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SA+P Alumni recognized at Founder’s Day Convocation

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At the 2016 Founder’s Day Convocation on November 10, School of Architecture and Planning alumni, Camessia Johnson ’14 and James Potter ’98 were honored with the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award, for their professional work and service to the community. Congratulations to Camessia and Jim! Below are their bios: CAMESSIA D. JOHNSON earned the Bachelor of Science Degree in Architecture and Environmental Design in 2014, …

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Morgan Alumnus Oladotun Opasina Named Schwarzman Scholar

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MSU Class of 2013 Graduate Joins 128 Elite Inductees for Year-long Study Opportunity in China Morgan State University is proud to announce alumnus Oladotun Opasina’s acceptance into the prestigious Schwarzman Scholars program, Class of 2018. Oladotun, who graduated from Morgan with honors in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in electrical and computer engineering, joins 128 other exceptional men and women representing 30 countries and …

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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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Savoy Magazine Names Morgan Grad as One of 2016’s “Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America”

Trisch L. Smith

African-American lifestyle publication Savoy Magazine has named Morgan alumna Trisch L. Smith as one of its 2016 “Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America.” Smith, who graduated from Morgan in 1996 with a Bachelor of Science in Telecommunications, currently serves as executive vice president and managing director of diversity and inclusion at Edelman, a leading communications and marketing firm. Each …

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Morgan Alumna Sharon Pierce Named President of Minneapolis Community and Technical College

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Morgan graduate Sharon Pierce, who earned a Doctor of Education in Urban Educational Leadership in 2001, was recently named as the new president of Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC) in Minnesota. Prior to being selected for MCTC’s top leadership role, Pierce served as vice president for academic affairs at Howard Community College in Columbia, Maryland, since 2010. Her appointment …

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Morgan Alumnus, Music Executive Kevin Liles Talks to Middle School Students About Entrepreneurship in STEM

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Morgan alumnus and former music executive Kevin Liles visited Morgan State University recently to deliver an inspiring talk on STEM and entrepreneurship to a group of male middle school students participating in the Verizon Minority Male Makers program at Morgan. Liles, who is chief executive officer of KWL Enterprises, a strategic holding company, shared his inspirational story, his advice on best …

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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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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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