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NCAA Places Sanctions on Morgan State’s Athletic Department

By The MSU Spokesman Editorial StaffThe Morgan State University athletics program was rocked Tuesday by NCAA sanctions that will bar the university’s football, softball and women’s tennis programs from postseason play for a year and place the entire athletic department on probation for four years. The NCAA’s Division I Committee on Infractions charged the school with “a lack of institutional control,” alleging that athletics officials violated NCAA eligibility and financial aid rules. Specifically, the NCAA panel charged that over a four-year period from the 2012-13 academic year through the 2015-16 academic year, the school improperly awarded financial aid to student-athletes, […]

by · December 20, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, SPORTS
MSU retention rates coincide with financial need

MSU retention rates coincide with financial need

by Penelope Blackwell, Campus News EditorSome were there for food quality improvements and others for disability service issues, but the Morgan State University community heard the president’s numbers about decreased retention but the need for more financial support. The auditorium located in the University Student Center filled about 125 seats of students, staff, faculty and more. David Wilson, the president of MSU, explained the detailed data about the increased number of returning sophomores, juniors and graduates as he explained that the decrease of retention is simply because students do not have the funds. “Last year we had about 1,054 about […]

by · October 20, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, LOCAL NEWS, SPECIAL COVERAGE
Students share concerns at MSU president’s fall town hall

Students share concerns at MSU president’s fall town hall

by Samuel Robinson, Staff WriterThough there wasn’t a large turnout, the Morgan State University students in attendance had tough questions for Morgan’s president at the annual fall town hall, Thursday. Morgan State University President David Wilson hosted his town hall to not only hear student’s concerns but also address all the success the University has seen in the last year. Wilson began the engagement with an explanation of retention and how it affects students. Addressing the freshman class directly, Wilson expressed his satisfaction with the size of the incoming class. “We have nearly 1,200 new freshmen, the highest number of new […]

by · October 20, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, LOCAL NEWS, SPECIAL COVERAGE
MSU President David Wilson shares his reaction with those in attendance at his spring Town Hall, Thursday. Photo credit: Tramon Lucas

University president Wilson addresses Trump visit, school upgrades at town hall

Blair Young and Zanha Armstrong, Staff WritersThe meaning of a photo can often be more powerful than the words that accompany it. Many people in the African-American community were upset by a certain photo this week involving the president of the United States. President Donald Trump met with many HBCU leaders on Monday, including Morgan State University president David Wilson. The plan was to meet with the president about his proposed executive order involving HBCU’s. It turned into an unproductive event that ended up being a glorified photo-op. The picture quickly became viral along with criticism for the leaders for […]

by · March 3, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS

Morgan names new athletic director

Benjamin McKnight III, Editor-In-ChiefMonths after searching for a replacement to Morgan State University’s former athletic director, who retired in June, a new athletic director has been officially named. In an announcement to the Morgan community via email, campus president David Wilson appointed Ed Scott to replace Floyd Kerr, who served as the athletic director at Morgan for nearly 11 years. “I am pleased to welcome Ed Scott to his new home at Morgan State,” Wilson in the e-mail. “He has proven himself successful with athletic programs very similar to Morgan’s, and, although we know there are some challenging days ahead, […]

by · October 4, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SPORTS