Office of Community Services
The Office of Community Service organized multidimensional holistic programs that involved university students, faculty, staff, community organizations, youth and more, positively impacting the Baltimore Community. Educational, social, cultural and recreational services seek to address problems of Baltimore inner-city' population. While each of the community service programs vary in size, structure, and focus, they share the same goal of improving the many challenges of Baltimore's urban population, especially education.
Ms IKhinmwin organized multidimensional holistic programs that involved university students, faculty, staff, community organizations, youth and more, positively impacting the Baltimore Community. While each of the community service programs vary in size, structure, and focus, they share the same goal of improving the many challenges of Baltimore's urban population, especially education.
ASANTE, a high school private tutoring program offered 3:00 - 6:00 pm Mondays - Thursdays to 9th. - 12th graders during the Fall and Spring semesters.
AYA's focus was to enhance the self-worth of young women between the ages of 14 and 18. Female students who randomly selected through the advisement of guidance counselors in Baltimore City high schools. When empowered wit self-worth, there will be motivation to achieve academic excellence.
BROTHER 2 BROTHER, a high school private tutoring program for males only, was offered Mondays and Wednesdays 3:00p.m. -6:00 p.m. It was dedicated to working with male high school students throughout Baltimore City. Morgan male volunteers worked with students engaging them in activities that designed to teach self-awareness, leadership and responsibility. Student mentors from Morgan State University helped them increase their knowledge in different areas of education. Brother to Brother provided information on conflict resolution, sex education and avoiding drug abuse.
COLOUR's mission was to use the arts to cultivate positive personal development and high self-esteem. Students from Baltimore City Public Schools were exposed to various forms of cultural and performing arts, which promote self-confidence, character building and creative growth. The staff of Morgan students offered enrichment classes in visual arts, music, dance and drama while providing examples of positive role models to the program participants.
DYNAMIC DIVA was an innovative social program designed to help students in the areas of self-esteem, character building, confidence and self-worth. The program annually hosted a fashion extravaganza that allowed high school students to model with college students through fashion shows. Students learned about the fashion and design industry as well as modeling techniques.
JOURNEY THROUGH ACADEMIC HURDLES OTHERWISE DISTANT (JAHOD) Journey through Academic Hurdles Otherwise Distant) was a mentoring program for adolescent females who attended Baltimore City Schools. It focused on personal success for females via academic success.
KUUMBA's primary goal was to reduce juvenile violence, delinquency and truancy by improving the educational performance and developing the life survival skills of juveniles. It sought to raise the educational aspiration levels of juveniles 11- 15 years, by affording them continuing exposure to the University's environment.
MORGAN VOLUNTEERS PROVIDING SUPPORT (MVPS) recruited and trained Morgan students for community service projects. It also promotes team building, civic involvement and increases the interaction between faculty, staff and students. The students that are recruited work with several community service programs as well as programs inside the Office of Community Service to help promote positive community involvement and strong University-to-Community relationships
MUSIQUE was a music program that worked with middle school females in the creation of an innovative learning environment. In this environment, the middle school youth received basic vocal and instrumental instruction that empowered and instilled in them a sense of achievement and confidence. Throughout the course of the music program, the Morgan musicians and students attended and presented concerts and recitals.
MSU TUTORING CORPS provided in-school and after-school educational, social and cultural learning opportunities to students in the Baltimore area. The goal of the program was to help other programs reduce the dropout rate of African American youth in public schools. Creative tutoring, stress management, methods of problem-solving and positive communication skills were emphasized.
NIANI was an afterschool program designed to provide educational, social, cultural and leadership learning opportunities to elementary children in order to help them excel on national and statewide standardized tests.
SISTERS ADVANCING SISTERHOOD IN YOUTH (SASY) was a Big Sister-Little Sister Program for high school females. Topics focused on health, beauty, sex, education, male-female relationships and post-secondary education are used to promote self-pride and sisterhood. A group of young Morgan women mentor provided mentoring. Activities centered around four program components.
STOMP ON HIV was a program designed to reveal the naked truth about safe sex and HIV/AIDS awareness, through interactive group sessions, positive role models, and an HIV/AIDS Resource Fair.
YAATENGA was a tutoring and mentoring program for elementary school students designed to help them in the areas of academic enrichment, social behavior, character building and mental and physical health. achieve academic excellence. The program sought to provide "at risk" children with a positive academic and social atmosphere, as well as instill in them the importance of positive social behaviors and the consequences of negative behaviors.
Anyone who is interested in voluntarily providing any of the services formerly offered in this section,
please email the Office of Community Services: email@example.com
Office of Community Services
Jenkins Academic Quad, Room 333
1700 E. Cold Spring Lane
Baltimore, MD 21251