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Southern Education Foundation Recognizes Morgan Student Achievement Model

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In a new report released by the Southern Education Foundation (SEF), Morgan State University was lauded for its efforts in enhancing and accelerating developmental education — also referred to as remedial courses — ensuring that new students successfully adapt to the rigors of the college curriculum. The report, “Untold Barriers for Black Students in Higher Education: Placing Race at the Center of …

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Former School of Engineering Dean Honored By His Alma Mater

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Morgan State University congratulates Dr. Eugene DeLoatch, former dean of the university’s Clarence M. Mitchell School of Engineering for being selected by the President and Board of Trustees at Tougaloo College to receive the honorary Doctor of Humanities degree. Dr. DeLoatch was a dual degree graduate of Tougaloo College in Mississippi, where he received his baccalaureate degree in Mathematics in …

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Morgan State University Names College of Liberal Arts in Honor of Alumnus James H. Gilliam, Jr.

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MSU Graduate’s Philanthropy Lifted His Alma Mater, Others Morgan State University President David Wilson, during a special ceremony held on the campus, named the university’s College of Liberal Arts (CLA) in honor of the late James H. Gilliam Jr., a prominent lawyer, financier, humanitarian and Morgan graduate. “Morgan’s liberal arts programs have cultivated many high achievers over our 150-year history, …

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MSU Welcomes New Civil Engineering Honor Society Chapter

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Chi Epsilon, the civil engineering honor society, has installed its 141st chapter on the campus of Morgan State University. With the installation, Morgan became the only HBCU to have a Chi Epsilon chapter in its school of engineering and one of only two universities in Maryland with a chapter, joining the University of Maryland, College Park. The installation was the result …

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For Second Consecutive Year, a Morgan Student Is Named Baltimore City Youth Poet Laureate

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Congratulations to Morgan State University student Mohamed Tall for being selected as the 2017 Youth Poet Laureate for the City of Baltimore. This is the second consecutive year that a Morgan student has received the honor. Last year’s Youth Poet Laureate was fellow Morganite and Tall’s close friend, Hannah Sawyerr. Tall, a rising junior and political science major from Baltimore …

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Student Entrepreneurs Show Why ‘Morgan Means Business’

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Students representing Morgan State University’s Entrepreneurship Society recently collaborated with the Baltimore chapter of SCORE, a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration, to bring “Morgan Means Business” to campus. Held at the Morgan Business Center, the engaging, one-day event focused on effective best practices in business and featured free workshops, networking opportunities and student showcases. Students from across campus …

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Morgan Professor Uses Digital Media to Impact Students in The Black Belt

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Dr. Angela Howell, Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Morgan State, was invited by Professor Territa Poole, at the University of Alabama, to engage with her students around Dr. Howell’s 2013 book, Raised Up Down Yonder: Growing Up Black in Rural Alabama. After 2 semesters of teaching a course called “Society, Systems, and the Alabama Black …

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Morgan VP McCrary Honored By Alma Mater

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Victor R. McCrary, vice president for research and economic development at Morgan State University, is being recognized as the “2017 Distinguished Alumnus of the Howard University Graduate School” on Thursday, May 11. McCrary earned a doctorate in physical chemistry from Howard University in 1985.

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