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6th grader drafted by Morgan State Bears

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Friday was draft day at Morgan State and the Bears were ready to meet their new teammate. The rookie has already made an impression. “His outlook is great, his attitude is phenomenal,” said Morgan State head football coach Fred Farrier. Devin McConnell, 12, is a 6th grader at Glenmount Elementary School and the newest member of the Morgan Bears. His …

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Morgan Unveils New Exhibit Honoring Maryland’s First Female State Senator, Verda F. Welcome

Commemorating the Life and Legacy of The Honorable Verda Freeman Welcome

As part of its Sesquicentennial year celebration, Morgan State University unveiled a special exhibit honoring the life and legacy of the Honorable Verda Freeman Welcome. The unveiling, which was attended by more than 300 people including Morgan administrators, faculty, staff, students, legislators, members of the community and family, was complemented by a rededication ceremony for the campus bridge bearing her name. …

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‘Morgan Sesquicentennial Day’ in Annapolis Is a Success!

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Morgan State University administrators, faculty, staff, students and alumni visited Maryland’s capital on March 28, 2017, to celebrate “Morgan Sesquicentennial Day” in Annapolis. The event was an opportunity to recognize and honor the contributions the University has made to the state of Maryland during Morgan’s 150 years of existence. While at the capital, students paired with Morgan alumni to visit …

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Morgan Alumnus Rises to Commanding General of Army Regional Health Command-Atlantic

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Morgan State University alumnus Brigadier General R. Scott Dingle has been named commanding general of the Regional Health Command-Atlantic, the nation’s premier military system for health. Gen. Dingle graduated from Morgan in 1988 through the ROTC program with a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology. He previously served as the director of healthcare operations at the Office of the Surgeon General and commander …

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MORGAN STATE UNIVERSITY’S ASCEND CENTER FOR BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH AWARDS $420,000 IN RESEARCH GRANTS

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Funding Will Support Six Health-Related, Community-Based Participatory Research Projects and Six Faculty Pilot Research Projects Morgan State University’s ASCEND Center for Biomedical Research has awarded a combined $420,000 in grants to support 12 research projects. The awards include a total of $300,000 in second round grants ($50,000 each) to six university faculty members for pilot research, and a total of …

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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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