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MSU Student-Athlete Awarded MEAC Post-Graduate Scholarship

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (May 29, 2017)–For the eighth year, the NCAA is inviting more than 230 current student-athletes, NCAA scholarship and grant recipients, all with an interest in working within the sports industry, to the Career in Sports Forum in Indianapolis June 1-4. A committee from within the NCAA membership selected one student-athlete from the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) to attend and Morgan …

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MSU Welcomes New Civil Engineering Honor Society Chapter

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Chi Epsilon, the civil engineering honor society, has installed its 141st chapter on the campus of Morgan State University. With the installation, Morgan became the only HBCU to have a Chi Epsilon chapter in its school of engineering and one of only two universities in Maryland with a chapter, joining the University of Maryland, College Park. The installation was the result …

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For Second Consecutive Year, a Morgan Student Is Named Baltimore City Youth Poet Laureate

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Congratulations to Morgan State University student Mohamed Tall for being selected as the 2017 Youth Poet Laureate for the City of Baltimore. This is the second consecutive year that a Morgan student has received the honor. Last year’s Youth Poet Laureate was fellow Morganite and Tall’s close friend, Hannah Sawyerr. Tall, a rising junior and political science major from Baltimore …

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Student Entrepreneurs Show Why ‘Morgan Means Business’

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Students representing Morgan State University’s Entrepreneurship Society recently collaborated with the Baltimore chapter of SCORE, a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration, to bring “Morgan Means Business” to campus. Held at the Morgan Business Center, the engaging, one-day event focused on effective best practices in business and featured free workshops, networking opportunities and student showcases. Students from across campus …

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Morgan Graduates Earn Fulbright Scholarships to Teach in Malaysia

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As one of the nation’s top producers of Fulbright Scholars and the leader among all Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Morgan State University has positioned its students and faculty members to study and conduct research all over the world. To-date, 140 students and 68 faculty/administrators have traveled as Fulbright scholars to more than 41 countries including Senegal, Nigeria, China, …

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Morgan Student Named to Inaugural Class of Rhoden Fellows

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Congratulations to Morgan junior Simone Benson on her selection as a Rhoden Fellow. Benson, who is majoring in multimedia journalism in the School of Global Journalism and Communication, is one of six students from several Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs) chosen for ESPN’s The Undefeated’s inaugural class of fellows. Sponsored by ESPN, the Rhoden Fellowship is a two-year program …

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Morgan’s Team of Scholars Takes Third Place in ‘HBCU Battle of the Brains’

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At this year’s annual South by Southwest® (SXSW) Conference and Festivals held in Austin, Texas, among the scores of creative people exchanging ideas and engaging in ways to change the world, scholars representing a group of Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs) met to compete in the Inaugural HBCU Battle of the Brains. Sponsored by the National Black MBA Association Austin Chapter, the …

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Governor Appoints Morgan Student to Juvenile Grant Planning and Review Council

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Congratulations to Morgan’s Marcus Bennett! Governor Larry Hogan has appointed Morgan State University student Marcus Bennett to the Juvenile Grant Planning and Review Council. Bennett is a junior at Morgan majoring in Sociology with a minor in Political Science. “I am honored to serve the citizens of Maryland and represent Morgan State University,” said Bennett. “I have always believed in …

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Morgan Doctoral Student Named to Forbes ‘30 Under 30’

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Morgan State University graduate student Tamara Wilkerson has been named to the 2017 Forbes “30 Under 30” list in education. Wilkerson, a resident of Charlottesville, Va., was selected for her work as executive director of the Virginia-based African American Teaching Fellows (AATF), a nonprofit that recruits African-American teachers and assists in placing them in public schools. As leader of the …

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