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

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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’s Psychometrics Program Now Ranks Among the Nation’s Best

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Universities.com has ranked Morgan State University among the “Best Colleges with Psychometrics and Quantitative Psychology Degrees in the U.S.” MSU’s master’s degree and doctoral programs in psychometrics, the only such programs at a historically black college or university in the nation, earned Morgan a ranking of seventh in the listing. Psychometrics is the science of measuring mental capacities and processes. Practitioners in the …

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Morgan Professor Receives Global Community Service Award

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Zekeh S. Gbotokuma, Ph.D., associate professor of philosophy at Morgan State University, received an A.I.M. Award from Afrimpact Magazine during a ceremony in Lancaster, Pa., in December. The awards celebrated 100 influential people who are making a difference in their communities. Dr. Gbotokuma is an international educator and is the former director of the Center for Global Studies and International Education at Morgan. Born …

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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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Professor Grieb’s Taphouse gets Award Recognition

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Brian Grieb, AIA, Assistant Professor in the School of Architecture and Planning, has been recognized for two design awards for a recently completed private residence in Baltimore. Under his leadership, his architectural design practice, GriD architects, was selected for a Merit Award from the American Institute of Architects Chesapeake Bay Chapter as well as the People’s Choice Award – Residential …

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Dr. Samia Rab Kirchner joins UNESCO as Desk Reviewer

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Dr. Samia Rab Kirchner, Associate Professor,  joins the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and cultural Organization (UNESCO) Technical Team Desk Reviewer for historic properties proposed from the Middle East for inscription on the World Heritage List. Each year, UNESCO State Parties submit Nomination Dossiers for historic properties for inscription on the World Heritage List. The Operational Guidelines of the UNESCO World …

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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

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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’s Former Engineering Dean Earns Multiple Honors

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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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