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The Young African Leadership Initiative


As part of President Obama’s initiative to promote, connect and cultivate young minds, Morgan State University was proud to host the Mandela Washington fellowship also known as The Young African Leadership Initiative (Y.A.L.I).  For six weeks, 25 young African professionals, from doctors and lawyers to public servants and state officials, all arrived at Morgan for leadership preparation. Each school had ... Read More »

SA+P Participates in Leadership Conference in DC


This Summer, the American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) Morgan State University Chapter president and vice president, Francis Ikhalea and Marvin Oduro respectively, attended the annual AIAS Grassroots Leadership Conference in Washington, DC. Along with Associate Professor, Suzanne Frasier, the conference was three-days of training and breakout sessions with other 200 students representing architecture schools from all over the country. Conference highlights included meeting “starchitects” ... Read More »

Former Morgan State Music Major wins International Vocal Competition

Issachach Savage wins International Vocal Competition

Former Morgan State University Music Major and choir member Issachah Savage just won all four prizes in The International Wagner Vocal Competition.  Issachah won the First place prize, the Orchestra’s choice, the Audience’s choice, and the Speight Jenkins Award which is a featured appearance in a special concert full of famous opera celebrities.  Issachah happened to win this award on ... Read More »

New Research: HBCUs Do More with Less

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Story from the College of Education at Florida State University Researchers discover MSIs are actually doing more with less  TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A recent study co-authored by Dr. Toby Park, Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership & Policy and Associate Director for the Center for Postsecondary Success at FSU, revealed that minority students who attend historically black or Hispanic-serving colleges are just as ... Read More »

With new coaching staff, Morgan State looks to road to reverse fortunes


BALTIMORE SUN:  Morgan State senior linebacker Cody Acker expects students on campus to know plenty about the Bears from their play, even before the team takes the field at Hughes Stadium for the first time this season. “Home or away, football is football, the crowd behind you or not,” said Acker, who led the team with 97 tackles last season, at ... Read More »

Morgan Professor Selected Among Cohort of Ambassadors for Childhood

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The Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI) and the Alliance for Childhood are pleased to announce the formation of the second cohort of Ambassadors for Childhood. The Ambassadors for Childhood program, an initiative within the Decade for Childhood, enlists leading children’s experts and advocates in encouraging all organizations to consider children in their decision-making. Ambassadors secure commitments from individuals, organizations, ... Read More »

Morgan State University Moves to Return to Its Athletic Greatness

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CONTACT: Floyd Kerr, 443-885-3050 This past May 20, Morgan State University President David Wilson began acting on recommendations from the university’s Return to Greatness Steering Committee. The group, commissioned by President Wilson in June 2013, had been charged with conducting a strategic assessment of Morgan’s football program, identifying best practices for operating a Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) program, ... Read More »

Morgan Hosts White House ‘Data Jam’

Thomas Perez, U.S. Secretary of Labor

On Friday, July 25, Morgan State University was the focus of a White House initiative to help Americans find jobs through the use of technology innovation and open data. The Obama administration’s second “Data Jam” event was held at MSU’s new Center for the Built Environment and Infrastructure Studies and included presentations by U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez, U.S. ... Read More »