It is time to vote! Early voting starts October 25. On November 6, Marylanders will elect a U.S. Senator, eight Congressional Representatives, 192 state officials, and numerous local office holders. In addition, the electorate will determine the outcome of two State constitutional amendments and several local ballot questions. For information about voter registration, early voting, and specific ballots, visit the Maryland State Board of Elections website at www.elections.maryland.gov.
On June 21, 2018, the Independent College Fund of Maryland (I-Fund) celebrated thirty-two students chosen by the National Security Scholars Program (NSSP) to be 2018 NSSP Scholars. Each NSSP Scholar received a $5,500 scholarship to attend an I-Fund member college or university, a Top Secret/Security Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) clearance, and a paid summer internship at the National Security Agency (NSA) or one of nine corporate NSSP Partners: Booz Allen Hamilton, Fuse Engineering, Geon Technologies, Leidos, Lockheed Martin, ManTech, Northrup Grumman, Raytheon, and Tech USA Government Solutions.
Every spring, I shake 1,200 hands as our students take their final steps as Loyola University Maryland students. By the time they graduate, most of them know what immediately awaits them in the next chapter of their lives.