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Presidential Communications

Chancellor's Letter to the Coppin Community

March 3, 2019

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December 2018 Semester highlights

November 2018 Educause Conference, Johns Hopkins and Coppin State establish STEM Partnership, Coppin Students Attend Conference and Bring Home the Award!, Social Determinants of Health Taskforce Begins Seven Year Journey (Senate Bill 444), In Memoriam - The Passing of CSU Board of Visitor, Ackneil Muldrow II, Veterans' Day Tribute, Harlem Renaissance Centenary Kick-off

October 2018 USM Annual Women's Conference, Foundation Merit Scholarship Induction Ceremony, Celebrating Fanny Jackson Coppin, Donors and Scholars Breakfast, Girls in Computer Science, PNC and Money Matters, Dr. Garey Hyatt & NADSA, Constitution Day and the Mid-Term Elections, Midnight Mayhem, Theater Lab Production

September 2018 Coppin State University named one of the Best Colleges in Maryland!, Coppin State Is Ranked One of the Most Affordable Public HBCUs in the United States!, Coppin State University Night at Camden Yards, Coppin Alumni Recognized for Giving, Coppin State Students Perform at the Baltimore Book Festival, Coppin State Student- Athletes Increase Community Service Goal Starting with The Maryland Food Bank, Outdoor Summer Concert Series: Open to All

August 8, 2018 New Student Orientation Success!, Diverse Issues in Higher Education: HBCUs and PBIs Usher in New Era of Cybersecurity, Natural Sciences Department Hosts AgDiscovery for Budding Agriculturalists, Helping Small Businesses Reach the Next Step, Coppin Academy Principal Named Principal of the Year!, Coppin Celebrates the 100th Anniversary of the Harlem Renaissance, Coppin Alumnus Authors Book, Outdoor Summer Concert Series - Open to All, Coppin Night in Oriole Park at Camden Yards!, Coppin Alumnus Named Delaware State's New Men's Basketball Coach

July 2, 2018 Accreditation Reaffirmed, Finish4Free @ Coppin State, Cyber Warrior Diversity Program, Foundation Merit Scholarship, Summer Academic Success Academy, Outdoor Summer Concert Series - Open to All, College Pride Night - "The Eagles Back the Birds!", Student Highlight Victoria Bruton

June 4, 2018 Finish4Free, Expanding Opportunities, Cyber Warrior Diversity Program, Congratulations, Class of 2018!, Track and Field Champs!, College Pride Night - "The Eagles Back the Birds!", Outdoor Summer Concert Series - Open to All, The Talon Magazine

May 8, 2018 Coppin State University's 118th Commencement, Decision Day 2018, The Links Establishes New Mentoring Program at Coppin State, Dr. Yvette Rooks CSU Development Foundation Board Member, Student Recognition and Leadership, 58 and Counting! Student Athlete Academic Success, Baseball Team Sets Record, Student Highlight Destiny Brown

April 2, 2018 Coppin State Selects New Provost, Coppin State and UB Professor join forces to excavate Baltimore history, Coppin State Professor makes Top 100 Women of Maryland, U.S. Senator Cardin hosts Women's Leadership Luncheon, Student Highlight: India Continent Scholarship Award Recipients, Coppin State STEM students progress to the next level in a clean energy competition, An evening with Marc Lamont Hill, Coppin Represented at Roundtable on Innovative Leadership, Mayor Pugh to host "Keys to Success" Academies at Coppin State

March 5, 2018 Coppin Day in Annapolis, Coppin Grad Gary Tuggle Appointed Deputy Commissioner, Bronze Bust Unveiling of Barack Obama, Meet Sean Corbin: NBA Referee and Coppin State Alum, Vice President Accepted to Millennium Leadership Institute, Destination Coppin, Student Highlight: Coppin State Student Monica Davis Honored as 2018 Newman Civic Fellow

February 5, 2018 Countdown to Re-Accreditation, Coppin State Students Impress at American Marketing Association (AMA) Conference, Coppin State Announces Partnership with Penn State in Nanotechnology, President Barack Obama Bust Unveiling, Spring Open House & 2018 Homecoming, Destination - Coppin State, Student Highlight

January 2, 2018 Welcoming 2018 with a Focus on Middle States Reaccreditation!, Hrabowskis Make Scholarship Commitment, Charitable Donations Increase Student Scholarships, Spring Open House to Coincide with 2018 Homecoming, Student Highlight


December 5, 2017 Coppin and HBCUs Cited as Economic Engines, Coppin State Students Launch Community Clean-Up Day, Coppin Professors Win Grant Support for Technology, Men's Basketball Home Season Opener, Student Highlight

November 6, 2017 Walbrook Mill Project Kick-Off, Coppin's Strategic Partnership Wins Greater Baltimore Committee Award, Coppin and Northrop Grumman Cyber Warrior Diversity Program Certifies First Class, HBCU Technology Summit Presentation, Coppin to hold Annual Veteran's Day Observance, Child Care Access Means Parents in School, Student Highlight

October 2, 2017 Identity Leadership Nine-Step Process, Fall 2017 Talon Magazine, Pathways to Professions, Best Value Schools, Student Mentorship, #IWillListen campaign, Student Highlight

September 5, 2017 Class of 2021, CSU ranks among Best HBCUs & MD Colleges, Blackboard Catalyst Award for Student Success, Wilson H. Elkins Award recipients, Partnership with Baltimore City, STC Goes Gold, Middle States Visit, S.T.E.M. Day, Student Highlight

June 5, 2017 Commencement, Golf Classic, Summer Concert Series, Foundation Merit Scholarship, TRANSFERmation Campaign, Blackboard Catalyst Award, Dr. Habtu Braha Information Technology in Teaching & Learning Conference, USDA summer camp, faculty publications

May 1, 2017 New head men's basketball coach, Commencement 2017, Dr. Hany Sobhi research project, CSU Golf Classic, TRANSFERmation Campaign, College of Business, recipient of a $25,000 grant from PNC Bank, Foundation Merit Scholarship, Fanny Jackson Coppin Scholarship, Coppin Students at African American Museum of History and Culture, Coppin State Poets Perform at the Flower Mart

April 3, 2017 Faculty Member Receives ACE Fellowship, Northrop Grumman Cyber Security Program, CSU website update, baseball team featured in Afro Newspaper for work with DC GRAYS, Dr. Joan Tilghman one of Daily Record's 2017 Top 100 Women, Light City Baltimore

March 6, 2017 HBCU Executive Order, Gartner Forum, 10th Annual Chester W. Gregory, Sr. Colloquium, Home Buying Seminar, Free Tax Assistance, Touchpoint, Employee of the Quarter, Light City Baltimore

February 6, 2017 C-SPAN tour, Homecoming 2017, Dorsey Educational Fund, Coppin Day in Annapolis, Dr. Hany F. Sobhi receives Arkansas Children's Nutrition Center research grant, Cab Calloway, Black History Month

January 9, 2017 New Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs, Nanotechnology professor receives grant for rapid solar energy project, Open House & Homecoming, annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration, Coppin Day in Annapolis, The Talon magazine


December 5, 2016 Open Works Baltimore partnership, E2 Energy to Educate grant, Yahoo, Northrop Grumman Mentor-Protégé Program, Daily Record's Leading Women honor, CSU – USM Badging Pilot Program, Veterans Resource Center

November 7, 2016 Doctor of Nurse Practice program, Coppin State professor chimes in on NASA Launch, Marilyn Mosby press conference, Leonard Hamm Town Hall meeting, Donors and Scholars brunch, Mr. & Ms. Coppin State University, new Athletic Director, baseball team "A Day in the Park" clinics, softball team helps build a neighborhood playground

October 3, 2016 Teacher Quality Partnership Program grant, Mental & Behavioral Health De-escalation Crisis Intervention conference training, Dr. Michael Freeman WYPR podcast, West Baltimore Community Development Conference, new Legal Counsel and Director of Government Relations, Foundation Merit Scholarship, Science Symposium, Free Fall Baltimore, Kognito challenge

June 13, 2016 (PDF) Faculty Innovations Institute, Middle States reaffirmation in 2018, Shaquille Carbon at White House forum, School of Education Open House, Dr. Kokahvah Zauditu Selassie visiting scholar in Ethiopia

May 30, 2016 (PDF) Graduate and undergraduate commencements, CSU alum Sam Davis, Dr. Horne Early featured in Business Officer, Provost/VPAA search, Kaiser Permanente grant, Alumni Summer Jazz Concert Series

May 16, 2016 (PDF) Congratulations Class of 2016!, Excellence in Nursing, Golf Classic, summer camps, DOSA Awards, Student Government 2016-2017 Executive Board

May 2, 2016 (PDF) Abell Foundation grant, Celebration of Student Excellence, Freshmen Pinning Ceremony, Non-Profit Leadership Alliance Spring Mixer

April 18, 2016 (PDF) Maryland Clean Energy Program, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program, Dr. Hany Sobhi, who was recognized at Board of Regents Faculty Awards Ceremony

April 4, 2016 (PDF) Teacher Recruitment Day, Pathways to Professions grant, Eagles Athletics, Annual Honda Campus All-Star Challenge

March 21, 2016 (PDF) Eagles Athletics, Christina Epps, mayoral debate, USM Vice Chancellor for Economic Development, NCAA Eligibility Seminar, VP Searches, Shooting for Peace, Spring Job Fair

March 7, 2016 (PDF) Homecoming, VITA Tax Service, American Association of Behavioral and Social Sciences Conference, CSU Breakfast of Champions, HBCU Retention Conference, University System of Maryland Board of Regents Faculty Award

February 22, 2016 (PDF) Budget hearings, Homecoming, heart disease campaign, Red Dress Sunday, USM Advocacy Day, Dr. Braha retirement, AAHM White House reception, Honda Campus All-Star Challenge, "Text, Talk, Act" 2015 Award

February 8, 2016 (PDF) African American History Month, new Vice President for Administration and Finance, Early Childhood Education Program, Innovation Village, International Conference on Modern Mathematical Methods and High Performance Computing in Science and Technology

January 25, 2016 (PDF) National Urban League Youth Leadership Summit, Innovation Village, organizational structure changes, Maryland Charities Campaign

January 11, 2016 (PDF) Abell Foundation grant, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King celebration, Pacifichem conference, World Chemical Conference


November 16, 2015 (PDF) Thurgood Marshall Gala, Zooman and the Sign, Faculty Research Conference, Staff Technology Symposium, Re-accreditation, International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies conference, Club football

October 19, 2015 (PDF) Foundation Merit Scholarship Program, Nursing Alumni Awards Gala, Service Awards ceremony, Pre-Med Day, Mentoring Programs, Institutional Advancement Small Grant Program

October 5, 2015 (PDF) College of Business Top 50 Innovative, First in the World Program grant, Diversity Day, Meet and Greet Reception