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Morgan is Maryland’s Preeminent Public Urban Research University


Maryland Enhances University’s Mission to Include Graduate and Research Education Morgan State University (MSU) was today officially designated as Maryland’s preeminent public urban research university. The designation is the result of legislation (SB 1085) sponsored by State Senator Joan Carter Conway in the 2017 Maryland General Assembly and signed into law today by Governor Larry Hogan in Annapolis. “We have …

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MSU’s Melvin Miles Jr. Named ‘2017 Baltimore Jazz Hero’


In recognition of his decades-long dedication to the art and craft of music and his tireless work committed to its elevation, the Jazz Journalists Association (JJA) has named Morgan State University Director of Bands Melvin N. Miles Jr. as its 2017 Baltimore Jazz Hero. Miles was presented with the award during the Spring 2017 MSU Jazz Ensemble Concert, held at …

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MSU Welcomes New Civil Engineering Honor Society Chapter


Chi Epsilon, the civil engineering honor society, has installed its 141st chapter on the campus of Morgan State University. With the installation, Morgan became the only HBCU to have a Chi Epsilon chapter in its school of engineering and one of only two universities in Maryland with a chapter, joining the University of Maryland, College Park. The installation was the result …

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Student Entrepreneurs Show Why ‘Morgan Means Business’


Students representing Morgan State University’s Entrepreneurship Society recently collaborated with the Baltimore chapter of SCORE, a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration, to bring “Morgan Means Business” to campus. Held at the Morgan Business Center, the engaging, one-day event focused on effective best practices in business and featured free workshops, networking opportunities and student showcases. Students from across campus …

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Remembering Baltimore Civil Rights Icon Enolia McMillan


In honor of its Sesquicentennial year, Morgan State University celebrated Women’s History Month by honoring the life of Baltimore’s own Enolia McMillan. On Thursday, March 30, 2017, a special exhibit was unveiled providing a rare look at this civil rights icon and a glimpse into the life that she dedicated to education and fighting inequality. Enolia Pettigen McMillan, who spent …

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Morgan Partners with Verizon to Provide Experiential Learning Opportunities for Students


In February, Morgan State University launched a new, innovative program aimed at providing undergraduate and graduate students at Morgan with technology-assisted, hands-on learning opportunities. Supported financially and technically by Verizon, the Expanding Student Experiential Learning program helps MSU scholars gain experience and develop much-needed skills to solve complex, real-world problems through the use of cutting-edge technology. The program, which has …

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Morgan’s Team of Scholars Takes Third Place in ‘HBCU Battle of the Brains’

Photos Courtesy of National Black MBA Association/HBCU Battle of the Brains

At this year’s annual South by Southwest® (SXSW) Conference and Festivals held in Austin, Texas, among the scores of creative people exchanging ideas and engaging in ways to change the world, scholars representing a group of Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs) met to compete in the Inaugural HBCU Battle of the Brains. Sponsored by the National Black MBA Association Austin Chapter, the …

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Nearly 200 Attendees On-hand to Receive Mass from Archbishop Lori as the University Celebrates its Sesquicentennial Anniversary In honor of Black History Month and in celebration of its Sesquicentennial Anniversary, Morgan State University welcomed Archbishop William Lori of the Archdiocese of Baltimore to campus. The special visit marked the first time in the University’s 150-year history that an archbishop celebrated …

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