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Morgan M.B.A. Student Pitches a Winning Business Idea, Earning a ‘Golden Ticket’

Jayde Duncan Pitch Competition

For Morgan M.B.A. student Jayde Duncan, the road to entrepreneurship began with her presentation of a business idea that earned her a golden ticket. Duncan, who graduated from Morgan in May 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration, pitched her business concept for Jayde’s Jamming Snowballs at the Startup Maryland pitch competition hosted by the University of Baltimore (UB). …

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Governor Appoints MSU Senior to Serve on Maryland Higher Ed Commission


Governor Larry Hogan has appointed Morgan’s Adrien Feudjio to the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC). The senior electrical engineering major will serve as Student Advisory Council Representative for the 2016/2017 academic year. In his role, Feudjio will advise MHEC on the concerns, perspectives, and experiences of students attending Maryland colleges and universities. The council and its members also promote student perspectives through analyzing several socio-economic concerns …

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MSU Sophomore Receives Top Honors During Summer Internship at UCLA

India Harper

Morgan sophomore India Harper, a psychology major in Morgan’s College of Liberal Arts, completed a National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) eight-week internship at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) this summer, in the Department of Family Medicine. As a component of her internship and under the mentorship of Steven Shoptaw, Ph.D., a licensed psychologist and UCLA professor, Harper …

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Morgan CASA Program Prepares Incoming Students for College Success


Morgan State University’s Center for Academic Success and Achievement (CASA) has been busy this past summer preparing a new group of first-time students to become ready for the academic year. More than 98 percent of the participants enrolled in the CASA Academy Summer Bridge Program, successfully completed a rigorous six-week academic program, granting them admittance into the university for the …

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Morgan Student Is 2016 HBCU All-Star

Paris Adkins-Jackson

Congratulations to Morgan State University’s Paris Adkins-Jackson, a doctoral student in the Psychometrics Program in psychology. The White House Initiative on HBCUs has selected her as a 2016 HBCU All-Star student. The program, now in its third year, recognizes undergraduate, graduate and professional students for excellence in academics, leadership and civic engagement. This year, 73 students from 63 HBCUs were …

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Morgan’s SA+P Students Create “Space Place” Exhibit for Artscape 2016


Morgan State University has once again been invited to participate in Baltimore City’s Artscape – America’s largest free arts festival. For Artscape 2016, Morgan’s School of Architecture and Planning (SA+P) installed a design-build anchor project tying into the festival’s 2016 theme of “Space: Explore What’s Out There.” SA+P instructor Brian Stansbury and his student collaborators created the Space Place exhibit as …

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MSU Civil Engineering Students Win ‘University Cup’ in ACI Concrete Competition

Morgan Nation_ACI University Cup Winners

Congratulations to Morgan’s winning participants in the American Concrete Institute (ACI) Maryland Chapter’s Concrete Competition. This past March, 10 MSU civil engineering students on two teams, Morgan Nation and The Morgan Bears, competed against other area university teams in a concrete-mixing design and testing contest. Morgan Nation took the competition’s top spot, earning ACI’s University Cup, while The Morgan Bears …

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U.S. Navy Awards Morgan $450,000 for Battery Energy Research


Morgan State University has received a three-year $450,000 award from the U.S. Navy to conduct a research study on the energy capacity of lithium-ion batteries. Dr. Kadir Aslan, an assistant dean for Research and Graduate Studies and professor at Morgan, will serve as principal investigator for the research and will manage a team of undergraduate and graduate students providing assistance …

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Morgan State Student Chosen as One of the ‘New Faces of Civil Engineering’

Gary Wallace

Congratulations to Morgan junior Gary Wallace, who recently was selected from an array of worthy nominees as one of this year’s New Faces of Civil Engineering (Collegiate Edition) by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Wallace, a student in the University’s civil engineering program, was among 10 collegiate honorees from across the country selected by ASCE. The collegiate honorees were …

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Morgan Students Selected To Represent The University As Innovation Fellows


Congratulations to Morgan sophomore Maliik Nelson (Business Administration) and juniors Destiny Bond (Electrical Engineering), Chanell Mosley (Accounting), Mikhal Wyatt (Management), and Monique Ndagha (Services and Supply Chain Management), for being named as University Innovation Fellows by the National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded Epicenter. This national program trains student leaders to create new opportunities for their peers to engage with innovation, entrepreneurship, design thinking …

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