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MORGAN STATE UNIVERSITY 2016 YEAR IN REVIEW PURPOSE • PROGRESS • PROMISE

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$5M

Spring Commencement, featuring House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi as keynote Contribution to MSU by alumnus Calvin Tyler and his wife, Tina: the largest individual donation ever

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HBCU to have entire university named as a National Treasure by the National Trust for Historic Preservation

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Designation as an NSA/DHS “Center of Academic Excellence”

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MSU BEGINS THE CELEBRATION OF ITS SESQUICENTENNIAL ANNIVERSARY

$250M ANNIVERSARY CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED

15 MSU SCHOLAR-ATHLETES NAMED TO MEAC FOOTBALL ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM

10K FOLLOWERS FOR THE MSU TWITTER ACCOUNT

50K LIKES

REGISTERED FOR THE MSU FACEBOOK PAGE

IN NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION GRANT FUNDING AWARDED TO MSU IN 2016

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NEW DEANS NAMED: DEAN KEELS (CHAPEL), DEAN SPENCER (SOE) AND DEAN YU (SCMNS)

MSU UNIVERSITY FELLOWS NAMED IN 2016

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ANNUAL MSU INNOVATION DAY HELD BEFORE LAWMAKERS, ALUMNI, FACULTY, STUDENTS AND SUPPORTERS IN ANNAPOLIS

1ST EVER FULL PATENT TO

MSU, FOR A METAL-ASSISTED AND MICROWAVE-ASSISTED EVAPORATIVE CRYSTALLIZATION TECHNOLOGY TO TREAT ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE

50K MORGAN GRADUATES SINCE THE UNIVERSITY’S START IN 1867

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MSU DECEMBER GRADUATES: A RECORD NUMBER

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MUSEUMS OWNED AND OPERATED BY MORGAN, WITH THE GRAND REOPENING OF THE LILLIE CARROLL JACKSON CIVIL RIGHTS MUSEUM

$5K CONTRIBUTED

TO THE MSU FOUNDATION’S IOTA PHI THETA ANNIVERSARY ENDOWMENT SCHOLARSHIP FUND BY JUNIOR MATHEW REEDS

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12 DAYS SPENT IN

CHINA BY MSU STUDENTS AS PART OF A STUDY ABROAD PROGRAM

Morgan State Year in Review 2016  
Morgan State Year in Review 2016