World-renowned Morehouse College Glee Club coming to Milwaukee

Morehouse partners with Milwaukee Public Schools for Wisconsin Scholars Program

MILWAUKEE – Morehouse College’s world-renowned Glee Club is coming to Milwaukee March 20 as part of the college’s Wisconsin Scholars Program in partnership with Milwaukee Public Schools.

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Fifteen young men from Wisconsin are currently attending Morehouse as part of the program, which was founded in 2012 and offers $25,000 in academic support to each student annually. Participating students are also engaged in professional and leadership development opportunities, advanced technology training workshops, corporate executive mentoring programs and summer internship opportunities.

 

The performance is set for 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 20 at Holy Redeemer Church of God in Christ, 3500 W. Mother Daniels Way, Milwaukee 53209.  The concert is free and open to the public.

The concert is made possible with the personal support of Charles Harvey, Johnson Controls chief diversity officer, and his Wife Cheryl; Morehouse Trustee Dale Jones; and Morehouse alumnus Greg Martin, vice president and general manager of Lena’s Food Market.

 

About Morehouse College

As the nation’s largest, private liberal arts college for men, Morehouse College offers 26 majors in three academic divisions: Humanities and Social Sciences, Science and Mathematics, and Business Administration and Economics. Morehouse offers a number of programs and activities to enhance its challenging liberal arts curriculum through the Leadership Center at Morehouse College, Morehouse Research Institute, Andrew Young Center for International Affairs and the Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel. In  2007, Morehouse launched a new Journalism and Sports concentration, which will one day grow into a major course of study. Upon his return to Morehouse, John Silvanus Wilson Jr., the college’s 11th president, has said the central goal of his presidency is to ensure that Morehouse achieves both capital and character preeminence.

 

About Milwaukee Public Schools

Milwaukee Public Schools, Wisconsin’s largest school district, is expanding college and career readiness efforts and continuing to implement innovative reforms that give every student the opportunity to succeed. MPS’ high-quality school options for 3-year-olds to high school seniors feature school climates in which positive behavior is reinforced; certified, highly-trained teachers; 21st-century learning technology for students; and curriculum aligned to the rigorous Common Core State Standards, which set a clear, high bar for the topics students must master at each grade level. MPS’ Class of 2013 earned $24 million in scholarships and the district is home to some of the state’s best high schools according to the Washington Post and U.S. News and World Report. More MPS news is available at http://mpsmke.com/news.