Author: Alisha Dixon

Morgan Recognizes Its 150th Anniversary with a New Digital Ad in Times Square

Times Square 150th AdvertisementUniversity’s Sesquicentennial Billboard Spot Prominently Displayed in New York, Sept. 1 to Nov. 30 As part of a yearlong celebration recognizing its Sesquicentennial Anniversary, Morgan State University has engaged in a number of activities in honor of reaching the historic milestone, among them sharing eye-catching commemorative banners throughout northwest and downtown Baltimore and securing a high-profile sponsorship …

Morgan State University Opens New Facility For Behavioral And Social Sciences

photo of Jenkins Hall ribbon cutting participantsRibbon-Cutting for Jenkins Hall Honored the Past and Celebrated the Future The official opening of Martin D. Jenkins Hall, a new, $79-million, 148,000-square-foot facility at Morgan State University, marked another great step forward for the historically black institution, which is celebrating its 150th year. The ribbon-cutting ceremony drew a large audience to Morgan’s West Campus on …

Morgan State University Convenes International Panel on Terrorism, Gang Awareness and Prevention

photo of panel discussion participantsMorgan State University hosted a lively panel discussion on Terrorism, Gang Awareness and Prevention on its campus at the Earl S. Richardson Library on Aug. 17, 2017. Organized by Morgan’s Division of Research and Economic Development (D-RED) with support from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Delmock Technologies, Inc., the panel had a goal of …

Morgan State University Partners With Laurel College Center To Bring In-Demand Educational Programs To Laurel, MD. And Surrounding Counties

photo of presidents holding memorandum of agreementNew Partnership Creates Opportunities for Howard Community College and Prince George’s Community College Students to Earn a Four-Year Engineering or Psychology Degree Laurel, MD. – Morgan State University (MSU) President David Wilson joined Prince George’s Community College (PGCC) President Charlene M. Dukes, Howard Community College (HCC) President Kathleen Hetherington and Laurel College Center (LCC) Program Director Nancy L. …

School of Architecture Collaborates in “Diamonds Light Baltimore”

Diamonds Light BaltimoreGabriel Kroiz, associate professor and chair of Undergraduate Design in Morgan State University’s School of Architecture and Planning, teamed with artist Mina Cheon to create 15 outdoor light sculptures that will be on display as a part of “Light City Baltimore.” The Kroiz Cheon collaborative named their project “Diamonds Light Baltimore.” It will illuminate landscapes along …

Improving The Business Climate Benefits Universities

Morgan State NewsroomAbout six months ago, New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman, speaking at the Maryland Competitiveness Coalition’s Economic Summit, was asked how Maryland could position itself to compete in this fast-paced global economy. Mr. Freidman’s view was that the state and its anchor institutions needed to start with a compelling economic vision that would have appeal to investors …

President Wilson Discusses Maryland Economic Development in Baltimore Sun Editorial

Morgan State NewsroomAbout six months ago, New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman, speaking at the Maryland Competitiveness Coalition’s Economic Summit, was asked how Maryland could position itself to compete in this fast-paced global economy. Mr. Freidman’s view was that the state and its anchor institutions needed to start with a compelling economic vision that would have appeal to investors …

NIH Study: Morgan Leads MD in Undergraduates Who Go On to Earn S.T.E.M. Doctorate

Morgan State NewsroomThe National Institutes of Health shocked itself in 2011 with a study that found a wide race-based variance in its grant awards. One immediate question was whether the disparity—black scientists were found to be getting less than 1 percent of the main categories of NIH grants—was due primarily to bias in the NIH’s grant-review system …

Morgan Professor nominated for NAACP Image Award

hero-buck-1Morgan professor and author MK Asante, whose latest book Buck continues to win critical acclaim nationally, now has another honor under his cap – nominated for an NAACP Image Award. Asante’s memoir, Buck, is among the nominees for Outstanding Literary Work in the category of Biography/Autobiography. Winners will be announced during the live program airing Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 9:00 p.m. …

Morgan Welcomes New Football Coach

CoachHull-DW_PAG9954Morgan State University today introduced its new head football coach. He is Lee Hull, former assistant coach at the University of Maryland for the past 6 football seasons. As wide receivers coach at Maryland, Hull helped develop, among others, Darrius Heyward-Bey (Indianapolis Colts) and Torrey Smith (Baltimore Ravens) into first and second round NFL Draft …

DeJanee Fennell Named Miss Black Maryland U.S.A.

Morgan State NewsroomThe Miss Black U.S.A Pageant is more than just a pageant, it’s a movement. The Pageant does not only prepare you to compete and win on stage, it also prepares you to win in life. Dejanee Fennell was here today. She was recently crowned Miss Black Maryland U.S.A 2014.