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HBCU-9 celebrates 150 years on Morgan State campus

HBCU-9 celebrates 150 years on Morgan State campus

Morgan 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 on HBCUs, assists in drafting […]

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

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

Special 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 April Ryan, Friday, […]

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

Morgan State’s fans have mixed emotions about the football season so far

Morgan football fans finally had something to applaud at Hughes Stadium during the football game. At halftime the 1967 undefeated championship football team was honored and the crowd gave them a standing ovation. That was about all they had to cheer for, because the current team suffered another lopsided loss 49-17 to the North Carolina A&T Aggies. The stadium was full of fans with attendance listed at 7,437. Both sides of the stands were near full with A&T bringing two buses full of fans, as well as many local alumni joining them in the guest stands. At first they outnumbered […]

by · September 24, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, LOCAL NEWS, SECTIONS, SPORTS

The Bears finally get on the scoreboard, but fall in MEAC Opener

The Morgan State Bears hosted the North Carolina A&T State Aggies Saturday night at Hughes Stadium in their MEAC opener. The Bears entered this contest being held scoreless in three games and being outscored by their opponents 101-0. The Bears were finally able to get on the scoreboard, but lost to A&T 49-17. “The monkey is essentially off those guys back but the monkey is still there because we’re not scoring enough points to win,” said Bears head Coach Fred T. Farrier.   The Bears were able to reach the end zone early in the third quarter when quarterback Elijah […]

by · September 24, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, LOCAL NEWS, SPORTS

Conference Games: Morgan State versus North Carolina A&T!

Conference play gets underway for the Morgan State Bears and the North Carolina A&T Aggies, who will play at Hughes Stadium Saturday night. This week presents a challenge for The Bears, who play their first Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) game. Not only have they yet to win a game this season, but they also have yet to score a point. They’ve also struggled with protecting the football, particular first-year starting quarterback Elijah Staley with 4 interceptions. This weekend they are up against an Aggies defense that’s only giving up 11.3 points through the first three games, so if they are […]

by · September 22, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, SECTIONS, SPORTS