2015 Morehouse Founder’s Weekend Celebrations

President John Silvanus Wilson Jr. ’79 & Dr. Carol Espy-Wilson and the Morehouse College Board of Trustees cordially invite you to the 2015 Founder’s Weekend Celebration and the 27th ANNUAL “A Candle in the Dark” GALA Schedule of Events THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 19th  148th Founder’s Day Convocation 10:45 a.m. – Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel Speaker Dr. […]


Only Just A Minute – Benjamin Mays and MLK At the Crossroads

Only Just A Minute promises to be a powerful theater experience that tells the story of two dynamic men in American history – Benjamin E. Mays and Martin Luther King, Jr. AUGUST 20 — SEPTEMBER 7, 2014 Bob Dockery Jr. presents a play based on true events. DIRECTED BY THOMAS W. JONES II and WRITTEN BY AARON HENNE Including text […]


John S. Wilson ’79 inaugurated as Morehouse College President

In spite of Atlanta’s weather over the weekend, we had a jubilant celebration as Dr. John Silvanus Wilson ’79 was inaugurated as Morehouse College’s 11th President. We have more pictures to come of the entire Founder’s Day Weekend events, but thought we would share these two first. WABE in Atlanta reported on the inauguration. Please […]

Morehouse College YouTube Channel

Morehouse College on YouTube

Did you know you can keep up with the happenings on campus, as well as how and were Morehouse College is reported on in the media through YouTube?   There’s a section for Recent Uploads, like the Neslon Mandela Convocation; In the Media – Sons of Oprah Feature; Crown Forum; and Institutional Videos, like the […]


Morehouse Open House October 31, 2013

SAVE THE DATE! OCT. 31-NOV. 1, 2013 EXPERIENCE MOREHOUSE You’re invited to the Morehouse Open House that is open to high school seniors, juniors and transfer students who are interested in learning more about the academic programs and campus life that define the Morehouse College experience. FOR HOST HOTEL RESERVATIONS, refer to the Morehouse College Open House room […]


A Clarion Call – Stepping Up Now AND Later for Morehouse College

This is the first of a two-part note to Alumni from Kevin McGee, President of the Morehouse College Alumni Association. The announcement of President Barack Obama as the 44th President of the United States changed the world forever. Whether people loved or hated the new leader of the free world, they understood that the course of history […]

President Barack Obama will deliver the Morehouse College Commencement Speech in May 2013.

Morehouse College Commencement 2013 Information

Morehouse College Commencement 2013 Information   –   Sunday, May 19, 2013 | 11 a.m. President Barack Obama will be the speaker for Morehouse College’s 129th Commencement in May, Morehouse President John Silvanus Wilson Jr. ’79 announced Saturday, Feb. 16. A White House official told the Atlanta Journal Constitution that Morehouse was chosen because it is one of the nation’s […]

Dr. Marcellus Barksdale, Professor of History and Director of African-American Studies at Morehouse College and Chair of the Morehouse Sesquicentennial Project. IMAGE: WABE.ORG

Morehouse College 150th Anniversary History Project

We recently asked Marcellus Barksdale, Ph.D. ’65, Professor of History and Director of African-American Studies at Morehouse College and Chair of The Morehouse Sesquicentennial Project about some of the important aspects of this historical and comprehensive project.  He shared with Morehouse College Alumni Association the following thoughts.  There are lots of ways for Alumni to participate in this […]

The Maroon Tigers had an incredible season thanks in part to the leadership of Coach Grady Brewer. IMAGE: AP Photo/ James Crisp


Morehouse community congratulates Coach Grady Brewer ’79 and the
 2012-13 Maroon Tigers Basketball Team for an incredible season March 2, 2013 — ATLANTA — The #2E Maroon Tigers made a valiant effort, but came up short, 68-60, against the #1E Benedict College Tigers, in the SIAC championship game. Spurred on by a large turnout of Morehouse alumni, staff […]