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Alumni Weekend 2019

The Morris College National Alumni Association Alumni Weekend will be held at the North Charleston Marriott, North Charleston, SC April 4 -7, 2019. Please save the date.

Religious Emphasis Week was a success!

Reverend Dr. Michael Runnels, Pastor of Greater Metropolitan Missionary Baptist Church in Chicago, delivered a powerful message on "A New Look at Life" during Religious Emphasis Week! (February 19-22)

Purple Heart College Designation!

The Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting for the new Veterans Resource Center was held August 15th, 2018. We are so proud of our staff and and all the people who helped get this started.

SC Recreation & Parks Association Exec. Speaks to Morris College Students

Jim Headley, Exec. Director of SC Recreation & Parks Association spoke to students majoring in Recreation Administration

Recreation Administration Club President Selected To Attend South Carolina Recreation and Parks Association Conference

Kenton Kelley was selected by the Executive Director, James "Jim" Headley, of the South Carolina Recreation and Parks Association to attend a state-wide conference

16 students inducted into International English Honor Society

16 students were inducted in the Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society

The Investiture of Dr. Leroy Staggers as 10th President

Morris College Will Celebrate the Inauguration of its 10th President, Dr. Leroy Staggers Friday, April 12, 2019.

Professor Karen Herbert receives 2019 Excellence in Teaching Award

Professor Karen Herbert received the 2019 Excellence in Teaching Award at the South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities Awards Dinner.

Professor Karen Herbert receives 2019 Excellence in Teaching Award

Professor Karen Herbert received the 2019 Excellence in Teaching Award at the South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities Awards Dinner.

Dr. Leroy Staggers named 10th President of Morris College

Dr. Leroy Staggers named 10th President of Morris College at Investiture Ceremony, County Councilman declares “Dr. Leroy Staggers Day” in Sumter

Three Andrews Standouts Sign With Morris College

A trio of Andrew High School athletes signed letters of intent to further their careers at Morris College.

Georgia senior Jayla Carter commits to Morris College

Jonesboro senior, Jayla Carter, has committed to Morris College to continue her athletic and academic career.

Chesterfield County Alumni Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. donates to Morris College

Chesterfield County Alumni Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. donates to Morris College

Ten students inducted into Morris College Honors Program

Five freshmen, three sophomores, and two juniors were inducted into the Morris College Honors Program Wednesday.

2019 Athletic Award Night

On Tuesday, April 23, 2019 the Morris College Athletic Department held the annual Athletic Awards Night Program in the Garrick-Boykin Human Development Center.

Kenton Kelley named panelist at Communities in Schools Summit

Kenton will join a panel discussion on how integrating a focus on social, emotional and academic development improves the overall climate of a school and the behaviors amongst its youth.

Morris College graduates the Class of 2019

On Saturday, May 4, 2019, nearly 100 students participated in the 108th Annual Baccalaureate Commencement Convocation.

Wells Fargo: Junior Leaders Conference

The Junior Leaders Conference is a three-day program from women designed to increase students understanding of financial services and the various businesses and career paths at Wells Fargo.

2019 Faculty and Staff Luncheon and Service Awards

On Monday, May 6, 2019, faculty and staff members gathered in the Daniels Dining Hall to congratulate 28 faculty members who received a service award while four faculty members announced their retirement from the college.

2 Sumterites elected to Morris College Board of Trustees

The Baptist Educational and Missionary Convention of South Carolina elected two Sumterites as the newest members of the Morris College Board of Trustees.

Morris College Ninth President subject of new biography

Dr. Luns C. Richardson was the longest-serving college president in South Carolina. His many accomplishments during his 43-year tenure at Morris College is among the topics in James L. Felder's biography titled "The Life and Times of Dr. Luns C. Richardson.

Mullin High School senior earns track scholarship to Morris

Mullins High School senior Aniyah Vereen signs a national letter of intent to join the Morris College track program t

Morris College Alum named Teacher of the Year

Morris alum Jhmal Cole named Teacher of the Year at Sumter County elementary school.

Dr. Staggers delivers graduation message at local church

Dr. Staggers delivers graduation message at Trinity Missionary Baptist Church

Two Morris College students begin summer internships

Two Morris College students begin summer internships with U.S. Department of Energy

Kelley named 2019 HBCU Competitiveness Scholar

Kelley named 2019 HBCU Competitiveness Scholar by White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

Victoria Dixon-Mokeba 94' receives two doctoral degrees in one day

Victoria Dixon-Mokeba 94' receives two doctoral degrees in one day

Ryan Graham 14' named Director of Athletics for Sumter County Recreation and Parks

Ryan Graham 14' named Director of Athletics for Sumter County Recreation and Parks

Stewart 07' named Assistant Exec. Secretary-Treasurer of NC Baptist State Convention

Rev. Quan Stewart named Assistant Executive Secretary-Treasurer of Baptist State Convention of North Carolina

Kingstree senior receives the Arthur McBride Jr. Memorial Foundation Scholarship

Kingstree senior receives the Arthur McBride Jr. Memorial Foundation Scholarship ; to play basketball at Morris

Bishop Holston named keynote speaker for fall President’s Lecture Series

Bishop Jonathan Holston named guest speaker for the fall President’s Lecture Series

Prince '88 named Fall Convocation Speaker

Morris College alum, Frederick A. Prince has been named the Fall 2019 Convocation Speaker. The ceremony will be held in the Garrick-Boykin Human Development Center at 10 a.m. on Thursday, September 12.

4 Freshmen attend Joe Biden Presidential Town Hall

Four students served as volunteers for the Presidential Town Hall Series.

Morris College welcomes 14 new employees

Meet our new faculty and staff members

A new-and-improved retail dining option is coming to Morris College.

The newly renovated Hornet's Nest is opening in Morris College's student center on Friday, August 24.

A new-and-improved retail dining option is coming to Morris College.

The newly renovated Hornet's Nest is opening in Morris College's student center on Friday, August 24.