The Houston Morehouse Alumni Association has been a staple in the Greater Houston community since 1977. Our mission is to support the financial growth of Morehouse College, assist in the recruitment of qualified students to Morehouse and raise scholarship funds for current Morehouse students from the greater Houston area. In addition, we seek to positively promote the Morehouse brand by providing networking and developmental resources for local alumni, thus extending the Morehouse experience beyond the college years. HMAA has a network of more than 300 alumni located in the Houston area. Our local alumni and supporters include an array of prominent corporate executives, industry lobbyists, political leaders, lawyers, physicians, educators, and entrepreneurs.
Over the years, HMAA has demonstrated its commitment to Morehouse and the Houston community through programs and activities. These activities have grown into six annual events:
We believe through our actions, the Houston Morehouse Alumni Association will continue to aid in the growth and prosperity of our alma mater, Morehouse College and her alumni.
Located in Region VII of the Morehouse College National Alumni Association network of local chapters, we are one of the largest and most active chapters in the nation. For more information on the Morehouse College National Alumni Association please visit their website at www.morehousecollegealumni.org.
Founded in 1867, Morehouse College is the nation’s largest liberal arts college for men. Historically, Morehouse has conferred bachelor degrees on more African-American men than any other college or university in the United States. Located in Atlanta, Georgia, the college offers degrees in 26 majors in three academic divisions.
Notable Morehouse graduates include: Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., former U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Louis Sullivan, former U.S. Surgeon General David Satcher, former U.S. Congressmen Sanford Bishop and Major Owens, former Mayor of Atlanta Maynard Jackson, Olympic Gold Medalist Edwin Moses, film director Spike Lee and actor Samuel L. Jackson.
For more information on Morehouse College, please visit their website at www.morehouse.edu