In 1867, two years after the Civil War ended, Augusta Institute was established in the basement of Springfield Baptist Church in Augusta, Ga. Upon the death of the founder in 1913, Atlanta Baptist College was named Morehouse College in honor of Henry L. Morehouse
Members from four Historically Black Colleges and Universities(HBCU’s)alumni chapters set aside school rivalries, in the name of giving recently, if only for a day. FAMU pitched in with Bethune Cookman while Morehouse worked alongside Hampton during their annual Turkey basket give-away.
Howard University, Morehouse College, and Meharry Medical School out-ranked Yale, Harvard, and Stanford Universities in a recent national study for having a strong social mission as part of its medical teachings.