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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 University Maryland Pledged $250,000 to York Road Initiative
Govans property owners on York Road will decide whether to create a business improvement district and pay a new tax in exchange for more services.

Stevensville High School students selected to attend Congressional Academy at Goucher College
Stevensville High School will have three representatives attend The Presidential Academy for American History and Civics and companion experience The Congressional Academy for American History and Civics in Maryland, July 7-20.

Arbutus native graduates from Washington College with $64,000 Sophie Kerr prize for writing
An English major from Arbutus whose writing explores gender, trauma and the body is this year’s winner of the Sophie Kerr Prize, an award for promising writers graduating from Washington College in Chestertown.

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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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