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Morgan Community Mile Celebrates Two Years of Accomplishments

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 26, 2015 CONTACT: Dr. Victor R. McCrary VP, Research & Economic Development 443-885-4631 The Morgan Community Mile (MCM), an initiative conceived by Morgan State University (MSU) President David Wilson, begins to celebrate its two-year anniversary as an innovative model for the engagement of anchor institutions with neighboring communities in the City of Baltimore.  The MCM initiative …

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White House Honors MSU’s Tanya Rush as Champion of Change

Tanya Rush, Morgan State University’s associate vice president for Student Affairs was among those recognized by the White House on Tuesday (Feb. 24, 2015) as what it calls the “Champions of Change who drive the college completion agenda.” Rush and ten other Historically Black College and University administrators, faculty and staff members were honored for their work to ensure the …

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Morgan Psychology Alumna Performs at the Oscars

Andrea Jones, Class of 2000, was one of the background singers for the Oscar winning song “Glory” in the movie Selma. Her name appears in the credit for the Oscar win.  Ms. Jones graduated with a degree in Psychology in 2000 and has since earned a master’s degree in Social Work. She currently works in the Social Work field, but continues …

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Landscape Architecture Program wins Sustainable Challenge

Landscape Architecture students win first place in the 2014 Maryland Sustainable Growth Challenge competition for its “Easton Street Redesign” project. The Sustainable Growth Challenge, an annual collegiate competition hosted by the Maryland Sustainable Growth Commission, engages students from across the state in planning and sustainability issues.  

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Morgan State Retains Its High Credit Rating

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For Immediate Release: February 12, 2015 Morgan State University President David Wilson today announced that Standard and Poor’s (S&P) Ratings Services has reaffirmed Morgan’s ‘A+’ credit rating and has projected the University’s long-term outlook as stable. “This is excellent news for us because this very good credit rating means that we are considered a good risk on the bond market, …

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FoAM member Luanne Greene inducted as Fellow

Luanne Greene, a member of the Friends of Architecture at Morgan (FoAM), will be inducted as a Fellow in the American Institute of Architects (AIA) at an investiture ceremony at the 2015 National AIA Convention and Design Exposition in Atlanta this spring. Greene’s work as an architect and planner has transformed campus planning through thoughtful emphasis on placemaking, elevating the experience of a …

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In Comes The Understudy: A star is born…

The Canadian Opera Company lost its star tenor, Clifton Forbis, yesterday due to illness. He was scheduled to sing the demanding role of Siegmund in the 4:30 performance of Richard Wagner’s Die Walküre. Fortunately the COC had engaged the young American tenor, Issachah Savage, as the ‘cover’ for the COC’s run of seven performances. Yesterday Savage sang the third performance and, …

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Extraordinary People: Dr. Jonathan Farley

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The CBS television station of Rochester, New York (the third-largest city in New York State) profiled Morgan State University Associate Professor of Mathematics, Dr. Jonathan Farley; the segment was called “Extraordinary People: Hollywood Math and Science.” View original article here.

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Sidney Evans Named MSU’s VP, Finance and Management

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Morgan State University (MSU) President David Wilson has appointed Sidney H. Evans Jr. as the university’s new vice president for finance and management. He replaces Raymond C. Vollmer, who retired from Morgan in June 2014, after 40 years of service. Evans served as the senior vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer for Howard University from 2005 to 2009, managing …

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