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HBCU Digest Names President Wilson Among ‘Most Visible’ HBCU Presidents

Morgan President David Wilson was recently named among the five ‘most visible’ HBCU presidents by the HBCU Digest, a national news resource covering historically black colleges and universities. From the entry: In a little over a year since his inauguration, the Tuskegee alumnus and 12th president in MSU history has made the rounds on campus and in national HBCU culture. A member …

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MSU’s Dr. Kelton Clark Named to State Environmental Task Force

Morgan State University Estuarine Research Center Director Kelton Clark was recently named to a governor-appointed environmental task force of business leaders and environmental scientists charged with studying sustainable growth and wastewater management. The task force is charged with reporting on the use of sewage disposal systems in Maryland’s expanding residential development, and its impact on area ecosystems and waterways. Dr. Clark is a marine and estuarine ecologist with interest in experimental …

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Morgan Welcomes NASA Researchers

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Researchers from NASA’s Goddard Earth Sciences Technology and Research Studies and Investigations (GESTAR) unit visited Morgan last week for an introductory tour and campus reception. The scientists’ visit was the prelude to research of strategic Earth and space science objectives within MSU’s $28.5-million share of a $95.8-million, five-year grant from the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. “You are joining us …

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Morgan Professor Named Emerging Scholar in Multicultural Research, Practice

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Dr. Tiffany Fountaine, assistant director of the Center for Academic Success and Achievement, was recently awarded the American Educational Research Association’s Dr. Carlos. J. Vallejo Memorial Award for Emerging Scholarship. The award is given annually to an exemplary scholar/practitioner who produces scholarship advancing multicultural and multiethnic education within all educational, cultural, societal and social settings, contexts, levels and locations. “It …

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Morgan Receives $1 Million Gift from Bernard Osher Foundation

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Morgan State University President David Wilson today announced a $1 million endowment gift from the Bernard Osher Foundation  to support the MSU Center for Continuing and Professional Studies’ Osher Re-entry Scholarship Program.  An additional $ 50,000 bridge grant award accompanied the endowment to provide financial assistance to nontraditional students enrolled in undergraduate degree programs beginning academic year 2011-2012. “This endowment gift …

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Secretary Chu to Visit Morgan State University

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News Media Contact: (202) 586-4940 Washington, DC – On Thursday, March 10 U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu will visit Morgan State University in Baltimore. Secretary Chu will tour the University’s Center for Advanced Energy Systems and Environmental Control Technologies (CAESECT) and highlight Morgan State’s commitment to helping the nation win the future through science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education. …

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U.S. Transportation Secretary to Visit MSU

On Thursday, February 17, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood visits Morgan State University for a town hall meeting with students, faculty and staff about innovation, diversity, education, and careers in the transportation industry. The event is being held in the University Student Center’s Calvin and Tina Tyler Ballroom from 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. In keeping with President Obama’s initiatives …

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