Morgan State showcases breakthrough research at Sixth Annual ‘Innovation Day’

As part of a sustained commitment to pioneering breakthrough advancements offering an economic benefit to the State of Maryland, Morgan State University (MSU) recently celebrated its 6th Annual ‘Innovation Day’ in Annapolis, Md. at the Miller Senate Office Building.

Goldseker Foundation awards Morgan State University $205,000 grant

In continued support of a longstanding effort to provide resources for graduates seeking to further their education at Morgan State University (MSU), the Goldseker Foundation has awarded the University a $205,000 grant.

AACC names Boykin Assistant Dean of Student Services

Anne Arundel Community College has named Tiffany Boykin, Ph.D., J.D., as the new assistant dean of student services, effective March 1, 2016.

PNC Awards $6,000 to Johnson Square Academy Head Start Program

LIGHT Health & Wellness Comprehensive Services’ Johnson Square Academy has been awarded $6,000 by the PNC Foundation in recognition of the volunteer efforts of PNC employees Karen Burley, Seson Taylor-Campbell, April Harper, Angela McFadden, Lourdes Montes-Greenan, Franklin McNeil and Robin ...

United Way of Central Maryland Celebrates Dr. Seuss’ Read Across America Day at area schools

United Way of Central Maryland volunteers recently celebrated Read Across America Day, an annual, nationwide reading celebration that takes place on Dr. Seuss’ birthday, March 2.

Michelle Obama to girls: 'Push past those doubters'

When Michelle Obama traveled to Cambodia last summer as part of her Let Girls Learn initiative, she had a message for any girls facing barriers to education: Move beyond the "doubters."

Registration for "Governor’s Young Readers" Program begins for Baltimore City

Governor Larry Hogan has announced that starting March 1, 2016, every child, from infancy to age five in Baltimore City can be enrolled, free of charge, in a new reading and book-delivery program.

Baltimore City Public Schools re-engage city youth

The Baltimore City Public Schools (BCPS) Re-Engagement Center has shifted the academic trajectory from a bleak past to an optimistic future for 19-year-old Destiney Turner and 15-year-old Donay Sims.

Urban teachers keeping black history in curriculum

When deciding on a black history project for her fourth grade class at Calvin and Rodman Elementary School, Naadir Billingsley took into account how the students would connect to the project and she used their background knowledge to enhance the ...

Passing score for GED test changed

In 1942, the original GED® test was released. Since that time, the GED (General Educational Development) test has opened doors to better jobs and college programs for more than 20 million graduates. The GED Test is a United States high ...

Philanthropist couple makes largest donation in MSU history

When he attended Morgan State University decades ago, circumstances were such that Calvin E. Tyler Jr. couldn’t afford to stay in school.

Reading program offers children chance to earn free admission to National Aquarium

The National Aquarium, in partnership with the Enoch Pratt Free Library System and alongside Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, announced the launch of the Read to Reef Book Club.

Tyrese Gibson joins Coca-Cola to support teens’ quest for academic achievement

Six time Grammy-nominated R&B singer, author, philanthropist and internationally renowned film star Tyrese Gibson joins Coca-Cola to help inspire and empower teens to strive for their highest potential through the 2016 Coca-Cola Pay It Forward program.

Year Up Baltimore graduate lands job as operations engineer

Tyson Lin didn’t exactly know what he wanted to do with his life after finishing high school in 2014.

MSU volunteers bring clean energy to Morgan Community Mile homes in need

In an effort to assist local Baltimore residents in need of energy efficiency upgrades, volunteers from Morgan State University teamed up with representatives from GRID Alternatives, the U.S. Department of Energy, the City of Baltimore, Bowie State University, Coppin State ...