Representatives from Harford Community College and Morgan State University participated in a signing ceremony at Harford Community College on Oct. 4.
Dennis Golladay, president of Harford Community College, and David Wilson, president of Morgan State University signed a memorandum of understanding to recognize the partnership between the two institutions.
The agreement will provide a seamless transfer opportunity for students who graduate from Harford Community College's associate degree program in engineering. Students may continue their studies on Harford's campus and complete a baccalaureate degree in electrical engineering through Morgan, making it easier for local residents to complete a four-year degree. The agreement confirmed the acceptance of transfer credits from Harford Community College to Morgan's electrical engineering program.
Guests at the signing ceremony included Major General Nick Justice, senior installation commander, Aberdeen Proving Ground and Commanding General, Army Research, Development and Engineering Command; Maurice Taylor, vice president for University Operations at Morgan; Eugene DeLoatch, dean, School of Engineering, Morgan; Joseph Whittaker, dean, School of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences at Morgan; Otis Thomas, dean, School of Business at Morgan; Craig Scott, chair, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Morgan; Reginald Amory, chair, Department of Civil Engineering at Morgan; Yacob Astatke, assistant professor at Morgan; Gerald Whitaker, director, BRAC Initiative at Morgan; Asuntha Chiang-Smith, of the Governor's Office; Jonathan Brown, Harford County Public Schools; John Haggerty, Harford Community College Board of Trustees member; Denise Carnaggio, of Harford County Government; Deborah Wrobel, dean of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics at Harford Community College; Annette Haggray, vice president for Instruction at Harford Community College; and Lisa Rainey, assistant to the vice president for instruction at Harford Community College.