The Bay Area Morehouse Alumni Association Welcome you to Service!

On May 19th, 2013, President Barack Obama spoke at Morehouse College's Commencement at approximately 11:00 a.m. in front of thousands in pouring rain.

  • President Barack Obama adds to the legacy of Morehouse College

    President Barack Obama adds to the legacy of Morehouse College

  • President Barack Obama at Morehouse Colleges Graduation

    President Barack Obama at Morehouse Colleges Graduation

Save the Date - July 27th SpelHouse - Summer Reunion

Save the Date - July 27th SpelHouse - Summer Reunion

The Bay Area Chapters of Spelman's College's Alumnae association and Morehouse College's Alumni Association have schedule to host the annual summer reunion on July 27th at Union Point Park in Oakland. RSVP at
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The 1st Saturdays is the official day to Vounteer

The 1st Saturdays is the official day to Vounteer

The Bay Area Morehouse College Alumni Association has adopted the 1st Saturday of each month as a day to volunteer, meet, network and party. Starting at 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Join us in improving the food system of West Oakland.
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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr graduated from Morehouse College in 1948

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr graduated from Morehouse College in 1948

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr attended Morehouse College at the age of 15. As President Barack Obama shared, he had the nickname "tweed," to describe his attire.
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Join the Morehouse Alumni Association and Email List here

Join the Morehouse Alumni Association and Email List here

After graduating from Morehouse College, many Alumni have chosen to live in the Bay Area. Since this is our home, it is up to us turn this home into "The House"! Alumni are encouraged to pay their annual dues of $75.00. and to join our email list to stay abreast of our most recent affairs.
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Spelman and Morehouse Alumni Association host Holiday event on December 12th


Morehouse Homecoming Announcement- Why We Can’t Wait!

WHY WE CAN’T WAIT: A Gathering of Mentors


October 26, 2013
Keynote Speaker Dr. Calvin Mackie Ph.D 90′,
2013 Bennie Award Recipient, Best selling Author, Entrepreneur and Engineer


Calling All Morehouse Alumni involved in the Research Sciences, Biomedical Education and all areas of Healthcare. ( PhD Candidates , MS Candidates , Medical Students , Dental Students , Pharmacy Students, Allied Health Students, Residents)


You are invited to the one homecoming event where faculty, alumni and visiting experts will present a united effort to support students interested in the Biomedical Sciences and healthcare field.
8:00- 10:00 am , Game day Attire
Paschals Restaurant
180-  B Northside Drive
Atlanta Georgia 30313


(RSVP with name and profession, to 404-215-2670


Hosted by Dr. Rahn K. Bailey   MD 86′
Past President of the National Medical Association  


Special guests include:
Dr.  Joyce Nottingham PhD: 25 years at Morehouse including 12 as Associate. Director of the Office of Health Professions


Dr.  Albert N. Thompson Jr.:  Recipient  2013 Henry  C. McBay Teaching Award, Professor of Chemistry,  Chair Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics  Spelman College.


Atty.  Kenneth Newby, Director of Morehouse Speech and Debate Program, Coach of the National Champion Morehouse Debate Team


Special Group Invites:
Morehouse Lawyers Alumni Planning Group
Spelman Office of Health Professions Alumni Planning Group
Morehouse National Champion Debate Team
Combined, over 100 Physicians, Dentists and Research Scientists have RSVP’d.


 Event details click here


1st Saturdays – November 2nd – Volunteer/Meeting Day 8:00am/8:00pm, respectively

Every 1st Saturday of the month, Morehouse Alumni volunteer at Lowell Park in West Oakland at 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. At Lowell Park, we are working with a number of urban farmers to build around 40 raised garden beds and space for a market.

Later this evening at Geoffreys Inner Circle @ 8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m., The General Body Meeting of The Bay Area Morehouse Alumni Chapter meeting is held on the second floor.

After the meeting, Alumni are welcome to join the after party festivities held at Geoffreys.


Two Young Morehouse Men Hosting Fundraising Event with Special Guest Van Jones on Friday, August 2nd


My Morehouse brother John Jordan and I was awarded the Echoing Green Fellowship to launch a new organization called “Fight For Light”, which is dedicated to building a robust pipeline for 21st century leaders of color. Today, I am emailing you with some exciting updates on our latest accomplishments and upcoming fundraising efforts.

First, It is my honor to invite you and the rest of the Bay Area Morehouse Alumni Network to Fight For Light’s 1st fundraising event with special guest Van Jones on Friday, August 2nd at HUB Oakland located at 1423 Broadway Street, Oakland, CA 94621. Your presence would be an invaluable addition to the program.

We want to make sure that we get Morehouse, Spelman and other HBCU Alumni in the room, so if you know anyone that you think we should connect with, please let us know and we will send them a personal invitation.

The theme of the event will be “Illumination.” During this event, we will discuss the need to increase diversity within the green movement and showcase our vision to illuminate the path for thousands of young leaders attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities across the country.

The evening will commence with a reception from 5:30pm to 6:00pm, followed by the main program and speech by Van Jones with ample time being given for engaging activities and a networking session. Morehouse, Spelman and other HBCU Alumni could purchase tickets now here:

Fight For Light is also launching a crowd funding campaign to raise $50,000 for the Brianna Ford Fellowship, which is a two-year student leadership development program designed to train students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities to develop creative market-based solutions for social, environmental and economic issues while simultaneously putting them on a fast-track toward social impact careers.

If some folks can’t make the event don’t worry, they could support our crowdfunding campaign here:

Here are some other exciting updates on their work:

Fight For Light has launched a website (

Fight For Light has been feature in major news articles and blogs (Harvard Business Review,, Ebony Magazine, The, and others)

Markese Bryant of Fight For Light has been invited as a keynote speaker at AASHE’s 2013 Conference & Expo–North America’s largest higher education sustainability conference

If you have time, please check out this article, it is really timely and relevant to Fight For Light’s value proposition—“Dear Green Movement, you need more color”)

Looking forward to connecting this weekend,


20th Annual Family Day 2011!

20th Annual Family Day 2011!  This year’s event will take place, Saturday, June 22, 2013 at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Shoreline Park – Pelican Site from 11 AM to 5 PM.
This is an annual event sponsored by the HBCU Coalition for ALL HBCU alumni, current HBCU students and future HBCU students to get together to network and fellowship.  See the attached flyer for all the details.
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Northern California Historically Black College and University Alumni Association Coalition aka HBCUC
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SpelHouse July 27th at Union Park in Oakland


The Summer Annual SpelHouse Barbeque has been recently scheduled to take place July 27th, 2013 at Union Park in Oakland. From 12:00 to 5:00 p.m. Presented by the Bay Area Morehouse Alumni Association and The Bay Area Spelman Alumnae Association. All students currently enrolled or planning to attend Morehouse or Spelman are encouraged to meet and greet with Alumnae/Alumni of both Historical Black Colleges.

To download the flyer click here


For more information email:

Dell/United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Corporate Scholars Internship Program

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New Morehouse President and Spelhouse Mixer tomorrow – Thursday -November 15th

Greetings Friends, Family and Fellow Alumni,

I hope this not reaches you in good health. We have two quick announements. The First announcement is the search for a new Morehouse College President is over. Morehouse recently announced Dr. John Silvanus Wilson Jr. will become the 11th President in the history of Morehouse College. He will be replacing current President Dr. Robert Franklin in 2013 The second announcement is we are hosting a mixer with our Spelman sisters tomorrow in Emeryville from 5:00p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

We hope you can make it!

Kind regards,

David Roach
President Bay Area Morehouse Alumni Association

Details Below!

The Spelhouse Mixer (Tomorrow, November 15th) Come out and Join your Spelman Sisters & Morehouse Brothers for Cocktails, Conversation & Pool @ The Broken Rack in Emeryville Thursday, November 15th, 2012
Location: The Broken Rack 6005 Shellmound St, #160, Emeryville, California 94608
Time: 5:00pm until 9:00pm
Date: Thursday, November 15th, 2012

Morehouse National Alumni Association hosts Pre-game Jazz Brunch Saturday, October 27th

August 17, 2012

Dear Alumnus:

Homecoming is just around the corner and we are planning this year’s activities to be bigger and better. The Morehouse National Alumni Association invites you to join us for the Pre-game New Orleans Jazz Brunch.  This year we have stepped it up and will conduct a Silent Auction.  Make plans now to join us on Saturday, October 27, from 11:00-2:00pm.

Proceeds from this annual event benefits the National Association our “Morehouse 300” Scholarship Fund established in 2010.  To date this fund has raised more than $50,000 and helped more than 30 students with tuition, books, and housing.  Our goal is to ensure that every student that enters Morehouse that meets the College’s academic standards is able to graduate from Morehouse.

Currently, we are soliciting monetary sponsorships, in kind donations and silent auction items for this event. Over 20,000 people will converge on the Morehouse campus on October 27th to celebrate our legacy of excellence.  This is an excellent opportunity for exposure and for you to promote your support and services to our fellow alumni.  Please review the accompanying pages and call Shelby Jackson at (404) 215-2657 to solidify your commitment to assist in the development of our future global leaders.

Thank you for your continued support!


Kevin R. Mcgee93-President,
Morehouse College National Alumni Association
Reengaging, Rebuilding, and Reclaim our Alumni

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