Morehouse Remembers

Morehouse remembers Mr. Joe Adams, Reverend Dr. Samuel Hylton Jr. '49, Mr. Willie C. Jennings and Reverend  Dr. Gozie Penson '47.

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Morehouse Professors Win White House/National Science Foundation Awards

Morehouse College professors J.K. Haynes ’64 and Ulrica Wilson were recently named recipients of the highest national STEM mentoring award presented by the White House. Haynes and Wilson were among 140 individuals and organizations honored on June 25 with Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM). The awards are presented by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, and the National Science Foundation (NSF).

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Morehouse Receives $2.25 Million Investment From Aramark Corporation

Representatives from Philadelphia-based Aramark Corporation presented a $2.25 million check to Morehouse College Thursday as an investment in a partnership that will expand facility maintenance services and bring new jobs to the College. Morehouse President David A. Thomas accepted the check, formally ushering in a closer working relationship with Aramark, the College’s dining services provider. Aramark is also now overseeing facilities management.

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Boeing Invests $6 Million in Thurgood Marshall College Fund

Boeing announced a $6 million investment in the future technical workforce through a partnership with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF). TMCF—the largest U.S. organization exclusively representing the black college community—supports some 300,000 students in 47 member-schools, including public HBCUs, medical schools, and law schools.

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The Rev. Dr. Michael Walrond to Graduating Seniors: ‘Be Strong and Courageous’

Harlem senior pastor, the Rev. Dr. Michael A. Walrond Jr. ’93, addressed graduating seniors during Baccalaureate Saturday in the Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel. “It'syour time now … Be strong and courageous for that is what is required in this moment. Because this historic moment requires authenticity,” Walrond emphasized. “It takes strength and courage to be who God calls you to be.”

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Valedictorian To Achieve “Firsts” as Morehouse Man

Derrick Parker is the kind of student that teachers always seem to remember—gifted, ambitious, and relentless in his pursuit of excellence. His parents would expect nothing less. Parker, of Kansas City, Mo., would be the first in his family of six to attend college. It was his parents’ dream.

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