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April Ryan at the 25th Anniversary Alumni Brunch

Get to know April Ryan, MSU Alum

By David G. Wilson, MSU Spokesman ContributorWhether she’s in the West Wing of the White House to greet the Dalai Lama, interviewing the president and first lady on Air Force One, or covering major events like Hurricane Katrina, April Ryan’s 30-year journalism career has been a trailblazing roller coaster. Her ride that began at 1700 E Cold Spring Lane at Morgan State University and she’ll return to campus today to be honored as the speaker at the Founders Day Convocation today at 11:00am in the Murphy Fine Arts Center. Ryan hadn’t always known what she wanted to do, but news […]

by · November 12, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · ALUMNI, MSU Spotlight
Hello Homecoming, hello Alumnus

Hello Homecoming, hello Alumnus

By Akira KylesThe School of Global Journalism and Communication at Morgan State University hosted their 25th alumni brunch, welcoming students, alumnus, and faculty. The key speaker for the event was Sonya Ross, race demographics editor for the Associated Press. Originally Gwen Ifill, co-anchor and managing editor of the “PBS NewsHour” and moderator editor of “Washington Week”, was supposed to speak but fell ill and was unable to attend. Morgan Alumnus best friends Phillis Vaughn and Patricia Jackson attended the event to hear Ifill speak, although a little disappointed of the change, they were still happy to be at the event. […]

by · October 17, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · ALUMNI, SECTIONS
Brigadier General Dingle Joins List of Morgan Elites

Brigadier General Dingle Joins List of Morgan Elites

Morgan State University alum Raymond Scott Dingle was officially promoted to Brigadier Gen. at Fort Myer, Virginia on Thursday, making him the 16th General Officer to graduate from the school. Gen. Dingle, who is originally from Prince George’s County, has served almost 30 years in the United States Army since his graduation from Morgan State in 1988. His overseas experiences include tours in Iraq, Afghanistan and, most recently, a command post in Germany. Originally, Gen. Dingle had no plans on serving in any branch of the armed forces. Growing up, he said his father, who served in the Air Force for […]

by · September 4, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · ALUMNI
Busy Student Finds Ways to Incorporate Passions into Everyday Life

Busy Student Finds Ways to Incorporate Passions into Everyday Life

The future is now. Live for today, but still work to have a better tomorrow. Work hard and the rest will follow. These are a few of the motivational words that Charnelle Bacon has for her mentees, friends, and pretty much anyone she comes in contact with. Bacon is a senior at Morgan State University who double-majors in Elementary Education and Journalism. She believes that “teaching and kids are the foundation of our future.” With the goal of becoming an education journalist, the busy college student is constantly at work perfecting her craft. Whether it is taking care of business […]

by Manyi Abangma · May 30, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · ALUMNI, CAMPUS NEWS, SECTIONS
Morgan Alumni Premieres on Documentary on Baltimore Crime

Morgan Alumni Premieres on Documentary on Baltimore Crime

“Live Young Blood,” a documentary directed and produced by videographer Justin Gladden and journalist Bobby Holmes, takes a rare look at youth living in Baltimore City and  examines Baltimore’s violent culture and its impact on citizens. The seventy-five minute film focuses on violence in Baltimore, with specific emphasis on urban youth. Budgetless, but fueled with ambition to complete their project, Holmes and Gladden did most of the filming and production work by themselves. “If I want to do something, I do it,” said Holmes. “I just ordered flyers… came out of my own pockets. The website needs to get done and […]

by · April 23, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · ALUMNI, SECTIONS