NC Gubernatorial Candidate Mike Morgan to Provide Keynote Address at Fraternity Gala

Nov 7, 2023 | News, Press Release

Charlotte, NC – Retired North Carolina State Supreme Court Justice and NC gubernatorial candidate Mike Morgan is scheduled to address Pi Phi Chapter of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.’s 60th Annual Achievement Week banquet on November 18.  The theme of the event is “Omega Men Promoting a Harmonious Future Through Friendship and Service.”

The event will take place at The Hilton Charlotte University Place, 8629 J.M. Keynes Dr., Charlotte, NC 28262.  It will start with a Reception from 6:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., followed by the program beginning at 7:15 p.m.

There will be an opportunity for media access to the candidate in an adjacent room prior to the start of the program.

Morgan resigned his position as senior associate justice in September, recently announced his decision to enter the race for Governor of North Carolina.

He had been a state government employee for 44 years, 34 of them as a judge. Morgan, a Democrat, is a graduate of Duke University and North Carolina Central University School of Law.  He won his state Supreme Court seat in 2016 and is the only person in state history to serve in four different judgeships – administrative, Wake County District Court and NC Superior Court, and the Supreme Court of NC.

“To those who say that I am a late entry into the governor’s race, I simply answer that I have been responsibly and successfully completing my work on the Supreme Court and can now devote all of my attention and energy to running for governor,” Morgan said in a statement.

Morgan has been a proud member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. since he was an 18-year-old student at Duke University.

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., founded on November 17, 1911, is a historically African-American fraternity. The fraternity boasts 750 chapters and more than 250,000 members worldwide. Many notable members are recognized as leaders in the arts, academics, athletics, entertainment, business, civil rights, education, government, and science fields.

Pi Phi Chapter of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., was founded in 1927 in Charlotte, NC. It is one of the largest chapters in the fraternity. Over 400 members live, work, and serve in and around the Charlotte community.