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Hood College Receives $2.2 Million Grant from HRSA

Hood College’s counseling program has received a $2.2 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).

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Hood College's Frederick Food Security Network Awarded Grant from Delaplaine Foundation, Inc.

Delaplaine Foundation, Inc., has awarded Hood College’s Frederick Food Security Network (FFSN) $7,500 in COVID-19 emergency funds to hire two agricultural assistants during the peak of the growing season for 10 weeks. These hires will allow the FFSN to provide fresh produce to the people who need it most.

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Hood College Student Awarded Enactus Scholarship

Hood College student Pierre Saint-Louis ’22 is a winner of the Jules and Gwenn Knapp Enactus Ambassador Scholarship. His award is $2,500 for educational purposes.

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McDaniel Graduate program offers online dyslexia certification

Literacy Leadership master's degree program has partnered with Wilson Language Training to offer a new dyslexia specialization, which includes Level I Certification in the Wilson Reading System® (WRS).

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Hood College to Assist County Educators in Learning How to Teach Online

In anticipation of the need for online learning to continue in the fall, Hood College’s Department of Education will assist Frederick County Public Schools in its training of PreK-12 teachers in online learning.

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MICUA CARES Act Reporting

Please view the individual links below for specific information about CARES Act Reporting from each MICUA member institution.

Capitol Technology University  
Goucher College

Hood College
Loyola University Maryland
Maryland Institute College of Art https://www.mica.edu/financial-aid/graduate-loans-scholarships-fellowships/cares-grant/ 
McDaniel College
Mount St. Mary's University
Notre Dame of Maryland University


St. John's College
Stevenson University
Washington Adventist University
Washington College

To view more information on the CARES Act Reporting Requirements, click here

Please contact Stephanie Thomas, Director of Communications, at sthomas@micua.org with any updates or questions.



Loyola expects to welcome record-breaking Class of 2024 this fall

After a challenging spring semester for recruitment due to COVID-19, Loyola University Maryland has exceeded its goal for deposits for the Class of 2024.

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McDaniel College graduate scholarship program focuses on pandemic-influenced careers

McDaniel College announces a new Workforce Development Scholarship Program for those interested in pursuing a master’s degree to enhance, advance or change careers. The scholarships are available in programs that relate directly to areas of greatest need due to COVID-19.

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Hood College Partners with Every Community College in Maryland

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Goucher College, Johns Hopkins announce new dual degree program

Goucher College and Johns Hopkins Carey Business School on Wednesday announced a new dual degree program aimed at giving students at the liberal arts college more of an edge as they enter the job market.

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President’s Medal for Hope Awarded to Class of 2020

Hood College President Andrea E. Chapdelaine has awarded the President’s Medal for Hope to the Class of 2020 to honor their hope and perseverance through the COVID-19 pandemic to graduation.

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Hood College Professor Elected President of Association of Collegiate Marketing Educators

Mel Zuberi, Ph.D., assistant professor of marketing at Hood College, was elected president of the Association of Collegiate Marketing Educators (ACME) at its annual conference in March. With that appointment, he is also a board member of the Federation of Business Disciplines (FBD), the umbrella organization of the ACME.

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Notre Dame of MD sews masks for students and children on campus

In an effort to keep their students safe Notre Dame of Maryland faculty and staff got together to make masks.

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Due to pandemic, local universities take a variety of approaches to celebrate commencement

Graduation season will have less pomp and circumstance this year because the COVID-19 pandemic has prevented public gatherings, and that has prompted local colleges and universities to take a variety of approaches to marking the occasion for their students.

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St. John's College holds one of Maryland's first coronavirus commencements

St. John’s College held an online commencement Sunday from inside McDowell Hall in Annapolis, one of the first colleges in Maryland to hold a virtual graduation for the coronavirus class of 2020.

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