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Morgan State University Wins APLU’s 2015 Project Degree Completion Award

Morgan State University has been named by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities’ (APLU) as its 2015 Project Degree Completion Award winner. The award, which is given annually and made possible through the support of the Lumina Foundation, identifies and honors institutions that look for innovative ways to increase retention and graduation rates in order to close student achievement …

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Morgan State University Cuts Ribbon On New Business Center

Alumnus Willie E. Lanier, Sr. marks occasion with launch of Lectureship in Business Ethics The long-awaited, $72-million Morgan Business Center, home of the Earl G. Graves School of Business and Management, officially opened today. President David Wilson, along with members of the Morgan State University Board of Regents, local and state leaders, students and the business community cut the ribbon …

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INSS Dept hosts ASUG Baltimore Maryland Chapter

The Department of Information Science and Systems (INSS), Graves School of Business and Management (SBM) hosted the America’s SAP User Group (ASUG), Baltimore Chapter meeting in the new School of Business Building on Oct. 29, 2015. Over 40 industry professionals from all over USA, INSS students and the INSS faculty members attended the event. Dean Fikru Boghossian and Associate Dean …

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Culture of innovation takes root at Morgan

Morgan State Newsroom

When I became president at Morgan State University over five years ago, I indicated that one of our goals should be to produce the next wave of leaders who are innovators in America, given Morgan’s impressive statewide and national standing in not only engineering and science-based disciplines but also in the fine and performing arts, humanities and in what I …

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MSU’s Yacob Astatke Wins Coveted BEYA Award

Yacob Astatke, D.Eng., interim associate dean for Undergraduate Studies at Morgan State University’s School of Engineering, has been selected for the 2016 College-Level Promotion of Education Award by Career Communications Group. The award will be presented at the Black Engineer of the Year Award’s (BEYA) Global Competitiveness Conference in Philadelphia. Dr. Astatke was selected for this national recognition because of …

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Governor Hogan Appoints Seven to MSU’s Governing Board

Morgan State Newsroom

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has made seven appointments to the Morgan State University Board of Regents, the University’s governing board. Two of the seven appointees are current members of the board whose terms had expired and have been reappointed to new terms by Hogan, including Regents Linda Gilliam and Dr. Shirley Malcom. The Governor also appointed four new board members: …

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Five Morgan Students Designated As University Innovation Fellows

After completing a rigorous six-week training, five Morgan State University students were named as University Innovation Fellows by the National Center for Engineering Pathways to Innovation (Epicenter). The five students, Morgan’s “Leadership Circle,” are among 150 select students from 52 institutions of higher education nationwide. Morgan was one of only two Maryland universities to have students named as Fellows for …

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Morgan State Alum Promoted to Brigadier General

Morgan State University alum Raymond Scott Dingle has been promoted to Brigadier General at Fort Myer, Virginia. A 1988 graduate of MSU, Dingle has served nearly 30 years in the U.S. Army. His military experience includes tours of duty in Afghanistan, Iraq and, more recently, a command post in Germany. General Dingle joins a growing list of Morgan graduates rising …

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Morgan Hosts Imagining America Conference

An interdisciplinary team of Morgan faculty and students including Theater, Music, Art, Behavioral Health, and Architecture hosted two events for the Imagining America Conference on October 2nd at Murphy Fine Arts Center. An afternoon session entitled The Fourth Wall: Using the Arts to Engage Urban Communities involved the following faculty; Shirley Basfield Dunlap, College of Liberal Arts, Theater Arts E. Blaise DePaolo, …

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Next City shares ideas on future of streets by Professor Sharma

Thinking about green networks and streets, advancing the thinking beyond the streetscape of Easton town, which was recognized through the first place award at Maryland Sustainable Growth Challenge early this year, Dr. Archana Sharma’s, Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture, ideas on futuristic transportation for Baltimore have been captured in Next City blog. To read the full Next City article, click here. …

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