Maryland’s HBCUs Fuel Economy, Innovation and Upward Mobility

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This commentary appeared in The Daily Record on December 16, 2021. Last December, Mackenzie Scott, the philanthropist and ex-wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, donated $85 million to three of Maryland’s four Historically Black Colleges and Universities, or HBCUs. The recipients of the generosity were Bowie State University, Morgan State...
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GBC President & CEO Donald Fry Speaks on WBAL NewsRadio About the Impact of Maryland’s HBCUs

MacKenzie Scott, philanthropist and ex-wife of Jeff Bezos, donated $85 million dollars to three of four Maryland Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs): Morgan State University, Bowie State University, and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. While these gifts made headlines, GBC President & CEO Donald Fry discusses the significant...
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BBJ: UMd., Coppin State presidents retool goals amid industry upheaval

Darryll J. Pines and Anthony Jenkins
The new presidents of University of Maryland, College Park and Coppin State University are tailoring their goals to meet the new and increasing demands of the higher education industry, which has experienced a rapid evolution in 2020.
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University Presidents Darryll Pines & Anthony Jenkins discuss challenges faced during pandemic and plans for the future

Darryll J. Pines and Anthony Jenkins
The speakers discussed their plans for the future and what’s next for these two Maryland higher education institutions.
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The Daily Record: Four takeaways from David Wilson’s GBC appearance

Dr. David Wilson, Morgan State University
Morgan State University President David J. Wilson addressed the Greater Baltimore Committee’s Newsmaker Speaker Series on Feb. 19.
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The GBC Check-In: Dr. David Wilson, President of Morgan State University

Dr. David Wilson began his tenure as President of Morgan State University on July 1, 2010. Since then, the university has had several success stories, including in the areas of research classifications, student retention rates and producing fellowships and scholars.
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