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Morgan’s 142nd Spring Commencement Shined Through the Rain

2018 Morgan Graduates

Nearly 1,000 Candidates Received Bachelor’s, Master’s or Doctoral Degrees Rain was the backdrop, but achievement was at center stage for Morgan State University’s 142nd Spring Commencement Exercises. Tom Joyner, national radio host, philanthropist and community activist, gave the keynote address at the Undergraduate Exercises on Saturday, May 19, just before the 726 candidates of the Class of 2018 — including …

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Morgan State University Appoints Former NIST Director Willie E. May, Ph.D. As Vice President for Research and Economic Development

Dr. Willie E. May

New VP Plans Significant Research Expansion and Increased Collaboration Among Disciplines Morgan State University President David Wilson has announced the appointment of Willie E. May, Ph.D., as the University’s new vice president for Research and Economic Development. Dr. May comes to Morgan from the University of Maryland, College Park, where he was director of major research and training initiatives for …

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Philanthropists Calvin and Tina Tyler Donate Commissioned Artwork to Tyler Hall

Calvin and Tina Tyler Portrait Unveiling

On April 21, 2018, philanthropists Calvin and Tina Tyler hosted a special ceremony at their Henderson, Nevada home to commemorate the unveiling of a commissioned portrait which will be featured in the new Calvin and Tina Tyler Hall student services building on the campus of Morgan State University. The Tylers commissioned world-renowned artist Simmie Knox to capture them in portrait as only he …

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Wharton School and Morgan State University Earl G. Graves School of Business and Management Announce Strategic Collaboration

Dean Geoffrey Garrett, David Wilson, Provost Wendell Pritchett

Philadelphia, PA — The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania announces that it has entered into a collaboration with Morgan State University’s Earl G. Graves School of Business and Management focused on faculty and student academic programs.  This is the first collaboration of its kind between the Wharton School and a Historically Black College and University (HBCU).  The collaboration represents a key element in …

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Morgan State University Joins HBCU Partners in $1 Million Scholarship Program to Support Student Entrepreneurship in DC

Participants at the Student Scholarship Program

As part of an effort to identify and maximize individual strengths in emerging entrepreneurs and top college achievers, Morgan State University President David Wilson joined University of the District of Columbia (UDC) President Ronald Mason and Bowie State University President Aminta H. Breaux to announce the availability of a new $1 million scholarship program. The Capital Builders Center is an exciting new …

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Renowned Radio Personality and Voice for HBCUs Tom Joyner to Keynote Morgan State University’s 142nd Spring Commencement

Tom Joyner

Nearly 1,000 Degrees Anticipated to Be Awarded Morgan State University President David Wilson has announced that philanthropist, community activist and renowned national radio show host Tom Joyner will deliver the keynote address during the University’s 142nd Spring Commencement. The exercises will take place on Saturday, May 19, 2018, beginning at 9:30 a.m., at Hughes Stadium, on Morgan’s campus. In addition to addressing the nearly 1,000 …

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President David Wilson Receives Maryland Senate’s 2018 First Citizen Award

President of the Maryland Senate Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. honored Morgan State University President David Wilson with the 2018 First Citizen Award

During a special ceremony held on the floor of The Senate Chamber, President of the Maryland Senate Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. honored Morgan State University President David Wilson with the 2018 First Citizen Award, in recognition of his distinguished service to the people of Maryland and his ongoing contributions to the advancement of higher education. Dr. Wilson was one of three recipients …

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Morgan Signs 5-Year Educational Partnership Agreement with NAVSEA

MSU NAVSEA Signing

Morgan State University announces the signing of a new Educational Program Agreement with the Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division (NSWC IHEODTD). The signing took place on March 5, 2018, during a ceremony held at the division’s headquarters in Indian Head, Md. The five-year partnership enables the command to provide Morgan students and faculty the …

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Morgan State University Board of Regents Announces New, Five-Year Contract for President David Wilson

photo of Dr. Wilson with Board of Regents

Agreement Extends President’s Leadership Until 2023, Continuing Current Momentum Morgan State University’s Board of Regents has announced its unanimous vote to award a new, five-year contract to University President David Wilson, extending his term until 2023. The announcement and official contract signing took place in an open public session during the Board’s February meeting. With the new agreement in place, Morgan joins …

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Lumina Foundation Elects Morgan President David Wilson to Serve on Board of Directors

photo of President David Wilson

INDIANAPOLIS– Lumina Foundation has announced the election of Morgan State University President David Wilson, Ed.D. to serve on its Board of Directors. Wilson has served as president of Maryland’s public urban university since July of 2010 and has a record of accomplishment during his more than 30 years of experience in higher education administration. “David is a nationally regarded leader in higher education, …

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