Morris Brown College will celebrate the institution’s 132nd Founders’ Day on Friday. The celebration will be held in the school’s Hickman Student Center in Cunningham Auditorium at 11 a.m. Reverend Dr. Preston Warren Williams II, Presiding Prelate of the Sixth Episcopal District AME Church, and Chairman of the Morris Brown College Board of Trustees, is slated to speak at the event.
The institution will commemorate all of its achievements at this year’s celebration with the theme “No Turning Back: The Journey of Morris Brown College—Our Legacy and Our Future.” At this time, Dr. Stanley Pritchett, president of the institution, will give an update on the school’s progress and its plans for the future.
“We are looking forward to a new and better Morris Brown College with innovative programs,” said Dr. Pritchett.
This year’s Founders’ Day weekend will feature the annual meeting of the Morris Brown College National Alumni Association on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in Cunningham Auditorium.
The institution will also host a Founders’ Day Jazz Concert and Soul Food Buffett featuring The Che Trio, Avis Ledbetter and the Bill Odom Trip, and jazz violinist Delores Majors. Tickets for the jazz concert are available at the school’s Office of Institutional Advancement for $30 per person.
The institution encourages all alumni and members of the community to attend.