December 23, 1990
The Rev. Charlotte Clemons, pastor of Shiloh African Methodist Episcopal Church, has been chosen to serve as a fellow to the Congress of National Black Churches.*Mark Saltzman, assistant professor of chemical engineering in the Johns Hopkins School of Engineering, was awarded a $50,000 Camille and Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award for 1990.
April 3, 2005
When students enter the Clarence M. Mitchell Jr. School of Engineering at Morgan State University, they become part of a calculated mission. Since the fall of 1984, the department has had one leader, and his vision has been clear. "It has been our past tradition of providing access and opportunity for under-represented minorities," says Eugene DeLoatch, dean of the engineering department. The engineering program at Morgan has made great strides in increasing the number of African-Americans in the field.
December 20, 2002
Morgan State University's School of Engineering has received a $6 million, five-year grant from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center to establish a research center that will provide space missions with a technology base for the production of microwave components and systems, the university announced this week. Called the Center for Advanced Microwave Research and Applications, the program is part of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's effort to encourage competitive aerospace research and technological capability among historically black colleges and universities, Morgan officials said.
March 27, 1994
Charles A. Conklin III, retired president and chairman emeritus of an energy management and automatic temperature control firm and benefactor of the G.W.C. Whiting School of Engineering at the Johns Hopkins University, died Wednesday of cancer at his North Charles Street residence. He was 88.He retired in 1982 from Machinery and Equipment Sales Inc. and M & E Systems Inc., which he founded in 1932. The Hampden-based companies sell and install electrical, heating and air conditioning temperature controls for commercial structures.
September 19, 1998
Jeong H. Kim, founder of the Landover-based telecommunications equipment firm Yurie Systems Inc., has pledged a $5 million gift to the University of Maryland's A. James Clark School of Engineering.Kim, whose company was acquired by Lucent Technologies Inc. in May for $1 billion, received an engineering doctorate from the university in 1991. His donation is to provide money for student scholarships, five new endowed professorships and operational support at a new engineering and applied sciences building.
November 4, 1991
The School of Engineering at Johns Hopkins University has received a $75,000 grant from the General Electric Foundation for a program designed to increase the number of women and minorities pursuing academic and research careers in engineering and the physical sciences.Morgan State University will participate with Hopkins in the program, called "Faculty for the Future." Participants in the program, which will begin in January, will be chosen by a panel of Hopkins and Morgan engineering professors.