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President Wilson’s Interview with ABC News Regarding the Impact of the President’s Budget on Low-Income Students


From ABCNews: President Trump’s proposed budget would cut financial aid funding for thousands of low-income college students, particularly those attending a historically black university, according to various analyses of the plan. The president’s proposed budget for the 2018 fiscal year, released last week, would drastically reduce funding for federal work-study, Pell Grant reserves and student loan subsidies, while directing more dollars …

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Trump Vowed to “Absolutely Prioritize” Black Colleges. Then Came His Budget.


From On the morning of February 27, more than 70 presidents of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) stood in a West Wing corridor, waiting to enter the Oval Office. The meeting with President Donald Trump would be historic—the first time the head of every HBCU in the country had been invited to meet with the president at the …

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Southern Education Foundation Recognizes Morgan Student Achievement Model


In a new report released by the Southern Education Foundation (SEF), Morgan State University was lauded for its efforts in enhancing and accelerating developmental education — also referred to as remedial courses — ensuring that new students successfully adapt to the rigors of the college curriculum. The report, “Untold Barriers for Black Students in Higher Education: Placing Race at the Center of …

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Morgan State University Announces New Partnership With The New York Academy of Sciences

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Agreement Seeks to Develop Next Generation of STEM Innovators through Global Collaboration Today, Morgan State University (MSU) and the New York Academy of Sciences (the Academy) signed a partnership agreement to develop the next generation of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) innovators through the Global STEM Alliance (GSA) of the New York Academy of Sciences. The agreement, signed at the site …

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Foreign Students Bring Global Exposure to Classmates at HBCU


Kristina Ackerman doesn’t have enough money to study abroad. But Ms. Ackerman, a graduate student in international studies at Morgan State University, found a more affordable opportunity to learn about global cultures through iPals, a program that pairs Morgan State students with international students on the campus to help them get accustomed to college life in the United States.

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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 …

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Morgan Making College Cheaper for Some Transfer Students

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Morgan State University President David Wilson has announced a new incentive to students who have earned associate degrees to complete their education at MSU. The Transfer Incentive Program (TIP) will offer scholarships of up to $10,000 to incoming transfer students who have successfully completed their associate degrees. “Morgan enjoys a very healthy relationship with its community college partners throughout Maryland …

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Morgan Welcomes Inaugural Class of SEED School Dual Enrollees


Morgan State University and the SEED School of Maryland today signed a historic memorandum of understanding (MOU), offering dual enrollment and college-level course credit for select high-achieving students at the secondary school. The signing is the first agreement of its kind in Morgan’s 147-year history, and gives students an early path to full-time enrollment at the University, along with early …

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Morgan State Joins National Commitment to Expand College Access


Morgan State University was today listed among more than 100 colleges and universities nationwide, affirming their commitment to supporting higher education access and affordability to lower-income students. Morgan President David Wilson joined leaders from higher education, non-profits, private business and state government at a national summit on college opportunity, held this morning at the White House. The commitments are part …

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