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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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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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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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Morgan Gains Its First Technology Transfer Licensing Contract

Picture with Dr. Lee, Mr. Qian and Baltimore Mayor Pugh

Morgan State University (MSU) recently executed its first-ever technology licensing contract, for the “Method and Design of the Ultra-Clean Mobile Combustor for Waste Biomass and Poultry Litter Disposal,” commonly referred to as CycloBurn. The technology, which was developed at Morgan, is being commercialized by a new Maryland company, Cykloburn Technologies, LLC, formed by two Maryland entrepreneurs. The technology addresses two significant …

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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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Morgan Vice President Explores Antarctica on Research Mission

Victor McCrary holding Morgan State banner

Victor R. McCrary, Ph.D., Morgan State University vice president for Research and Economic Development, joined two other members of the National Science Board, senior administrators of the National Science Foundation (NSF) and United States Ambassador to New Zealand Scott Brown on a trip to Antarctica in November. The delegation visited McMurdo Station, which is a former U.S. Navy base and one of …

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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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MSU Athletics Announces Bears Football Head Coach Change

former football coach Farrier

Morgan State University Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Edward Scott announced that head football coach Fred T. Farrier has been released from his contract, effective immediately.  Associate head coach Ernest Jones will serve as the interim head coach for the 2018 season.

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MSU Awards Degrees to Largest-Ever Class of December Graduates

Past Morgan Presidents and Maryland Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford Highlighted MSU’s Third Sesquicentennial Commencement A capacity crowd filled Morgan State University’s Talmadge Hill Field House today for MSU’s fifth December Commencement exercises. Attendees witnessed 490 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees conferred, the largest number of fall graduates in Morgan’s 150-year history. The ceremony was the third Commencement of Morgan’s Sesquicentennial Celebration, …

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