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MICUA’s 15 private, nonprofit colleges and universities serve 64,000 students annually and award 27% of all degrees conferred by a Maryland four-year institution.

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McDaniel College Announces Eight New Undergraduate Majors
McDaniel College is adding eight new undergraduate majors beginning Fall 2020. The new bachelor’s degrees include Actuarial Science, Applied Mathematics, Biochemistry, Biomedical Science, Criminal Justice, Health Sciences, Marketing and Writing and Publishing.

These 8 Ventures are Entering Loyola’s First Baltipreneurs Accelerator
Loyola University Maryland named the cohort of the first Baltipreneurs accelerator this week.”

ALL IN Challenge Honors College Campuses For Excellence In Student Voter Engagement (MICA)
Overall turnout for college students reached 40.3 percent in the 2018 midterm election, a more than two-fold increase over 2014; this growth was greater than that of the general electorate and can be attributed to renewed efforts on the part of colleges and universities to prepare their students to engage in our democracy. The ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge believes that this success should be celebrated and recognized.

Johns Hopkins Honored for Significant Increase in Student Voter Turnout
Johns Hopkins University received national recognition Tuesday for dramatically increasing student voting participation in the 2018 midterm elections compared to the previous midterm cycle four years earlier, a jump that was among the largest of any college or university in the country, according to the group that studies and releases related data.

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Van Hollen Presidents' Award 2019

Retiring MICUA President, Tina Bjarekull, was awarded the 2020 MICUA Presidents' Award on November 8, 2019 by senior leaders of Maryland’s independent colleges and universities for her unparalleled leadership and remarkable public service in support of higher education.

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