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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Morgan State President Spent $218K in State, Scholarship Funds on Travel

The following is Part Three of a three-part series chronicling leadership struggles at Morgan State University, Maryland’s largest historically Black university. Read part one and part two.
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Maryland HBCU Lawsuit Leaves No Room for Mistakes in Selection of Next Chancellor

The history of racism and discrimination in this country makes it hard for African-Americans to criticize one of our own ascending to heights of increased responsibility, authority and influence. Even when one of us is promoted in the wrong way, or for the wrong reason, it seems that we readily steep ourselves in cultural obligation to support and defend those who are our color, but not necessarily our kind.
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Morgan State Issues Statement on Death of Freshman Football Player

Morgan State University has released a statement on the death of Marquese Meadow, an 18-year-old freshman defensive lineman for the Bears who died at Johns Hopkins University Hospital on Sunday morning.
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Bowie State’s Khari Lee is an NFL Prospect

Bowie State University tight-end Khari Lee impressed Bulldog fans and opponents in 2013, earning all-conference honors in a 34-reception, 352-yard junior year campaign.
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Morgan State Presidential Failures Reveal Board Improprieties

The following is Part Two of a three-part series chronicling leadership struggles at Morgan State University, Maryland’s largest historically Black university. Read part one here

In February 2014, Morgan State University President David Wilson joined a panel of Baltimore-Washington metropolitan-area college presidents at the annual regional conference of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). The discussion was centered around “the current state of American secondary and postsecondary educa­tion and its impact on philanthropic support, constituent engagement, and public perception.”

In response to a question on what presidents now know that they didn’t know before coming into the position, Wilson responded with his take on board relations.

“One thing you have to be aware of is the politics of the board. And I’m not just talking about politics in the sense of political affiliation, democrat or republican, but the relationships; the egos and the agendas of board members. Knowing and understanding who is related to whom, what interests does each board member represent in filling that position, are critical to success as a president.”
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LISTEN – Morgan State’s Issachah Savage Wins International Opera Competition

Morgan State University alumnus and renowned opera performer Issachah Savage was a three-time winner at the International Wagner Competition held in Seattle earlier this month.
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