April 2018
Coppin State University invites current high school seniors, high school graduates, and college transfer students to Decision Day 2018 on Saturday, April 28. Information sessions will have representatives from the Offices of Admissions, Financial Aid, University Housing, and academic colleges. These information sessions are for applicants and admitted students interested in attending Coppin State University for the Fall 2018 semester. All are welcome and families and parents are encouraged to attend.
Coppin State Selects New Provost

Dr. Leontye Lewis has been appointed Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.

Dr. Lewis received her bachelor's degree from Coppin State University in 1991. She holds a Master's of Education (M.Ed.) degree from Bowling Green State University and Harvard University Graduate School of Education. Dr. Lewis also received her Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Teaching, Curriculum, and Learning Environments from Harvard University.
Dr. Lewis brings nearly 30 years of progressive experience in higher education to Coppin State University. I am excited to have her academic leadership and interdisciplinary collaboration. Dr. Lewis began her post in March.
Coppin State and UB Professor join forces to excavate Baltimore history

Coppin State Professor, Elgin Klugh , chair of the applied social and political science departments, and Ron Castanzo , University of Baltimore's professor of anthropology and human biology, have recruited students to identify and preserve the cemetery located under the Belair Edison Crossing Shopping Center on Belair Road.

The General Assembly has supported efforts by sponsoring a bill protecting "local cemeteries that have been abandoned, bulldozed or just neglected." Read More: Baltimore Sun
Coppin State Professor makes
Top 100 Women of Maryland

Tenyo Pearl, campus director of the Non-Profit Leadership Alliance, has been selected by The Daily Record as one of the 2018 Top 100 Women of Maryland. An awards celebration recognizing this year’s honorees will be held at The Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall on April 23. This is Ms. Pearl's second time being recognized by The Daily Record.
U.S. Senator Cardin hosts Women’s Leadership Luncheon 

Last week, in celebration of Women’s History Month, Senator Ben Cardin joined me and a diverse group of women from the community who serve in leadership roles in business, banking, education, health, social, and civic arenas. We discussed the impact and influence of women in today’s society as well as identified current issues and possible remedies. We are thankful to Sen. Cardin for his decades long support of women, students, and the HBCU community.
Student Highlight 

Two Coppin State sophomore students are the recipients of the 2018 India Continent Scholarship Award .

Biology major, Ajla Hrnjic and nursing major, Ashmita Khadka, received $500 each.

The award is given to students with demonstrated academic success and an appreciation of all cultures. I wish Ajla and Ashmita success on all of their future endeavors. Congratulations, ladies!
Coppin State STEM students progress to the next level in a clean energy competition

Coppin State students have advanced to the next level of competition for the 2018 Allegheny Region Cleantech University Prize Collegiate Competition.

The competition for the “next generation of clean energy entrepreneurs and innovators” is hosted by Carnegie Mellon University and will take place this Friday, April 6 , in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Special thanks to Dr. Jamal Uddin for his leadership. We wish our students the best in the competition! 
You're Invited!

An evening with
Marc Lamont Hill:

50th Anniversary of the Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

You are invited to attend this event as Dr. Hill discusses the state of America, 50 years after the assassination of Dr. King. The event is free to the public. Seats are limited. Please, reserve your seat, here: An Evening with Marc Lamont Hill
Coppin Represented at Roundtable on
Innovative Leadership

It was my privilege to represent Coppin State University at the Roundtable on Innovative Leadership held during the 100 th   annual meeting of the American Council on Education (ACE), in March. Thirteen higher education leaders from around the country were selected to advise ACE on matters related to institutional challenges and innovative approaches to running a college or university. Coppin was the only HBCU selected to participate in the event. It was an opportunity for me to highlight Coppin’s innovative and nationally recognized work in data democratization.
Mayor Pugh to host "Keys to Success"
Academies at Coppin State

On Saturday, April 7 and 14, Mayor Catherine Pugh will hold the "Keys to Success” academies on the campus of Coppin State. Up to 500 Baltimore City youth, ages 14-17, are expected to visit us for campus tours and to meet with admissions personnel about college readiness. Students will take part in workshops on a variety of topics. Attendees will end the day cheering on Coppin's women's softball team in a doubleheader against Howard University.

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Coppin State University is an urban, comprehensive, and Historically Black Institution. Building on a legacy of excellence in teacher preparation in the metropolitan community, the university offers quality undergraduate and graduate programs in teacher education, liberal arts, health professions, and STEM-related disciplines.