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Hood Receives Accolades from US News, Several Other Publications
U.S. News & World Report has ranked Hood College in the top 50 of four major lists in the north region: no. 17 for Best Value Schools, no. 21 for Best Undergraduate Teaching, no. 47 for Campus Ethnic Diversity, and no. 48 for Best Regional Universities.

Washington Adventist University Offers Free Semester Scholarships to Bahamian Students Impacted by Dorian
As Hurricane Dorian ravaged the Bahama Islands last week, members of the Washington Adventist University (WAU) community prayed for family and friends on the island. Brendon Albury, Nursing Admissions and Progressions Coordinator for WAU waited to hear from his loved ones as the hurricane spent days raking his home.

McDaniel Ranks #1 ‘Best Value’ Regional University in the North by U.S. News
McDaniel College is #1 among “Best Value Schools” and ranks as one of the best universities in the North region in the U.S. News & World Report “2020 Best Colleges” rankings released Sept. 9.

Goucher College rises in Rankings and Gains new Accolades from US News & World Report
Once again, Goucher College has been recognized as one of the leading liberal arts colleges in the nation, as well as one of the most innovative schools.

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Van Hollen Presidents' Award 2019

Senator Chris Van Hollen was awarded the 2019 MICUA Presidents' Award on February 5, 2019 by senior leaders of Maryland’s independent colleges and universities for his unparalleled leadership and remarkable public service in support of higher education.

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