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Journalist Roland S. Martin Delivers Morgan State University December Commencement Address To Record 437 Graduates

The First of Three Commencement Exercises Commemorating the University’s Sesquicentennial Anniversary Highlighted by Recognition of Morgan’s 50,000th Graduate    Roland S. Martin, nationally syndicated columnist, author and noted broadcast journalist, was the keynote speaker at Morgan State University’s (MSU) 2016 December Commencement celebration, the first of three special commencement ceremonies commemorating Morgan’s Sesquicentennial Anniversary. During the commencement exercises, held in …

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Morgan State University and Howard University Form New Partnership Funded By W.K. Kellogg Foundation

$300,000 Grant will be Used to Train High School Students to Report on Health-Related Issues in Baltimore and Washington, DC Morgan State University and Howard University are partnering to help high school students bring the power of multimedia journalism to bear on persistent health disparity issues in underserved communities in Baltimore and Washington, DC. The project is funded by a …

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MSU Promotes Fred T. Farrier to Full-Time Head Coach

BALTIMORE, Md. (Dec. 9, 2016) – Morgan State University has removed the interim tag and Fred T. Farrier will assume the full-time position as Morgan State’s head football coach, announced Friday by Director of Athletics Edward Scott. Farrier, a native of Cleveland Heights, Ohio, becomes the 14th head football coach in MSU history. “In my assessment of the football program …

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U.S. Dot Awards $1.4-Million Grant To Morgan State University-Led Transportation Consortium

Newly Formed Urban Mobility and Equity Center (UMEC) to Fund Urban Transportation-related Research Aimed at Improving Mobility for People and Goods The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has awarded a $1,402,200 grant to a three-university consortium led by Morgan State University, to establish a second University Transportation Center at Morgan. The newly formed Urban Mobility and Equity Center (UMEC) will …

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Journalist Roland S. Martin To Deliver Morgan State University December Commencement Address

Nearly 400 Graduates to Participate in the First of Three Commencement Exercises Commemorating the University’s Sesquicentennial Anniversary Morgan State University (MSU) President David Wilson today announced that nationally syndicated columnist, author and noted broadcast journalist Roland S. Martin will be the commencement speaker for the University’s graduation ceremony to be held on Friday, December 16, 2016 in the University’s Talmadge Hill …

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SA+P Alumni recognized at Founder’s Day Convocation

At the 2016 Founder’s Day Convocation on November 10, School of Architecture and Planning alumni, Camessia Johnson ’14 and James Potter ’98 were honored with the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award, for their professional work and service to the community. Congratulations to Camessia and Jim! Below are their bios: CAMESSIA D. JOHNSON earned the Bachelor of Science Degree in Architecture and Environmental Design in 2014, …

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Morgan State University Selected For $2-Million Grant From UNCF To Improve Job Outcomes Of Graduates

UNCF® Career Pathways Initiative to Prepare Students for 21st Century Career Paths, Promote Employability and Improve Quality of Life After a six-month planning phase, Morgan State University announces the award of a five-year, $2-million grant from UNCF (United Negro College Fund) for the implementation of the UNCF® Career Pathways Initiative (CPI), a transformative effort to design and implement programs to …

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Morgan Alumnus Oladotun Opasina Named Schwarzman Scholar

MSU Class of 2013 Graduate Joins 128 Elite Inductees for Year-long Study Opportunity in China Morgan State University is proud to announce alumnus Oladotun Opasina’s acceptance into the prestigious Schwarzman Scholars program, Class of 2018. Oladotun, who graduated from Morgan with honors in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in electrical and computer engineering, joins 128 other exceptional men and women representing 30 countries and …

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