STUDENT OPPORTUNITY

 

ATHLETICS

Athletics are an essential part of the overall educational experience at Morehouse College. The College provides a comprehensive and diverse athletics program, offering opportunities to all interested students. The Athletics Department is committed to providing a vigorous intercollegiate sports program that encourages physical fitness, achievement and fellowship.

   

CAMPUS ALLIANCE FOR STUDENT ACTIVITIES (C.A.S.A.)

Student leaders from the Campus Alliance of Student Activities (C.A.S.A.) - Morehouse College and Planning Unique Activities for a Lively Spelman Experience (P.U.L.S.E.) - Spelman College organize themed events for both campuses.

 
  CAREER CRUSADERS   
 

CHAPEL ASSISTANTS

College of Pastoral Leadership, International Study, Chapel Vespers Service, Theological Table Talks, Sandy F. Ray Preaching Lab, Seminary Swing, Get involved. 

 
 

J-MESTER

The January Term, or J-Mester, will be held January 8 – 12, 2018. J-Mester is an exciting opportunity for Morehouse students to have a non-traditional educational experience during an intensive, one-week period before the beginning of the spring semester. J-Mester opportunities are geared toward strengthening Morehouse students' abilities to demonstrate acuity and agency in many developmental areas. 

 
 

STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION (SGA) 

The Student Government Association offers students an opportunity to develop sound judgment, maturity, and leadership skills by taking an active role in issues that govern student life at Morehouse College. 

       

Athletics 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION 1: 
What are the different sports programs offered in Morehouse athletics?

Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Tennis, and Track & Field are the available sports offered at Morehouse College. 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION 2:
Are student athletes required to attend study hall?

Freshman and 1st year transfer student athlete are mandated to attend study hall. Student-athletes under a 2.4 GPA are also mandated to attend study hall. Student-Athletes mandated to attend study hall must accumulate 8 hours of study hall per week.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON MOREHOUSE COLLEGE SPORTS, CLICK HERE

Campus Alliance for Student Activities (CASA) 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION 1: 
Where can I get more information about CASA?

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON C.A.S.A., CLICK HERE 

Career Crusaders

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION 1:
When should I go to seek assistance from Career Crusaders?

Ideally, you should start exploring careers as early as your first year, so that you can apply for internship opportunities well before you start your eventual job search. However, career crusaders can work with you at any time during your college career, and even up to 12 months after your graduation. 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION 2: 
Do I need an appointment?

It depends.  For answers to quick questions or to have your resume briefly reviewed, you can take advantage of our monthly events , during the school year, during which you do not need an appointment. However, you can always email bridget.baggett@morehouse.edu to schedule an appointment to meet with one of our trained student workers. 

TO SCHEDULE A CAREER SERVICES APPOINTMENT, CLICK HERE

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION 3:
What happens during a career advising appointment?

This depends on where you are in your career development. You may work with an advisor to explore your interests and establish goals, determining how your interests, skills, and values connect to specific careers. You may also use an appointment to discuss field experience opportunities and how they fit into your overall plan, or to learn more about how to best approach your job search.  The career advisor specialized to your major can provide you with job search and career development websites that are specific to your field.  Your advisor can also help you to learn the ins and outs of our handshake system, which offers you a lot of capabilities once you learn them. 

Bring printed copies of your resume AND a job or internship description, and our professional career advisors can help you customize your resume to the specific requirements of that position.  Your one-on-one appointment time, (up to 60 minutes if necessary), can be used to get assistance with writing your targeted cover letter, interview preparation and practice, and how to network. When you get an offer, we can help you to evaluate the compensation package.  You can also make an appointment to do a personalized review of your LinkedIn profile and other social media presence, key components of the personal brand you'll build and communicate to potential employers.  The bottom line is that we're here to help you.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON CAREER SERVICES, CLICK HERE 

Chapel Assistants 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION 1: 
What does the Chapel Assistants Program entail?

The Chapel Assistants Program is a comprehensive year-round program that develops leadership qualities and skills in undergraduate students; many of whom go on to earn terminal degrees from some of the nation’s premier seminaries and university-based divinity schools.

The program provides preparatory education and the professional practice of ministry and full guidance for a new generation in developing effective ecumenical ministries. The program is being expanded to include international study, travel, and church placements. 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION 2:
Are their opportunities for students to facilitate programming?

Yes, some of the programming includes: Theological Table Talks, Sandy F. Ray Preaching Lab, Seminary Swing and Vespers Services 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION 3: 
What is the cost effective way for prospective members to get involved?

If you are interested in learning more about the Chapel Assistants Program or would like to participate in our upcoming activities, follow the link below to complete our contact information form.   

MLK Chapel Assistants Contact Form:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdE1UFLgc59o2_VtkrC_0NMtNEnBXc307EUrwGqwG71jpD8IQ/viewform

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON CHAPEL ASSISTANTS PROGRAM, CLICK HERE  

J-Mester 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION 1:
What is J-Mester?

The J-Mester term is an exciting opportunity for Morehouse students to take non-traditional courses for free elective credit during an intensive, two-week period before the beginning of the spring semester. 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION 2: 
Can students receive credit for attending J-Mester sessions?

Each workshop completed will count for two Crown Forum attendances with the possibility of gaining credit for an entire semester if three separate workshops are attended.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON J-MESTER PROGRAM, CLICK HERE   

Presidential Ambassadors

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION 1:
What are Presidential Ambassadors?

The Presidential Ambassadors are considered outstanding representatives of the Morehouse student body and come from a variety of backgrounds and majors. These students also demonstrate extensive involvement and strong leadership across campus, in addition to maintaining high academic standards. 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION 2:
What are the requirements to become a presidential ambassador?

They are selected through a highly competitive nomination, application and interview process and they participate in extensive training once selected.

Ambassadors assist the President of the college in hosting high-profile corporate executives, government and alumni leaders and other friends of the College. It is expected that ambassadors remain in good academic standing, maintain order, and represent the college well

For more information of Presidential Ambassador program, contact sholanda.gipson@morehouse.edu 

Student Government Association (SGA)

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION 1: 
What is SGA?

The SGA is composed of an Executive Board, Student Court and Student Senate. The SGA also sponsors artists periodically during the school year, and works closely with New Student Orientation, homecoming events, the Miss Maroon & White Pageant, and other campus events.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION 2:
What is the purpose of SGA?

The Student Government Association is to provide a medium through which student concerns may be constructively addressed.  To provide Morehouse students with the opportunity to govern themselves.  To ensure equality of all students regardless of nationality, race, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status; and to control and direct  student activity in accordance with the best interest of the students of Morehouse College. 

TRIO PROGRAMS

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION 1:
What are TRIO Programs?

The TRIO Programs at Morehouse College are recognized as a superior system that prepares students for:

  • Successful completion of secondary education;
  • Admission into a post-secondary institution;
  • Retention and completion of post-secondary education;
  • Preparation for successful matriculation to a post-baccalaureate program.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION 2: 
What specific programs are offered through TRIO?

The Morehouse College Upward Bound Math/Science State Center, The Morehouse College Upward Bound Math/Science Regional Center, The McNair Program, Greater Orlando Upward Bound Math and Science Program (GOUBMS), Meriwether/Talbot Upward Bound Program, and the Educational Talent Search Program  

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON TRIO PROGRAM, CLICK HERE