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Morgan Made: Rochelle Stevens

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A 1988 graduate of Morgan, Rochelle Stevens is a two-time Olympic medal winner. The track and field star took home the gold in the 1996 Olympics in the women’s 4×400-meter relay. She won a silver medal for the same event in the 1992 Olympics. The Memphis, Tennessee native attended Morgan on a full track scholarship, graduating with a bachelor’s in …

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Morgan’s President Travels to Selma for Historic Commemoration

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Morgan State President David Wilson, an Alabama resident who grew up about an hour from the site of the 1965 Civil Rights march from Selma to Montgomery, is returning to the area for this weekend’s 50th Anniversary commemoration. But amid the popular sentiment over an event highlighted by the recent motion picture, “Selma,” Wilson said he initially vowed not to attend. He felt he …

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Morgan Made: Verda Welcome

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The Honorable Verda Freeman Welcome was the first African-American woman elected to the Maryland House of Delegates. Elected to the Maryland State Senate in 1962, she was also the first black woman in the U.S. to be elected to a state senate seat. She spent 25 years in the Maryland legislature, working on policies to enforce stricter employment regulations and …

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Morgan Community Mile Celebrates Two Years of Accomplishments

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 26, 2015 CONTACT: Dr. Victor R. McCrary VP, Research & Economic Development 443-885-4631 The Morgan Community Mile (MCM), an initiative conceived by Morgan State University (MSU) President David Wilson, begins to celebrate its two-year anniversary as an innovative model for the engagement of anchor institutions with neighboring communities in the City of Baltimore.  The MCM initiative …

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White House Honors MSU’s Tanya Rush as Champion of Change

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Tanya Rush, Morgan State University’s associate vice president for Student Affairs was among those recognized by the White House on Tuesday (Feb. 24, 2015) as what it calls the “Champions of Change who drive the college completion agenda.” Rush and ten other Historically Black College and University administrators, faculty and staff members were honored for their work to ensure the …

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Morgan Psychology Alumna Performs at the Oscars

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Andrea Jones, Class of 2000, was one of the background singers for the Oscar winning song “Glory” in the movie Selma. Her name appears in the credit for the Oscar win.  Ms. Jones graduated with a degree in Psychology in 2000 and has since earned a master’s degree in Social Work. She currently works in the Social Work field, but continues …

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Morgan State Retains Its High Credit Rating

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For Immediate Release: February 12, 2015 Morgan State University President David Wilson today announced that Standard and Poor’s (S&P) Ratings Services has reaffirmed Morgan’s ‘A+’ credit rating and has projected the University’s long-term outlook as stable. “This is excellent news for us because this very good credit rating means that we are considered a good risk on the bond market, …

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In Comes The Understudy: A star is born…

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The Canadian Opera Company lost its star tenor, Clifton Forbis, yesterday due to illness. He was scheduled to sing the demanding role of Siegmund in the 4:30 performance of Richard Wagner’s Die Walküre. Fortunately the COC had engaged the young American tenor, Issachah Savage, as the ‘cover’ for the COC’s run of seven performances. Yesterday Savage sang the third performance and, …

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Extraordinary People: Dr. Jonathan Farley

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The CBS television station of Rochester, New York (the third-largest city in New York State) profiled Morgan State University Associate Professor of Mathematics, Dr. Jonathan Farley; the segment was called “Extraordinary People: Hollywood Math and Science.” View original article here.

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