The Commencement for Morris Brown Class of 2014 will be held on Saturday, May 1 7, 2014, 4:00 p.m., at Big Bethel A.M.E. Church, 220 Auburn Avenue, NW, Atlanta, Georgia. The speaker for this occasion is Attorney Renardo L. Hicks, General Counsel for Morris Brown College and Managing Partner, R.L. Hicks and Associates. Attorney Hicks will receive an Honorary Degree along with Attorney Anne Aaronson, Ms. Mildred J. Yearby ’53, Mrs. Theresa W. Burleigh-White ’38 (posthumously) and the Right Reverend Dr. Preston Warren Williams, II, the Presiding Prelate, Sixth Episcopal District, African Methodist Episcopal Church and Chairman, Morris Brown College Board of Trustees.
Twelve students will receive Bachelor of Science degrees in Organizational Management and Leadership or Bachelor of Science degrees in General Science with a concentration in Psychology or Bachelor of Arts degrees in General Studies with a concentration in Music.
Prior to Commencement, the Morris Brown College National Alumni Association will hold its annual meeting and luncheon at the Atlanta Marriott Hotel at 1 1 : 00 a.m. on Saturday, May 17.
Other related activities taking place during Commencement Week include the Professor Emeriti Award Ceremony where twenty-one (21) retired members of the faculty, six (6) posthumously, who have given meritorious and/or distinguished service to the College, will be awarded the title of Professor Emeritus. The ceremony will take place on Thursday, May 1 5, 2014 at 6:30 p.m., Cunningham Auditorium, Hickman Student Center.
By invitation only, the Class of 1 964 will host a dinner celebrating its 50th Reunion on Friday, May 16, 2014 at 6:00 p.m., at Murrell’s Cafe on the campus of the Interdenominational Theological Center.
Morris Brown College is a private liberal arts institution founded in 1881.