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Morgan Students Place Second in Business Competition

Weinman Cup Competition

Congratulations to the Morgan State University student team of Shante Swan and Olamide Okelowo, which was runner-up in the 2nd Annual Weinman Cup Regional Supply Chain Competition this past February. Swan, a junior majoring in information science and systems, and Okelowo, a sophomore accounting major, competed against student teams from other universities in the region on a multidisciplinary case that …

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Morgan Sophomores Take Top Spots in Poetry Competition

Morgan Sophomores Take Top Spots in Poetry Competition

Morgan sophomore and English major Hannah Sawyerr of North Brunswick, N.J., was recently crowned the winner of the Baltimore Youth Poet Laureate competition, earning the top prize with her poem titled, “Church Dresses.” As winner and newly named Youth Poet Laureate, Sawyerr received a cash prize of $500 and a national book deal, and will be featured in a local …

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Governor’s Office Selects Morgan SWAN Students for Anti-Addiction PSA

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The work of students in Morgan State University’s Screenwriting and Animation (SWAN) program is now being broadcast on several Baltimore television stations. The SWAN program’s new public service announcement (PSA) is one of two that have been selected to promote a new anti-addiction campaign by Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s Heroin and Opioid Emergency Task Force. The PSA is currently being …

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MSU Volunteers Bring Clean Energy to Morgan Community Mile Homes in Need

Morgan Volunteers Bring Clean Energy

In an effort to assist local Baltimore residents in need of energy efficiency upgrades, volunteers from Morgan State University, including students, staff and University President David Wilson, Ed.D., teamed up with representatives from GRID Alternatives, the U.S. Department of Energy, the City of Baltimore, Bowie State University, Coppin State University, Civic Works, AmeriCorps members and other community organizations to bring …

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Graves School Team Wins Boeing Case Competition

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Students from Morgan State University’s Earl G. Graves School of Business and Management edged out their counterparts from Howard University to place first in the 2015 Boeing Business and Information Technology Case Competition. The MSU and Howard teams advanced to the final “face-off” after each successfully competed against four teams on their home campuses. The finals, held this past November, …

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Three Morgan Doctoral Students Named as NTHP Diversity Fellows

NTHP Diversity Fellows

In recognition of their commitment to the preservation movement, three Morgan State University doctoral students were selected as Diversity Fellows by the National Trust for Historic Preservation (NTHP) and the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC). The recipients — Iris Leigh Barnes, Charles Chavis Jr. and Teisha Dupree Wilson — are all students in the University’s …

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Maryland Governor Appoints MSU Senior to Higher Education Commission

Mariyah Bryant

She calls herself a natural-born leader. The desire to further hone her leadership skills is just one of the many reasons Morgan State senior business administration major Mariyah Bryant jumped at the chance to represent the State of Maryland and the university as the student commissioner for the Maryland Higher Education Commission, or MHEC. After submitting an application, she was …

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Morgan Hosts Imagining America Conference

Panel Discussion at Imagining America Conference

An interdisciplinary team of Morgan faculty and students including Theater, Music, Art, Behavioral Health, and Architecture hosted two events for the Imagining America Conference on October 2nd at Murphy Fine Arts Center. An afternoon session entitled The Fourth Wall: Using the Arts to Engage Urban Communities involved the following faculty; Shirley Basfield Dunlap, College of Liberal Arts, Theater Arts E. Blaise DePaolo, …

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Gov. Hogan Appoints Morgan Student to Maryland Youth Advisory Council

Sydney P. Parker

Morgan sophomore and political science major Sydney P. Parker has a passion for public service and a longtime interest in juvenile causes. Recently, that passion and interest were recognized, when Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan selected her to serve on the Maryland Youth Advisory Council (MYAC). On Sept. 11, 2015, Parker joined 54 other members chosen to serve on the Council, only a select 16 …

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MSU’s ‘Team Bear Squad’ Victorious in National Hackathon

Team Bear Squad

If you’re a current college student looking for some assistance with money management or trying to avoid going into debt as a result of overspending, you will be happy to know: there’s an app for that. At least there is one now, after four enterprising Morgan students worked tirelessly for nearly 17 straight hours throughout the night to develop their …

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