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Morehouse receives major donations from Google and Prologis

Morehouse College, one of the nation’s leading HBCUs, has received $4 million from two major companies to build an additional campus center and launch new programs for technology and real estate.

Morehouse has received a $1 million gift from Google, which the school will dedicate towards building the new campus center. Slated for completion in 2026, the center will have dining facilities, student advising services, study spaces and more.

In addition to the gift, Google will create a technology hub on campus known as the Google Annex. The tech giant will pilot these hubs at five HBCUs including Morehouse.

Morehouse also received $3 million from logistics real estate giant Prologis. The donation will help the college create an endowed fund to support the new Morehouse Real Estate Institute, which aims to diversify management in the real estate industry.

“We see this as critical because real estate is the largest single asset class in our economy,” says Morehouse president David Thomas.

The campus center and real estate institute are two projects included in Morehouse’s ambitious $500 million capital campaign, launched last year. According to Thomas, the college is nearly halfway to its fundraising goal, with about $240 million raised.

Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution 

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