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SGJC presents Kirsten Savali with Medal For Journalistic Excellence

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Morgan State University’s School of Global Journalism & Communication presented Kirsten West Savali with the Vernon Jarrett Medal For Journalistic Excellence on June 28 at the National Press Club in Northwest Washington, D.C. The award is given for exemplary reporting on Black life in America. Savali is a cultural critic and an associate editor at The Root, a news site …

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MSU Safety Administrator Earns FEMA Certification

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Morgan State University’s Executive Director of Campus & Public Safety, Adrian Wiggins, recently successfully completed the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) National Emergency Management Academy held at the Emergency Management Institute in Emmitsburg, MD. With completion of the academy curriculum, Wiggins brings to the Morgan campus a strategic level of training and education that bolsters the University’s emergency management programs. …

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Morgan Community Mile CARE Grant Funder Visits University

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On June 16, Morgan State University President David Wilson met with Dale Sutherland, president and founder of Code 3; Darryl DeSousa, deputy commissioner, Baltimore City Police Department (BCPD); Maj. Rich Worley, BCPD – Northeastern District; Michael Hilliard, community services director for HARBEL Community Organization, Inc.; and other partners participating in the Morgan Community Mile’s Community Action Response Effort (CARE) grant …

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MSU’s Dr. Maurice Taylor Honored By Alma Mater With Alumni Achievement Award

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Congratulations to Morgan State University’s Dr. Maurice Taylor, vice president of Academic Outreach and Engagement, on receiving the 2016 Alumni Achievement Award from his alma mater, Juniata College. Dr. Taylor, a member of Juniata’s class of 1972, was among five alumni honored during the college’s Alumni Weekend for their overall professional accomplishments and contributions.

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Morgan Student’s Creation Helps Iranian Workforce Calculate Holiday Bonuses

(L-R): Dr. Alvin Kennedy, Dr. Asamoah Nkwanta, Zeinab Bandpey, and Kurt Heckman, Founder/President & CEO of vCalc LLC

In the United States, a holiday bonus is something most employees want but very few actually receive or believe they will receive. And for those fortunate enough to get one, the amount received is typically at the employer’s discretion. But what if bonuses weren’t based on how well a business performed or an employer’s level of generosity during the holiday? …

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MORGAN CUTS RIBBON ON NEWLY RESTORED LILLIE CARROLL JACKSON CIVIL RIGHTS MUSEUM

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Baltimore – Today, the long-awaited reopening of the Lillie Carroll Jackson Civil Rights Museum was brought to fruition as Morgan State University President David Wilson, along with members of the Jackson-Mitchell Family, local and state leaders, and members of the Morgan family joined to cut the ribbon signifying the historic property as officially operational for public touring and research learning opportunities. The living …

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Day 8 – MSU Choir’s Final Day in Cuba!

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Today was the Morgan State University Choir’s final day in Cuba!  Typically, our international tours have been at least ten days; however, we chose to have a shorter stay in Cuba, given the relative newness of the rekindling of American-Cuban relations. We checked out of our hotel at 9:30 a.m., hoping to see as many additional Cuban points of interest as …

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Day 7 – Closing out our Cuba visit in Havana

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In Havana, we exchanged the exterior sounds of the rooster in Santa Clara, with the sounds of cars in the busy city streets.  This morning we had time to take in the spectacular view that we had of Havana and the ocean from our hotel rooms. Havana is the capital of Cuba and the largest city, with 2.1 million residents. …

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Day 6 in Matanzas, Cuba

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After a great night’s sleep enjoyed by the entire group, we set out for another day trip today, May 29th, this time to Matanzas, Cuba. Matanzas was a two and one half hour drive from Havana. As we have one of the largest vehicles on the narrow Cuban streets, with every time a car that approached from the opposite direction, …

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