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Morgan Pays Tribute to Civil Rights Icon Enolia McMillan

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In honor of its Sesquicentennial year, Morgan State University celebrates Women’s History Month by honoring the life of Mrs. Enolia McMillan. On Thursday, March 30, 2017, a special exhibit will be unveiled providing a rare look at this civil rights icon and a glimpse into the life that she dedicated to education and fighting inequality. Enolia Pettigen McMillan, who spent …

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BALTIMORE ARCHBISHOP MAKES HISTORIC VISIT TO MORGAN STATE UNIVERSITY

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Nearly 200 Attendees On-hand to Receive Mass from Archbishop Lori as the University Celebrates its Sesquicentennial Anniversary In honor of Black History Month and in celebration of its Sesquicentennial Anniversary, Morgan State University welcomed Archbishop William Lori of the Archdiocese of Baltimore to campus. The special visit marked the first time in the University’s 150-year history that an archbishop celebrated …

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Morgan State University to Dedicate New Student Services Building to Calvin and Tina Tyler

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Nationally Known Philanthropists Fund MSU Scholarships for Students from Baltimore Morgan State University President David Wilson today announced the dedication of the University’s future student services building to Morgan alumnus Calvin E. Tyler Jr. and his wife, Tina. Construction of the $81-million, state-of-the-art facility is scheduled to begin later this year, and its opening is slated for 2020. Calvin Tyler …

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MSU School of Ed Looks to Enhance STEM Instruction for Teachers

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Morgan State University’s School of Education and Urban Studies (SEUS) has been awarded two grants totaling $260,000 to support teacher development and STEM instruction. The first grant, in the amount of $140,000, was awarded by the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) and will be used to fund new research on ways to improve teacher quality in a high-need school system …

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Morgan State University Joins Coalition of HBCUs to Sign Agreement with U.S. Department of Energy

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HBCU Clean Energy Consortium’ to Focus on Bringing Solar Energy to Working Communities and STEM Workforce Development As part of an initiative to promote renewable energy and transformative economic development for communities nationwide, Morgan State University has joined a coalition of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in signing an agreement with the United States Department of Energy (DOE). The agreement, which launches a new partnership known as the “HBCU Clean Energy Consortium,” will …

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Morgan Doctoral Student Named to Forbes ‘30 Under 30’

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Morgan State University graduate student Tamara Wilkerson has been named to the 2017 Forbes “30 Under 30” list in education. Wilkerson, a resident of Charlottesville, Va., was selected for her work as executive director of the Virginia-based African American Teaching Fellows (AATF), a nonprofit that recruits African-American teachers and assists in placing them in public schools. As leader of the …

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Message from Morgan President David Wilson

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Dear Morgan Family: Last night (Friday, Jan. 27), President Trump signed an Executive Order, which, among other things, imposes a ban on individuals entering the United States from seven countries: Iran, Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Libya, Yemen, and Somalia. Please know that we have several members of our Morgan family who hail from some of the above countries, and whose family members …

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Lumina Foundation Awards Morgan State University More Than $700,000 In Grant Funding To Support HBCU Student Success Project

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New Effort to Provide Intervention Strategies to Bolster Retention and Increase Graduation Rate Morgan State University has announced the award of a three-year, $716,700 grant from Lumina Foundation to support the University’s implementation of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Student Success Project, a proactive effort to implement strategies that evidence suggests can increase completion rates, while improving outcomes …

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Morgan Students Earn Hackathon Honors

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When it comes to competing in hackathons, Morgan State students are no strangers to experiencing success. Recently, a team of undergraduates from Morgan’s Department of Computer Science took first place honors at the Google DC Hackathon 2016, an annual competition held at the tech company’s Washington, D.C., office. This was the first time that Morgan students participated in the event, …

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Journalist Roland S. Martin Delivers Morgan State University December Commencement Address To Record 437 Graduates

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The First of Three Commencement Exercises Commemorating the University’s Sesquicentennial Anniversary Highlighted by Recognition of Morgan’s 50,000th Graduate    Roland S. Martin, nationally syndicated columnist, author and noted broadcast journalist, was the keynote speaker at Morgan State University’s (MSU) 2016 December Commencement celebration, the first of three special commencement ceremonies commemorating Morgan’s Sesquicentennial Anniversary. During the commencement exercises, held in …

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