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Noted German Documentarian Shares Experiences With Morgan SGJC Students

John A. Kantara, a documentarian and professor of journalism at the University of Applied Sciences in Berlin, visited Morgan’s School of Global Journalism and Communication (SGJC) recently to discuss the connections between Afro-Germans and African Americans and the need for an international perspective to become globally competitive. During his visit to Morgan’s campus, which took place during the week of …

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MSU’s Team Wins $15,000 in the ‘HBCU Battle of the Brains’

MSU’s Team at the ‘HBCU Battle of the Brains’

Morgan Scholars Place Among Competition’s Top Three for a Second Consecutive Year Some of Morgan State University’s best and brightest returned to Baltimore from Austin, Texas, this past Saturday with a $15,000 check, after placing second in the Second Annual HBCU Battle of the Brains. Teams from 25 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) participated in the competition, which aims to encourage undergraduate and graduate …

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White House Selects Morgan Graduate Student as an ‘HBCU All-Star’

photo of Lakeisha M. Mixon

Lakeisha M. Mixon, a second-year student in Morgan State University’s Master of Social Work program, has been selected as a 2017 HBCU All-Star by the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities. The annual honor recognizes undergraduate, graduate and professional students for their accomplishments in academics, leadership and civic engagement. Over the course of the year, the 61 HBCU All-Stars will serve …

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Morgan State Joined Hurricane Relief Effort

photo of Dean of University Chapel, VP of Student Affairs, President Wilson, and students

In the aftermath of the devastation caused by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, members of the Morgan Community, including students, faculty and staff, came together to collect much-needed supplies for those affected. Among the items collected were canned goods, can openers, first aid kits, insect repellent, toiletries, batteries, diapers and bottled water. President David Wilson and Vice President for Student Affairs …

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SWAN Program Student Featured for Work on Student Film

student Malkah Bell on WBAL TV

Congratulations to Morgan senior Malkah Bell, who was recently interviewed along with Jed Dietz, founding director for the Maryland Film Festival during the WBAL-TV 11 Morning Show. Bell, who is majoring in Film and Media Arts within the Department of English and Language Art’s SWAN program, was featured for her work on the short student film, “The Sound of Us.” The film was selected, along …

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Ph.D. Student in Math Aims to Make History at Morgan’s December Commencement

Morgan State University’s first doctoral graduate in mathematics is on track to receive her degree during this year’s Fall Commencement exercises, in December. Candice Marshall (p.k.a. Candice Jean-Louis), an international student from St. Lucia, is one of 11 students in Morgan’s Industrial and Computational Mathematics (ICM) Program. The demand for ICM graduates is burgeoning with the rise of high-performance computing and …

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Morgan Student Named Miss District of Columbia United States

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Congratulations to Morgan State University’s  very own Alexis Becton! Becton took home the crown as the 2017 Miss District of Columbia United States, after competing in the regional Miss United States pageant. The event was held this past May 13 at the Maritime Conference Center in Linthicum Heights, Md. Becton is a senior psychology major devoted to helping young women in her community. She is …

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Morgan State University Partners With Zipcar To Offer Car Sharing On Campus

zipcars at morgan state

Convenient Transportation Service Provides a Cost-Effective Alternative to Car Ownership BALTIMORE — Morgan State University (MSU) has launched a new partnership with Zipcar to offer a car-sharing program on campus. The service gives students the freedom to get off campus and return without the hassles of owning a car, while also helping Morgan meet its sustainability goals by reducing the need for …

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

photo of student wearing a t-shirt that says believe

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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