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MSU Professor Publishes Research on Public School Diversity

Monique McMillian

For North Carolina’s Wake County Public School System, maintaining diverse schools in the midst of rapid growth has been a concern. The Board’s 2010 decision to end the district’s socioeconomic school-assignment policy has been highly controversial and has garnered national attention. Recognizing an opportunity to provide some insight into the problem, Morgan’s M. Monique McMillian, Ph.D. — an associate professor …

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MSU Professor Collaborates on Baltimore Film Project

Morgan State Newsroom

In a bid to address Baltimore’s chronic ills through the arts, Johns Hopkins University announced Monday it is starting a youth film-making program so urban teens and young adults can portray their community while gaining skills and experience that could land them jobs. With a $1.6 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the university said it plans to …

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MSU’s Yacob Astatke Wins Coveted BEYA Award

Dr. Yacob Astatke

Yacob Astatke, D.Eng., interim associate dean for Undergraduate Studies at Morgan State University’s School of Engineering, has been selected for the 2016 College-Level Promotion of Education Award by Career Communications Group. The award will be presented at the Black Engineer of the Year Award’s (BEYA) Global Competitiveness Conference in Philadelphia. Dr. Astatke was selected for this national recognition because of …

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MSU’s Jacqueline Holland Joins AAFCS Board

Morgan State Newsroom

Jacqueline M. Holland, EdD, CFCS, is the newly elected board member of the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS). Dr. Holland, an assistant professor in Morgan State University’s Department of Family and Consumer Sciences in the School of Education and Urban Studies, was installed into office at the recent national conference in Jacksonville, Florida. As a board member of AAFCS, …

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MSU’s Omar Muhammad Joins TEDCO Board of Directors

Morgan State Newsroom

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has appointed Morgan State University’s Omar S. Muhammad to serve on the Board of Directors of TEDCO, an independent organization created by the Maryland legislature in 1998 to assist in the creation and growth of technology-based business in the state. Muhammad is director of the Entrepreneurial Development and Assistance Center (EDAC) of Morgan’s Earl G. Graves School …

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Planning Professor Elected President of University of Maryland Extension—Baltimore City Advisory Board

Morgan State Newsroom

Dr. Tonya Nashay Sanders, Assistant Professor of City and Regional Planning at Morgan State University was elected President of University of Maryland Extension—Baltimore City Advisory Board this month. Previously she served as the Vice-President of the Board from May 2015 until September 2015. Dr. Sanders is enthusiastic about taking the helm of the board, “The Board and I are very …

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Morgan Professor Wins Innovator of the Year Award

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  Dr. Lee recognized for a second time this year for his CycloBurn Combustion System ™ Morgan State University professor and lab director Dr. Seong Lee has been named a 2015 Innovator of the Year by The Daily Record. Dr. Lee was recognized for his Cycloburn Combustion System ™. The innovative system produces energy from waste biomass, in particular poultry …

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Professor Pavlina Ilieva joins UDARP

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Pavlina Ilieva, Program Director of the Undergraduate Architecture and Environmental Design Program at Morgan State University School of Architecture and Planning joined the Urban Design and Architecture Review Panel (UDARP) in June 2015. UDARP provides Baltimore City Planning Commission and the Department of Planning with design review expertise in the areas of urban design, architecture, and landscape design for all …

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Morgan State President Names New Chief Of Staff

Morgan State Newsroom

Morgan State University (MSU) President David Wilson today announced the appointment of Don-Terry Veal as his administration’s chief of staff. “Don-Terry brings a wealth of higher education experience and a host of successes in this arena,” said Morgan State University President David Wilson. “He has a background that will make him an asset to my administration and to this university. …

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