A Candle in the Dark Gala at Morehouse College

2014 Morehouse College A Candle in the Dark Gala

It’s time to mark your calendars for the 2014 A Candle in the Dark Gala!  We will post more information on this as the event approaches. Reflections of Excellence Sat, February 15, 2014, 11am – 1pm The Emma and Joe Adams Concert Hall Ray Charles Performing Arts Center, Morehouse College Campus 26th Annual “A Candle […]

Morehouse Alumni Introductions

Request for Morehouse Alumni Introductions

We know that Morehouse College Alumni do amazing things all over the world. Whether they graduated 40 years ago, or four years ago, our brothers are in positions of influence and success. Some of our brothers quietly go about doing their important work – and would never expect any credit or acknowledgement, while others have […]

Charles Person 156 Forsyth Street. Click on the image to read the entire article on HuffingtonPost.com

Morehouse Alums Featured in Atlanta Civil Rights Activists Street Photography

Photographer Sheila Pree Bright Puts Civil Rights Activists In Your Face In Downtown Atlanta Bright’s series of 14 large-scale monochromatic portraits is the ambitious foundation of a larger endeavor called Project 1960. “Art in public places provides an open platform for discussion. I want generations of people to engage and learn from each other,” she said. […]

Richard J. Powell '75, received the Richard J. Powell with the Lawrence A. Fleischman Award for Scholarly Excellence in the Field of American Art History from the Smithsonian.

The Smithsonian Salutes Morehouse Alumnus Richard J. Powell ’75

The Archives of American Art hosted its annual benefit on October 22, 2013, and honored philanthropist Alice Walton and artist James Turrell with the Archives of American Art Medal, and presented art historian Richard J. Powell ’75, with the Lawrence A. Fleischman Award for Scholarly Excellence in the Field of American Art History. Since 1988, the […]

Ted Colbert, chief information officer for the Boeing Company and vice president of its Information Technology organization. (Courtesy Photo)

Boeing Names Ted Colbert ’96 Chief Information Officer

Ted Colbert ’96, was named chief information officer for the Boeing Company and vice president of its Information Technology organization, the company announced Nov. 11. Colbert, 39, joined Boeing in 2009 after stints with Citigroup and Ford Motor Company. He replaces outgoing CIO Kim Hammonds, and will oversee approximately 8,000 information technology employees, according to The […]


Morehouse College Alumni Association Homecoming Tent

A one-of-a-kind alumni experience. Not for the faint of heart, this event is for the serious tailgaters and partygoers. Join us as we create the biggest alumni tailgate tent ever. Enjoy food, drink, beverage sponsors, chair massages, dance floors, DJs, flat screen TVs, PlayStation tournaments, and anything else we can fit under the largest Morehouse […]

Otha Thornton. IMAGE: MDJOnline.com

Morehouse Alumnus Otha Thornton Represents us as National PTA President

We have many Morehouse Alumni contributing to society in tangible, positive ways. Did you know that Otha Thornton ’89, is the President of the National Parent Teacher Association? He’s the first African American man to fill this volunteer position. His plans are to increase the number of male role models in the PTA and also […]

Click here to see the full interview with Daniel Edwards '07, regarding his memory of the day he helped to rescue Captain Richard Phillips from pirates.

Morehouse Alumnus Aids in Rescue of Captain from Pirates

Back in 2009, the Navy ship USS Halyburton was deployed to rescue Captain Richard Phillips from the hands of Somalian pirates.  Morehouse College Alumnus Daniel Edwards, ’07, was part of the team that led to the successful rescue.  That event has been chronicled in Tom Hanks’ new movie, Captain Phillips. Congratulations to Morehouse Man Daniel […]



WHO: Ashanti, GRAMMY Award-winning singer, songwriter, actor and author Dr. John Silvanus Wilson Jr., President, Morehouse College Tony Gumina, President, The Ray Charles Marketing Group Dr. Uzee Brown, Jr., Chairman of the Department of Music, Morehouse College William Campbell, Judicial Officer, United States Postal Service Morehouse College Glee Club WHAT: The U.S. Postal Service will […]

President Barack Obama, CDR Shaun Hand CAU C/O 1995 and CDR Bobby Hand.

Morehouse Alumnus Receives 2013 Blacks in Government Meritorious Service Award

CDR BOBBY L. HAND, JR.  2013 BLACKS IN GOVERNMENT MERITORIOUS SERVICE AWARD RECIPIENT Naval Computer and Telecommunications Area Master Station Atlantic (NCTAMS LANT) Operations Officer, Commander Bobby L. Hand Jr., was awarded the 2013 Blacks in Government Meritorious Service Award for his outstanding leadership, superior professionalism, vast technical and strategic knowledge of military operations, programmatic […]