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MICUA’s 15 private, nonprofit colleges and universities serve 64,000 students annually and award 27% of all degrees conferred by a Maryland four-year institution.

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MICUA Member Institution COVID-19 Information
Here at MICUA, we are closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation. Please click here to learn more about actions taken by our member institutions.

NDMU launches fast-track degrees to help fill nursing vacancies
Amid an ongoing pandemic and national nurse shortage, Notre Dame of Maryland University has decided to launch a pair of accelerated bachelor's degree programs in nursing.

NDMU Launches Doctorate Program in Occupational Therapy
Notre Dame of Maryland University (NDMU) is expanding its opportunities in its professional academic programs by developing an occupational therapy doctorate (OTD).

Hood College Graduate School Dean Wins National Award for Mentoring Contributions
April M. Boulton, Ph.D., dean of the Graduate School at Hood College, was recognized at STEMconnector’s annual summit in October as a Trailblazer in Mentoring.

McDaniel College recognized for excellence in grounds maintenance
The Professional Grounds Management Society® (PGMS®) has recognized McDaniel College for excellence in grounds maintenance.



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Paley Award

Tina Bjarekull, retired president of the Maryland Independent College and University Association (MICUA), was presented with the 2020 Henry Paley Memorial Award during the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities’ 2020 Annual Meeting & Advocacy Day.

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