WATCH – Morgan State Students Block Traffic in Protest of Darren Wilson Non-Indictment

Students at Morgan State University blocked traffic at a major intersection of northeast Baltimore today, a silent protest against the non-indictment of Ferguson police office Darren Wilson in the murder of teenager Michael Brown.
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New Morgan State Provost Resigned Following No Confidence Vote at Previous Stop

A new executive hiring at Morgan State University is prompting questions this week, and renewing discussion on HBCUs retaining leaders with controversial prior work history.
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UMES Foundation Faces Questions Over Missing $25K Grant

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The University of Maryland Eastern Shore is facing inquiry from state audit and legal officials after an audit of its foundation revealed discrepancies in grant management and personnel conflicts of interest.
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Morgan State Launches New Regional Weather Station

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Morgan State University this week announced the launch of an on-campus WeatherBug weather monitoring station, a regional atmospheric monitoring system which will serving as an academic and community resource for northeast Baltimore.
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Enrollment Dip Costs Coppin State $2.5 Million

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About 250 fewer students are enrolled at Coppin State University this fall than there were in fall 2013, a drop that has cost the university about $2.5 million in revenue and forced two layoffs in senior administration.
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Bowie State Launches Student Business Hatchery

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Bowie State University last week debuted its Student Business Hatchery, an on-campus resource providing students with information, workspace and networking opportunities to conceptualize and create independent businesses.
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WATCH – Morgan State Alum Craig Cornish Goes Viral with ‘Bane’ Impression

Morgan State University alumnus Craig Cornish was a two-day winner on Jeopardy last year, a successful appearance that followed a Honda Campus All-Star Challenge career that yielded back-to-back national championships.

But it was one of Cornish’s correct answers that has this week created a viral sensation on Facebook, and growing distaste towards Jeopardy host Alex Trebek.
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WATCH – Morgan State Choir, Jordin Sparks Perform National Anthem

The Morgan State University Choir joined national recording artist Jordin Sparks for a performance of the national anthem, during the 200th anniversary celebration of the writing of the Star-Spangled Banner.
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Morgan State Responds to Presidential Spending Inquiry

Morgan State University Spokesperson Clinton Coleman has released a statement on the recent HBCU Digest coverage of university president David Wilson’s spending, questioning the accuracy of the reported figure of more than $218,000 of university and university foundation money spent on travel fare, meals, accommodations and personal expenses between 2011 and 2014.
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Bowie State Seniors Earn Honors at National Tech Convention

Students from Bowie State University were honored among the nation’s rising S.T.E.M. professionals last month at the Black Data Processors Associates’ national convention in Indianapolis.
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