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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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Morgan Professor Helps Ghana Launch First Satellite into Space

In a historic moment for the African nation of Ghana, NASA launched the country’s first-ever satellite, the GhanaSat-1, into orbit from the International Space Station on July 7. GhanaSat-1 is the first private university satellite developed in Sub-Saharan Africa. A team of engineering students, led in part by Dr. Richard Damoah, director of the Space Systems and Technology Lab at …

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President David Wilson To Give Lecture At Harvard

Morgan State University President David Wilson has been invited back to Harvard University to participate in the Graduate School of Education’s Institute for Educational Management (IEM). He will deliver the closing lecture on Thursday, July 27, from 2-3:30 PM in Larsen Hall. This marks the third consecutive year President Wilson has visited Harvard to speak before an audience of senior-level administrators, institutional decision makers, and …

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Intel Awards Morgan State University $750,000 In Grant Funding To Support Student Success In STEM

Three-Year Investment Aims to Improve Retention Rates and Increase STEM Field Participation Morgan State University has announced the award of a three-year, $750,000 grant from Intel Corporation to support the University’s continued efforts to educate students in the engineering disciplines and prepare graduates to make immediate contributions to science-, technology-, engineering- and math- (STEM-) related fields. The Intel HBCU Grant Program, a …

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