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Hood College Receives $2.2 Million Grant from HRSA

Hood College’s counseling program has received a $2.2 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).

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Hood College's Frederick Food Security Network Awarded Grant from Delaplaine Foundation, Inc.

Delaplaine Foundation, Inc., has awarded Hood College’s Frederick Food Security Network (FFSN) $7,500 in COVID-19 emergency funds to hire two agricultural assistants during the peak of the growing season for 10 weeks. These hires will allow the FFSN to provide fresh produce to the people who need it most.

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Hood College Student Awarded Enactus Scholarship

Hood College student Pierre Saint-Louis ’22 is a winner of the Jules and Gwenn Knapp Enactus Ambassador Scholarship. His award is $2,500 for educational purposes.

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McDaniel Graduate program offers online dyslexia certification

Literacy Leadership master's degree program has partnered with Wilson Language Training to offer a new dyslexia specialization, which includes Level I Certification in the Wilson Reading System® (WRS).

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Please view the individual links below for specific information about CARES Act Reporting from each MICUA member institution.

Capitol Technology University  
https://mycapitol.captechu.edu/ICS/Public_Information/Emergency_Response.jnz
Goucher College
https://www.goucher.edu/financial-aid/documents/CARES-Reporting.pdf

Hood College
https://www.hood.edu/student-life/health-counseling-services/covid-19/cares-act-higher-education-emergency-relief-fund/department-education-reporting-requirement
Loyola University Maryland
https://www.loyola.edu/about/coronavirus-update/resources/cares-student-emergency-grants
Maryland Institute College of Art https://www.mica.edu/financial-aid/graduate-loans-scholarships-fellowships/cares-grant/ 
McDaniel College
https://www.mcdaniel.edu/media/3154
Mount St. Mary's University
https://inside.msmary.edu/health-services/covid-19-info.html
Notre Dame of Maryland University

https://www.ndm.edu/sites/default/files/pdf/CARES-Act-Student-Emergency-Funding-Report-05192020.pdf

St. John's College
https://www.sjc.edu/about/policies-procedures/emergency-relief-fund
Stevenson University
https://www.stevenson.edu/about/consumer-information/
Washington Adventist University
https://www.wau.edu/wau-to-use-800k-in-cares-act-funding-to-support-students/
Washington College
https://www.washcoll.edu/coronavirus/cares-act.php

To view more information on the CARES Act Reporting Requirements, click here

Please contact Stephanie Thomas, Director of Communications, at sthomas@micua.org with any updates or questions.

 

 

Hood College to Assist County Educators in Learning How to Teach Online

In anticipation of the need for online learning to continue in the fall, Hood College’s Department of Education will assist Frederick County Public Schools in its training of PreK-12 teachers in online learning.

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Loyola expects to welcome record-breaking Class of 2024 this fall

After a challenging spring semester for recruitment due to COVID-19, Loyola University Maryland has exceeded its goal for deposits for the Class of 2024.

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McDaniel College graduate scholarship program focuses on pandemic-influenced careers

McDaniel College announces a new Workforce Development Scholarship Program for those interested in pursuing a master’s degree to enhance, advance or change careers. The scholarships are available in programs that relate directly to areas of greatest need due to COVID-19.

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Hood College Partners with Every Community College in Maryland

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Goucher College, Johns Hopkins announce new dual degree program

Goucher College and Johns Hopkins Carey Business School on Wednesday announced a new dual degree program aimed at giving students at the liberal arts college more of an edge as they enter the job market.

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President’s Medal for Hope Awarded to Class of 2020

Hood College President Andrea E. Chapdelaine has awarded the President’s Medal for Hope to the Class of 2020 to honor their hope and perseverance through the COVID-19 pandemic to graduation.

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Hood College Professor Elected President of Association of Collegiate Marketing Educators

Mel Zuberi, Ph.D., assistant professor of marketing at Hood College, was elected president of the Association of Collegiate Marketing Educators (ACME) at its annual conference in March. With that appointment, he is also a board member of the Federation of Business Disciplines (FBD), the umbrella organization of the ACME.

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Notre Dame of MD sews masks for students and children on campus

In an effort to keep their students safe Notre Dame of Maryland faculty and staff got together to make masks.

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Due to pandemic, local universities take a variety of approaches to celebrate commencement

Graduation season will have less pomp and circumstance this year because the COVID-19 pandemic has prevented public gatherings, and that has prompted local colleges and universities to take a variety of approaches to marking the occasion for their students.

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St. John's College holds one of Maryland's first coronavirus commencements

St. John’s College held an online commencement Sunday from inside McDowell Hall in Annapolis, one of the first colleges in Maryland to hold a virtual graduation for the coronavirus class of 2020.

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Hood College Offers Online Archaeology Field School

Hood College is launching an online archaeology field school so students can learn how to dig like a pro while social distancing due to the coronavirus.

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McDaniel College to Launch Online Graduate program in Innovations in Teaching and Learning in Fall 2020

McDaniel College is launching a Master of Science degree in Innovations in Teaching and Learning beginning Fall 2020. This program is being offered completely online to provide flexible scheduling and convenience to working educators.

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Loyola Maryland’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship forms COVID-19 pro bono consulting group for businesses

Loyola University Maryland’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CI&E) has formed a pro bono consulting group to specifically help Baltimore-based businesses navigate the COVID-19 crisis.

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Five Baltimore City high school seniors earn full-tuition McDaniel-CollegeBound Scholarships

Five Baltimore City high school students were surprised by McDaniel College’s Admissions and Financial Aid Offices over Zoom with full-tuition scholarships to attend McDaniel as part of the incoming Class of 2024.

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Loyola University Maryland faculty awarded grant to build a strong pipeline of diverse STEM educators

Afra Hersi, Ph.D., associate professor of Literacy Education and chair of the Teacher Education Department, and Tim Clark, Ph.D., assistant professor of mathematics and statistics, received a $75,000 one-year grant from the National Science Foundation within the Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program.

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Loyola named Top School for Service for post-graduate service efforts

The Catholic Volunteer Network (CVN) has named Loyola University Maryland a Top School for Service, including Loyola as one of only seven universities in the Mid-Atlantic to receive this achievement.

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The Maryland Institute College of Art Presents Class of 2020 Work Online

MICA may not be open physically, but online it can be accessed everywhere.

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Retired Hood College Professor Wins Award, Scholarship Established in Her Name

Joyce Michaud, a recently retired professor who founded and directed Hood College’s internationally renowned ceramics graduate program, recently received an award for teaching excellence and was honored with the establishment of a scholarship.

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Loyola students to host virtual Relay for Life event

The Relay for Life of Loyola University Maryland will host a virtual event on Saturday, April 18, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Videos from the virtual event can be viewed on Loyola’s Relay for Life Instagram and Facebook pages.

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Join Hood College to Help the American Red Cross During a Severe Blood Shortage

Are you looking for a way to help save up to three lives? Join the Hood College Cares “SleevesUp” blood donation challenge running through May 15.

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Chatbots And Virtual Assistants To Be Used in College, A New Way Of Learning at Loyola

As college campuses are nearly shut down physically, administrators are more inclined to use chatbots as well as virtual assistants to aid them in their teaching endeavors. This can help preserve, build, and even nurture relationships with students.

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Hood Relaunches Graduate Education Programs to Accommodate Working Professionals

The Graduate School at Hood College is relaunching its programs in Educational Leadership, Curriculum and Instruction, and Multidisciplinary Studies in Education to make them more flexible and convenient for teachers and other working professionals.

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Goucher College Names Michele Y. Ewing As New Vice President For Advancement

Goucher College is proud to announce that Michele Y. Ewing will be the college's new vice president for advancement.

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Maine, Maryland Institutions Including Hood College To Study Warm Waters, Lobsters

A group of institutions from Maine and Maryland is using a National Science Foundation grant to study the impact the warming of New England waters is having on baby lobsters.

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Hood College president remains busy despite campus closure

Andrea Chapdelaine, president of Hood College, has only gotten busier since the school decided to make the rest of its semester virtual on March 10.

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