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Morgan State University Receives More Than $1 Million In National Science Foundation Grant Funding In 2016

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Awards to be used to advance scientific and innovative research The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Morgan State University (MSU) a combined $1,181,837 in total research grants for calendar year 2016. The funding supports a variety of cutting-edge research projects that advance the frontiers of innovation. Many of the projects funded by the NSF will be led by Morgan …

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Maryland Governor Recognizes Morgan Family & Consumer Sciences Day Celebration

Governor Recognizes Morgan Family & Consumer Sciences Day Celebration

Family & Consumer Sciences Day is a national celebration that educates families about the importance of preparing healthy meals and “dining in” together. In recognition of the Morgan State University Department of Family and Consumer Sciences’ celebration of this second annual event, Maryland Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. issued an official proclamation appointing Dec. 3, 2015 as Family & Consumer …

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MSU Professor Publishes Research on Public School Diversity

Monique McMillian

For North Carolina’s Wake County Public School System, maintaining diverse schools in the midst of rapid growth has been a concern. The Board’s 2010 decision to end the district’s socioeconomic school-assignment policy has been highly controversial and has garnered national attention. Recognizing an opportunity to provide some insight into the problem, Morgan’s M. Monique McMillian, Ph.D. — an associate professor …

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MSU’s Jacqueline Holland Joins AAFCS Board

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Jacqueline M. Holland, EdD, CFCS, is the newly elected board member of the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS). Dr. Holland, an assistant professor in Morgan State University’s Department of Family and Consumer Sciences in the School of Education and Urban Studies, was installed into office at the recent national conference in Jacksonville, Florida. As a board member of AAFCS, …

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Author James Patterson Meets Scholars He Helped Educate


Three years ago, author and philanthropist James Patterson, who has written many books over the years, both for children and adults, selected students in Morgan State University’s School of Education and Urban Studies to receive a monetary gift in the form of 4-year scholarships to promote the education of future teachers. Patterson is a staunch believer in education as a …

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Morgan Partners with Iconic Author James Patterson to Enhance Teacher Education

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Morgan State University today announced a new partnership between its School of Education and Urban Studies and internationally acclaimed author James Patterson to enhance teacher education in Baltimore City and throughout the State of Maryland. Eight students majoring in teacher education have received a total of $48,000 in scholarship support from The Patterson Family Foundation, through the establishment of the MSU James Patterson Teacher Education …

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Latest Rankings from NCTQ Perplexing


Morgan State University was recently listed among a national ranking of undergraduate teacher education programs at colleges and universities nationwide. While Morgan’s ranking was comparable with programs at most of Maryland’s state and private colleges, there appears to be inconsistency with its ranking of our programs, and their view of the rigor and support our program provides for students. Morgan …

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Faculty Spotlight – Dr. Thurman Bridges

An associate professor of teacher education in the School of Education and Urban Studies, Dr. Bridges has recently received acceptance for presentations at several national conferences. 2013 Presentation Schedule Paper accepted for the 7th annual International Technology, Education and Development Conference in Valencia (Spain) on the 4th, 5th and 6th of March, 2013. Paper title: Bad Boys” to Master Teachers: …

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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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