Two busloads of more than 100 Morehouse College scholars bound for the 21st annual Chicago Football Classic arrived in the “Windy City” a day early to mentor middle and high school students at Chicago area public schools.
Comedian Kevin Hart and director Will Packer visited Morehouse College recently to talk to students about how important education and persistence are in achieving career goals. The event, “Real Talk,” was co-sponsored by Morehouse’s Cinema, Television & Emerging Media Studies Program and Office of Student Development.
New students at Morehouse and Spelman Colleges ended orientation activities Sunday with a joint Convocation service and a ceremony to promote the spirit of family unity between the schools.
Three Morehouse scholars were recently named among 18 recipients of a new $600,000 UNCF scholarship funded by actor and comedian Kevin Hart.
Morehouse College students, faculty, and staff have a new on-campus option to pick up essentials with the opening of P.O.D. Market in the Thomas Kilgore Student Center this week.
Ten Morehouse College students were selected as the first Aaron's Scholars and will share in a $1 million scholarship award for students who are the first in their family to seek a higher education.
Due to a recent racial slur made by Papa John’s founder John Schnatter, Morehouse College is immediately suspending its campus dining relationship with Papa John's.
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).
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.
Tyrius Walker, the All-American point guard who led Morehouse to a historic 25-3 record this season, has signed a contract to play on the New York Knicks’ summer league team. The squad opens play July 7 when they take on the Atlanta Hawks.
Dr. Miesha Williams, an assistant professor in the Department of Economics, has been named the 2018-2019 Vulcan Materials Company’s Teaching Excellence Award recipient at Morehouse College.
Morehouse College’s ninth President, Walter E. Massey ’58, has become the first Morehouse President and living alumnus to have an endowed chair named in his honor.