Schedule of Events

2018 Founder's Day Convocation SpeakerThursday, February 15

10:45 a.m.

151st Founder's Day Convocation
Location: Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel
Speaker: Dr. Gary Dorrien, Reinhold Niebuhr Professor of Social Ethics at Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York and Professor of Religion at Columbia University, New York City

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Friday, February 16

8 - 11 p.m.

Founder's Day Concert
 Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel
Performances: Battle of the Decades '80s vs '90s 

Tony! Toni! Toné!
Ready for the World
Force MDs
Hi Five

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Saturday, February 17

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Reflections of Excellence
Featuring the 2018 “Bennie” and “Candle” Award Recipients Honorees discuss their lives, goals and accomplishments
Location: Emma and Joe Adams Concert Hall, Ray Charles Performing Arts Center


6 p.m.  

General Reception for Gala Patrons and Sponsors 
Location: Centennial Ballroom Lobby Area


7:30 p.m. 

Dinner, Awards Ceremony & Dancing

Location: Centennial Ballroom Hyatt Regency Atlanta

Master of Ceremonies
Derek Watkins '96

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Hotel Information:
Hyatt Regency Atlanta
265 Peachtree Street
Atlanta, GA 30303

Ask for the Morehouse Rate
Rate: $199 Night

Sunday, February 18

11 a.m.

Morehouse Founder's Day Worship Service

SpeakerRev. Rashad Moore ’12
Assistant Minister, The Abyssinian Baptist Church, Harlem, NY
Pastor of the Mount Calvary Baptist Church 
Location: Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel



4 p.m.

Glee Club Concert
Dr. David E. Morrow '80, Director
Location: Ray Charles Performing Arts Center -The Emma & Joe Adams Concert Hall

Admission is free and open to the public.