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Coppin State University’s New President Starts Today

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Coppin State University’s New President Starts May 26 BALTIMORE --  A new era for Coppin State University (CSU) begins on May 26 with the start of President Dr. Anthony L. Jenkins. President Jenkins comes to CSU from West Virginia State University, a historically black...

Morgan Receives Mellon Foundation Grant for COVID-19 Student Relief

Morgan Receives $110K in COVID-19 Pandemic Relief from Andrew K. Mellon Foundation Funds to Support Emergency Student Needs and Fall Enrollment Efforts BALTIMORE – Morgan State University (MSU) announced today receipt of a $110,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for emergency student...

MSU Prepares for Fall Semester

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By AFRO Staff Following an in-depth strategy session during Morgan State University President David Wilson’s weekly convening of his administrative team, the University issued the following statement regarding its plans for the fall semester: “Pending any new prohibitive guidance from the...

Morgan Alum, Former N.J. Mayor, Dies at 90

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During the decades Thomas H. Cooke Jr. spent as an elected leader in New Jersey, his city, East Orange, fell on hard times. As a two-term mayor, his focus on restoring the city’s tax base brought the New York...

CSU Welcomes New Alumni Engagement Director

New Director of Alumni Engagement Please join us in welcoming Kimberly Nelson as the Director of Alumni Engagement. In this capacity, Kimberly will develop and implement a meaningful, substantive, and sustainable alumni engagement program. Prior to joining Coppin State University, Kimberly...

FAMU Law Student Receives George C. Young Memorial Writing Award

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ORLANDO, Fla – Courtney Jackson, a rising third-year student at Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law, is the proud recipient of the George C. Young Memorial Legal Writing Award. Jackson received a plaque and monetary award for writing about...
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Morgan State University Signs New Agreement w/Nigeria’s TETFund to Increase Ph.D. Output and Research

New Agreement With Nigeria’s TETFund to Bring Up to 50 International Students Seeking Ph.D.s to Morgan State University Annually  MSU’s Board of Regents Approves Five-Year Agreement, Bolstering University’s Potential Ph.D. Output and Leadership Among HBCUs in Producing Graduates With Doctoral...

Obama Criticizes Virus Response in Online HBCU Graduation Speech

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By Jill Colvin Former President Barack Obama on May 16 crititicized U.S. leaders overseeing the nation's response to the coronavirus, telling college graduates in an online commencement address that the pandemic shows many officials "aren't even pretending to be in...

Louisiana HBCU, Baylor Med Sign Medical School Agreement

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The Associated Press A historically Black university in New Orleans has its seventh agreement to fast-track medical school acceptance for some students.  Xavier University of Louisiana and Baylor College of Medicine in Houston announced their early assurance program on May 13. It...

Fear Of The Future: Class of 2020 Enters A World In Crisis

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By SHARON COHEN and JOCELYN GECKER, Associated Press Mere months ago, the graduates of the Class of 2020 seemed all but assured of success. The economy was booming. The stock market had closed the year strong. The unemployment rate, on...

2020 Howard Grad Earns Ph.D. at Age 73

By NNPA Newswire On April 26, Florence Nwando Onwusi Didigu, 73, defended her dissertation to earn her doctoral degree in communication, culture and media studies. Her dissertation and future book titled, “Igbo Collective Memory of the Nigeria – Biafra War...

Nearly 1,000 Morgan State University Spring Graduates to be Recognized Virtually @ 10 A.M

Morgan to Honor Spring 2020 Graduates with Special Virtual Recognition Ceremony In-Person Spring Commencement Rescheduled to be Held in the Fall During Week of Homecoming 2020 Tomorrow morning, nearly 1,000 Morgan State University graduates will be honored online for completing their...

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