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Recent Morgan Alumni Receive Awards from HBCU Graduate School Council

simone barrett

Two Morgan State University graduates received awards for their research and scholarship this year from the Council of Historically Black Graduate Schools (CHBGS). Simone R. Barrett, Ph.D., was presented with the CHBGS ProQuest Dissertation Award, and Anish Bhandari received the CHBGS ProQuest Thesis Award, at the Council’s 48th Annual Conference, in Fayetteville, Ark., in February. The CHBGS “was founded in 1970 to …

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Philanthropists Calvin and Tina Tyler Donate Commissioned Artwork to Tyler Hall

Calvin and Tina Tyler Portrait Unveiling

On April 21, 2018, philanthropists Calvin and Tina Tyler hosted a special ceremony at their Henderson, Nevada home to commemorate the unveiling of a commissioned portrait which will be featured in the new Calvin and Tina Tyler Hall student services building on the campus of Morgan State University. The Tylers commissioned world-renowned artist Simmie Knox to capture them in portrait as only he …

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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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Morgan State University Board of Regents Announces New, Five-Year Contract for President David Wilson

photo of Dr. Wilson with Board of Regents

Agreement Extends President’s Leadership Until 2023, Continuing Current Momentum Morgan State University’s Board of Regents has announced its unanimous vote to award a new, five-year contract to University President David Wilson, extending his term until 2023. The announcement and official contract signing took place in an open public session during the Board’s February meeting. With the new agreement in place, Morgan joins …

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Morgan State University Unveils Legends Plaza, a Tribute to Its Athletic Greats

banks statue being unveiled

Morgan State University unveiled its campus memorial to the institution’s athletic greats today, during a ceremony attended by MSU students, faculty, administrators and guests, members of Morgan’s Board of Regents, and MSU alumni, including several hall of fame players. The memorial, Legends Plaza, designed and created by the artistic vision of Morgan alumnus George Nock, honors two head coaches who, …

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Morgan State University Breaks Ground on Its New Student Services Building

The $88-Million Facility Named in Honor of Nationally Known Philanthropists Calvin and Tina Tyler BALTIMORE — An enthusiastic crowd attended the ground breaking ceremony today for Morgan State University’s future student services building, Calvin and Tina Tyler Hall. Construction of the $88-million, state-of-the-art facility is scheduled to begin in 2018, and its opening is slated for 2020. The event also celebrated …

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SA+P Wins Big at Maryland ASLA Awards

On April 19, it was an excellent night for the Morgan State University Landscape Architecture program. Several students received awards/recognition at the Maryland American Society of Landscape Architects (MDASLA) Awards: 2017 University Olmsted Scholar (Morgan) — Samuel Quick 2017 Maryland ASLA Student Scholarship ($1000) — Samuel Quick 2017 Maryland ASLA Student Fellowship ($2000) — Chris Schoenster Presentation of, and Recognition …

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Morgan Alumnus Rises to Commanding General of Army Regional Health Command-Atlantic

Morgan State University alumnus Brigadier General R. Scott Dingle has been named commanding general of the Regional Health Command-Atlantic, the nation’s premier military system for health. Gen. Dingle graduated from Morgan in 1988 through the ROTC program with a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology. He previously served as the director of healthcare operations at the Office of the Surgeon General and commander …

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