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Morgan Faculty and Students Visit NASA-Goddard Space Flight Center to Enhance STEM Literacy

Recently, Morgan State University faculty and students from the School of Education and Urban Studies’ Department of Teacher Education and Professional Development spent a productive week at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center furthering their STEM knowledge. The opportunity was made available through the Center’s Office of Education as part of an effort to connect educators to NASA-generated research, real-world STEM application and enabled technology resources. Texas …

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Morgan Professor Helps Ghana Launch First Satellite into Space

In a historic moment for the African nation of Ghana, NASA launched the country’s first-ever satellite, the GhanaSat-1, into orbit from the International Space Station on July 7. GhanaSat-1 is the first private university satellite developed in Sub-Saharan Africa. A team of engineering students, led in part by Dr. Richard Damoah, director of the Space Systems and Technology Lab at …

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President David Wilson To Give Lecture At Harvard

Morgan State University President David Wilson has been invited back to Harvard University to participate in the Graduate School of Education’s Institute for Educational Management (IEM). He will deliver the closing lecture on Thursday, July 27, from 2-3:30 PM in Larsen Hall. This marks the third consecutive year President Wilson has visited Harvard to speak before an audience of senior-level administrators, institutional decision makers, and …

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Intel Awards Morgan State University $750,000 In Grant Funding To Support Student Success In STEM

Three-Year Investment Aims to Improve Retention Rates and Increase STEM Field Participation Morgan State University has announced the award of a three-year, $750,000 grant from Intel Corporation to support the University’s continued efforts to educate students in the engineering disciplines and prepare graduates to make immediate contributions to science-, technology-, engineering- and math- (STEM-) related fields. The Intel HBCU Grant Program, a …

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AAFCS Elects Morgan Professor Jacqueline Holland As President

Congratulations to Morgan State University’s Dr. Jacqueline Holland, assistant professor in the department of Family and Consumer Sciences, who was elected earlier this year as the new president of the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS). Dr. Holland was installed during AAFCS’s 108th Annual Conference & Expo held this past June in Dallas, Texas. As president of AAFCS, Dr. Holland will …

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MSU Students Get ‘Camp Ready’ at 36th Annual Artscape

In a continued show of support for America’s largest free arts festival, Morgan State University will have a noticeable presence at Baltimore City’s annual Artscape event.  This year, School of Architecture and Planning students, led by lecturer Brian Stansbury, will be erecting a new exhibit entitled: Camp Ready. Tying into the event’s theme of “Camp Artscape: Adventure Awaits,” the exhibit will …

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Morgan and Towson Hold Press Conference to Announce Renewed Baltimore Football Rivalry

Today, representatives from Towson University and Morgan State University held a joint press conference atop the Greene Turtle in Towson, Md., to announce the Battle for Greater Baltimore, a renewal of the sports rivalry between the Baltimore area’s only two local universities with a college football program. The competition for local bragging rights begins on September 2, 2017, when the …

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Morgan State Recognized for Innovative Use of Data to Help Students Succeed

The Association of Public Land-grant Universities (APLU) and the Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP) recently recognized Morgan State University for its efforts to better serve students and drive positive change by leveraging a wealth of student data. The University’s use of collected critical data to improve student success was highlighted in a series of case studies developed by the two organizations. Morgan was …

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Morgan President To Keynote Nigerian University Commencement

Morgan State University President David Wilson is set to deliver the commencement address to graduates of Adeleke University in the West African nation of Nigeria. Adeleke University is located in Ede, a town in Osun State in Southwest Nigeria near Lagos. The university was founded in 2011 and is celebrating its sixth anniversary this year. Dr. Wilson’s invitation to speak is part of …

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