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Morgan State University Joins HBCU Partners in $1 Million Scholarship Program to Support Student Entrepreneurship in DC

Participants at the Student Scholarship Program

As part of an effort to identify and maximize individual strengths in emerging entrepreneurs and top college achievers, Morgan State University President David Wilson joined University of the District of Columbia (UDC) President Ronald Mason and Bowie State University President Aminta H. Breaux to announce the availability of a new $1 million scholarship program. The Capital Builders Center is an exciting new …

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Morgan Faculty and Students Show National Geographic Why Fashion is More Than Tradition

Morgan State Newsroom slate

Recently, Morgan State University hosted a film crew from National Geographic. While on campus, the film crew spent the day interviewing Morgan faculty, including Lecturer Cassandra Dickerson from the Family and Consumer Sciences Department, and a number of the University’s fashion forward students. According to National Geographic, “Fashion goes beyond vibrant fabric and stitches. It’s an extension of who we …

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Morgan Fashion Students Make MAGIC in Vegas

Morgan Students standing on the word Magic

During the months of February and August, the who’s who of the retail industry convene in Las Vegas for the country’s largest and most comprehensive fashion sourcing showcase­­—MAGIC. Among those that attended this past February’s MAGIC event was a contingent of Morgan Fashion Merchandising students from the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS). Seventeen Morgan students, led by FACS faculty members …

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MSU Student Center Director Named Alumnus of the Year

Floyd E. Taliaferro III

Morgan State University’s Floyd E. Taliaferro lll, director of the University Student Center, stepped onto the campus of Morgan State College in September of 1970. The undergraduate and graduate student experience that followed enriched both the student and the institution and has led to Taliaferro’s 44 years of employment with his alma mater. For his outstanding work that has benefited Morgan …

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Renowned Radio Personality and Voice for HBCUs Tom Joyner to Keynote Morgan State University’s 142nd Spring Commencement

Tom Joyner

Nearly 1,000 Degrees Anticipated to Be Awarded Morgan State University President David Wilson has announced that philanthropist, community activist and renowned national radio show host Tom Joyner will deliver the keynote address during the University’s 142nd Spring Commencement. The exercises will take place on Saturday, May 19, 2018, beginning at 9:30 a.m., at Hughes Stadium, on Morgan’s campus. In addition to addressing the nearly 1,000 …

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SA+P Students Present Work at AIABaltimore Showcase

Marcella Massa and Jessica De Freitas

Two Master of Architecture students in the School of Architecture and Planning, Marcella Massa and Jessica De Freitas, joined AIABaltimore’s third annual Good Design = Good Health Showcase, in February, to present their study on the Pigtown neighborhood in southwest Baltimore. The study is part of the studio project taught by SA+P professors Jason Charalambides, Ph.D., Mohammad Gharipour, Ph.D., and Cristina …

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SA+P Professor Talks Temporary Urbanism and Postindustrial Appropriations in Three Cities

Daniel Campo

MSU Associate Professor and Program Director of City and Regional Planning Daniel Campo spoke at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in mid-February, as part of “Not Built to Last,” a panel about temporary urbanism and Les Grands Voisins project in Paris. Professor Campo will continue to share his perspectives on the temporary as well as the undesigned and unplanned with …

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Morgan State University’s Marvin Webster Named to the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame

Marvin Webster

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Morgan State University athletic legend Marvin Webster will be inducted into the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame, the organization announced Wednesday. Webster is one of six former players in the Hall of Fame’s 2018 class. The 2018 National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame Induction Celebration, presented by Nike, will take place on Sunday, Nov. 18 in Kansas City, Mo. Dubbed …

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Morgan’s Lillie Carroll Jackson Civil Rights Museum Receives Preservation Award

Lillie Carroll Jackson Museum

Morgan State University’s restoration and 2016 reopening of the Lillie Carroll Jackson Civil Rights Museum (LCJM) has received a Maryland Preservation Award, the state’s highest recognition for historical preservation,heritage education and community development projects. The museum honors the legacy of civil rights activist Lillie May Carroll Jackson and other Baltimore area freedom fighters of the modern civil rights movement, and its adjacent Resource …

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President David Wilson Receives Maryland Senate’s 2018 First Citizen Award

President of the Maryland Senate Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. honored Morgan State University President David Wilson with the 2018 First Citizen Award

During a special ceremony held on the floor of The Senate Chamber, President of the Maryland Senate Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. honored Morgan State University President David Wilson with the 2018 First Citizen Award, in recognition of his distinguished service to the people of Maryland and his ongoing contributions to the advancement of higher education. Dr. Wilson was one of three recipients …

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