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Day 4 in Santa Clara

After a full day of travel and exploring the villa of Trinidad, we arrived at our Santa Clara hotel, exhausted and ready for a good night’s sleep. As stated earlier, this hotel was on a preserve-type property that everyone in the group did not immediately embrace, but once in bed, with doors closed, most enjoyed a good night’s sleep. One …

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On to Trinidad and Santa Clara – Day 3

Last night, our first concert in Cuba went extremely well. The theater’s temperature conditions, however, were less than ideal during our performance. We wore our robes for simplicity as well as to give the Cuban audience an opportunity to see authentic American choir robes, but the heat and humidity in the room made wearing them a tad uncomfortable for the …

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National Science Foundation Awards Morgan Nearly $300,000 for Informatics Research

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Morgan State University has been awarded a three-year, $297,843 research grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to conduct research on image retrieval and database archiving systems. Mahmudur Rahman, Ph.D., an assistant professor of computer science in Morgan’s School of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences, will lead the research efforts on this project. The project, which was funded through the …

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Morgan State University Students Inducted into Kappa Omicron Nu Honor Society

April 14, 2016 was a special date, as five Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) honor students at Morgan State University were inducted into Kappa Omicron Nu, the leading honor society for students in the human sciences. Desiree Latta, Shawnikia Smith,Jenna Stallworth, Lisa Thompson, and Imani Tutt are the newest members of the society’s Kappa Delta XI Chapter. La-Kia Kommeren, former …

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Getting Acclimated in Cienfuegos, Cuba – Day 2

The next morning we awoke to discover that we had a world-class view surrounding our hotel including a beautiful view of the bay.  As it would turn out, our hotel, which I understand was once owned by the Hilton family, was located next to the historic Palacio del Valle. Following a very hearty breakfast, we left to attend our cultural exchange …

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The Choir Arrives Safely in Cuba! – Day 1

For our first-ever trip to Cuba, the University sent a group of 32 MSU choir members, not the full choir contingent but typically the number we use for travel. Once on the island, we are scheduled to perform at a number of engagements. Knowing that our charter flight out of JFK in New York would be leaving at noon, we …

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MSU Civil Engineering Students Win ‘University Cup’ in ACI Concrete Competition

Congratulations to Morgan’s winning participants in the American Concrete Institute (ACI) Maryland Chapter’s Concrete Competition. This past March, 10 MSU civil engineering students on two teams, Morgan Nation and The Morgan Bears, competed against other area university teams in a concrete-mixing design and testing contest. Morgan Nation took the competition’s top spot, earning ACI’s University Cup, while The Morgan Bears …

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Morgan Graduates Celebrate School’s 140th Commencement

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi Delivers Keynote to Nearly 850 Graduates Morgan State University (MSU) today celebrated its 140th Commencement featuring House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi delivering the keynote address before thousands of students, alumni, family, friends and invited guests in the Talmadge Hill Field House on the campus. Pelosi joined MSU President David Wilson to congratulate the more than …

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Morgan Journalism Students Recognized for Work on ‘Bridging Selma’ Project

Morgan Journalism Students Recognized for Work

Last spring, students from Morgan’s School of Global Journalism and Communication (SGJC) collaborated with fellow journalism students from West Virginia University’s Reed College of Media on a unique social justice-reporting project called “Bridging Selma.” In the wake of that transformative experience, which included traveling to Selma, Ala., to gather stories firsthand, Morgan students have been recognized for their role in the …

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Morgan State University Maintains Accreditation in Business and Accounting Programs

Morgan State University’s Earl G. Graves School of Business and Management has maintained its prestigious Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB) accreditation for both the business and the accounting programs. Founded in 1916, AACSB International is the longest serving global accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral degrees in business and accounting. “It …

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