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Planning Students hosts Professional Development Institute

The Morgan Association of Planning Students (MAPS), a planning graduate student led organizations at Morgan State University, is hosting their fall 2015 Professional Development Institute (PDI) on November 19. The theme of this year’s Institute is The Urban Planning Landscape of Maryland: A Perspective for the New Generation of Planners. Planning, landscape architecture, architecture, construction management, and transportation engineer students, …

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Morgan Faculty and Alumni Present on use of 3D technologies to the GBC

Morgan State University (MSU) was recently asked to participate on the Education and Workforce Committee of the Greater Baltimore Committee (GBC) in order to assist in their efforts to improve the economic competitiveness of the greater Baltimore region in attracting new businesses and supporting existing companies that utilize three-dimensional technologies – 3D imaging, 3D design, and additive manufacturing systems. Presenters Included: …

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Morgan State Alum Promoted to Brigadier General

Brigadier General Raymond Scott Dingle

Morgan State University alum Raymond Scott Dingle has been promoted to Brigadier General at Fort Myer, Virginia. A 1988 graduate of MSU, Dingle has served nearly 30 years in the U.S. Army. His military experience includes tours of duty in Afghanistan, Iraq and, more recently, a command post in Germany. General Dingle joins a growing list of Morgan graduates rising …

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SA+P Participates in Imagining America Conference at Morgan

The School of Architecture and Planning (SA+P) students and faculty (Brian Stansbury and Gabriel Kroiz) collaborated with Morgan’s Theater, Music, Art, and Public Health departments on two events for the Imagining America Conference on October 2nd at Murphy Fine Arts Center. The bamboo construction activity was part a workshop session: The Fourth Wall: Using the Arts to Engage Urban Communities in which …

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Morgan’s Dr. Eric Conway conducts for First Lady of Soul

Morgan State University is well represented during Pope Francis’ first visit to the United States. Choir director Eric Conway has the enviable task of conducting the choir (not the Morgan Choir) that will back up singer Aretha Franklin, who is part of a larger concert in Philadelphia on Saturday, September 26, 2014. “For Aretha Franklin to ask me personally to …

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Around The World and Back: Ashley Coar

Ashley Coar

Ashley Coar is not your typical college student. She’s traveled the world and speaks five languages (Japanese, Spanish, Korean, French and English). And despite being born to African American parents from the United States, Korean is actually her native tongue. She didn’t learn to speak English until age seven. Along with her ability to speak multiple languages fluently, she also …

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Morgan Alum Elected Vice Chairman of Corning Corporation

Lawrence D. McRae

CORNING, N.Y. – Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) announced today that Lawrence D. McRae has been elected vice chairman and corporate development officer effective immediately; R. Tony Tripeny has been elected senior vice president and chief financial officer effective Sept. 1, 2015; and Dr. Jeffrey W. Evenson has been elected senior vice president and chief strategy officer effective immediately. All three are members of the company’s …

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Scientist and HBCU Grad Says Support Networks Helped Her Succeed

When Racquel Jemison struggled in a chemistry class as an undergrad at Morgan State University in Baltimore, her professor approached her about doing research for him. Jemison was incredulous. “ ‘Wait a minute,’ I thought. I’m already struggling in this class and you want me to do research?” But doing the extra work strengthened Jemison’s understanding of certain chemistry concepts. …

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