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President Obama Appoints Morgan Research Division VP To National Science Board

Dr. Victor McCrary Named One of Four New Members Tasked with Establishing Policies for the National Science Foundation BALTIMORE — The White House has announced the appointment of Morgan State University’s Victor R. McCrary, Ph.D., to the National Science Board (NSB). Dr. McCrary is in good company as one of four new board selections that also include W. Kent Fuchs, …

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Morgan State University Students Awarded Actuarial Diversity Scholarships

Three Morgan State University students were among 48 undergraduates from colleges across the country awarded a 2016 Actuarial Diversity Scholarship by The Actuarial Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to advancing the actuarial profession’s contribution to society. Morgan students Rodrigue Djikeuchi, Sika Dzidzonu and Turayo Tijani, all seniors majoring in actuarial science, were recognized for their academic achievements as full-time undergraduate students pursuing …

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Federal Grant Helps Morgan State Coalition Tackle Substance Abuse

The Morgan State School of Community Health & Policy has received a five-year grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to implement a “Get SMART West Baltimore Drug Free Community Coalition,” Community Health and Policy Associate Professor Lorece Edwards said this week. The federal grant, which amounts to $125,000 each year for five years with the opportunity …

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Morgan M.B.A. Student Pitches a Winning Business Idea, Earning a ‘Golden Ticket’

For Morgan M.B.A. student Jayde Duncan, the road to entrepreneurship began with her presentation of a business idea that earned her a golden ticket. Duncan, who graduated from Morgan in May 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration, pitched her business concept for Jayde’s Jamming Snowballs at the Startup Maryland pitch competition hosted by the University of Baltimore (UB). …

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The Undefeated and Morgan State University Announce Journalism Partnership

Serena and Venus Williams. The eight African-American players on the 2007 Rutgers University women’s basketball team. Every black player in the WNBA. What do these women have in common? All are top-level athletes who have been vilified, demeaned or criticized at some point in the media and by the public for their appearance and performance. The negative images of these …

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Morgan Hosts ‘Cultural Competency Training’ For Law Enforcement Officers

Nearly 70 Baltimore City and Morgan State Police Officers Participated in a Full Morning of Discussions and Exercises to Improve Police-Community Relations Morgan State University’s School of Social Work (SSW) has launched its Cultural Competency Training for Baltimore City Police Officers, a bold new program designed to improve police-community relations and reduce the number of negative interactions between police officers and the …

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Morgan Receives $140,000 National Science Foundation Grant For Early STEM Engagement Research

University’s Research Included Among 37 National Projects to Receive First-Ever Awards Under the NSF INCLUDES Program Morgan State University has been awarded a $140,598 research award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for the study “Early STEM Engagement for Minority Males through a Network of Minority Serving Institutions.” This two-year project is led by Dr. J. Kemi Ladeji-Osias, associate professor …

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Governor Appoints MSU Senior to Serve on Maryland Higher Ed Commission

Governor Larry Hogan has appointed Morgan’s Adrien Feudjio to the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC). The senior electrical engineering major will serve as Student Advisory Council Representative for the 2016/2017 academic year. In his role, Feudjio will advise MHEC on the concerns, perspectives, and experiences of students attending Maryland colleges and universities. The council and its members also promote student perspectives through analyzing several socio-economic concerns …

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Morgan Appoints GWU’s Scott As New Athletic Director

Morgan State University President David Wilson today announced the appointment of Edward Scott as the University’s new director of Intercollegiate Athletics. “I am pleased to welcome Ed Scott to his new home at Morgan State,” said Dr. Wilson. “He has proven himself successful with athletic programs very similar to Morgan’s, and, although we know there are some challenging days ahead, …

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