Virtual Homecoming 2020

October 11 to October 18

Virtual Events hosted October 12-18, 2020

This year's homecoming focus is on connecting with former classmates and friends, emphasizing the urgency of voting in November and the importance of giving back to the institution that we all call home.

While all events this year are free, we strongly encourage those wishing to participate to register for each event they plan to attend. 

General Registration opens on September 25, 2020, and individual registration options will open on October 8, 2020. 

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OCTOBER 12, 2020

7 P.M. EST
Homecoming Kick-Off Welcome Video

Learn what you need to know about the week ahead with a welcome from Henry M. Goodgame Jr., ‘84, the Vice President of External Relations and Alumni Engagement.

OCTOBER 13, 2020

5 P.M. EST
“School Daze”/”A Different World” Societal Impact Panel Discussion

Enjoy a lively discussion surrounding the impact and enduring legacy of the film ‘School Daze’ and the television show ‘A Different World’ as it relates to how HBCUs are portrayed, marketed and perceived. Join David Wall Rice ‘95, Jamal Dedeaux ‘02, George Peters ‘03 and more.

7 P.M. EST
Pursuing Your Dreams Scholarship Boot Camp: Taking the Debt Out of College presented by Gwen Thomas “The Scholarship Mom”
Hosted by the Morehouse College Office of Student Life

OCTOBER 14, 2020

3 P.M. EST
“Creative and Performing Arts 2020 Virtual Homecoming”
You’re invited to join the academic partners within the Creative and Performing Arts Division for the first annual Virtual Coffee with the Chair to celebrate the 2020 Homecoming on Wednesday, October 14 at 3 pm. This is a chance to get updates on the Division, hear what is going on with the performing groups, and speak with Program Unit Directors, and most importantly, find out how to get more involved with the Division. 
Hosted by the Morehouse College Creative and Performing Arts Division

 

7 P.M. EST
“At The Crossroads: The Final Stretch to 2020 Presidential Election.” Political Powerhouse Panel
This year’s election is one of the most important of our lifetime with the presidential contest alone representing perhaps the starkest choice between competing visions for our nation’s future. Join Chuck Hobbs ‘94, Robert M. Franklin ‘75, A. Scott Bolden ‘86 and Bakari Sellers ‘05 in a real conversation about the issues that impact our community.
Hosted by the Morehouse College National Alumni Association

OCTOBER 15, 2020

11 A.M. EST
Crown Forum Conversation: A Conversation with fashion icon André Leon Talley
Join professor David Wall Rice, Ph.D. ‘95 for a special Crown Forum Conversation with the iconic André Leon Talley, famed Vogue fashion editor, writer, producer and the ultimate arbiter of style. Click HERE to watch Crown Forum Conversation.

5:30 P.M. EST
Howard Thurman Thursdays
Featuring: The Reverend Stephen A. Green ‘14, M.Div.
Rev. Stephen A. Green ‘14, M.Div. the Social Justice Pastor at Greater Allen Cathedral in Jamaica Queens, NY will deliver a powerful and timely message about the historical importance of the Black vote. The discussion will be moderated by George Anthony Pratt ‘23, Scholarship and Practical Ministry Chair of the Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel Assistants.

 
7 P.M. EST
Cocktails with a Purpose!
Hosted by Dr. Clarissa Myrick-Harris, Chair of Humanities
“An Intergenerational Conversation.” Humanities graduates from various decades will discuss where the black community stands today as it relates to race, equity, and culture, and the role of Morehouse College.

PANELISTS 
  • Reverend Dr. Otis Moss, Jr. ’56, Civil Rights Icon and Morehouse Board of Trustees Member
  • Dr. Hasan Kwame Jeffries ’94, The Ohio State University History Professor and Civil Rights/Black Power Movements Scholar
  • Attorney Bakari Sellers ’05, former South Carolina State Legislator, author, and CNN Political Commentator

Promo for Cocktails with a Purpose! 
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OCTOBER 16, 2020

SHOW YOUR PRIDE/WEAR YOUR ‘NALIA DAY (ALL DAY)

1 P.M. EST
Take Care Of Yourself: Men’s Health and Wellness Panel
Watch a conversation of highly regarded Morehouse alumni medical professionals as they discuss health issues that face Black men and learn from the advice they give on healthy living.

P.M. EST
Yoga Practice with Turner Cooper ‘11
Yoga Instructor Turner Cooper ‘11 will take you through a live 50-minute yoga practice to center you as you head into Homecoming weekend.

P.M. EST
The Importance of Giving Panel Discussion
The Office of Institutional Advancement presents a discussion about the importance of giving that features Morehouse alumni donors from a variety of eras and walks of life. Learn about their giving stories and listen to their compelling reasons about supporting their alma mater, Morehouse College.
Presented by the Office of Institutional Advancement

P.M. EST
Morehouse Athletics Celebration & Fundraiser with DJ Vince Adams
Join renowned HBCU alum DJ Vince Adams as he spins tunes and raises money for the Morehouse College Athletics Department.
Text 2 Give: Text Maroon Tigers to 31966 to support Morehouse Athletics


P.M. EST
“Food is Love” Premiere Party presented by Kroger
Featuring the premiere of “Food is Love”, directed by Maame-yaa Oforo (Spelman alumna) and Stephen A. Love ‘12
The SpelHouse Homecoming Cyphers
Special Performance by the Magnificent DJ Jazzy Jeff
www.morehouseparty.com
Hosted by the Morehouse College National Alumni Association

OCTOBER 17, 2020

VIRTUAL TAILGATE WITH SPELMAN COLLEGE 12 P.M. - 8 P.M. EST
Hosted by
Brandon ‘Showtime Brando’ Gilpin ‘21
Click
HERE to register for the Virtual Tailgate
Programming includes: Cooking Demonstrations and Mixology Mocktails, Vendors Row, DJ sets from DJ Ricoveli and DJ Myles P, SpelHouse Couples Love & Relationships Panel, giving appeals and much, much more.

OCTOBER 18, 2020

5:30 P.M. EST
The Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel Presents Vespers Hour
Featuring: The Reverend Edward L. Anderson '12, M.A., M.Div.
Rev. Edward L. Anderson ‘12, M.A., M.Div., Senior Pastor, McCarty Memorial Christian Church, Los Angeles, CA and California Poor People’s Campaign; A National Call for Moral Revival, Co-Chair will deliver a message called “Homecoming Sunday.”