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Opening Day Approaches for Morgan’s CBEIS Building

By: Violet Achimuagole Morgan State University Newsroom  “Growing the future, leading the world.” Evidence is easy to come by that Morgan takes this tagline seriously. There is the University’s top ranking in production of Fulbright Scholars, for example, and the fact that Morgan is first in graduating African-American engineers. And then there’s the current “Exhibit A”: Morgan’s recently completed Center …

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BSAED Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Morgan’s Undergraduate Architecture and Environmental Design Program (BSAED) celebrates its 10th year with a public lecture by the programs founder, Melvin Mitchell 10th Anniversary Lecture – Melvin Mitchell, FAIA Presented by the School of Architecture and Planning, MSU “The crucial responsibility of a black architect is to envision and conceptualize new environments, create value, and deliberately reflect African-American culture where …

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Architecture at Morgan Achieves Six-Year Term of Accreditation

The National Architectural Accreditation Board (NAAB) has officially granted a six-year term of accreditation to the professional architecture program. The program is scheduled for its next comprehensive accreditation visit in 2017. The findings for academic achievement were nothing short of spectacular! Of thirty-two rigorous Student Performance Criteria, one criterion – only one! – was listed as Not Met. This was …

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Administrators with Morgan’s School of Architecture and Planning Play Big Role in Maryland

Dr. Mary Anne Akers, dean of Morgan State University’s School of Architecture and Planning (SAP), is in her first year of service after being appointed by Governor O’Malley to the Maryland Parks Advisory Commission. The panel develops ongoing recommendations and proposes new or enhanced strategies to the Governor and secretary of the Department of Natural Resources for promoting and improving …

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MSU’s LightBox Illuminates ArtScape

Morgan students from the School of Architecture and Planning transformed a used shipping container to a modern workspace that displayed at ArtScape in Downtown Baltimore in July. The project, dubbed LightBox, got its name from the creative use of natural light and airflow in the structure. MSU’s design-build team utilized a 40-foot-high shipping container cube along with reclaimed building materials …

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