The Fifth Annual Morehouse College Human Rights Film Festival  Announces 20 Nominated Films, Igniting Passion for Social Justice and Global Awareness

The highly anticipated fifth annual Morehouse College Human Rights Film Festival (MCHRFF) today announced 20 films spanning five categories that have been nominated for its annual awards, including Documentary Short, Narrative Short, Documentary Feature, Narrative Feature, and Student Film. Dedicated to promoting understanding of global issues and artistic expression, the MCHRFF will take place from […]

The Ida B. Wells Society for Investigative Reporting at Morehouse College Selects N.C. A&T’s Dr. Robbie Morganfield as Executive Director

The Ida B. Wells Society for Investigative Reporting (the Society) at Morehouse College announced the appointment of Dr. Robbie Morganfield as its new executive director beginning Aug. 1. Dr. Morganfield’s extensive experience in journalism, education and leadership make him an exceptional fit to guide the Society through its next chapter at its new home – Morehouse College. […]

Faculty Blog: Andrew Young Center for Global Leadership – Scholars Study Abroad in South Africa

On May 15, 2023, faculty from the Andrew Young Center for Global Leadership led 16 scholars on a transformative study abroad experience in South Africa. Nine Oprah Winfrey scholars participated in the Oprah Winfrey South Africa Leadership Program, while seven Social Justice and SMASH scholars participated in the South Africa Social Justice Experience. These exciting study abroad programs included visits to […]

Morehouse College Appoints Global Fundraising Executive Hodan Hassan as Chief Advancement Officer and Vice President of Institutional Advancement  

Hodan Hassan, a veteran fundraising executive with more than 25 years of experience serving higher education institutions and global humanitarian organizations, has joined the staff of Morehouse College as the new Vice President of the Office of Institutional Advancement and Chief Advancement Officer.   In her new role, Hassan will build national philanthropic support and lead […]

Morehouse College Receives $1 Million Grant from JPMorgan Chase to Grow Black Businesses and Launch Atlanta Metro Regional Network of Business Servicing Organizations 

Morehouse College has received $1 million from JPMorgan Chase to support the growth of Black businesses in the metro Atlanta area and launch a cohesive regional network for organizations dedicated to serving entrepreneurs of color.  The grant is being managed by the Morehouse Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center (MIEC), a leader in higher education and industry […]

Morehouse College Launches National Search for Director of Athletics

Morehouse College announced the launch of a nationwide search for a new director of athletics as current director, Curtis Campbell, accepts an opportunity with Roanoke College beginning July 1. The search will be part of its ongoing commitment to providing top-tier athletic programs and opportunities for its student-athletes. During this transition, Phillip Wallace will serve as […]

Three Morehouse College Scholars Tie for the Valedictorian Honor Among the 2023 Graduating Class 

Morehouse College is proud to announce the academic accomplishments of its 2023 co-valedictorians Alan Cowan, George Pratt, Darryl Sams, and salutatorian William Whitfield. These scholars possess acute knowledge and skills spanning four academic divisions and have demonstrated exceptional achievements in intellectual discovery. They will be honored at the College’s commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 21, […]

Morehouse College’s 2023 Founder’s Week & Awards Gala to Honor Leaders in Business, Civil Rights, Religion, and Art

Renowned scholar Michael Eric Dyson, businessperson David Grain, and award-winning actor Courtney B. Vance among the participants and honorees. Morehouse College today announced the celebration of its 156th anniversary with its annual Founder’s Week commemoration. Founder’s Week activities reflect the history and legacy of the College by honoring the work and lives of current industry and community […]

Morehouse College and the Ida B. Wells Society for Investigative Reporting Partner to Support the Future Generation of Journalism

This collaboration will produce a stronger, more innovative, data savvy, and ethical generation of investigative journalists with a shared sense of purpose  Morehouse College today announced its partnership with the Ida B. Wells Society for Investigative Reporting (the Society), which focuses on increasing and retaining journalists and editors of color in the field of investigative reporting. Serving as […]

Morehouse College Elects Dr. Jeffrey Brenzel, Valerie Grant, Ruth Simmons, and Richard Williams to its Board of Trustees

Morehouse College has elected Dr. Jeffery Brenzel, Valerie Grant, Ruth Simmons, and Richard “Owen” Williams to its Board of Trustees for 2023-2025 terms. Each trustee has accomplished significant achievements throughout their careers, establishing themselves as leaders in higher education, business, consulting, and investing – all of which will assist in advancing the mission of the 156-year-old […]