Student Success Stories

Student Success Stories

Shawn (Horton) Essien, Esq., SPHR

Class of 1994, B.S. Political Science

Senior Human Resources Business Partner, Esq. SPH, SHRM-SCP

Chesapeake Employers’ Insurance Company 

"My experience at Morgan State University was pivotal to my career success. As a student at the University I was challenged academically, and nurtured personally this combination was essential to my success. As I entered Law School at the University of Baltimore, I was fully confident in my academic capabilities and had developed enough confidence in myself to withstand the rigor of process." Read entire story

Adrien W. Feudjio Temgoua

Class of 2016, B.S. Electrical Engineering

IT Engineer (Intern)
Cisco Systems, Inc.

"Being at Morgan was a great driving force to understanding the impact that diversity can have in an environment as I was the only African in my cohort. At Morgan, not only did I learn how to understand oneself but also to understand other people irrespective of their race, religion, color, or any other factors." Read entire story.

Courtney J. Jones Courtney J. Jones       

Class of 2005, Master Business Administration;

Class of 2002, Telecommunications/Public Relations


Director, Student Development and Activities      

University of Maryland, Baltimore    

"My sophomore year I resurrected the department newsletter, In Focus, for which I received an award for Outstanding Contributions in Writing upon graduation.  Additionally, I was a scholar athlete and active member of the Student Athlete Advisor Board.  The ties and relationships that I built with administrators proved useful when I decided to return to Morgan for graduate studies.  I was offered a position within Intercollegiate Athletics as a graduate assistant for academic advising.  Although I initially viewed this as a means for paying for school, it opened my eyes to the field of student affairs. " Read entire story.

Sibghat Ullah
Class of 2013, B.S. Electrical Engineering

Business Analyst

 "My experience at Morgan prepared me for my career. Going to Morgan helped me understand and respect multiple cultures which is an essential part of working in a diverse company such as Exelon. Morgan also helped me develop analytic and problem solving skills that I use in my everyday duties at Exelon." Read entire story.

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