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MSU’s Omar Muhammad Joins TEDCO Board of Directors

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Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has appointed Morgan State University’s Omar S. Muhammad to serve on the Board of Directors of TEDCO, an independent organization created by the Maryland legislature in 1998 to assist in the creation and growth of technology-based business in the state. Muhammad is director of the Entrepreneurial Development and Assistance Center (EDAC) of Morgan’s Earl G. Graves School …

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Gov. Hogan Appoints Morgan Student to Maryland Youth Advisory Council

Morgan sophomore and political science major Sydney P. Parker has a passion for public service and a longtime interest in juvenile causes. Recently, that passion and interest were recognized, when Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan selected her to serve on the Maryland Youth Advisory Council (MYAC). On Sept. 11, 2015, Parker joined 54 other members chosen to serve on the Council, only a select 16 …

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MSU’s ‘Team Bear Squad’ Victorious in National Hackathon

If you’re a current college student looking for some assistance with money management or trying to avoid going into debt as a result of overspending, you will be happy to know: there’s an app for that. At least there is one now, after four enterprising Morgan students worked tirelessly for nearly 17 straight hours throughout the night to develop their …

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SA+P Participates in Imagining America Conference at Morgan

The School of Architecture and Planning (SA+P) students and faculty (Brian Stansbury and Gabriel Kroiz) collaborated with Morgan’s Theater, Music, Art, and Public Health departments on two events for the Imagining America Conference on October 2nd at Murphy Fine Arts Center. The bamboo construction activity was part a workshop session: The Fourth Wall: Using the Arts to Engage Urban Communities in which …

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Melvin Miles and the Morgan Magnificent Marching Machine

*originally posted in the Afro The halftime show at an HBCU football game is sometimes the best part of the game. And while Morgan State University, scheduled to face off against the Hampton University Pirates on Oct. 17 at Hughes Stadium in Baltimore, is undefeated in the Mid Eastern Athletic Conference and 3-2 overall, the halftime show looks to be …

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Morgan State Featured Among 2015 APLU Finalists

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As part of its ongoing efforts to increase degree completion, APLU recently announced finalists for its 2015 Project Degree Completion Award, which will be presented at the association’s annual meeting on November 15-17 in Indianapolis.  In this fourth installment of a five-part series, APLU spotlights Morgan State University, one of the five finalists for the award.  Morgan State University has …

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Morgan State University Student Awarded NextGen Scholarship

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Morgan State University junior Carisse Lansiquot is the recipient of the 2015 NextGen Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded annually by P.E.R.K. Consulting, a minority-owned, Beltsville, Md.-based advisory firm, to a deserving international or non-citizen student pursuing higher education. Lansiquot, who transferred to Morgan from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and had to beat out a competitive field of scholarship …

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NHPCO Announces Collaboration with Morgan State University

Organizations will work together to provide enhanced education about end-of-life care. (Alexandria, Va) –The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization is committed to championing access to the right care at the right time for all people.  Yet, the utilization of hospice and palliative care among African Americans remains disproportionately low.  Of all patients utilizing hospice care in 2014, an estimated …

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Planning Professor Elected President of University of Maryland Extension—Baltimore City Advisory Board

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Dr. Tonya Nashay Sanders, Assistant Professor of City and Regional Planning at Morgan State University was elected President of University of Maryland Extension—Baltimore City Advisory Board this month. Previously she served as the Vice-President of the Board from May 2015 until September 2015. Dr. Sanders is enthusiastic about taking the helm of the board, “The Board and I are very …

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Professor Selected as 2015 National Role Model

Diane Wilson, Ph.D., MT (ASCP), Medical Technology Program Director and Associate Professor of Biology at Morgan State University, School of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences was awarded the 2015 Minority Access National Role Models Award during the 16th National Role Models Conference on September 26. Dr. Wilson was nominated by Cleo Hughes-Darden, Ph.D., Chairperson of Biology as an Administrator Role …

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