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Loyola to host panel discussion on successful data science practices

Loyola University Maryland will host a data science panel discussion to promote networking and discussion on successful practices and professional growth.

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Loyola receives democratic engagement award for increase in student voters from 2014 to 2018 elections

Loyola University Maryland received the Silver Seal Award at the national ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge Awards Ceremony for excellence in student voter engagement.

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Three Trustees Join Hood College Board

Hood College welcomed three new Trustees during its October board meeting. Phillip Richard Pittman, Lance Withers Slaughter and Charlotte Sizoo Whitenight ’68 all were elected to four-year terms.

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McDaniel College students get acquainted with Westminster through the camera lens

McDaniel College students got to know their surroundings a bit better through their camera lenses as the Modern Photography class took a photo “field trip” to downtown Westminster.

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CCBC, Johns Hopkins awarded $3.88M from Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a combined $3.88 million to the Community College of Baltimore County and Johns Hopkins University to support collaborations between the two institutions on Humanities curriculum and pedagogy.

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Capitol Technology University Awarded the Title of “Best Master’s Program”

Capitol Technology University was awarded the title of “Best Master’s Program” by Intelligent.com, a website that collects and researches resources for students.

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Hood College Dean Selected to National Committee

April Boulton, Ph.D., dean of the Graduate School at Hood College, has been selected to serve on the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) Masters Committee, whose functions include guiding policy, deciding conference sessions and setting strategies for master’s programs at a national level.

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Hopkins says scrapping ‘legacy’ preference has boosted campus diversity

Several years ago, Johns Hopkins University quietly abolished an admissions policy that boosted applicants who are relatives of alumni — a shift that sets the Baltimore school apart from many other highly selective colleges and universities that offer what is known as a “legacy” preference." />

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Loyola University Maryland honors 2019 Business Leader of the Year

Loyola University Maryland welcomed guests to the Renaissance Harborplace Hotel in Baltimore Nov. 21 for its annual 2019 Business Leader of the Year from the Sellinger School of Business and Management.

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Liberal arts education: Waste of money or practical investment? Study’s conclusions might surprise you.

When Erika Hagberg started college at Washington and Lee University, she thought she might want to be a doctor but quickly discarded that idea. She took journalism classes, business classes, music theory, history, calculus, economics, art history. “I had no idea what the hell I wanted to do with my life,” she said.

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Engineering seniors use contemporary techniques to identify a piece of JHU history

By using modern technology and closely examining history, three Johns Hopkins engineering students have identified a small chunk of metal as a century-old piece of roofing material from a historic building on the university's Homewood campus.

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Immediate Position Opening for MICUA's Executive Assistant

Job Description:

MICUA’s Executive Assistant handles a broad range of duties to support the operations of a seven-person office, including office administration, meetings and events, and special projects. MICUA is an association that provides public policy leadership in support of independent higher education, fosters cooperative efforts among member institutions and Maryland’s public colleges and universities, and serves as a liaison between its 15 member campuses and the state and federal governments.   

Responsibilities include:

Office Administration

  • Maintain the office calendar
  • Answer and direct phone calls
  • Receive, sort, and distribute mail
  • Reply to email, telephone, and face-to-face inquiries
  • Prepare and distribute written correspondence
  • Maintain contact lists and directories
  • Handle sensitive information in a confidential manner
  • Develop and maintain electronic and manual filing systems
  • Maintain office supplies inventory
  • Perform other administrative duties as assigned in support of the organization
  • Participate in team meetings, campus events, and Board activities
  • Perform typing, copying, binding, and scanning
  • Handle sensitive information in a confidential manner
  • Take accurate minutes of meetings
  • Reply to email, telephone, and face to face enquiries
  • Coordinate repairs to office equipment
  • Perform other duties in support of the organization


Meetings and Events

  • Provide logistical support for quarterly Board of Trustees meetings
  • Schedule and organize meetings with campuses, legislators, and other key constituents
  • Take accurate minutes of meetings
  • Prepare written materials for meetings, including agendas, presentations, and briefing books
  • Help plan and organize annual events such as the Presidents’ Fall Workshop and Maryland Independent Higher Education Day


Special Projects

  • Work on special projects in collaboration with other MICUA staff members in their areas of responsibility, including communications, research and policy, government affairs, and campus relations
  • Maintain legislative database and review bills and testimony during the legislative session
  • Assist in the drafting and preparation of reports
  • Help maintain and update MICUA’s social media accounts and website



  • Knowledge of office management systems and procedures
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Experience with social media platforms
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint
  • Proficient in Adobe Acrobat Pro

Prior relevant experience or professional training required.

MICUA pays a competitive salary and offers an excellent benefit package, including healthcare, dental, vision, pension, life insurance, and long-term disability insurance.  MICUA is an equal opportunity employer.  For more information about the organization visit www.micua.org.  Interested parties should submit a letter of interest and resume to aswift@micua.org.  


Job Type: Full Time


  • Executive Assistant: 1 year (Preferred)


Application Question

  • Describe your experience with communications, if any; government relations, if any; and higher education policy, if any.


Work Location:

  • One location



  • Health insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Paid time off



  • Monday to Friday

Hood College: Enactus Club Created Care Packages for Those in Need

The Hood College Enactus Business Advisory Board and student members of the Enactus club came together for the third annual Breakfast with a Purpose on Nov. 9. Members of the community and approximately 14 volunteers from Hood prepared a record 500 care packages for those in need at the Frederick Rescue Mission.

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Hood College launches certificate program for project management

Hood College has launched a certificate program for project management, aiming to help make leaders more productive and effective in their fields, the college announced Tuesday.

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St. John’s College wins 2019 Dive Award for change in financial model

The strategy at St. John’s College to cut tuition was recognized Monday by the Education Dive website, which named it the “4-Year College of the Year.”

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