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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

150th birthday of Morgan State celebrated with Proclamation Celebration

Janelle Ferguson, Arts and Entertainment EditorAs part of the Morgan State University sesquicentennial celebrations, campus president, Dr. David Wilson hosted a Proclamation Ceremony on Sunday to mark prominent moments and memorialize important sites in the development of this institution. Since Tuesday, April 30, 1867, this institution has been translated into many names before it was officially known to be the Morgan State University. Sunday marked the 150th year of operation, celebrated proudly in front of Holmes Hall. Festivities included recognizing the first class of only nine students to ever step foot at the Centenary Biblical Institute in 1867. Morgan State […]

by · May 1, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS
William Lori, the Archbishop of Baltimore, at Sunday mass in Morgan State University's chapel.
Photo by Wyman Jones.

Morgan chapel welcomes Archbishop of Baltimore for first mass on campus

Blair Young, Staff WriterWith Morgan State University celebrating its sesquicentennial this year, Sunday marked another historic first in the school’s long history. Archbishop of Baltimore, William Lori visited Morgan’s Chapel and performed the first mass by a Catholic prelate. “I am told that I am the first Roman Catholic Archbishop to celebrate mass on this campus in its 150 year history,” said Lori. “Well, I have been the Archbishop of Baltimore less than five of those 150 years and I can promise you this, I won’t wait another 150 years to visit again.” The service was a traditional Catholic mass […]

by · February 27, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS
Reverend Bernard Keels, dean of the Morgan State University Chapel, with members of Sharp Street Methodist Episcopal Church.
Photo by Benjamin McKnight III.

Morgan State kicks off it’s 150th celebration where it all started

by Benjamin McKnight III, Editor-In-ChiefInside the Methodist Episcopal Church of Baltimore on the morning of Nov. 27, 1867, an act of incorporation was signed to create the Centenary Biblical Institute. Nearly a century and a half later, churchgoers gathered in the same church, now known as Sharp Street Methodist Episcopal Church, to kick off the beginning of Morgan State University’s sesquicentennial celebration. From the MSU president to the student government association, alumni – including a handful of members from the class of 1967 – and regular members of the congregation, dozens filled the pews to absorb the history in the […]

by · December 11, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · ALUMNI, CAMPUS NEWS, LOCAL NEWS
Countdown begins for Morgan’s sesquicentennial celebration

Countdown begins for Morgan’s sesquicentennial celebration

Akira Kyles, Campus News EditorFounded in 1867, Morgan State University will end its fall semester celebrating their 150th anniversary, launching a celebration of its sesquicentennial during the December 16 commencement. David Wilson, Morgan’s president, knows and understands the importance of Morgan through the 150 years, to now. “Morgan is truly a national treasure in the United States of America, we have been designated as such by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, because for nearly 150 years we have produced a cadre of outstanding leaders in politics, in medicine, education, in law, in science, in engineering to lead this country,” […]

by · October 25, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS