improve diversity in STEM.
A viral photo that shows Morehouse math professor, Dr. Nathan Alexander, holding a student's baby while teaching an algebra lesson has sparked international attention. Alexander, Wayne Hayer, a senior kinesiology major and father of the five-month-old in the photo, and Nick Vaughn, the marketing major who snapped the viral image, have received numerous interview requests and messages about the act of kindness from people around the world.
Four Morehouse College business majors recently swept a marketing and sales competition sponsored by Quicken Loans. Students from Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College, Spelman College, and Tuskegee University were invited to participate in the sales competition to promote Rocket Mortgage by Quicken Loans.