Morgan State University has received a $500,000 grant to establish a program aimed at increasing the enrollment, retention and graduation rates of undergraduate humanities and social sciences students who go on to graduate programs.

The award from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will be used over three years to support the creation of the Benjamin A. Quarles Humanities and Social Sciences Institute within the school’s liberal arts college.

2015 Morgan State graduation

“The Humanities and Social Sciences are the core of innovation, creativity and understanding of the human condition,” university President David Wilson said in a statement. read more


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