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Morgan’s Dr. Eric Conway conducts for First Lady of Soul

Morgan State University is well represented during Pope Francis’ first visit to the United States. Choir director Eric Conway has the enviable task of conducting the choir (not the Morgan Choir) that will back up singer Aretha Franklin, who is part of a larger concert in Philadelphia on Saturday, September 26, 2014. “For Aretha Franklin to ask me personally to …

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Undergraduate Architecture and Environmental Design Housing Studio Visits Philadelphia

Forty (40) students from the Fall 2015 Undergraduate Housing Design Studio and their faculty Pavlina Ilieva, David Lopez, Kuo Pao Lian, and Kathleen Lechleiter visited Philadelphia on September 18 to explore cutting edge housing developments that are transforming neighborhoods and winning international recognition for innovation and critical practice. The group visited the studios of Erdy McHenry Architecture, Interface Studio Architects …

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Professor Ruth Connell Selected as 2015 Distinguished Educator of the Year  

From: AIAMaryland September 2015 Newsletter Ruth Connell, AIA, Associate Professor at Morgan State University School of Architecture + Planning was bestowed with AIA Maryland’s 2015 Distinguished Educator of the Year Award during AIA Maryland’s Design Awards celebration on September 17.  AIA Maryland congratulates Ruth on her well-deserved recognition as its 2015 Distinguished Educator of the Year. Nominated by Christopher Morrison, …

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Landscape Architecture Program gets Full Accreditation

The School of Architecture and Planning’s (SA+P) Graduate Program in Landscape Architecture received full accreditation when reviewed during the Spring 2015 semester.  The review examined the curriculum, instructional delivery, learning outcomes, and student success based upon numerous standards and best practices set forth by the Landscape Architecture Accreditation Board, a branch of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA).  Below can …

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Undergraduate Architecture and Environmental Design Students Win 2015 AIA Maryland Design Awards

At the annual Excellence in Design Awards celebration on September 18, the American Institute of Architects in Maryland recognized the students of the SA+P Undergraduate Architecture and Environmental Design Program as Student Design Award Winners of both Undergraduate categories with an additional Jury Citation Award. View gallery of all submissions, video of jury review process, and photos from the event …

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Pitch Competition Winners Prepare For Further Competition

Julian Faulkner, an information systems major, Tanya Stallings, a business major, and Joshua Annan, a graduate project management major were finalists in the Fall 2015 Pitch Competition. They had three minutes to convince judges that they had a winning business idea. The judges, Chiko Abengowe (CEO of Perfect Staffing Solutions), Maxime Paul (CEO of pitchLove), Nicole Tucker-Smith (CEO of Lessoncast), …

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Author James Patterson Meets Scholars He Helped Educate

Three years ago, author and philanthropist James Patterson, who has written many books over the years, both for children and adults, selected students in Morgan State University’s School of Education and Urban Studies to receive a monetary gift in the form of 4-year scholarships to promote the education of future teachers. Patterson is a staunch believer in education as a …

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Three Morgan State University Students Recognized as Extreme Science Scholars

September 10, 2015 – Today, Oreoluwa Adesina, Hashmath Fathima and Dennis Aryee were recognized in a ceremony as Extreme Science Scholars (ESS). The ceremony was hosted by Dr. Alvin Kennedy, Interim Dean of School of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences (SCMNS), with special guests, Dr. Lori Graham-Brady, Associate Director of the Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute at Johns Hopkins University, and …

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