Morgan State University has been named the Tom Joyner Foundation School of the Month for September.
Throughout the month, the foundation is helping the university to raise money from alumni, friends and other supporters from around the country. Each week, a student will receive a Hercules Scholarship for an outstanding male student attending Morgan. The scholarship winners are announced on the Tom Joyner Morning Show every Thursday, which is heard every morning in 115 markets around the country, reaching more than eight million listeners.
The university, located in Baltimore, Md.,was founded by the Rev. Lyttleton F. Morgan, who served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees from 1876-1886. Morgan was formerly known as the Centenary Biblical Institute. In 1890, it was named Morgan College.
Morgan State enrolls nearly 6,000 students who participate in a wide range range of programs from baccalaureate level through the doctorate.