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Professor Pavlina Ilieva honored with the 40 under 40 award by Baltimore Business Journal

Each year, the Baltimore Business Journal (BBJ) recognizes 40 outstanding young professionals under the age of 40 who are making noteworthy contributions to Greater Baltimore’s businesses, their companies and community. BBJ’s 40 Under 40 class is chosen from the hundreds of nominations that are submitted to the expertise of the BBJ’s editorial board, and represents the best of the region’s …

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Professor Gharipour receives Research Award at CELA Annual Meeting

Dr. Mohammad Gharipour, Professor at the School of Architecture and Planning, recently received the Research Award (senior level) from Council of Educators of Landscape Architecture (CELA) in their annual meeting in Beijing, China.  This is the most prestigious award for research on landscape architecture.  According to CELA, “This annual award is given to a prolific researcher with more than ten years of …

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Morgan Doctoral Student Receives Prestigious ‘Dissertation Award’

The Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) has selected Charles L. Chavis Jr. of Morgan State University as a recipient of SREB’s Dissertation Award for the 2017–18 academic year. Chavis, a native of North Carolina, is a Ph.D. candidate in Morgan’s Department of History and Geography, in the College of Liberal Arts. He was the only doctoral student from a Maryland university this year …

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Morgan Journalism Students Earn 2017 NABJ ‘Student Chapter of the Year’ Honors

Congratulations to the Morgan State University Association of Black Journalists (MSUABJ) for receiving the highest honor given to a student chapter by the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) at this year’s NABJ Annual Convention and Career Fair, held in New Orleans. Morgan’s students were selected as the 2017 NABJ Student Chapter of the Year, beating out fellow finalists the …

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MAAMC Elects Morgan VP Maurice Taylor As Chair

The Maryland African American Museum Corporation (MAAMC) has elected Morgan State University’s Dr. Maurice C. Taylor, vice president forAcademic Outreach and Engagement, as its new chairman of the Board of Directors. MAAMC, an independent unit within the executive branch of the Maryland State government, manages the Baltimore-based Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture. As MAAMC’s …

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Morgan State University Joins Global Partnership for Collaboration in Education and Sustainable Development at Africa Open Data Conference

Morgan State University was designated an official institutional global research partner for civic engagement, innovation and sustainable development in Africa and the African diaspora at the second, biennial Africa Open Data Conference (#AODC17). The conference was held in Accra, Ghana, July 17–21, 2017. “Open data” is a critical component of “big data,” a term now used to describe very large …

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MSU VP of Institutional Advancement Receives Leadership Award

Congratulations to Morgan State University’s Cheryl Hitchcock for being selected as the 2017 recipient of the Advancement Leaders Award. Hitchcock, who serves as vice president for Morgan’s Division of Institutional Advancement, was presented with the award at this year’s HBCU Philanthropy Symposium held at Delaware State University. The Advancement Leaders Award is presented to an advancement leader who has demonstrated …

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NCAA Awards Morgan State University Nearly $890,000 To Fund Student-Athlete Success

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Accelerating Academic Success Program Comprehensive Grant Aims to Strengthen Degree Attainment In an effort to support academic programs that help student-athletes graduate on time, the NCAA awarded Morgan State University an $887,700 Accelerating Academic Success Program Comprehensive Grant. The funding comes as part of more than $3.1 million in total grants awarded to nine universities. Morgan is one of six Historically Black Colleges and …

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Morgan State Partners With Goldman Sachs, Bloomberg Philanthropies And Others To Expand ‘10,000 Small Businesses’ Initiative In Baltimore

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Program Commits $10-Million Investment to Help Create Jobs and Spur Economic Growth Morgan State University President David Wilson joined Baltimore Mayor Catherine E. Pugh, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, Founder of Bloomberg L.P. and Bloomberg Philanthropies Michael R. Bloomberg, investor Warren Buffett and Goldman Sachs Chairman and CEO Lloyd C. Blankfein to announce a $10-million commitment to continue the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program …

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Morgan Faculty and Students Visit NASA-Goddard Space Flight Center to Enhance STEM Literacy

Recently, Morgan State University faculty and students from the School of Education and Urban Studies’ Department of Teacher Education and Professional Development spent a productive week at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center furthering their STEM knowledge. The opportunity was made available through the Center’s Office of Education as part of an effort to connect educators to NASA-generated research, real-world STEM application and enabled technology resources. Texas …

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