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Morgan Students Study Abroad: Day 4: The Forbidden City

Peking Opera and Mask Making Class

After our usual morning routine, which we have all gotten accustomed to, our first class was on the political system and economic development in China. Our lecturer went over in great detail the political hierarchy in China. Although China has multiple political parties, the Communist Party is the the most powerful party that controls politics in China. Our students had …

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Morgan Students Study Abroad: Day 3 – The Amazing Great Wall of China

Panoramic View of the Great Wall of China

Going to bed late and waking up early is becoming the norm in China.  After all, there is so much to see and cover in this magnificent country.  Today should be the first day where we feel rejuvenated after a good night’s rest and adjustment to the 12-hour time difference. The morning started off as usual with a great breakfast. …

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Morgan Students Study Abroad: Day 2 – Finding our Feet

Day 2 which is our first full day in China started with a 7 AM wake up call.  Our sleep the previous night was short, intermittent, and jet lagged.  We were all still tired from the long journey and felt displaced due to the 12-hour time difference, but we were in China.  How can we not be thrilled?  We were …

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Morgan Students Study Abroad: China Trip – Day 1

(This series of blog posts are a firsthand, real-time account of Morgan’s Study Abroad activities in China, as provided by Dr. Sumanth Reddy, Study Abroad Coordinator for the Division of International affairs. You can learn more about the Study Abroad Program here.) Leaving For China! The morning of July 11th started off gloomy with a slight drizzle in Baltimore. Students along with …

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Morgan President David Wilson Leads HBCU Delegation On Return Visit To China

HBCU Delegation On Return Visit To China

Morgan President David Wilson and a group of fellow presidents and senior administrators from seven Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) returned to China recently to continue developing partnerships and relationships with universities in that country. The trip marked the second of its kind for the delegation; the first occurred in 2013 and resulted in the award of 1,000 scholarships …

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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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Psi Chi Honor Society Featured in International Magazine

MSU Psi Chi chapter

The MSU Chapter of Psi Chi was recently featured in “Eye on Psi Chi” a publication of Psi Chi, The International Honor Society in Psychology. The article highlights the history of the MSU Psi Chi chapter, including the distinction of being the second Psi Chi chapter to be established at an HBCU. Dr. Carrol Perrino and Ms. Natasha Otto are …

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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 …

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eFocus News speaks with Dr. Wilson about the historic China MOU

Morgan State Newsroom

Living Education eFocus News had the honor of talking with Dr. David Wilson, president, Morgan State University about the historic Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of China and Historically Black Colleges & Universities. Dr. Wilson led a delegation of presidents and senior administrators from eight American Historically Black Colleges & Universities as they signed an MOU with the China Education Association for International …

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President Wilson Leads HBCU Delegation to China

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  July 9, 2014 Media Contacts: Julia Wilson, 202-461-2215; 202-340-0608; (China) Carol Crabbe 202-461-2215; 571-232-5615; (U.S.) Chinese Government signs Memorandum of Understanding with Historically Black Colleges & Universities in Beijing Today HBCUs and Chinese universities meet to discuss implementation of 1,000 scholarships for HBCU students to study in China (BEIJING) – A delegation of presidents and senior administrators from eight American Historically …

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