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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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Loyola Taps Head of Brightview Senior Living as 'Business Leader of the Year'
Brightview Senior Living CEO Marilynn Duker has been named Loyola University Maryland's Sellinger School of Business and Management's 2019 Business Leader of the Year.

Hood Professor Wins Poetry Prize for her Newest Collection
Elizabeth Knapp, an associate professor of English at Hood College, won the 2019 Jean Feldman Poetry Prize for her poetry collection “Requiem with an Amulet in Its Beak.”

New Agreements Benefit Engineering Students at McDaniel, Carroll
McDaniel College President Roger N. Casey along with Rosalie Mince, vice president for Academic and Student Affairs at Carroll Community College, and Ron Laue, assistant dean of the McKelvey School of Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis, signed memorandums of understanding benefiting students interested in engineering careers during a ceremony held Oct. 16 at McDaniel.

Top of her Field: Carroll County Science Teacher and McDaniel College Alumna Honored as One of Best in US
Denise Kresslein, a life science teacher at North Carroll Middle School, was awarded the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) recently in a ceremony in Washington D.C.

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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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