Love Story: Philip and Moriah Parker

Philip L. Parker (B.A. ’11)
National Account Manager,

Magid Moriah Thomas Parker (B.B.A. ’12)
Private Equity Associate, Federal Capital Partners

Location: Frederick, Maryland (July 7, 2017)

The Meeting: August 2008 Freshman Move-in at Meridian Hill Hall. Philip was a sophomore volunteer, and Moriah was a freshman moving in. The couple connected through mutual friends more than a year later when they both lived in University Towers Complex in Hyattsville, Maryland.

The First Date: February 2010 double date dinner for Valentine’s Day

The Why: “We found that we complemented each other in ways that provoked self-growth and unwavering friendship,” Moriah Thomas Parker said.

Other Info: Moriah is member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., initiated at Alpha Chapter.




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