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Morgan State Partners With Goldman Sachs, Bloomberg Philanthropies And Others To Expand ‘10,000 Small Businesses’ Initiative In Baltimore

photo of Goldman CEO, Warren Buffett, and Michael Bloomberg congratulating one of the program graduates

Program Commits $10-Million Investment to Help Create Jobs and Spur Economic Growth Morgan State University President David Wilson joined Baltimore Mayor Catherine E. Pugh, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, Founder of Bloomberg L.P. and Bloomberg Philanthropies Michael R. Bloomberg, investor Warren Buffett and Goldman Sachs Chairman and CEO Lloyd C. Blankfein to announce a $10-million commitment to continue the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program …

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Intel Awards Morgan State University $750,000 In Grant Funding To Support Student Success In STEM

Three-Year Investment Aims to Improve Retention Rates and Increase STEM Field Participation Morgan State University has announced the award of a three-year, $750,000 grant from Intel Corporation to support the University’s continued efforts to educate students in the engineering disciplines and prepare graduates to make immediate contributions to science-, technology-, engineering- and math- (STEM-) related fields. The Intel HBCU Grant Program, a …

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Morgan and Towson Hold Press Conference to Announce Renewed Baltimore Football Rivalry

Today, representatives from Towson University and Morgan State University held a joint press conference atop the Greene Turtle in Towson, Md., to announce the Battle for Greater Baltimore, a renewal of the sports rivalry between the Baltimore area’s only two local universities with a college football program. The competition for local bragging rights begins on September 2, 2017, when the …

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Maryland Department of Natural Resources Forges New Collaborative Partnership with Morgan State University

Focus on Development, Diversity, Outreach, Research and Training The Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Morgan State University, a doctoral public urban research university in Baltimore City, signed a new educational agreement today that seeks to promote collaborative research, community outreach, economic development and opportunity, and workforce training. This first-of-its-kind agreement between the two state institutions was signed at the Patuxent Environmental and Aquatic …

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Former VP Joe Biden Energized Morgan State’s Spring Commencement

Morgan State University’s 141st Spring Commencement offered a wealth of history and firsts, as the school continued its yearlong Sesquicentennial celebration. Former U.S. Vice President Joseph R. Biden delivered the keynote address to a large audience of bachelor’s degree candidates, recent master’s degree and doctoral graduates, faculty, administrators and guests gathered for the Undergraduate Commencement Exercises at Morgan’s Hughes Stadium …

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MORGAN STATE APPOINTS INTERIM RADIO GENERAL MANAGER TO HELP REVITALIZE STATION

Grangenois plans include developing learning lab for students and increasing underwriting Morgan State University’s School of Global Journalism and Communication (SGJC) announces the appointment of an interim General Manager for its NPR-member public radio station, WEAA.FM (88.9). SGJC Dean DeWayne Wickham has named Mireille Grangenois, the former publisher of The Chronicle of Higher Education, to the post. Grangenois, a former journalist who began her professional news career in Baltimore, is an accomplished …

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President Wilson’s Interview with ABC News Regarding the Impact of the President’s Budget on Low-Income Students

From ABCNews: President Trump’s proposed budget would cut financial aid funding for thousands of low-income college students, particularly those attending a historically black university, according to various analyses of the plan. The president’s proposed budget for the 2018 fiscal year, released last week, would drastically reduce funding for federal work-study, Pell Grant reserves and student loan subsidies, while directing more dollars …

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Morgan State University Names College of Liberal Arts in Honor of Alumnus James H. Gilliam, Jr.

MSU Graduate’s Philanthropy Lifted His Alma Mater, Others Morgan State University President David Wilson, during a special ceremony held on the campus, named the university’s College of Liberal Arts (CLA) in honor of the late James H. Gilliam Jr., a prominent lawyer, financier, humanitarian and Morgan graduate. “Morgan’s liberal arts programs have cultivated many high achievers over our 150-year history, …

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Former Vice President Joe Biden to Keynote Morgan State University’s 141st Spring Commencement

Ceremony Will Highlight MSU’s 150th Year Morgan State University President David Wilson today announced that Joseph R. Biden Jr., U.S. vice president for two terms in the Obama administration, will deliver the keynote address during the University’s 141st Spring Commencement exercises, on Saturday, May 20, 2017, 9:30 a.m., at Hughes Stadium, on Morgan’s campus. Biden is one of four distinguished …

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Four Morgan State Students Named as University Innovation Fellows

Morgan State University has added to its number of student leaders with four new Morgan scholars named University Innovation Fellows. The addition of the latest inductees brings Morgan’s count of students pinned as Fellows to 28. Among those, 26 are enrolled as students and two have since graduated. Administered by Stanford University’s Hasso Plattner Institute of Design, the University Innovation Fellows program takes applicants through a rigorous training before …

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