Jerome Boger has been named head referee of Superbowl XLVII. He is a graduate - and former QB - at Morehouse College.

Morehouse College Alumni participating in Superbowl XLVII

Morehouse College alum Jerome Boger will be the head referee in Super Bowl XLVII, the second African-American to earn the distinction, and the first HBCU graduate. A little known fact about Boger – despite having one of the unique voices among NFL refs, and one of the league’s signature moments in penalty announcing, he was also a […]

Current Morehouse College President Dr. Robert M. Fanklin was a recipient of the Luard Scholarship, allowing him to spend his junior year at Morehouse studying abroad.

Rhodes Scholars, Fulbright Scholars, Luce Scholars, Watson Fellows, Luard Scholars….Morehouse Alumni are incredible!

Morehouse College is the first Historically Black College to produce a Rhodes Scholar. The school has produced a total of three Rhodes Scholars: Nima Warfield, was named in 1994 Christopher Elders, in 2001 Oluwabusayo “Topé” Folarin ’04 Morehouse has been home to eight Fulbright Scholars, Damon M. Lombard (1995), John Thomas (2004), Jason T. Garrett (2006), […]

Jahi Polk, '12, is a recent (and grateful) Morehouse Alumni Scholarship recipient. Jahi is married with 2 children. We acknowledge his committment to his family and his education.

Morehouse College Alumni Association Scholarship Recipient – Ever Grateful

  Morehouse College Alumni Association Scholarship Recipient:  Jahi Polk Graduation Year: 2012 Area of Study: Political Science Current city: Atlanta Current line of work: Legal Assistant I was a non-traditional student with two children. I had exhausted all my resources, but still had one fee left to pay before I graduated. With no way to come up […]

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Significant Contributions Made by Three Morehouse Alumni

President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts WASHINGTON, DC – Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individual to key Administration posts: Timothy Hyungrock Haahs – Member, Board of Directors of the National Institute of Building Sciences Morton H. Halperin – Member, Board of Directors of the Millennium Challenge Corporation The President also […]

Not everyone can wear these....check out this list to see some of the famous graduates from Morehouse College. Click on the image to buy this hat online.

Famous Alumni of Morehouse College

Morehouse College has produced world-famous alumni across many areas of expertise. We found this list of famous alumni on Wikipedia and thought it would be fun to publish here on the Morehouse College Alumni Association Blog. While some of these names may be familiar to you, if you have a couple of moments please read […]

The Morehouse College National Alumni Association Board of Directors met during the recent Homecoming weekend.

We are thankful for our Board of Directors

The Morehouse College National Alumni Association is the work of many and we are so thankful to our entire Board of Directors, National Officers and Chapter Presidents.  The group met recently during Homecoming 2012 with a productive session and much accomplished. Front Row (left to right): Mark Hill, ’67 Region IV VP; David Roach, ’91, […]

John S. Wilson, the incoming 11th President of Morehouse College.

John S. Wilson Jr. Appointed President of Morehouse College

Board selection of executive director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities reinforces commitment to supporting College’s key mission. ATLANTA, November 12, 2012 – The Morehouse College Board of Trustees today announced that Dr. John Silvanus Wilson Jr. has been named the College’s 11th president. The appointment follows a rigorous, nationwide search conducted […]

Samuel L. Jackson is one of three Morehouse College Alumnae featured in the Huffington Post's article about 18 Famous Historically Black College and University Alumni (click here to see the story). IMAGE: Huffington PostSamuel L. Jackson is one of three Morehouse College Alumnae featured in the Huffington Post's article about 18 Famous Historically Black College and University Alumni (click here to see the story). IMAGE: Huffington Post

Famous Morehouse College Alumni featured on Huffington Post

Many of pop culture’s biggest names have their own remarkable origin story. A lucky break, a serendipitous career move, or the life experience and knowledge gained at university. It should come as no surprise, then, that quite a number of today’s black leaders — actors, singers, authors and political figures — all share a common […]

Morehouse College Alumnus Dr. William Flippin, Jr.

Morehouse Alumni in the News: Martin Luther: Here I Stand (on Halloween)

Morehouse College Alumnus ’98 Dr. William Flippin, Jr., is a contributor to Huffington Post and has this very interesting article there now.  We’ve included only the first half….please click here to read the entire article from Huffington Post about Dr. Flippin’s insights from Martin Luther on Halloween. As a junior at Morehouse College, I was first […]

Shirley and Walter E. Massey '58

Morehouse College Leadership Center to be named for Walter and Shirley Massey

The Morehouse College Board of Trustees proudly announces the Naming Ceremony for the Walter E. Massey Leadership Center and the  Shirley A. Massey Executive Conference Center  Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 10:00 am Morehouse College is pleased to announce the naming ceremony of The Leadership Center and Executive Conference Center in honor of the Ninth President and First Lady […]