Category: HBCU News

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …