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Day 4: Madrid to Toledo

After three very full days in Madrid, the entire group repacked and left for our next destination, Toledo,  a very historic city that was once the capital city of Spain. Typically in Europe, one will find many cities on hills, so that they may be at an advantageous position to defend against possible invasions. Toledo must be one of the …

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Day 3: Madrid

After a better night’s sleep, we woke up refreshed and ready for our first concert of the tour! We left our hotel at 9:30 AM for a tour of one of the most famous museums in the world – Museo Nacional Del Prado. We could quickly see why El Prado is one of the most important repositories of art in the …

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Day 2: Choir 2017 Spain/Portugal Tour

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!

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

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

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.

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

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

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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