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Gov. Larry Hogan to Keynote Morgan’s 2016 Honors Convocation

Honors Convocation Is MSU’s Annual Recognition of Student Academic Achievement

Governor Larry HoganMorgan State University (MSU) President David Wilson announced today that Maryland Governor Larry Hogan will be the featured speaker for the University’s 2016 Honors Convocation, MSU’s annual recognition and celebration of students who have excelled academically. Hogan delivers the address before hundreds of students, faculty, staff and invited guests on Thursday, April 7, at11:00 a.m., in the Murphy Fine Arts Center’s Gilliam Concert Hall.

“We are honored to have Governor Hogan join with us in this celebration of the academic achievements of these remarkable students,” said Dr. Wilson. “He has enjoyed a record of success in his own life and because of his inspirational story and background, as well as his commitment to public service, we believe his remarks will resonate with a student body that is looking to become the next generation of leaders.”

Hogan is Maryland’s 62nd governor and only the second Republican to hold the office in nearly 50 years. Before his election to the state’s highest office, Gov. Hogan worked in the private sector as a successful Maryland businessman for more than 25 years.

Morgan State University, founded in 1867, is a Carnegie-classified Doctoral Research Institution offering more than 70 academic programs leading to bachelor’s degrees as well as programs at the master’s and doctoral levels. As Maryland’s Public Urban Research University, Morgan serves a multiethnic and multiracial student body and seeks to ensure that the doors of higher education are opened as wide as possible to as many as possible. More information about the university is available at www.morgan.edu.

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