Emergency Student Aid Program
Official source of information on Morris College’s plans for Spring 2021:
Morris College, a historically black college in Sumter, was recently awarded an educational assistance grant of $1,679,210 by the United States Department of Education. The money will be dispersed over a five-year period at $335,842 each year beginning Sept. 1.
ONWARD & UPWARD 2020-2021:Morris College’s Delivers Online Instruction for the Fall 2020 Semester
Morris College has rescheduled its spring commencement ceremony for Saturday, August 8, 2020.
Andrew Little, Director of Enrollment Management and Records pens letter to future Morrisites
Information on Changes in Academic Activities For Spring Semester Due to Coronavirus Situation
We will extend our move to online instruction for all courses for the remainder of this semester.
At this time, we are requesting that all boarding students make preparation to remove your belongings from the residence halls. With the health and safety of everyone in mind, this information is being shared to ensure a smooth process to assist you with getting all of your belongings out of the residence hall.
The MCNAA Executive Committee is canceling the 2020 Morris College Alumni Weekend Events, scheduled in Sumter, SC, for April 16 – 19, 2020.
Morris College has made arrangements for the instruction of students to continue remotely through its on-line Learning Management System (LMS).
"Through it all, we continue to move forward, knowing that no amount of social distancing can break the bond we have at Morris College. Together, we are #HornetStrong."
Morris College extends Spring Break March 16-31; faculty and staff to report to work
Morris College to honor multi-million dollar donor, Dr. Solomon Jackson, Jr. with portrait unveiling Monday
A story of personal determination: Morris College senior honored with $10,000 Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Scholarship
Morris College alumnus and Board of Trustees member Reverend Dr. Isaac Holt, Jr. was appointed to the Board of Directors of the International African American Museum
Morris College’s Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics announces annual Science in Action Week activities set for Feb 4 -7
WATCH: Bishop Rance Allen performs at MLK Legacy Concert
Morris College announces 2020 homecoming festivities scheduled Jan. 19-25
Morris College held its annual Fall Harvest Parade on Sunday through downtown Sumter.
Miss Homecoming, Mister and Miss Co-Ed Announced during annual Pre-Fall Harvest Worship Service and Rally
Morris College will present its annual Fall Harvest Worship Service and Rally on Saturday, November 23, 2019.
Professor Wilhelmina Reuben-Cooke, Esq. was the eldest of six children of the late Reverend Dr. Odell R. Reuben.
Morris College Army ROTC along with the Morris College Veterans Club participated in the Sumter Veterans Day parade on Monday
Sumter's Purple Heart Chapter 817 of the Military Order of the Purple Heart designated Morris College as a Purple Heart College during a ceremony Dec. 3 at the college's O.R. Reuben Chapel.
President Staggers selected as Grand Marshal of Voorhees College homecoming parade.
2018 graduate Charnelle Boyles recognized for her acts of compassion and words of encouragement at Prisma Health Tuomey.
Hartsville-Darlington Alumni Chapter donates personal care items to students
Abby Lawson, Director of Human Resources, was honored at the 12th Annual Celebration for Women of Excellence.
Dr. Ali, Chairperson of Natural Sciences and Mathematics partners with Sumter School District to host a fun, educational event for Cyber Security Awareness Day on Tuesday.
Morris College crowns Aun'ye Wilson as the 66th Miss Morris College and Deangelo Adams as the 2nd Mister Morris College.
Morris College to partner with three schools within the Sumter County School District to host Cyber Security Awareness Day
Morris College Gospel Choir to perform at The Collegiate Gathering in North Charleston November 1-2
Los Angeles based HBCU in LA Industry Internship Program provides an immersive educational real-world work experience essential for launching and leveraging a career inside Hollywood’s coveted inner circle.
Our Morris College cheerleaders and Gospel Choir were present at the eSTEAM Festival.
Rev. Dr. Cecil L. Bromell named speaker at Fall 2019 Honors Day Convocation
Members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. support Morris College brick project
The town of Lane has named President Staggers the Grand Marshal of the annual Lane Stag Festival.
Morris College represented at the Benedict College A.L.E.R.T Conference in Columbia
Morris alum, Michael Brown, was named one of the keynote speakers at the United Way Kickoff Luncheon in Pickens County.
Dr. Cathine Gilchrist Scott was featured in the Carolina Panorama Newspaper.
Attention Juniors and Seniors! Please submit your resumes to Ms. Smith no later than Monday, September 9, 2019.
The new-and-improved retail dining option opened at the top of the academic year with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, followed by free tastings, giveaways, and more.
The newly renovated Hornet's Nest is opening in Morris College's student center on Friday, August 24.
Four students served as volunteers for the Presidential Town Hall Series.
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.
Bishop Jonathan Holston named guest speaker of the fall President’s Lecture Series
Kingstree senior receives the Arthur McBride Jr. Memorial Foundation Scholarship ; to play basketball at Morris
Rev. Quan Stewart named Assistant Executive Secretary-Treasurer of Baptist State Convention of North Carolina
Ryan Graham 14' named Director of Athletics for Sumter County Recreation and Parks
Victoria Dixon-Mokeba 94' receives two doctoral degrees in one day
Kelley named 2019 HBCU Competitiveness Scholar by White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
Two Morris College students begin summer internships with U.S. Department of Energy
Morris alum Jhmal Cole named Teacher of the Year at Sumter County elementary school.
Mullins High School senior Aniyah Vereen signs a national letter of intent to join the Morris College track program t
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.
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.
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.
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.
Chesterfield County Alumni Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. donates to Morris College
Jonesboro senior, Jayla Carter, has committed to Morris College to continue her athletic and academic career.
A trio of Andrew High School athletes signed letters of intent to further their careers at Morris College.
Professor Karen Herbert received the 2019 Excellence in Teaching Award at the South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities Awards Dinner.
16 students were inducted in the Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society
Morris alumnus, Jeffery Jackson, has been named second in command as major of operations for the Sumter Police Department.
Dozens of family, friends and community members gathered at the Neal-Jones Auditorium, Tuesday, March 19, 2019, to recognize stellar students and staff members that have made significant achievements at Morris College during the 2018-2019 academic year.
Jim Headley, Exec. Director of SC Recreation & Parks Association spoke to students majoring in Recreation Administration
Morris College Gospel Choir wins first place in competition
Reverend Dr. Michael Runnels, Pastor of Greater Metropolitan Missionary Baptist Church in Chicago, delivered the "A New Look at Life" message during Religious Emphasis Week! Dr. Runnels delivered seven different messages over a four-day period during our morning and evening worship services. He received his Associates of Arts degree from Chicago Baptist Institute, before he went on to receieve his B.A. degree from Trinity College in Newberg, IN. Following his undergraduate journey, Dr. Runnels receieved his M.A. degree from McCormick Tehological Seminary school back in his home of Chicago. He is a member of the Baptist Ministers Fellowship of Chicago and Vicinity and is married to Jenetta Potts Runnels. The two have six wonderful, talented children and ten beautiful grandchildren. His son Willie Runnels is the pastor of new Zion City Missionary Baptist Church.
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.
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)