During the commemoration services for 132nd Observance of Founders Day held last week, Dr. Stanley Pritchett, president of Morris Brown College, gave an update on the school’s activities and projections for the future.
“Our college is still in the business of educating our students. While we have critical financial challenges, we have much to be thankful for. There are approximately 600 faithful alumni who give more than $1 million annually to Morris Brown College. Our Trustee Board Chairman Bishop Williams is leading an aggressive ‘turn-around’ plan for Morris Brown College.”
Dr. Pritchett’s update for Morris Brown included the announcement that the college’s application for accreditation with Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS) is moving forward and a self-study process is ongoing.
But it was Kareef Groce, Student Government Association president, who drew a standing ovation from the audience when he said, “The good news is that the bad news cannot stand the test of time. Morris Brown College is here to stay.”
Members of Morris Brown College’s 2013 graduating class, faculty, and alumni participated in the observance. Faculty members in their academic regalia and seniors in their caps and gowns marched into Cunningham Auditorium at Hickman Student Center to hear messages of congratulation for their achievements and promises for the future of the College.
(Photo: Pictured at the 132nd Founders Day Observance are Kareef Groce, president of the Morris Brown College Student Government Association and student representative on the MBC Board of Trustees; and Amber King, Miss Morris Brown College, 2012-13.)