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Day 2: Choir 2017 Spain/Portugal Tour

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After an exhausting Day 1 in Madrid, we had a much simpler Day 2. We have been fortunate to have a rain-free forecast while in Madrid, the capital city in the center of Spain. The temperatures in Madrid have been at least ten degrees warmer than is typical for this time of year. Madrid is surprisingly near New York City …

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Day 1: The Choir Arrives Safely in Spain!

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Greetings from Madrid, Spain: 9AM Monday morning we left via Reagan National, and Boston Logan airports for Madrid, Spain. For the first time in some time, everyone in our party was accounted for and departed relatively on time, with no airline delays, or anyone losing their luggage.  It appears that every time we fly to a new destination, we fly …

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Southern Education Foundation Recognizes Morgan Student Achievement Model

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In a new report released by the Southern Education Foundation (SEF), Morgan State University was lauded for its efforts in enhancing and accelerating developmental education — also referred to as remedial courses — ensuring that new students successfully adapt to the rigors of the college curriculum. The report, “Untold Barriers for Black Students in Higher Education: Placing Race at the Center of …

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Former School of Engineering Dean Honored By His Alma Mater

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Morgan State University congratulates Dr. Eugene DeLoatch, former dean of the university’s Clarence M. Mitchell School of Engineering for being selected by the President and Board of Trustees at Tougaloo College to receive the honorary Doctor of Humanities degree. Dr. DeLoatch was a dual degree graduate of Tougaloo College in Mississippi, where he received his baccalaureate degree in Mathematics in …

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Morgan State University Names College of Liberal Arts in Honor of Alumnus James H. Gilliam, Jr.

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MSU Graduate’s Philanthropy Lifted His Alma Mater, Others Morgan State University President David Wilson, during a special ceremony held on the campus, named the university’s College of Liberal Arts (CLA) in honor of the late James H. Gilliam Jr., a prominent lawyer, financier, humanitarian and Morgan graduate. “Morgan’s liberal arts programs have cultivated many high achievers over our 150-year history, …

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For Second Consecutive Year, a Morgan Student Is Named Baltimore City Youth Poet Laureate

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Congratulations to Morgan State University student Mohamed Tall for being selected as the 2017 Youth Poet Laureate for the City of Baltimore. This is the second consecutive year that a Morgan student has received the honor. Last year’s Youth Poet Laureate was fellow Morganite and Tall’s close friend, Hannah Sawyerr. Tall, a rising junior and political science major from Baltimore …

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Morgan Professor Uses Digital Media to Impact Students in The Black Belt

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Dr. Angela Howell, Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Morgan State, was invited by Professor Territa Poole, at the University of Alabama, to engage with her students around Dr. Howell’s 2013 book, Raised Up Down Yonder: Growing Up Black in Rural Alabama. After 2 semesters of teaching a course called “Society, Systems, and the Alabama Black …

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Morgan VP McCrary Honored By Alma Mater

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Victor R. McCrary, vice president for research and economic development at Morgan State University, is being recognized as the “2017 Distinguished Alumnus of the Howard University Graduate School” on Thursday, May 11. McCrary earned a doctorate in physical chemistry from Howard University in 1985.

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Former Vice President Joe Biden to Keynote Morgan State University’s 141st Spring Commencement

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Ceremony Will Highlight MSU’s 150th Year Morgan State University President David Wilson today announced that Joseph R. Biden Jr., U.S. vice president for two terms in the Obama administration, will deliver the keynote address during the University’s 141st Spring Commencement exercises, on Saturday, May 20, 2017, 9:30 a.m., at Hughes Stadium, on Morgan’s campus. Biden is one of four distinguished …

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Four Morgan State Students Named as University Innovation Fellows

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Morgan State University has added to its number of student leaders with four new Morgan scholars named University Innovation Fellows. The addition of the latest inductees brings Morgan’s count of students pinned as Fellows to 28. Among those, 26 are enrolled as students and two have since graduated. Administered by Stanford University’s Hasso Plattner Institute of Design, the University Innovation Fellows program takes applicants through a rigorous training before …

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