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The Office of International Education would like to congratulate our Morehouse scholars and alumni as they chart their path toward global leadership.

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Michael Henry headshot IES Abroad’s Event Description
Live From London: Meet the First Beneficiary of IES Abroad’s Charles Merrill, Jr. Endowed Scholarship!
Thursday, March 31, 2022
On Thursday, March 31st, IES Abroad celebrated the accessibility to study abroad through the legacy of Charles Merrill, Jr. carried forward by IES Abroad alumni and friends through this newly-endowed Scholarship. This special IES Abroad Scholarship event featured stories of alumni, whose study abroad journeys in the 1960’s – the 1980’s were funded personally by Mr. Merrill, as well as a lively question and answer conversation featuring IES Abroad and Merrill Scholarship alumni Dr. John HodgesDr. Ed Wheeler, and current Merrill Scholarship student, Michael Henry, a Morehouse College Junior, who studied abroad in the IES Abroad London program (spring 2022). The philanthropy of Charles Merrill, Jr. ignited life-changing journeys. Read stories about Merrill Scholars, Charles Merrill, Jr., and the newly endowed scholarship.

A Day in the Life Merrill Scholar in London | IES Abroad | Study Abroad – Michael Henry 
Korde Inniss1Congratulations to Korde Inniss '14, who was awarded a 2021 Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship following a highly competitive nationwide selection process. The fellowship will support Korde through a two-year master’s degree in an area of relevance to the Foreign Service. As part of the Rangel Program, in the summer of 2021, Korde served as an intern with a Member of Congress on issues related to foreign affairs.  During the summer of 2022, the U.S. Department of State sent him overseas to intern in a U.S. Embassy or Consulate to get hands-on experience in U.S. foreign policy and the work of the Foreign Service.  Upon successful completion of the program, Korde will become a U.S. diplomat in the summer of 2023, embarking on one of the most challenging and rewarding careers of service to his country.  Korde will work to advance U.S. interests, protect American citizens, and promote peace and prosperity around the world.