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SA+P Alumnae Appointed to State Board of Architects

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Master of Architecture Alumnae, Cynthia Shonaiya ’98, was recently appointed to the Maryland State Board of Architects. As a board member, Ms. Shonaiya qualifies and licenses individuals seeking licensure and issues permits to business entities through which architecture is practiced, regulates the practice of architecture, investigates complaints against licensees, as well as complaints related to unlicensed practice, and may issue ... Read More »

SA+P Alumnae Places in International Design Competition

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Carmen Potter, alumnae from the Graduate Program in Architecture, was selected as the 3rd place winner in the Triangle Fire Memorial design competition. The two phase international competition was created to memorialize the employees of the Triangle Shirtwaist factory fire of 1911 in which 146 lives were lost. The memorial will be a permanent installation at the Brown Building on ... Read More »

Bears Travel to Virgin Islands for Paradise Jam Basketball Tournament

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A delegation of Morgan State University alumni, administrators and students traveled last month to the Virgin Islands for the annual Paradise Jam basketball tournament. The tournament, which showcases mid-major and power conference Division I programs in early-season matchups, gave the MSU men’s basketball team an exciting prelude to its conference season, which began this month. VI Governor John P. deJongh ... Read More »

MSU Alumna Receives Grammy Nomination

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The saying, “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again,” comes to mind when thinking about soul/jazz/R&B singer/songwriter Maysa’s recent Grammy nomination. Read more: http://www.singersroom.com/content/2013-12-10/Maysa-Receives-First-Grammy-Nomination-After-22-Years-in-Music/#.UqiTpI3F2jF#ixzz2nBW7k3mG Read More »

Morgan Alumni to Produce “For Colored Girls” in Baltimore

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A group of Morgan State alumni will be featured in a regional production of “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf” at Garrison Forest School’s Garland Theater from July 26-28. Presented by ArtsCentric, a theater company founded by Morgan alums, the program will donate a portion of proceeds from the production to House of Ruth ... Read More »

President Forms Task Force to Review Competitiveness of Football Program

- University Seeks Return To Football Glory Days - Morgan State University President David Wilson recently announced that he has established a steering committee to review the current state of the University’s football program. Calling it long overdue, Dr. Wilson has charged the “Return to Greatness Steering Committee” with conducting a strategic assessment of the MSU football program and, among ... Read More »

Morgan Alumnus Honored by National Lawyers Group

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Photo courtesy of Chae Kihn David J. Burton (MSU class of 1967) was honored recently in Washington, DC by the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law as one of its 2013 Annual Award recipients. Burton is president of the Coalition for Equity and Excellence in Maryland Higher Education. His organization, representing current and former students of Maryland’s four Historically ... Read More »

Morgan State Alumnus Named WSU Tri-Cities Chancellor

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*article from the Washington State University News Center H. Keith Moo-Young Tri-Cities community welcomes new chancellor Friday, June 7, 2013 By Matt Haugen, WSU News Video by Matt Haugen, WSU News RICHLAND, Wash. – Hundreds of Washington State University students, staff, faculty and community supporters gathered Thursday afternoon to welcome new WSU Tri-Cities chancellor H. Keith Moo-Young. Before accepting the ... Read More »