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Morgan History Makers: Martin and Nampeo McKenney – Class of 1959

“…We put out some of the first data from the Census Bureau that was on the black population, and some of the first reports (on those data). And I got a number of awards for that.” — Nampeo McKenney “I remember one Sunday, (Dr. King) looked at us, and he smiled, and he said, ‘I hope my sermon met you …

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SA+P Alumnae Appointed to State Board of Architects

Master of Architecture Alumnae, Cynthia Shonaiya ’98, was recently appointed to the Maryland State Board of Architects. As a board member, Ms. Shonaiya qualifies and licenses individuals seeking licensure and issues permits to business entities through which architecture is practiced, regulates the practice of architecture, investigates complaints against licensees, as well as complaints related to unlicensed practice, and may issue …

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SA+P Alumnae Places in International Design Competition

Carmen Potter, alumnae from the Graduate Program in Architecture, was selected as the 3rd place winner in the Triangle Fire Memorial design competition. The two phase international competition was created to memorialize the employees of the Triangle Shirtwaist factory fire of 1911 in which 146 lives were lost. The memorial will be a permanent installation at the Brown Building on …

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Bears Travel to Virgin Islands for Paradise Jam Basketball Tournament

A delegation of Morgan State University alumni, administrators and students traveled last month to the Virgin Islands for the annual Paradise Jam basketball tournament. The tournament, which showcases mid-major and power conference Division I programs in early-season matchups, gave the MSU men’s basketball team an exciting prelude to its conference season, which began this month. VI Governor John P. deJongh …

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MSU Alumna Receives Grammy Nomination

The saying, “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again,” comes to mind when thinking about soul/jazz/R&B singer/songwriter Maysa’s recent Grammy nomination. Read more: http://www.singersroom.com/content/2013-12-10/Maysa-Receives-First-Grammy-Nomination-After-22-Years-in-Music/#.UqiTpI3F2jF#ixzz2nBW7k3mG

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Morgan Alumni to Produce “For Colored Girls” in Baltimore

A group of Morgan State alumni will be featured in a regional production of “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf” at Garrison Forest School’s Garland Theater from July 26-28. Presented by ArtsCentric, a theater company founded by Morgan alums, the program will donate a portion of proceeds from the production to House of Ruth …

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President Forms Task Force to Review Competitiveness of Football Program

– University Seeks Return To Football Glory Days – Morgan State University President David Wilson recently announced that he has established a steering committee to review the current state of the University’s football program. Calling it long overdue, Dr. Wilson has charged the “Return to Greatness Steering Committee” with conducting a strategic assessment of the MSU football program and, among …

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