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SGJC awards the Vernon Jarrett Award for Journalistic Excellence

SGJC awards the Vernon Jarrett Award for Journalistic Excellence

The School of Global Journalism & Communication announced that Kirsten West Savali will be awarded the Vernon Jarrett award at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. Tuesday. Kirsten West Savali, a writer and editor for numerous publications is being honored for her journalistic excellence. The Vernon Jarrett award is sponsored by the School of Global Journalism and Communication and along with the recognition also comes with a $10,000 cash award that is funded by the Open Society Foundations. Savali is a contributing editor at NewsOne.com. Her work is featured on the HuffingtonPost.com, TheRoot.com and more. Savali’s work has also […]

by · June 28, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, LOCAL NEWS, NATIONAL NEWS
Breannan Farrar attempts to make a move with the ball as former head coach Donald Beasley gives orders in the background.
Photo by Terry Wright.

Women’s basketball coach relieved of duties

Morgan State University has reassigned Donald Beasley, the head coach of the women’s basketball team, to a new position at within the school, according to athletic director Floyd Kerr. “Coach Beasley will be reassigned within the University to work in marketing and development,” said Kerr, who is retiring at the end of this month. Kerr declined to say why Beasley was relieved as head coach, citing school policy. Beasley was placed on administrative leave and subsequently reassigned following a June 14 Baltimore Sun story where current and former players alleged verbal abuse from Beasley. Beasley was hired as the head […]

by · June 27, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, SPORTS
Second officer acquitted in the death of Freddie Gray

Second officer acquitted in the death of Freddie Gray

Baltimore City police officer Caesar Goodson was acquitted on all counts, including the most serious charge, second degree depraved heart murder, in the death of Freddie Gray.

by · June 23, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · LOCAL NEWS, NATIONAL NEWS, NEWS IN BRIEF
Photo of Earlese Wagner, courtesy of  Morgan State University

Interim Athletic Director Appointed

Progress has been made in Morgan State University’s search of a new athletic director with the appointment of an interim athletic director. Campus president David Wilson announced on Monday that Erlease Wagner will serve in the position while the school continues to search for candidates to hold the permanent position. The transition will be effective on July 1, immediately after outgoing athletic director Floyd Kerr’s final day. Wagner came to Morgan State in November 2015 when she was hired as an Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance and the Senior Woman Administrator, according to the school’s athletic website. Prior to arriving […]

by · June 10, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, SECTIONS, SPORTS
SGJC heads to Cuba!

SGJC heads to Cuba!

Students, faculty and staff from the School of Global Journalism & Communication (SGJC) from Morgan State University are currently in Cuba on assignment and below are the images and interactions captured throughout their experience so far.

by · June 9, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, International News, SECTIONS, SPECIAL COVERAGE