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Morgan Senior Selected for POLITICO Journalism Institute Class

Akira Kyles

Congratulations to Morgan senior Akira Kyles on being selected by POLITCO as a member of its 2018 Journalism Institute Class. Kyles, a multimedia journalism major in the School of Global Journalism and Communication, is one of 13 students chosen from universities across the U.S. The POLITICO Journalism Institute (PJI) is an educational initiative created to support diversity in Washington, D.C.-area newsrooms. The program, …

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Morgan Students Take Experiential Learning Excursion to NMAAHC

Morgan Students at NMAAHC

Undergraduate students enrolled in the “Foundations in Communication, Composition, and Learning” course stepped out of the classroom recently to learn and explore writing, composition, and research in a different setting. Approximately 50 students from various majors, led by School of Global Journalism and Communication faculty members Dr. Laura Dorsey-Elson and Dr. Baruti Kopano and College of Liberal Artsprofessor A.J. Verdelle, visited the National Museum …

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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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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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Noted German Documentarian Shares Experiences With Morgan SGJC Students

John A. Kantara, a documentarian and professor of journalism at the University of Applied Sciences in Berlin, visited Morgan’s School of Global Journalism and Communication (SGJC) recently to discuss the connections between Afro-Germans and African Americans and the need for an international perspective to become globally competitive. During his visit to Morgan’s campus, which took place during the week of …

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MSU’s Team Wins $15,000 in the ‘HBCU Battle of the Brains’

MSU’s Team at the ‘HBCU Battle of the Brains’

Morgan Scholars Place Among Competition’s Top Three for a Second Consecutive Year Some of Morgan State University’s best and brightest returned to Baltimore from Austin, Texas, this past Saturday with a $15,000 check, after placing second in the Second Annual HBCU Battle of the Brains. Teams from 25 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) participated in the competition, which aims to encourage undergraduate and graduate …

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White House Selects Morgan Graduate Student as an ‘HBCU All-Star’

photo of Lakeisha M. Mixon

Lakeisha M. Mixon, a second-year student in Morgan State University’s Master of Social Work program, has been selected as a 2017 HBCU All-Star by the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities. The annual honor recognizes undergraduate, graduate and professional students for their accomplishments in academics, leadership and civic engagement. Over the course of the year, the 61 HBCU All-Stars will serve …

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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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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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Ph.D. Student in Math Aims to Make History at Morgan’s December Commencement

Morgan State University’s first doctoral graduate in mathematics is on track to receive her degree during this year’s Fall Commencement exercises, in December. Candice Marshall (p.k.a. Candice Jean-Louis), an international student from St. Lucia, is one of 11 students in Morgan’s Industrial and Computational Mathematics (ICM) Program. The demand for ICM graduates is burgeoning with the rise of high-performance computing and …

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