Hello from Coppin State! 

 April 3, 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 

     Just Announced!
Faculty Member Receives Fellowship! 

Today, the American Council on Education (ACE) announced that Dr. Claudia D. Nelson, Coppin State University Faculty Senate President and Associate Professor of Political Science, was named an ACE Fellow for the 2017-18 academic year.   These emerging leaders are  immersed in the culture, policies, and decision-making process equipping them to  take on real-world challenges  in higher education.
Congratulations, Dr. Nelson!  
Northrop Grumman Opens a Cyber Security Program at Coppin State University

Last week,  Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford, MHEC Secretary, Dr. James Fielder, Jr. and Senator Barbara Robinson were on hand to help Coppin State kick off its Cyber Warrior program.  Northrop Grumman Corporation and Baltimore-based tech company, Digit All City, entered into an agreement with the Department of Defense Mentor-Protége program to offer cyber security at Coppin State.  Students pursuing degrees in tech fields will start as soon as April toward the additional certifications required for careers in cyber security. For more information, contact Math and Computer Science Chairperson Dr. Nicholas Eugene at neugene@coppin.edu  

From the Office of Information Technology 

Coppin State's website is now delivered to your mobile phone and tablet in a responsive design.  You can perform searches more easily, keep abreast of the latest events and program offerings, and quickly access our social media feeds.  The second  phase of our website upgrade will occur over the next year. If you haven't done so already, please revisit our website : coppin.edu.      

 "Coppin State Reps HBCU Baseball in DC Grays Showcase"

Coppin State's baseball team is featured in the Afro Newspaper for their work with the DC GRAYS, named in honor of Negro League champions, Homestead Grays. Their mission is to give African-American players a chance  to hone their skills against the country's top college players. They also seek to give inner city youth an opportunity to learn the game of baseball. Read the entire story here:  AFRO article

 Daily Record's 
2017 Top 100 Women

Congratulations to Dr. Joan Tilghman, Chair – Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program, Helene Fuld School of Nursing - College of Health Professions, for her selection by the Daily Record as one of its 2017 Top 100 Women

Dr. Tilghman will be honored at an event at the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall on April 24, 2017.

Congratulations, Dr. Tilghman!

Coppin State University is a sponsor of 2017 Light City BaltimoreI am pleased to tell you that our very own Dr. Yi Huang has been invited to present her Pathways to Professions  initiatives with MicroCredentials and MicroDegrees during the “Dear Mr. President: Lighting Round of Big Ideas for Reshaping the Future of America.”  Additionally, students, staff, and faculty are encouraged to attend College Night Out, on Thursday, April 6, at 8:00 p.m. Be sure to wear your Coppin Gear! For more info about this festival; visit their website : Light City     

Coppin State University | 410 951-4200| | president@coppin.edu | www.coppin.edu
Coppin State University is a Historically Black Institution within the University System of Maryland that prepares students to meet the  challenges associated with urban communities. The University seeks to transform the lives of its students who return to their communities as change agents.