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Baltimore librarian appointed to lead at the Library of Congress

Khalia Patterson, Contributing WriterThe United States Senate has made history yesterday in swearing in Carla Hayden, the first African American woman to lead as the 14th Librarian of Congress. Hayden’s career has exceedingly prepared her for the demands in the role of the Librarian of Congress. She earned her undergraduate degree from Roosevelt University and continued with earning a M.A. and Ph.D. from the Graduate Library School of the University of Chicago, studying Library Science. Following a stint as a professor at the University of Pittsburgh, Hayden worked as one of the lead librarians at the Chicago Public Library, where […]

by · September 15, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · LOCAL NEWS, NATIONAL NEWS
Morgan State becomes recognized as a National Treasure

Morgan State becomes recognized as a National Treasure

by Benjamin McKnight III, Editor-In-ChiefWith less than a year until Morgan State University celebrates its sesquicentennial, the National Trust for Historic Preservation declared the univesity a national treasure. The National Trust, chartered by congress in 1949, is a nonprofit organization that works to preserve historic buildings and landmarks across the nation. In 1998, the organization listed all HBCUs in America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places list, and fought to get funding for the preservation of these institutions which resulted in them receiving $61 million to restore historic buildings at HBCUs. “The National Trust has been trying to highlight the incredible history […]

by · May 3, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, LOCAL NEWS, NATIONAL NEWS, SECTIONS

Johnson appointed to state comission

by Keva Coles-BentonEdwin Johnson is the Senior Coordinator for Student Disability Services at Morgan State University, but his wealth of knowledge on the history of the University led to his appointment by Gov. Larry Hogan as commissioner on the State Commission for African American History and Culture. Johnson received three of his four degrees from Morgan State, majoring in speech communication, african-american studies and history. After assisting with an exhibit called “Untold Stories,” where he offered some of the historical artifacts he owns, Johnson was invited to apply for commissioner. Johnson’s artifacts include tokens of Morgan State’s past, Omega Psi […]

by · April 12, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · ALUMNI
1st Annual Black History Month Festival Recap

1st Annual Black History Month Festival Recap

video by Ja’Von Hill  

by · March 1, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS