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Morgan Alumna Sharon Pierce Named President of Minneapolis Community and Technical College

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Morgan graduate Sharon Pierce, who earned a Doctor of Education in Urban Educational Leadership in 2001, was recently named as the new president of Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC) in Minnesota. Prior to being selected for MCTC’s top leadership role, Pierce served as vice president for academic affairs at Howard Community College in Columbia, Maryland, since 2010. Her appointment …

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Morgan State Student Chosen as One of the ‘New Faces of Civil Engineering’

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Congratulations to Morgan junior Gary Wallace, who recently was selected from an array of worthy nominees as one of this year’s New Faces of Civil Engineering (Collegiate Edition) by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Wallace, a student in the University’s civil engineering program, was among 10 collegiate honorees from across the country selected by ASCE. The collegiate honorees were …

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Governor Appoints Edwin Johnson to State Commission

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Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has appointed Morgan’s Dr. Edwin T. Johnson to serve on the Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture (MCAAHC). As Maryland’s primary collector, interpreter, preserver and promoter of the state’s African American history, the commission provides research assistance and documents that history through art objects, memorabilia, photographs and other important articles about Maryland’s African American culture. …

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Morgan Students Selected To Represent The University As Innovation Fellows

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Congratulations to Morgan sophomore Maliik Nelson (Business Administration) and juniors Destiny Bond (Electrical Engineering), Chanell Mosley (Accounting), Mikhal Wyatt (Management), and Monique Ndagha (Services and Supply Chain Management), for being named as University Innovation Fellows by the National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded Epicenter. This national program trains student leaders to create new opportunities for their peers to engage with innovation, entrepreneurship, design thinking …

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Morgan Alumnus, Music Executive Kevin Liles Talks to Middle School Students About Entrepreneurship in STEM

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Morgan alumnus and former music executive Kevin Liles visited Morgan State University recently to deliver an inspiring talk on STEM and entrepreneurship to a group of male middle school students participating in the Verizon Minority Male Makers program at Morgan. Liles, who is chief executive officer of KWL Enterprises, a strategic holding company, shared his inspirational story, his advice on best …

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Gov. Larry Hogan to Keynote Morgan’s 2016 Honors Convocation

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Honors Convocation Is MSU’s Annual Recognition of Student Academic Achievement Morgan State University (MSU) President David Wilson announced today that Maryland Governor Larry Hogan will be the featured speaker for the University’s 2016 Honors Convocation, MSU’s annual recognition and celebration of students who have excelled academically. Hogan delivers the address before hundreds of students, faculty, staff and invited guests on …

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Morgan Students Place Second in Business Competition

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Congratulations to the Morgan State University student team of Shante Swan and Olamide Okelowo, which was runner-up in the 2nd Annual Weinman Cup Regional Supply Chain Competition this past February. Swan, a junior majoring in information science and systems, and Okelowo, a sophomore accounting major, competed against student teams from other universities in the region on a multidisciplinary case that …

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Morgan State Showcases Breakthrough Research, Inventions, and Initiatives at Sixth Annual ‘Innovation Day’

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Innovation on Display, Innovators Celebrated in Maryland’s Capital City As part of a sustained commitment to pioneering breakthrough advancements offering an economic benefit to the State of Maryland, Morgan State University (MSU) today celebrated its 6th Annual ‘Innovation Day’ in Annapolis, Md. at the Miller Senate Office Building. Morgan Innovation Day (MID), which serves in part as an annual progress report …

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Top Teams Announced in Future of Transportation Student Competition

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​ALEXANDRIA, VA – Duke University, Morgan State University and the University of California, Berkeley, have been chosen as finalists to compete in the Fuels Institute’s 2016 Future of Transportation Case Competition, taking place April 27–29 in San Francisco at the Institute’s annual meeting. In its second year, the Fuels Institute’s Case Competition, sponsored by Gilbarco Veeder Root North America, provides …

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Goldseker Foundation Awards Morgan State University $205,000 Grant

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Funding Will Support MSU Graduate Student Education via the Goldseker Fellows Program In continued support of a longstanding effort to provide resources for graduates seeking to further their education at Morgan State University (MSU), the Goldseker Foundation has awarded the University a $205,000 grant. The grant will be applied to the Goldseker Fellows Program at MSU and will be used …

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