Two years ago, one of the three community associations in Baltimore’s Northeastern district rejected plans generated by Morgan State University to build new student housing in a shopping center next to the campus. The motivation – more students living outside of the campus confines would create more headaches in parking and public safety issues for neighbors.
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Willie and Michelle Rockward were recently announced as the newest members of Morgan State University’s physics and mathematics departments, adding two seasoned professors to the award-winning programs.
Kentucky State University President M. Christopher Brown II received a four-year contract extension this afternoon, with officials citing growth and increased awareness of the institution just over a year after his appointment in March 2017.
Former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley was never a serious presidential candidate, but his prospects grew dimmer when police shootings around the country forced analysis of the ‘zero tolerance’ policing policies he introduced as Baltimore City mayor during his 2015 campaign.
Philanthropy is typically classified as the giving money without any expectation of involvement by the giver. Investment in a university, on the other hand, usually involves a gift presented with the expectation of a return on that investment, which doesn’t always have to be financial.
We discuss student angst at Fisk, police controversy at Prairie View A&M and HBCU economic impact.
Morgan State University today revealed the results of an internal economic impact study, showing that the flagship historically black institution generates more than $990 million in for the state and more than $570 million for Baltimore City through its operations and research, wages and benefits, construction, and ancillary spending from campus stakeholders.
The Morgan State University School of Community Health and Policy Nursing Program’s Bachelor of Science (Nursing) degree has received its initial accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The program’s Master of Science (Nursing) degree received its reaccreditation in 2017 from CCNE, and the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. All nursing degrees awarded from October 2017 and beyond will now be accredited.
We launch our inaugural HBCU young alumni conversation series with views on dancing at commencement, HBCU images and messages in mainstream media, and how alumni should respond when things go wrong on campus.