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.
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.
Morehouse Man Wendell Holland ’06 came out on top in Fiji, earning the season 36 victory on the CBS reality show “Survivor: Ghost Island.”
U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop: ‘The Morehouse Experience’ Has Equipped 2018 Graduates to Change the World
The Class of 2018 has been equipped to reverse the regression the nation has seen in civil and human rights, U.S. Rep. Sanford D. Bishop Jr. ’68 (D-GA, Albany) told the newest group of Morehouse College graduates Sunday.
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.”
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.
Morehouse College students took second place nationally recently in an Emerging Researchers National Conference in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).
Three Morehouse College scholars were recently named as recipients of the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship sponsored by the American Councils for International Education of the U.S. State Department.
Morehouse College will host a Town Hall Conversation with executives from Starbucks at 3:45 p.m. today as part of the College's Leadership Lecture Series.