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School of Business to host entrepreneur and “The Apprentice” winner Tuesday

by Blair Young, Staff WriterThe “Morgan Means Business” lecture series will be host to a multimillionaire and former “The Apprentice” winner for a lecture in the Earl G. Graves School of Business. Students and faculty are encouraged to participate in this free event to listen and network with Randall Pinkett, an entrepreneur, speaker and author for his lecture on Tuesday morning. He is currently the CEO of BCT partners, a multi-million-dollar consulting, research, and analytics firm based in Newark, NJ that he founded. Pinkett is widely known for his win of the reality show “The Apprentice” during the season four […]

by · April 3, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS
Morgan to show film on transgender civil rights pioneer this Tuesday

Morgan to show film on transgender civil rights pioneer this Tuesday

by Terrance SmithMorgan State University will be hosting a screening the documentary MAJOR!, which focuses on a pioneering elder black transgender activist, Miss Major Griffin-Gracy on Apr. 4. “We are so proud to host the screening of MAJOR! at Morgan State University with the Women’s and Gender Studies Program,” said Rev. Cedric A. Harmon, the Executive Director of Many Voices: A Black Church Movement for Gay and Transgender. Several reasons went into the decision to have the screening of MAJOR! At Morgan. One of which was allowing the opportunity for a safe space for conversation about transgender relations in the […]

by · April 3, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS
Morgan State honors the life of Enoila Pettigen McMillan through an Exhibit

Morgan State honors the life of Enoila Pettigen McMillan through an Exhibit

by Devon Ashby, Staff WriterFor decades Enolia Pettigen McMillan, former president of the NAACP, fought for equality for black students and teachers in Maryland’s public school systems. As part of its sesquicentennial celebration, Morgan State University erected an exhibit in her honor. McMillan, who died in 2006, spent 42 years as a teacher and administrator, but it was as a graduate student at Columbia University where she started questioning the inequities in Maryland’s public education system. She lost promotion opportunities because of her outspokenness, but she still managed to become the state of Maryland’s first black high school principal in […]

by · March 31, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, SPECIAL COVERAGE
Campus Safety Forum Recap

Campus Safety Forum Recap

by Terrance Smith, Staff WriterMorgan State University serves roughly 8,000 students, where administrators understand that keeping them safe is a priority, that’s the reason why the Campus Safety Forum was held Wednesday night. Organized by the Office of Residence Life and Housing and the Inter-Residence Hall Council, the forum was held to strengthen the relationship between the Morgan State University Police. Department and the campus community. Students had the opportunity to anonymously ask questions to police officers and have an open dialogue about issues regarding safety on campus. “We have the Allied Universal Officers, ‘yellow jackets’ and they are strategically […]

by · March 30, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS

Journalism and Architecture schools combine for commemorative “Walk of Fame”

Zanha Armstrong, Staff WriterThe School of Global Journalism and Communication will be collaborating with the School of Architecture and Planning in a new landscaping project. At a press conference Monday afternoon, Dean Dewayne Wickham announced that the two schools will be working together to create a Walk of Fame that will acknowledge graduates of the SGJC, prominent individuals in the journalism fields and anyone who has made an impact on student life. “There’s so many things we want to do on campus that at first blush you think you’ll have to go off campus to do some of these things […]

by · March 27, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS