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

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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 ... Read More »

Morgan Community Mile Celebrates Two Years of Accomplishments

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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 ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

Morgan Receives $900K Federal Grant to Increase HIV/AIDS Awareness, Substance Abuse Prevention

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According to recent Census data and assessment from the Centers for Disease Control, Baltimore City is one of the nation’s leaders in HIV incidence rate and estimated adults living with the virus. Dr. Lorece Edwards, an associate professor in the SCHP and principal investigator for the Get S.M.A.R.T. (Students Mobilized and Retooled to Transform) initiative, says the project will use a multi-tiered outreach ... Read More »

Morgan Welcomes Future Entrepreneurs to BizTechKids Summer Academy

Morgan State University recently hosted 18 Baltimore City and County secondary students for BizTechKids, a two-week summer business academy. The students, ranging in age from 10 to 15 years old, learned skills and information about entrepreneurship and technical assistance in creating a start up business. Wayne Garrus, age 12 and Iyana Arrington, age 13, expressed their own accounts with BizTechKids ... Read More »

SAP Students Put Skills To Work For Artscape

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Artscape 2013 starts Friday morning, which meant students and faculty at Morgan State University’s School of Architecture were busy Thursday constructing a mammoth dome and pavilion for festival patrons to enjoy. 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 »

School of Architecture & Planning Designing and Building Exhibit for Artscape 2013

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CONTACT: James Thompson Project Manager 443-465-9435 Baltimore – Students and faculty from the School of Architecture and Planning have been invited for the third straight year to participate and exhibit an environmental installation for Artscape.  The project, titled Destination 1 is a music pavilion and DJ dome inspired by the visionary ideas of Buckminster Fuller.  A forefather of the modern ... Read More »