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Morgan Student Named to Inaugural Class of Rhoden Fellows

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Congratulations to Morgan junior Simone Benson on her selection as a Rhoden Fellow. Benson, who is majoring in multimedia journalism in the School of Global Journalism and Communication, is one of six students from several Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs) chosen for ESPN’s The Undefeated’s inaugural class of fellows. Sponsored by ESPN, the Rhoden Fellowship is a two-year program …

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Morgan SA+P Professor Recognized as 2017 AIA Fellow

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Congratulations to Morgan State University’s Suzanne Frasier for being selected by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Baltimore Chapter as a 2017 AIA Fellow. Frasier, an associate professor in the School of Architecture and Planning’s (SA+P’s) Department of Undergraduate Design, was recognized for her enthusiastic teaching, mentorship and leadership at Morgan, as well as her collaborative academic research in India. …

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Morgan State University to Dedicate New Student Services Building to Calvin and Tina Tyler

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Nationally Known Philanthropists Fund MSU Scholarships for Students from Baltimore Morgan State University President David Wilson today announced the dedication of the University’s future student services building to Morgan alumnus Calvin E. Tyler Jr. and his wife, Tina. Construction of the $81-million, state-of-the-art facility is scheduled to begin later this year, and its opening is slated for 2020. Calvin Tyler …

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Cyber Warrior Diversity Program Signing Ceremony

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The signing ceremony for the Cyber Warrior Diversity Program was held in the Graves School of Business and Management on February 23rd. Northrop Grumman Corporation and Digit All City were approved by the Defense Contract Management Agency to provide training to Morgan and Coppin students in Computer Networking and Security, leading to eventual certification in A+, Network+, and Security+. The …

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Governor Appoints Morgan Student to Juvenile Grant Planning and Review Council

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Congratulations to Morgan’s Marcus Bennett! Governor Larry Hogan has appointed Morgan State University student Marcus Bennett to the Juvenile Grant Planning and Review Council. Bennett is a junior at Morgan majoring in Sociology with a minor in Political Science. “I am honored to serve the citizens of Maryland and represent Morgan State University,” said Bennett. “I have always believed in …

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Morgan SA+P Team Receives ACSA Diversity Achievement Award

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Congratulations to the collaborative faculty and administration team of Gabriel Kroiz, Pavlina Ilieva and Adam Bridge for being awarded the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture’s (ACSA) 2016-17 Architectural Education – Diversity Achievement Award. Representing Morgan’s School of Architecture and Planning’s (SA+P) undergraduate Architecture and Environmental Design program, the three were recognized for their contributions to the school’s Beginning Design Curriculum. …

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Message from Morgan President David Wilson

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Dear Morgan Family: Last night (Friday, Jan. 27), President Trump signed an Executive Order, which, among other things, imposes a ban on individuals entering the United States from seven countries: Iran, Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Libya, Yemen, and Somalia. Please know that we have several members of our Morgan family who hail from some of the above countries, and whose family members …

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National Endowment for the Humanities Awards Morgan History Professor $33K Grant for Research Study

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Morgan State University’s Lawrence Peskin, a professor in the Department of History and Geography, has received the prestigious Awards for Faculty by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The award, which comes with a $33,000 grant, is presented to select individual scholars at Hispanic-Serving Institutions, Historically Black Colleges and Universities, and Tribal Colleges and Universities. Dr. Peskin will use …

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NASA Recognizes Morgan Atmospheric Scientist

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Morgan State University (MSU) is congratulating one of its assistant research scientists, Melanie Follette-Cook, Ph.D., for receiving the NASA Outstanding Performance Award for Technical Support. Dr. Follette-Cook, is one of two dozen Morgan State atmospheric research scientists working at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center under the Goddard Earth Science Technology and Research (GESTAR) cooperative agreement. She was recognized at the …

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Lumina Foundation Awards Morgan State University More Than $700,000 In Grant Funding To Support HBCU Student Success Project

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New Effort to Provide Intervention Strategies to Bolster Retention and Increase Graduation Rate Morgan State University has announced the award of a three-year, $716,700 grant from Lumina Foundation to support the University’s implementation of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Student Success Project, a proactive effort to implement strategies that evidence suggests can increase completion rates, while improving outcomes …

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