Morgan James, Langston University- c/o 2013, Biology
Name : Morgan James
HBCU : Langston University
Graduation Year : 2013
Major : Biology
Where are you from? Who introduced you to HBCUs?*
I am from a small town called Broken Bow Oklahoma. I was introduced to HBCUs my senior year of high school when I met a recruiter from Langston University.
Morgan James proudly representing Langston University
Why did you choose an HBCU over a pwi?*
I chose Langston University because of the numerous scholarships and grants they had for my major field and also it was very affordable.
What is the story of your "experience" at Your HBCU given its heralded status as a stellar and prestigious institution?*
"First time" experiences at your HBCU?*
Who are the professors that have impacted your life in and out of the classroom? How did they do that?*
Best restaurants on/near campus? Best dishes?
The best restaurant on campus is the Jazzman’s Cafe which offers tasty snacks and beverages. I am in love with their caramel delight frappacinos.
I do not have a college crush.
- Athletics: Langston University are part of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), primarily competing in the Red River Athletic Conference (RRAC), while its football team competes in the Central States Football League (CSFL). Men's sports include basketball, cross country, football and track & field; while women's sports include basketball, cheerleading, cross country, softball, track & field and volleyball.
- Notable Alumni: Bessie Coleman - The first African American woman pilot and the first American woman to obtain an International Pilot's license. Coleman enrolled in 1910, but could only complete one term due to financial issues** Brendan Crawford - 2013 - Football quarterback** Jennifer Hudson - Attended - 2000 - Professional singer, actress** Clara Luper - 1944 - Civil rights leader best known for her leadership role in the 1958 Oklahoma City Sit-in Movement** Nancy Riley - Former member of the Oklahoma Senate from the 37th district** Nathan Hare - Founding publisher of The Black Scholar (1969-1975) and author of The Black Anglo Saxons. Also wrote the conceptual proposal for the first department of black studies, and was the first person hired to coordinate a black studies program in the United States (1968)** Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher - 1945 - Civil rights activist; stood at the forefront of the fight to integrate historically white law schools in the South** The Delta Rhythm Boys - Jazz vocal group inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame**
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