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Inside The First HBCU With A Fintech Center, Here’s How It’s Preparing Students For The Future

by Morgan State U
January 19, 2022

In 2017, as the price of bitcoin exploded for the first time, interest in cryptocurrency among students and faculty at Morgan State University was rising, too. Ali Emdad, Associate Dean at Morgan’s Graves School of Business, noticed the growing interest and decided to develop not just a course in blockchain fundamentals, but to create an entire center dedicated to it: the Center for the Study of Blockchain and Financial Technology, the first of its kind at an HBCU.