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

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

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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Morgan Students Place Second in Supply Chain Case Competition

Congratulations to the Morgan State University student team of Amavi Goli, Michael McCormick and Jamielle Davis, which was runner-up in the 3rd Annual Weinman Cup Regional Supply Chain Competition on April 6-7, 2017. Amavi and Michael, seniors majoring in services and supply chain management, and Jamielle, a sophomore accounting major, competed against student teams from other regional universities on a …

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Morgan Graduates Earn Fulbright Scholarships to Teach in Malaysia

As one of the nation’s top producers of Fulbright Scholars and the leader among all Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Morgan State University has positioned its students and faculty members to study and conduct research all over the world. To-date, 140 students and 68 faculty/administrators have traveled as Fulbright scholars to more than 41 countries including Senegal, Nigeria, China, …

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6th grader drafted by Morgan State Bears

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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