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Morgan State University Selected For $2-Million Grant From UNCF To Improve Job Outcomes Of Graduates

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UNCF® Career Pathways Initiative to Prepare Students for 21st Century Career Paths, Promote Employability and Improve Quality of Life After a six-month planning phase, Morgan State University announces the award of a five-year, $2-million grant from UNCF (United Negro College Fund) for the implementation of the UNCF® Career Pathways Initiative (CPI), a transformative effort to design and implement programs to …

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Morgan Science Students Shine at UMBC Research Symposium

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While Homecoming events were getting into full swing on their campus, six students from Morgan State University’s School of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences (SCMNS) were outcompeting their peers for first or second place honors at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County’s (UMBC’s) 19th Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences. A total of 14 Morgan SCMNS undergraduates …

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ASCEND Scholar Wins Award at Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students

ASCEND Scholar Wins Award at Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students

Twenty-eight MSU ASCEND Center for Biomedical Research Scholars attended the 2016 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) held November 9th – 12th, in Tampa, FL. Over 1,300 students participated in poster and oral presentations. ASCEND Scholars Oluwafunmilayo Ayeni (Psychology), Kelly Boham (Biology), Jada Boyd (Physical Education), Markea Carter (Psychology), Shirley Green (Psychology), and Aliyah Tolliver (Psychology) presented research …

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MSU Seniors Take Top Spots In National STEM Competition

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Morgan State University students Nishone Thompson and Sarai Nwagbaraocha were invited to attend and compete in the annual Emory University-Laney Graduate School STEM Research and Career Symposium held in Atlanta, Georgia. Thompson and Nwagbaraocha placed 1st and 3rd, respectively, in the competition’s undergraduate poster session category. An estimated 150 students from all across the U.S. participated in the event. Convened and …

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Morgan State University Students Awarded Actuarial Diversity Scholarships

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Three Morgan State University students were among 48 undergraduates from colleges across the country awarded a 2016 Actuarial Diversity Scholarship by The Actuarial Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to advancing the actuarial profession’s contribution to society. Morgan students Rodrigue Djikeuchi, Sika Dzidzonu and Turayo Tijani, all seniors majoring in actuarial science, were recognized for their academic achievements as full-time undergraduate students pursuing …

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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