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SA+P Alumni recognized at Founder’s Day Convocation

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At the 2016 Founder’s Day Convocation on November 10, School of Architecture and Planning alumni, Camessia Johnson ’14 and James Potter ’98 were honored with the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award, for their professional work and service to the community. Congratulations to Camessia and Jim! Below are their bios: CAMESSIA D. JOHNSON earned the Bachelor of Science Degree in Architecture and Environmental Design in 2014, …

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Morgan State University Selected For $2-Million Grant From UNCF To Improve Job Outcomes Of Graduates

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UNCF® Career Pathways Initiative to Prepare Students for 21st Century Career Paths, Promote Employability and Improve Quality of Life After a six-month planning phase, Morgan State University announces the award of a five-year, $2-million grant from UNCF (United Negro College Fund) for the implementation of the UNCF® Career Pathways Initiative (CPI), a transformative effort to design and implement programs to …

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Morgan Alumnus Oladotun Opasina Named Schwarzman Scholar

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MSU Class of 2013 Graduate Joins 128 Elite Inductees for Year-long Study Opportunity in China Morgan State University is proud to announce alumnus Oladotun Opasina’s acceptance into the prestigious Schwarzman Scholars program, Class of 2018. Oladotun, who graduated from Morgan with honors in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in electrical and computer engineering, joins 128 other exceptional men and women representing 30 countries and …

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MSU Student-Athletes Hosts ‘Bears Sports Day’ At The YMCA

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On a Sunday afternoon in East Baltimore, Morgan State University student-athletes partnered with the YMCA (Y) in Central Maryland for a day of smiles, high fives and excitement, during the “Bears Sports Day” at the Weinberg Y in Waverly. The 28 student-athletes, representing a variety of Morgan men’s and women’s sports teams, including basketball, volleyball, track and field, and football, spent …

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Twelve Morgan State Students Named As University Innovation Fellows

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Twelve Morgan students recently completed training to become University Innovation Fellows, participants in a global, interdisciplinary leadership development initiative managed by Stanford University’s Hasso Plattner Institute of Design (d.school). The University Innovation Fellows program seeks to empower student leaders to increase innovation, entrepreneurship, creativity and design thinking on their campuses. The Morgan undergraduates were among 169 students from 49 higher …

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15 MSU Scholar-Athletes Named to MEAC Football All-Academic Team

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A total of 15 members of the Morgan State football team were named to the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) 2016 All-Academic Team, as announced by the league. 156 student-athletes across 11 teams earned recognition. The MEAC recognizes student-athletes with a 3.0 or better cumulative grade point average, including sophomores, juniors and seniors, as well as transfer student-athletes, who have been …

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Morgan Science Students Shine at UMBC Research Symposium

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While Homecoming events were getting into full swing on their campus, six students from Morgan State University’s School of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences (SCMNS) were outcompeting their peers for first or second place honors at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County’s (UMBC’s) 19th Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences. A total of 14 Morgan SCMNS undergraduates …

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ASCEND Scholar Wins Award at Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students

ASCEND Scholar Wins Award at Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students

Twenty-eight MSU ASCEND Center for Biomedical Research Scholars attended the 2016 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) held November 9th – 12th, in Tampa, FL. Over 1,300 students participated in poster and oral presentations. ASCEND Scholars Oluwafunmilayo Ayeni (Psychology), Kelly Boham (Biology), Jada Boyd (Physical Education), Markea Carter (Psychology), Shirley Green (Psychology), and Aliyah Tolliver (Psychology) presented research …

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Morgan Hosts White House Clean Energy Savings for All Summit

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On November 18, 2016, Morgan served as host for the White House Clean Energy Savings for All Summit. The event was part of a series of nationwide summits that sought to provide local and state officials, advocates, community organizations, and interested members of the public with an opportunity to develop new partnerships and learn about ways to further reduce air …

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Morgan President David Wilson Joins 109 College Presidents In Open Letter To Trump

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Following the recent election of Donald Trump, Morgan State University President David Wilson addressed the Morgan Community to reaffirm the campus as a “safe intellectual space” and a place where our students matter. Additionally, he called attention to the bigotry, hatred, sexism, racism, and xenophobia that seemed so prevalent during the campaign, while extolling Morgan’s value of respect, inclusiveness, diversity, …

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