CAP Center at Morgan State University Among Powerhouse Universities to Join Microelectronics Coalition
The U.S. Department of Defense has announced that it has awarded approximately $27 million for…
Khir Henderson (CAP Center Scholar) was one of four students in Morgan’s first cohort of Secure Embedded Systems Ph.D. graduates. Raised by his father in a single-parent home, he graduated from high school a year early and came to Morgan as a first-generation college student in 2011, after a short, unpleasant stay at a predominantly white institution and a year working as an elementary school teacher.
Morgan, he says, “blasted away my expectations. I was not prepared for the emotional and financial support. I had great friends since the beginning, and they were there with me at graduation.” He intends to continue his “good experience” with the employer he connected with at a Morgan career fair in 2014, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Henderson says. “But ultimately, I want to solve people problems. I didn’t go to college because I wanted a lot of money. I did it because I could be helping more. And I believe I have the skills and ideals and innovative mindset that Morgan helped develop to enact those things.”
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