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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 […]

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 […]

The Bears score first win of the season at homecoming game

by Ty’rique Sims, Assistant Sports Editor Morgan State University alumni, young and elderly, packed Hughes Stadium to see the Bears get their first win of the season as they defeated the Savannah State Tigers 48-28. After losing three non-conference games and dropping two MEAC games, the Bears played effectively on both sides of the ball to pull out the homecoming victory. “It feels good,” said Bears quarterback Elijah Staley. “We’ve been working hard and we knew things would start clicking.” Savannah State would score first when running back Uriah Oliver took a screen pass 83 yards to the end zone […]

by · October 15, 2017 · 0 comments · CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, SPORTS
Spokesman News Brief: Tuesday, Oct 10

Spokesman News Brief: Tuesday, Oct 10

by Tramon Lucas, Editor-In-ChiefThe MSU Spokesman offers news in brief. Tuesday 10/10 Homecoming Tuesday Homecoming week continues as the coronation ceremony for Mister & Miss Morgan State University is tonight at 7 p.m. in the Carl J. Murphy Fine Arts Center, Gilliam Concert Hall. Kendall Joyner is Mister Morgan and Heather Guzman is Miss Morgan for the 2017-2018 academic school year. Later this week: The Legends Plaza Unveiling & Dedication ceremony for Legends Plaza will be held Thursday, Oct 12 at 10 a.m. The ceremony will take place in Morgan Commons area between Hughes Stadium and the University Student Center. […]

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 […]