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Morgan Faculty and Students Show National Geographic Why Fashion is More Than Tradition

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Recently, Morgan State University hosted a film crew from National Geographic. While on campus, the film crew spent the day interviewing Morgan faculty, including Lecturer Cassandra Dickerson from the Family and Consumer Sciences Department, and a number of the University’s fashion forward students. According to National Geographic, “Fashion goes beyond vibrant fabric and stitches. It’s an extension of who we …

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Morgan Fashion Students Make MAGIC in Vegas

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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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Morgan Professor Honored with ‘Best Book’ Award

Dr. Krishna Bista

Dr. Krishna Bista, an associate professor in Morgan’s School of Education and Urban Studies Department of Advanced Studies, Leadership and Policy, was selected as winner of the Comparative and International Education Society’s (CIES) prestigious ‘Best Book Award’ for his contribution to the publication Campus Support Services, Programs, and Policies for International Students. The book, which explores the role of university administration in successful implementation, …

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Morgan Faculty and Students Visit NASA-Goddard Space Flight Center to Enhance STEM Literacy

Recently, Morgan State University faculty and students from the School of Education and Urban Studies’ Department of Teacher Education and Professional Development spent a productive week at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center furthering their STEM knowledge. The opportunity was made available through the Center’s Office of Education as part of an effort to connect educators to NASA-generated research, real-world STEM application and enabled technology resources. Texas …

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Morgan Graduates Earn Fulbright Scholarships to Teach in Malaysia

As one of the nation’s top producers of Fulbright Scholars and the leader among all Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Morgan State University has positioned its students and faculty members to study and conduct research all over the world. To-date, 140 students and 68 faculty/administrators have traveled as Fulbright scholars to more than 41 countries including Senegal, Nigeria, China, …

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MSU School of Ed Looks to Enhance STEM Instruction for Teachers

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Morgan State University’s School of Education and Urban Studies (SEUS) has been awarded two grants totaling $260,000 to support teacher development and STEM instruction. The first grant, in the amount of $140,000, was awarded by the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) and will be used to fund new research on ways to improve teacher quality in a high-need school system …

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Morgan State University Receives More Than $1 Million In National Science Foundation Grant Funding In 2016

Awards to be used to advance scientific and innovative research The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Morgan State University (MSU) a combined $1,181,837 in total research grants for calendar year 2016. The funding supports a variety of cutting-edge research projects that advance the frontiers of innovation. Many of the projects funded by the NSF will be led by Morgan …

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Maryland Governor Recognizes Morgan Family & Consumer Sciences Day Celebration

Governor Recognizes Morgan Family & Consumer Sciences Day Celebration

Family & Consumer Sciences Day is a national celebration that educates families about the importance of preparing healthy meals and “dining in” together. In recognition of the Morgan State University Department of Family and Consumer Sciences’ celebration of this second annual event, Maryland Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. issued an official proclamation appointing Dec. 3, 2015 as Family & Consumer …

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MSU Professor Publishes Research on Public School Diversity

Monique McMillian

For North Carolina’s Wake County Public School System, maintaining diverse schools in the midst of rapid growth has been a concern. The Board’s 2010 decision to end the district’s socioeconomic school-assignment policy has been highly controversial and has garnered national attention. Recognizing an opportunity to provide some insight into the problem, Morgan’s M. Monique McMillian, Ph.D. — an associate professor …

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MSU’s Jacqueline Holland Joins AAFCS Board

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Jacqueline M. Holland, EdD, CFCS, is the newly elected board member of the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS). Dr. Holland, an assistant professor in Morgan State University’s Department of Family and Consumer Sciences in the School of Education and Urban Studies, was installed into office at the recent national conference in Jacksonville, Florida. As a board member of AAFCS, …

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