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MICUA’s 15 private, nonprofit colleges and universities serve almost 55,000 students annually and award 26% of all degrees conferred by a Maryland four-year institution.

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Hood announces environmental science program with Gettysburg, McDaniel colleges
Hood College has announced an agreement with Gettysburg and McDaniel colleges that will allow students to fast-track a master’s degree in environmental studies.

Loyola Administrator receives award for work in mental health and diversity, equity, and inclusion
Sheila Graham, Ph.D., associate director for social justice, received the Harriet Copher Haynes Diversity Scholarship Award from the Association of University and College Counseling Center Directors (AUCCCD).

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2022 Maryland Teacher of the Year

MICUA 2019 video

Paley Award

Students from Capitol Technology University meeting with State legislators during Independent Higher Education Day (IHED) 2021. Learn more about IHED here!

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MICUA Campus Visits

  • MICUA visits Stevenson University on September 29, 2021. Pictured: MICUA staff, Members of the General Assembly, and representatives of Stevenson University.
  • MICUA visits Maryland Institute College of Art on July 30, 2021. From left to right: Irnande Altema, MICUA; Sara Fidler, MICUA; Delegate Mark Chang; Representatives of MICA.
  • MICUA visits Mount St. Mary’s on September 8, 2021. From left to right: Irnande Altema, MICUA; Kraig Sheetz, Mount; Sara Fidler, MICUA; Angela Sherman, MICUA.
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