Hello from Coppin State! 

February 6, 2017

Welcome to Monday Morning Mentions, an electronic communication from the campus of Coppin State University! Periodically on Mondays, we will share updates, highlight good news, and important events taking place on Coppin's campus.  We have much to be proud of at Coppin State University and I want all of us to share in the accomplishments of our university.   -

President Maria Thompson, Coppin State University 

   C-SPAN to visit Coppin State! 
C-SPAN will be visiting the campus of Coppin State University on February 15th. Faculty, student groups and legislators are invited to visit this interactive, multi-media learning center.  C-SPAN’s visit to Coppin State is part of a kick-off week for this year's HBCU tour. The C-SPAN tour bus is scheduled to be on campus between 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. All are invited. 


 I extend an open invitation for you to visit our campus this week for Homecoming 2017.  We have a number of  outstanding events leading up to the women's and men's basketball games against Bethune - Cookman.  Please visit coppin.edu for a complete list of  activities, to purchase tickets, or contact Marcia Cephus- mcephus@coppin.edu

 Go Eagles! 

 Twenty Years of Giving Dorsey Educational Fund

For more than 20 years, the Dorsey Educational Fund has made an annual donation in support of Coppin State's student scholarships. The Dorsey annual brunch is being held on February 11, 2017, where a generous contribution will be made to Maryland's HBCU's. 

We thank the Dorsey Educational Fund for their continued support of Coppin State and our students.   

 Coppin Day in Annapolis!

On Tuesday, January 24, 2017, the University hosted “Coppin Day in Annapolis” to showcase our programs and increase Coppin State's visibility in the State Capital.

Several hundred people stopped by to view and engage in our interactive exhibits and to discover the great things taking place on our campus.

Special thanks to Del. Antonio Hayes for his support and coordination.  

Special recognition to Dr. Hany F. Sobhi, associate professor of Organic & Clinical Chemistry and Wilson H. Elkins professorship on his research grant award from the Arkansas Children's Nutrition Center.

Dr. Sobhi’s work in the University's Center for Organic Synthesis centers on the development of biomarkers that will be used as internal standards for a variety of clinical research and relevant diagnosis. 

Library Director, Dr. Mary Wanza, speaks with WMAR producers about Coppin State's Cab Calloway room. Dr. Wanza shares stories about her relationship with the famous band leader and his daughter, Camay Murphy.   Images from the Library and the Cab Calloway room will be featured on WMAR's Black History Month presentations during the month of February.  Be sure to tune in. 

Band Director; Cab Calloway 1907-1994

Coppin State will celebrate Black History Month during the month of February. Please join us for a number of activities in recognition of the many contributions made by African Americans to our society.  Please visit www.coppin/AAHM for a schedule of activities. 

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Coppin State University is a Historically Black Institution within the University System of Maryland that prepares students with the mission of meeting the challenges associated with urban communities. The University seeks to transform the lives of its students who return to their communities as change agents.