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Morgan President Appoints Task Force To Move Baltimore Forward

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Group to Examine Issues Related to City’s Most Intractable Problems and Develop Solutions Morgan State University President David Wilson today announced a task force he has appointed to identify some of Baltimore City’s most challenging problems and develop a plan of action meant to address those issues. The “Gray” Days, Brighter Tomorrows task force, made up of leaders from virtually ...

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Architecture & Planning Students Create “Aqualounge” for 34th Annual Artscape

SAP Artscape 2015

Exhibit Will Serve as a Main Anchor Point for Water-related Education and Entertainment Throughout the Weekend of Festivities At this year’s 34th Annual Artscape celebration, which takes place from July 17-19 along Charles Street between Preston and Mount Royal avenues in Baltimore’s art district, there will be a new center piece exhibit to highlight the festival’s 2015 theme of “Water.” ...

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Remediation courses helping first-year students get ahead

by WBAL - Remediation courses helping first-year students get ahead

An increasing number of colleges and universities are helping first-year students brush up on the basics before starting classes. More than half of Maryland’s high school students heading to college who need extra academic help are spending part of their summer trying to get a head start. Morgan State University is one of the many schools in the Baltimore area ...

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Making a long-term commitment to Morgan

Morgan State Newsroom

The recent unrest in Baltimore, involving primarily young African-Americans, highlights serious problems that for years have not been widely recognized. Maryland is a very affluent state and it is easy to overlook the problems of the city when suburban jurisdictions that comprise the Baltimore-Washington-corridor rank high on most socio-economic indicators. To those of us who closely observe the persistent disparities ...

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Increased Alumni Giving at Public Historically Black Colleges and Universities: The Case of Morgan State University

Morgan State Newsroom

In 2010, when David Wilson became president of Morgan State University, the public, historically Black, institution in Maryland had an alumni giving rate similar to most public HBCUs, and in fact, similar to most public, regional institutions — 6 percent (Gasman & Bowman, 2010). Today, in 2015, Morgan State boasts a 17 percent alumni giving rate, which is above many ...

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Morgan Community Mile Celebrates Two Years of Accomplishments

Morgan State Newsroom

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 26, 2015 CONTACT: Dr. Victor R. McCrary VP, Research & Economic Development 443-885-4631 The Morgan Community Mile (MCM), an initiative conceived by Morgan State University (MSU) President David Wilson, begins to celebrate its two-year anniversary as an innovative model for the engagement of anchor institutions with neighboring communities in the City of Baltimore.  The MCM initiative ...

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Morgan Welcomes New BGE CEO to Baltimore

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During a reception sponsored by Morgan State University, in collaboration with the Maryland-Washington Minority Companies, Inc., Baltimore officially welcomed BGE’s new chief executive officer, Mr. Calvin Butler, Jr. to the area. The reception was held in the Earl S. Richardson Library on Tuesday, April 28, 2014 and included a number of BGE employees, Morgan President David Wilson, NFL Hall of ...

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