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MSU Awards Degrees to Largest-Ever Class of December Graduates

Past Morgan Presidents and Maryland Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford Highlighted MSU’s Third Sesquicentennial Commencement A capacity crowd filled Morgan State University’s Talmadge Hill Field House today for MSU’s fifth December Commencement exercises. Attendees witnessed 490 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees conferred, the largest number of fall graduates in Morgan’s 150-year history. The ceremony was the third Commencement of Morgan’s Sesquicentennial Celebration, …

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Morgan State Joined Hurricane Relief Effort

photo of Dean of University Chapel, VP of Student Affairs, President Wilson, and students

In the aftermath of the devastation caused by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, members of the Morgan Community, including students, faculty and staff, came together to collect much-needed supplies for those affected. Among the items collected were canned goods, can openers, first aid kits, insect repellent, toiletries, batteries, diapers and bottled water. President David Wilson and Vice President for Student Affairs …

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PRSA-Maryland Names SGJC Professor as the 2017 PR Educator of the Year

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Congratulations to Morgan State University School of Global Journalism and Communication (SGJC) professor Dana Vickers Shelley for being named as the ‘2017 Public Relations (PR) Educator of the Year’ by the Public Relations Society of America-Maryland Board of Directors. Shelley, who is a faculty member in the Department of Strategic Communications, will be formally recognized at PRSA-Maryland’s “Best In Maryland” awards gala held …

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Maryland Lt. Gov. Boyd K. Rutherford to Deliver Morgan State University December Commencement Address

Photo of Maryland Lt. Gov. Boyd K. Rutherford

Nearly 500 Graduates to Participate in the Third and Final Commencement Exercise Commemorating the University’s Sesquicentennial Anniversary Morgan State University (MSU) President David Wilson today announced that Maryland Lt. Gov. Boyd K. Rutherford will be the commencement speaker for the University’s December graduation ceremony, to be held on Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, at 9:30 a.m. in the University’s Talmadge Hill Field …

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Morgan History Professor Receives $60K Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship at Georgetown University

Morgan State University’s Herbert Brewer, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of History and Geography, has received a prestigious Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. Dr. Brewer will serve as a 2017–2018 Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow for the Study of Slavery. The award, which comes with a $60,000 stipend and other benefits, was announced after a competitive selection process. Dr. …

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Transportation Work Earns Morganite ‘Outstanding Student’ Honor

Jeremy Weiss, a master’s degree student in City and Regional Planning at Morgan State University, has been chosen as a University Transportation Center Outstanding Student of the Year for 2017. Each year at the annual winter meeting of the Transportation Research Board, a unit of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, the most outstanding student from each University Transportation Center (UTC) is honored …

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SWAN Program Student Featured for Work on Student Film

student Malkah Bell on WBAL TV

Congratulations to Morgan senior Malkah Bell, who was recently interviewed along with Jed Dietz, founding director for the Maryland Film Festival during the WBAL-TV 11 Morning Show. Bell, who is majoring in Film and Media Arts within the Department of English and Language Art’s SWAN program, was featured for her work on the short student film, “The Sound of Us.” The film was selected, along …

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Morgan Business Faculty Ranked Among Most Diverse

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A recent survey by The PhD Project placed Morgan State University among the top five U.S. academic institutions with the most diverse business school faculty. MSU’s Earl G. Graves School of Business and Management has 13 African American, Hispanic or Native American faculty, a number that ranked it fifth among the schools in the nationwide survey. North Carolina A&T State University was ranked first, …

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Morgan State University Atmospheric Scientist Wins NASA Award for Outstanding Performance

photo of Daniel Laughlin and Hyokyung Lee

Hyokyung Lee, Ph.D., an assistant research scientist at Morgan State University (MSU), received an award for Outstanding Performance – Science Software Development at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center’s 2017 Earth Sciences Division – Atmospheres Awards Ceremony, on Friday, Sept. 22, in Greenbelt, Md. The award honored Dr. Lee’s work “For GPM/DPR (Global Precipitation Mission/Dual-Frequency Precipitation Radar) Software Development.” She was one …

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Morgan’s Former Engineering Dean Earns Multiple Honors

photo of Eugene DeLoatch

Responsibilities and achievements continue to mount for Eugene M. DeLoatch, Ph.D., who retired from Morgan’s Clarence M. Mitchell Jr. School of Engineering as dean emeritus in June. Dr. DeLoatch was named the 2017 Black Engineer of the Year at the BEYA STEM Conference in Washington, D.C., in February. In September, he was inducted into the National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame, during …

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