CAMPUS

Morgan breaks ground on its new $88 million student services building

Morgan breaks ground on its new $88 million student services building

by Cierra Queen, Contributing WriterAlumni, scholars and local officials gathered for the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Calvin and Tina Tyler Hall, which is set to open on Morgan State University’s campus in 2020. The building will be named after two of the University’s most generous supporters and known philanthropists, alumnus Calvin Tyler and his wife Tina. It is an $88 million investment for a new student services building and will house nearly 20 departments including Records and Registration, Admissions and Financial Aid. A set of 10 hats and shovels were displayed over a pile of dirt at the site […]

by · September 29, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, LOCAL NEWS, SPECIAL COVERAGE
Details on the event ‘Black Liberation: Life, Death, and Queer Resistance’

Details on the event ‘Black Liberation: Life, Death, and Queer Resistance’

by Dominique Hunter, Copy Desk EditorAnika Simpson, co-chair of LGBTQA advisory council and coordinator of the women and gender studies program, has high hopes for students who attend the upcoming project titled “Black Liberation: Life, Death, and Queer Resistance.” The event will not only bring awareness to the struggles blacks have experienced in the African-American community, but it will also aim to help students get involved in black liberation. “I hope students leave this event with [a] project to help black liberation… the symposium’s timeliness given the political climate we’re in, explains why this is critical and expresses the urgency […]

by · September 29, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, PERSPECTIVES, SECTIONS, SPECIAL COVERAGE
Four years of excellence on and off the court for two Lady Bear Seniors

Four years of excellence on and off the court for two Lady Bear Seniors

by Ty’rique Sims, Assistant Sports EditorThe 2017 Lady Bears volleyball squad is led by two seniors who demonstrate hard work on the court and off the court. Michaela Collins and Keana Browne have assumed the role of leadership of the Lady Bears. A Lady Bears team who have six juniors with some potential. The team recently concluded their 2017 non-conference schedule but only picked up one victory against University of Arkansas – Pine Bluff. The Lady Bears head into the conference portion of their schedule 1-12, but there are still games to be played. Collins and Browne’s leadership is a […]

by · September 28, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, PERSPECTIVES, SECTIONS, SPECIAL COVERAGE, SPORTS
HBCU-9 celebrates 150 years on Morgan State campus

HBCU-9 celebrates 150 years on Morgan State campus

by Devon Ashby and Dawne’ BentonMorgan State University will host a HBCU-9 United Sesquicentennial Celebration, Thursday through Saturday. U.S. Rep. Alma Adams, D-North Carolina, will deliver the keynote address at the Saturday ‘State of the Union’ program. Nine historically black institutions, including Morgan, are celebrating 150th or sesquicentennial anniversaries. Other institutions include I-95 neighbor Howard University, Alabama State University, Talladega College [Alabama], Johnson C. Smith University, St. Augustine’s University, Barber-Scotia College and Fayetteville State University, all of North Carolina and Morehouse College of Atlanta. Adams of North Carolina’s 12th District is co-chair of the bipartisan HBCU Caucus, which educates lawmakers […]

Morgan State University’s Sesquicentennial tree planting & dedication ceremony recap

Morgan State University’s Sesquicentennial tree planting & dedication ceremony recap

by Tramon Lucas, Editor-In-ChiefSpecial to The MSU Spokesman, the following below is a Bear-TV News piece on Morgan State University’s Sesquicentennial Tree Planting & Dedication ceremony, Tuesday. On the academic quad, David Wilson, president of Morgan State University along with other members of the MSU administration, gathered to celebrate the sesquicentennial in the midst of the United Sesquicentennial Celebration, where the nine historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) recognizing their 150th anniversary will join on campus for a number events. These events include a ‘Leadership Round Table Discussion with HBCU-9 Chancellors and Presidents,’ moderated by Morgan alumna and White House correspondent […]

by · September 26, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, LOCAL NEWS, NATIONAL NEWS, SECTIONS, SPECIAL COVERAGE