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Joint Morgan and University of Havana Project Leads to Cultural Exchange

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Four students from the School of Global Journalism & Communication (SGJC) spent the summer shooting a documentary with students from the University of Havana to capture the interaction between Cuban and American collegiate students learning about each other’s cultures. In June, seniors Katia Jordan, Kendra Hawkins, Devonte King and Duane Saunders Jr., who graduated in May 2016, spent a week …

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Morgan Hosts Senator Ben Cardin and Leaders of Maryland HBCUs

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Morgan President David Wilson hosted a meeting convened by Maryland U.S. Senator Ben Cardin with the leadership of Maryland’s four historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). The meeting, held on the campus of Morgan State University, represents the first of what will be a series for discussions to further the growth and development of HBCUs in Maryland, according to Senator …

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Morgan Designated as Center of Academic Excellence by the NSA and Department of Homeland Security

Picture of At the 8th Annual National Cyber Summit in Huntsville, Alabama (June 8th, 2016) Morgan was officially presented with the CAE-CD certificate.

University Recognized for Advancements in Cyber Defense Education, Certified Through 2021 In recognition of the University’s efforts in the advancement of research and preparing students for careers in internet security, the National Security Agency (NSA) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have designated Morgan State University as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE). …

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MSU Sophomore Receives Top Honors During Summer Internship at UCLA

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Morgan sophomore India Harper, a psychology major in Morgan’s College of Liberal Arts, completed a National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) eight-week internship at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) this summer, in the Department of Family Medicine. As a component of her internship and under the mentorship of Steven Shoptaw, Ph.D., a licensed psychologist and UCLA professor, Harper …

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Five Bears Participate in Shadow Program with the Baltimore Ravens

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Five Morgan student-athletes participated in the Athletic Excellence Fund’s (AEF) first shadow program with the Baltimore Ravens this August. The AEF and the Ravens agreed to begin a pilot program that would allow student-athletes to shadow front office executives and other Ravens personnel.  The purpose of the new shadow programs is to allow busy, time-exhausted student-athletes a short amount of time to …

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Op-Ed: Educating black engineers in Baltimore

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What does it take to educate a critical mass of black engineers today? Just ask Eugene M. DeLoatch; he knows because he’s done it. He has been dean of Morgan State University’s Clarence M. Mitchell Jr. School of Engineering in Baltimore since the school’s founding more than 30 years ago. He is credited with producing more black engineers than any …

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Morgan Dean Pays Tribute to Black Journalist

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George Curry would have gotten a good laugh out of this. Shortly after the 69-year-old crusading journalist died Saturday of a heart attack, a low-intensity debate erupted on Facebook about how to use the word “black” when referring to Curry, who is probably best known for his work as editor-in-chief of Emerge, a black news magazine that shut down in …

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Morgan CASA Program Prepares Incoming Students for College Success

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Morgan State University’s Center for Academic Success and Achievement (CASA) has been busy this past summer preparing a new group of first-time students to become ready for the academic year. More than 98 percent of the participants enrolled in the CASA Academy Summer Bridge Program, successfully completed a rigorous six-week academic program, granting them admittance into the university for the …

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Morgan Student Is 2016 HBCU All-Star

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Congratulations to Morgan State University’s Paris Adkins-Jackson, a doctoral student in the Psychometrics Program in psychology. The White House Initiative on HBCUs has selected her as a 2016 HBCU All-Star student. The program, now in its third year, recognizes undergraduate, graduate and professional students for excellence in academics, leadership and civic engagement. This year, 73 students from 63 HBCUs were …

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