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Loyola education professor wins Fulbright to develop first clinical mental health counseling master’s program in Turkey

Bradley Erford, Ph.D., professor of school counseling in the education specialties department at Loyola University Maryland’s School of Education, has been awarded a Fulbright Senior Specialist Program grant to develop a master’s program in clinical mental health counseling at MEF University in Istanbul, Turkey.

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Hopkins, UMD join national alliance to recruit lower-income students

The Johns Hopkins University and University of Maryland, College Park have joined a national alliance of U.S. colleges committed to increasing enrollment of "talented low- and moderate-income students" by at least 50,000 by 2025.

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Loyola reaches $1.5M fundraising goal for NEH Challenge Grant two years ahead of deadline

Messina, the distinctive living-learning program for first-year students at Loyola University Maryland, will benefit from a new $2 million endowed fund comprising a $500,000 Challenge Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and $1.5 million raised from dozens of generous donors.

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New Cutting Edge Academic Programs at MSMU

Mount St. Mary’s announces a pair of new undergraduate majors, in cyber security and PPE (politics/philosophy/economics), as well as a graduate certificate in forensic accounting. Collectively, the programs will allow students at the Mount to continue pursuing studies in the most cutting-edge fields of the day while still benefiting from a liberal arts tradition that teaches them to be critical thinkers and creative problem solvers.

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McDaniel students, faculty pass on relatable advice to college-bound high-schoolers

Francis Scott Key High School junior Meredith Tate had lots of questions for McDaniel College chemistry majors Eli Williams and Jake Holechek during a question-and-answer session on "What high school students need to know about college life as a science major" Thursday morning.

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Longtime Stevenson president retires, leaving a much-changed university

When President Kevin Manning arrived at what was then Villa Julie College 16 years ago, he found a sleepy commuter school without dorms and only 1,600 students.

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McDaniel College Again Named A Military Friendly School

This is the eighth consecutive year that McDaniel has been recognized among the top schools in the nation doing the most for members of the military, veterans and their families.

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Op-ed by McDaniel College President, Dr. Roger Casey: Give teaching the respect it's due

Mark Twain believed the two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you figure out why. I was born in rural South Carolina, the son of an auto mechanic and a homemaker. Thanks to great teachers and much-needed scholarships, I was the first member of my family to attend college — and it radically changed my life.

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McDaniel College community partnership wins regional award

McDaniel College’s partnership with the Boys and Girls Club of Westminster was honored Nov. 2 by the Maryland-DC Campus Compact (MDCCC) with its Campus Community Partnership Award. 

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St. John's receives two record $25M donations

St. John's College received the largest single donation in school history this weekend – twice.

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Stevenson debuts new academic center named after outgoing president

Stevenson University officially opened its new 200,000-square-foot academic center at its Owings Mills North campus on Tuesday, naming it after outgoing President Kevin Manning. The renovations and construction for the center began two years ago after Stevenson acquired the 28-acre former Shire Pharmaceuticals site in Owings Mills in late 2011. 

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Council for Inclusion, Change, and Equity at Loyola wins excellence in student service award from Maryland-D.C. Campus Compact

The Council for Inclusion, Change, and Equity (CICE) at Loyola University Maryland has been awarded the Excellence in Service Student Group Award by the Maryland-D.C. Campus Compact for leading efforts to confront racial injustice.

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Stevenson University has a special program for veterans who want to finish their degree

They fought for our freedom, served our country and retired from military life, and now many are left asking, "Now what?" If finishing a degree is on the list, Stevenson University wants to help. (VIDEO)

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Inmates get a ‘second chance’ at federal grants for higher ed under experimental program (Goucher College)

In a pilot project announced this summer, the Department of Education will partner with dozens of colleges (including Goucher College) to provide higher education to prisoners who can't afford to pay; eligible inmates will be able to apply for federal grants under the experimental trial. Hari Sreenivasan explores what both advocates and critics are saying.

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MICA moves forward with Dolphin Street demolition and new building

Maryland Institute College of Art is in the process of demolishing a three-story building at 100 Dolphin Street to make way for a new center for technology-driven artists and designers.

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