The State of Maryland established the MICUA Capital Grant Program in 1976 to create a formal process to prioritize State grants for capital construction and renovation projects at independent colleges and universities. Since that time, the State has provided matching capital grants to support 129 capital projects at MICUA member institutions. Projects funded through the Program have included new academic buildings, renovations and additions to existing academic buildings, and construction projects involving libraries, laboratories, classrooms, studios, recital halls, and makerspaces.
Bryson S. Barksdale, a psychology major at Stevenson University, says he has lived by a quote from Mark Twain during his four years at Stevenson: "Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect."
Maryland Secretary of Commerce Mike Gill visited Mount St. Mary’s University on December 18 for a morning focused on two of the Mount’s newest majors that offer students experiential education and excellent job prospects upon graduation: cybersecurity and entrepreneurship.