Author: DIANA HEIDGERD

NCAA Awards Morgan State University Nearly $890,000 To Fund Student-Athlete Success

photo of student wearing a t-shirt that says believeAccelerating Academic Success Program Comprehensive Grant Aims to Strengthen Degree Attainment In an effort to support academic programs that help student-athletes graduate on time, the NCAA awarded Morgan State University an $887,700 Accelerating Academic Success Program Comprehensive Grant. The funding comes as part of more than $3.1 million in total grants awarded to nine universities. Morgan is one of …

NCAA Awards Morgan State University Nearly $890,000 To Fund Student-Athlete Success

photo of student wearing a t-shirt that says believeAccelerating Academic Success Program Comprehensive Grant Aims to Strengthen Degree Attainment In an effort to support academic programs that help student-athletes graduate on time, the NCAA awarded Morgan State University an $887,700 Accelerating Academic Success Program Comprehensive Grant. The funding comes as part of more than $3.1 million in total grants awarded to nine universities. Morgan is one of …

Morgan State Partners With Goldman Sachs, Bloomberg Philanthropies And Others To Expand ‘10,000 Small Businesses’ Initiative In Baltimore

photo of Goldman CEO, Warren Buffett, and Michael Bloomberg congratulating one of the program graduatesProgram Commits $10-Million Investment to Help Create Jobs and Spur Economic Growth Morgan State University President David Wilson joined Baltimore Mayor Catherine E. Pugh, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, Founder of Bloomberg L.P. and Bloomberg Philanthropies Michael R. Bloomberg, investor Warren Buffett and Goldman Sachs Chairman and CEO Lloyd C. Blankfein to announce a $10-million commitment to continue …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Day 11: Coming Home

11Today, Friday, June 2, we left for home.  We were excited to come back to our family and friends, but knew that we would miss seeing and tasting the culture of both Spain and Portugal.  This morning we would receive a wake-up call at 3AM.  We were to have our bags down to the lobby …

Day 8: Exploring the Palacio de los Reales Alcazares

Day 8: Exploring the Palacio de los Reales AlcazaresWe only have one more full day left in Spain and this trip has been an eye-opening experience for us all. Experiencing the food, people, and overall culture is something none of us will soon forget. Following breakfast, we embarked on another excursion by foot to see what else we may discover in Seville. Throughout …

President Wilson’s Interview with ABC News Regarding the Impact of the President’s Budget on Low-Income Students

c5ujopqwqaadqc_From ABCNews: President Trump’s proposed budget would cut financial aid funding for thousands of low-income college students, particularly those attending a historically black university, according to various analyses of the plan. The president’s proposed budget for the 2018 fiscal year, released last week, would drastically reduce funding for federal work-study, Pell Grant reserves and student loan …