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MORGAN STATE UNIVERSITY 2017 YEAR IN REVIEW

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PURPOSE • PROGRESS • PROMISE

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2017

IN 2017, MORGAN CELEBRATED ITS SESQUICENTENNIAL ANNIVERSARY.

THE NUMBER OF TIMES THE TOWSON AND MORGAN FOOTBALL PROGRAMS HAVE MET IN COMPETITION, MOST RECENTLY IN 2017 AS PART OF THE “BATTLE FOR GREATER BALTIMORE”

2

167

$890K

THE NUMBER OF WINS PROPELLING BEARS HEAD COACH TODD BOZEMAN TO BECOME THE ALLTIME WINNINGEST BASKETBALL COACH IN UNIVERSITY HISTORY

ACCELERATING ACADEMIC SUCCESS PROGRAM COMPREHENSIVE GRANT FUNDING GIVEN TO MORGAN BY THE NCAA TO FUND SCHOLAR-ATHLETE SUCCESS

139,000

THE SQUAREFOOTAGE OF THE NEW CALVIN AND TINA TYLER HALL STUDENT SERVICES BUILDING. MORGAN BROKE GROUND TO BEGIN CONSTRUCTION ON SEPT. 28.

SB 1085

THE LEGISLATION SIGNED INTO LAW BY GOVERNOR LARRY HOGAN DESIGNATING MORGAN AS MARYLAND’S PREEMINENT PUBLIC URBAN RESEARCH UNIVERSITY

490

$750K

THE TOTAL NUMBER OF DEGREES CONFERRED DURING THE DECEMEBR COMMENCEMENT, WITH MARYLAND LT. GOV. BOYD RUTHERFORD AS KEYNOTE, MAKING IT THE LARGEST NUMBER OF FALL GRADUCATES IN UNIVERSITY HISTORY.

141ST

CHAPTER OF CHI EPSILON, THE CIVIL ENGINEERING HONOR SOCIETY WAS ESTABLISHED ON THE CAMPUS OF MORGAN

1ST TIME THAT AN ARCHBISHOP

GRANT FUNDING AWARDED TO MORGAN BY INTEL CORPORATION TO SUPPORT STUDENT SUCCESS IN STEM

CELEBRATED MASS ON MORGAN’S CAMPUS, WHEN ARCHBISHOP WILLIAM LORI OF THE ARCHDIOCESE OF BALTIMORE VISITED THE CAMPUS

$420K

2ND

THE AMOUNT THE ASCEND CENTER AWARDED TO SUPPORT 12 MSU RESEARCH PROJECTS

2,000

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THE NUMBER OF POUNDS OF ITEMS MORGAN COLLECTED AND DONATED TO VICTIMS OF HURRICANES HARVEY AND IRMA

SPRING COMMENCEMENT FEATURED A KEYNOTE BY FORMER VICE PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN

1

ST

EVER “MORGAN SESQUICENTENNIAL DAY” CELEBRATED IN ANNAPOLIS WITH LAWMAKERS FROM THE MARYLAND SENATE AND HOUSE OF DELEGATES

9

THE NUMBER OF HBCUs CELEBRATING THE SESQUICENTENNIAL ANNIVERSARY, INCLUDING A THREE-DAY EVENT ON MORGAN’S CAMPUS

68

THE NUMBER OF EVENTS COORDINATED THROUGHOUT THE YEAR BY THE SESQUICENTENNIAL COMMITTEE TO CELEBRATE MORGAN’S 150TH ANNIVERSARY

THE NUMBER OF LEGENDARY COACHES (EDDIE HURT AND EARL BANKS) IMMORTALIZED AT THE NEWLY ERECTED LEGEND’S PLAZA

CONSECUTIVE YEAR A MORGAN STUDENT WAS NAMED BALTIMORE CITY YOUTH POET LAUREATE, MSU STUDENT MOHAMED TALL RECEIVED THE HONOR FROM BALTIMORE CITY MAYOR CATHERINE PUGH

1ST

STUDENT, SIMONE BENSON, TO BE NAMED TO THE INAUGURAL CLASS OF RHODEN FELLOWS, A TWO-YEAR JOURNALISM PROGRAM SPONSORED BY ESPN’S UNDEFEATED AND NAMED FOR MORGAN ALUMNUS WILLIAM ROHODEN

$10M

THE COMMITMENT ANNOUNCED BY GOLDMAN SACHS AND BLOOMBERG PHILANTHROPIES TO EXPAND THE ‘10,000 SMALL BUSINESSES’ INITIATIVE IN BALTIMORE WITH MORGAN NAMED AS A PARTNER

$716,700

THE AMOUNT OF GRANT FUNDING AWARDED BY THE LUMINA FOUNDATION TO SUPPORT THE HBCU STUDENT SUCCESS PROJECT

Morgan State Year in Review 2017  
Morgan State Year in Review 2017