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Deputy Transportation Secretary John Porcari Visits Morgan

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Deputy U.S. Secretary of Transportation John Porcari was on the campus of Morgan State University today where he spoke to a group attending Morgan’s annual transportation institutes for high school students and secondary teachers. Deputy Secretary Porcari fielded questions about job opportunities for emerging engineers and specialists, and why the industry needs more young people for future growth.  “In the ... Read More »

Pedagogy and Trayvon Martin: Professor’s Teaching Impacted by Case

Natasha C. Pratt-Harris is an assistant professor in the department of sociology and anthropology at Morgan State University in Baltimore. Dr. Pratt-Harris is a graduate of the University of Maryland at College Park. She holds a master’s degree in criminal justice administration from the University of Baltimore and a Ph.D. in sociology from Howard University. Her research and teaching interests include ... Read More »

Morgan Welcomes Future Entrepreneurs to BizTechKids Summer Academy

Morgan State University recently hosted 18 Baltimore City and County secondary students for BizTechKids, a two-week summer business academy. The students, ranging in age from 10 to 15 years old, learned skills and information about entrepreneurship and technical assistance in creating a start up business. Wayne Garrus, age 12 and Iyana Arrington, age 13, expressed their own accounts with BizTechKids ... Read More »

SAP Students Put Skills To Work For Artscape

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Artscape 2013 starts Friday morning, which meant students and faculty at Morgan State University’s School of Architecture were busy Thursday constructing a mammoth dome and pavilion for festival patrons to enjoy. Read More »

Morgan Alumni to Produce “For Colored Girls” in Baltimore

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A group of Morgan State alumni will be featured in a regional production of “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf” at Garrison Forest School’s Garland Theater from July 26-28. Presented by ArtsCentric, a theater company founded by Morgan alums, the program will donate a portion of proceeds from the production to House of Ruth ... Read More »

President Forms Task Force to Review Competitiveness of Football Program

- University Seeks Return To Football Glory Days - Morgan State University President David Wilson recently announced that he has established a steering committee to review the current state of the University’s football program. Calling it long overdue, Dr. Wilson has charged the “Return to Greatness Steering Committee” with conducting a strategic assessment of the MSU football program and, among ... Read More »

2013 December Graduation Announcement

The Morgan State University is pleased to announce two significant changes in its annual graduation schedule: Certification of Graduates:  The University will certify students for completion of graduation requirements at the end of each grading period:  mini-mester (January), spring semester (May), summer school (August) and fall semester (December). Commencement Exercises:  The University will hold two commencement exercises:  at the end ... Read More »

School of Architecture & Planning Designing and Building Exhibit for Artscape 2013

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CONTACT: James Thompson Project Manager 443-465-9435 Baltimore – Students and faculty from the School of Architecture and Planning have been invited for the third straight year to participate and exhibit an environmental installation for Artscape.  The project, titled Destination 1 is a music pavilion and DJ dome inspired by the visionary ideas of Buckminster Fuller.  A forefather of the modern ... Read More »

Morgan Alumnus Honored by National Lawyers Group

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Photo courtesy of Chae Kihn David J. Burton (MSU class of 1967) was honored recently in Washington, DC by the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law as one of its 2013 Annual Award recipients. Burton is president of the Coalition for Equity and Excellence in Maryland Higher Education. His organization, representing current and former students of Maryland’s four Historically ... Read More »