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Morgan State Receives $5-Million Scholarship Donation

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MSU Alumnus and Wife Expand Their Endowed Fund for Students from Baltimore City LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Today retired UPS senior executive Calvin E. Tyler Jr. and his wife, Tina, nationally known philanthropists, announced a $5-million gift to Morgan State University for an endowed scholarship fund established in their name at MSU. The fund provides need-based scholarships that cover full …

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Take Another Bow MSU Choir

photo credit: Barbara Haddock Taylor / Baltimore Sun

Under the leadership of director Eric Conway, the Morgan State University Choir has reached many milestones, from performing at Carnegie Hall to singing “Happy Birthday” to Nelson Mandela in South Africa. But the highlight of Conway’s career came last April, when Michelle Obama invited the choir to perform at the White House. In a night celebrating gospel, the choir shared …

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From Scratch: Inside SGJC with Dean Wickham

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If you had the chance to launch your own journalism school, how would you do it? If your mind starts to run wild, tack on some limitations: Yes, you have the power to decide what the school is going to look like and focus on, but you have nowhere near unlimited funding. In fact, you’ll be operating on a shoestring …

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Maryland Governor Recognizes Morgan Family & Consumer Sciences Day Celebration

Governor Recognizes Morgan Family & Consumer Sciences Day Celebration

Family & Consumer Sciences Day is a national celebration that educates families about the importance of preparing healthy meals and “dining in” together. In recognition of the Morgan State University Department of Family and Consumer Sciences’ celebration of this second annual event, Maryland Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. issued an official proclamation appointing Dec. 3, 2015 as Family & Consumer …

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MSU Volunteers Bring Clean Energy to Morgan Community Mile Homes in Need

Morgan Volunteers Bring Clean Energy

In an effort to assist local Baltimore residents in need of energy efficiency upgrades, volunteers from Morgan State University, including students, staff and University President David Wilson, Ed.D., teamed up with representatives from GRID Alternatives, the U.S. Department of Energy, the City of Baltimore, Bowie State University, Coppin State University, Civic Works, AmeriCorps members and other community organizations to bring …

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Morgan Establishes Its First Endowed Chair

Dr. Kevin Kornegay

– Private and State Grants Fund Research on Internet of Things Security – Morgan State University (MSU) President David Wilson today announced the establishment of the University’s first endowed professorship, Dr. Kevin T. Kornegay, the Endowed Chair in Internet of Things (IoT) Security. The endowed chair is established with a $1-million grant from the Maryland Department of Commerce through the …

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MSU-Maryland Partner to Grow State’s Oyster Aquaculture Industry

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Department of Commerce Grant Supports Oyster Hatchery at Morgan’s PEARL Morgan State University has received a $150,000 grant from the Maryland Department of Commerce to produce oyster larvae and spat for Maryland oyster farmers at a hatchery operated by Morgan’s Patuxent Aquatic and Environmental Research Laboratory (PEARL). The grant will be used to restart production at the hatchery to support …

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MSU Professor Publishes Research on Public School Diversity

Monique McMillian

For North Carolina’s Wake County Public School System, maintaining diverse schools in the midst of rapid growth has been a concern. The Board’s 2010 decision to end the district’s socioeconomic school-assignment policy has been highly controversial and has garnered national attention. Recognizing an opportunity to provide some insight into the problem, Morgan’s M. Monique McMillian, Ph.D. — an associate professor …

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Markell nominates Gilliam-Johnson as labor secretary

Patrice Gilliam-Johnson

Gov. Jack Markell has announced the nomination of educator and human resources expert Patrice Gilliam-Johnson, Ph.D. to serve as Delaware’s next secretary of labor. According to a press release by Markell’s office, Gilliam-Johnson has served as chairperson of Wilmington University’s Organization Dynamics Program. In that capacity, she has helped prepare thousands of students for careers through instruction in the social …

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