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Men of Morehouse Honor African American Soldiers and Connect with Belgium Youth During Nations Builders Trip

Eight men of Morehouse touring Belgium recently went on a pilgrimage to meet the descendants and honor the memories of the soldiers known as the “Wereth 11,” the only African American unit to receive a monument in Europe for their bravery in battle against the Nazis.
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Journalism and Sports Program Director Hits Career Grand Slam With Two Awards In May

Ron Thomas, the director of the Morehouse College Journalism and Sports Program, hit a career grand slam in May. He won a national honor for his work as a veteran journalist and mentor of budding reporters, and a Morehouse honor for his prowess in the classroom.
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Johnson and Barksdale Retire

Morehouse Professors Retire After Successful Careers That Span More Than 100 Years Combined

It’s not going to be easy for Tobe Johnson ’54, the longest-serving faculty member in Morehouse history, to leave the College after 59 years. Even after he retires this semester, he will still be a Morehouse professor. Johnson will teach one class next year.
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CNN’s Van Jones Tells Newest Morehouse Men They Must Lead in This New Era

The newest group of Morehouse Men must lead the charge of a new, post-Obama era, CNN political analyst Van Jones told the Class of 2017 during Morehouse College’s 133rdCommencement ceremony Sunday.


Morehouse College Trustee Dan Cathy Named 2017 CEO of the Year By the Atlanta Business League

Chick-fil-A Chair and CEO Dan Cathy, a Morehouse trustee; GDOT's Dana Lemon; and Morehouse Interim President Bill Taggart, chair of the Atlanta Business League. Chick-fil-A Chairman and CEO Dan T. Cathy, a member of the Morehouse College Board of Trustees, was named the Herman J. Russell CEO of the Year by the Atlanta Business League during their 39th Annual Chief Executive Officer Appreciation Luncheon Program on May 16.
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Morehouse College To Honor Two Valedictorians At Commencement Sunday

Two valedictorians will be honored at graduation for achieving a perfect 4.0 grade point average. The scholars are: Michael C. Scott, of Rockville, Md., an economics major and Chinese studies minor, and Douglas Bowen, an economics major, from Montego Bay, Jamaica.
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Lamell McMorris ’95 Delivers Commencement Address at St. Augustine’s University

Lamell McMorris ’95 told St. Augustine’s University graduates during his Spring Commencement address to them on May 13 that faith will be integral to their future success.

“We are faith,” he said. “We are living, walking, breathing faith, and when you come to understand that you are the substance of things hoped for and the evidence of things not seen, then there's nothing you cannot do."
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150th Torch Relay

Morehouse College Celebrates 150th Anniversary with “Journey of the Sesquicentennial Torch of Excellence” From Augusta to Atlanta Next Week

Morehouse College will celebrate its 150th Anniversary with the stirring “Journey of the Sesquicentennial Torch of Excellence” starting in Augusta at 6 p.m. on May 18 and ending at 8 a.m. on May 21 in Atlanta to begin the 2017 Morehouse College Commencement ceremony. 

Student Reporters From "The Maroon Tiger" Among Guests At White House Correspondents' Dinner

The White House Correspondents’ Dinner was held Saturday at the Hilton International Ballroom in Washington, D.C., without the presence of a usual VIP guest – the current president of the United States.
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Morehouse Receives $400,000 JPMorgan Chase Grant To Help Atlanta Entrepreneur

The Morehouse College Entrepreneurship Center has received a $400,000 grant from JPMorgan Chase to help grow new minority-and-women-owned tech businesses and provide funds to existing firms that need the capital to expand. 
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CNN Series Host Van Jones to speak at Morehouse College Graduation

Van Jones, a CNN political correspondent and former White House policy adviser to President Barack Obama, will be guest speaker for Morehouse College’s 133rd Commencement Ceremony.
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Rugby Club Receives National Support

Morehouse Rugby Club Receives National Support In Effort To Expand Team

Interest in the Morehouse College Rugby Club is growing as athletes and national supporters rally to help the winning team become more competitive in the sport. The club recently received a donation of sports equipment from the National Small College Rugby Organization. 
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Two Morehouse College Scholars Receive Prestigious Journalism Fellowship

Morehouse College students Ayron Lewallen and Darrell Williams were recently chosen to win a journalism fellowship co-sponsored by the National Newspaper Publishers Association and Chevrolet.
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The Morehouse College Debate Team has won an international first place title and a trip to Paris after defeating Vanderbilt University in the final round at the Lafayette Debates North American Championship in Washington D.C.
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New Leadership At Morehouse College Focuses On Unity And Mission

The Morehouse College Board of Trustees wrapped up their April meeting Saturday with a united focus in charting a bright and robust future for the College.The election of five new Board officers, and the beginning of the effort to rewrite board bylaws providing greater inclusion to faculty and student voices in the governance process, are vital parts of forging a brighter future for Morehouse, said Board Chairman Willie Woods '85 and Interim President William Taggart.
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Gandhi, King, Ikeda Community Builder's Prize To Be Awarded March 30

Brother James Gaffney, President Emeritus of Lewis University, will be honored with the prestigious 2017 "Gandhi, King, Ikeda Community Builder’s Prize" at a special ceremony on Thursday, March 30, at the Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel.
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Morehouse Alum Named First African American Chancellor Of UMass Dartmouth

Morehouse College alumnus Dr. Robert E. Johnson ‘82 was recently named as the new chancellor of the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth. He will be the first African American to lead the campus of nearly 9,000 students.
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Morehouse Scholars On International Business Tour Visit U.S. Embassy

Morehouse College scholars on the annual “Spring Tour” of international business centers recently stopped at the U.S. Embassy in London to meet dignitaries and learn more about business operations in the financial capital.
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