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CSM’s Youngest Graduates Head for Kindergarten

CSM’s Youngest Graduates Head for Kindergarten

Annabelle Cossa gives a thumbs up during the St. Charles Children’s Learning Center’s class of 2012 graduation at the College of Southern Maryland June 8 in La Plata. Cossa was one of 15 preschoolers who received diplomas and congratulations from CSM President Dr. Brad Gottfried. For information on the St. Charles Children’s Learning Center,...
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CSM STEM Scholarships Opening Doors

CSM STEM Scholarships Opening Doors

Just a few months after becoming a College of Southern Maryland STEM Scholar, Alexandra Palchak, of California, got a call from the White House. A stay-at-home mom for the past seven years, Palchak had little work experience to add to the federal government internship application, but she did have her recent scholarship award. “The...
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CSM Graduate to Earn 6 Degrees—And it’s Just the Beginning

CSM Graduate to Earn 6 Degrees—And it’s Just the Beginning

A Classical Girl in a Historical World CSM Graduate to Earn 6 Degrees—And it’s Just the Beginning Jennifer Robertson, 20, of Mechanicsville will gather six associate’s degrees when she crosses the stage at the College of Southern Maryland’s 53rd Commencement on May 10 in La Plata. A 2009 graduate of Chopticon High School, Robertson...
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Cash Reward: Theft Investigation

Cash Reward: Theft Investigation

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a series of breaking, entering and thefts from motor vehicles.  The break-ins and thefts occurred at Leonardtown High School and College of Southern Maryland in Leonardtown, Maryland during the weeks of April 9, 2012 and April 16, 2012.  Numerous personal items were taken from the vehicles...
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Warriors in Training

Warriors in Training

Getting fit is more fun when exercises are varied and you are joined by likeminded people—or as in the case of Rodrekia Johnson of Nanjemoy—joined by fellow warriors in training for the Warrior Dash to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Johnson, who is studying to be a phlebotomy technician at the College of...
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CSM, Excelsior College Partner for Degree Completion

CSM, Excelsior College Partner for Degree Completion

The College of Southern Maryland and Excelsior College of Albany, N.Y., announce a partnership to enable a seamless transfer for CSM students pursuing a bachelor’s degree. CSM students who have earned associate of science degrees in business administration, computer science, engineering technology, nuclear engineering technology and hospitality management are eligible for transfer consideration. Excelsior...
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CSM Students Ease Tension in Annapolis

CSM Students Ease Tension in Annapolis

Group Provides Free Massages for State Workers on Valentine’s Day For the third year, College of Southern Maryland massage therapy students participated in the American Massage Therapy Association Legislative Awareness Day event in Annapolis on Feb. 14. CSM Massage Therapy Program Coordinator Tara McManaway, M.Div.LMT, third from left, has used this event to provide...
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CSM’s Alan Hoyt Named Basketball Coach of Year

CSM’s Alan Hoyt Named Basketball Coach of Year

College of Southern Maryland men’s basketball coach Alan Hoyt was named Coach of the Year by the Maryland Junior College (MDJUCO) Athletic Coaches Association, after leading the Hawks to a 10-6 regular season record and fifth-place conference finish. “I am very honored to receive this award. I would not be in this position without...
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State Lawmakers Meet with SGA Representatives from CSM

State Lawmakers Meet with SGA Representatives from CSM

Student Association (SA) leaders and representatives from the College of Southern Maryland joined students from Maryland’s 16 community colleges in Annapolis for Student Advocacy Day on Feb. 9. Fifteen students from CSM urged lawmakers from the Southern Maryland Delegation to keep community colleges affordable. The day started with a rally in the Presidential Conference...
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CSM Celebrates 13th Winter Commencement

CSM Celebrates 13th Winter Commencement

The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) recognized 511 candidates for degrees and certificates during its 13th Winter Commencement held Jan. 12 at the La Plata Campus. “When you watch our graduates walk across the stage—this is an amazing feat for most of them because most have families, they work, they have a life and...
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CSM Robotics Team Wins Regional Tournament

CSM Robotics Team Wins Regional Tournament

CSM’s college VEX robotics team, The Talons, from left, Ryan Hutchinson, Stewart Smith, Jimmy O’Brien, Heather Stripling, Willie Hamel, Jonathan Frank and Evan Dahlstrom, show off their winning robots and tournament champion award from their first qualifier competition Nov. 18 at the California University in Pennsylvania. The team’s next competition will be March 2...
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Gift Boxes Filled with Spirit of Southern Maryland Head to Troops

Gift Boxes Filled with Spirit of Southern Maryland Head to Troops

College of Southern Maryland student Brandon Hewitt, of Mechanicsville, places greetings from Southern Maryland into boxes for delivery to local military members serving abroad. CSM Adjunct Faculty Barbara Link organized a service learning project for her English classes which grew into an effort involving 36 of her students, Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s county...
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Marrick Homes Recognized for Support of Trades Programs

Marrick Homes Recognized for Support of Trades Programs

The College of Southern Maryland recognized Marrick Homes for support of the college’s trades programs by naming the CSM Center for Trades and Energy Training (CTET) carpentry lab in the company’s honor. “We can’t tell you enough what your donations have meant to our students and the college. It’s not just the tuition—it’s someone...
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CSM Advises Holiday Schedule

CSM Advises Holiday Schedule

Online Services Available, Classes Begin for Spring Semester Jan. 17 The last day of classes for the College of Southern Maryland’s Fall 2011 semester and Minisession II is Monday, Dec. 19. The college will close at 3 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 21 through Sunday, Jan. 1 in observance of the winter holidays. The college will...
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Former Greenpeace Leader Tours CSM

Former Greenpeace Leader Tours CSM

Clean and Safe Energy Coalition (CASEnergy) Co-Founder Dr. Patrick Moore, former leader of Greenpeace, met with College of Southern Maryland students, administrators and faculty Nov. 15 to learn about the college’s partnership with Constellation Energy Nuclear Group (CENG). CSM’s Nuclear Engineering Technology (NET) associate’s degree program provides scholarships and internship opportunities at CENG as...
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CBW Awards Woman of Year to Gladys Jones

CBW Awards Woman of Year to Gladys Jones

College of Southern Maryland Director of Administrative Services for Prince Frederick Campus Gladys Jones was honored with the Concerned Black Women (CBW) of Calvert County’s Harriet Tubman Woman of the Year Award on Oct. 8. “To receive this award in Calvert County, a community with countless women committed to serving others, is indeed a...
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CSM Men’s Soccer Team Heads to Nationals

CSM Men’s Soccer Team Heads to Nationals

The College of Southern Maryland men’s soccer team, coming into the North Central District Championship match ranked 19th in the nation, toppled the top-ranked Schoolcraft College of Michigan in a 5-4 penalty shootout Nov. 5 to punch their ticket to nationals. After the scoreless regulation and overtime periods, in which the CSM crowd loudly...
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CSM’s Men’s Soccer Claims Region XX Championship

CSM’s Men’s Soccer Claims Region XX Championship

The College of Southern Maryland men’s soccer team will play for the North Central District Championship Saturday, Nov. 5 at the college’s La Plata Campus. As the Region XX champions, the CSM Hawks will play the Region XII champion Schoolcraft College Ocelots from Livonia, Mich., at 1 p.m. The winner of that contest will...
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Miss Maryland Visits CSM as a “Celebrity Reader”

Miss Maryland Visits CSM as a “Celebrity Reader”

Former College of Southern Maryland student and current Miss Maryland, Allyn Rose visited the St. Charles Children’s Learning Center at CSM as a “Celebrity Reader” on Oct. 24. Rose attended CSM as a student and a member of the volleyball team and she currently serves as Miss Maryland. Rose read from one of her...
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CSM STEM Efforts Supported by Booz Allen Hamilton

CSM STEM Efforts Supported by Booz Allen Hamilton

Booz Allen Hamilton Principal Ray Wernecke, center, presented College of Southern Maryland Development Director Martina Arnold, far right, with a $2,500 donation for CSM Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) efforts. Wernecke is joined by, from left, CSM President Dr. Brad Gottfried, CSM Vice President of Advancement Michelle Goodwin and CSM Vice President of...
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CSM Offers Free ‘Money Smart’ Workshop, Nov. 12

Tough economic times require sound financial advice, and the College of Southern Maryland is partnering with the local libraries and the Southern Maryland Association of REALTORS® (SMAR) to present ‘Money Smart’ educational sessions Nov. 12 at the La Plata Campus. The day will include four panels, emphasizing information on real estate and mortgages, personal...
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CSM Hosts Turkey Trot 5k Run/Walk

CSM Hosts Turkey Trot 5k Run/Walk

College of Southern Maryland will be hosting a Turkey Trot 5k Run/Walk and 1 Mile Walk for Fun on Nov. 20, at 9 a.m., at the College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Physical Education (PE) Building located at 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. CSM’s Wellness, Fitness and Aquatics department will sponsor a 5k run/walk and...
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CSM Breaks Ground on Phase II of Prince Frederick Campus

CSM Breaks Ground on Phase II of Prince Frederick Campus

With shovels in hand, College of Southern Maryland students, faculty, administrators and elected officials put blades to the earth and broke ground for the second building on the Prince Frederick Campus Sept. 27. The event also celebrated the anticipated naming of the nuclear engineering training lab in recognition of Constellation Energy Nuclear Group, LLC...
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CSM Deadline for Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship, Nov. 30

Students, Recent Alumni Pursue Up To $30,000 in Transfer Aid The College of Southern Maryland has opened the nomination process for students and recent alumni for The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation scholarships. Through an initiative, called the Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship Program, the private foundation will award up to $30,000 annually per recipient to help...
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CSM Golf Classic Raises $42,000 for Scholarships

CSM Golf Classic Raises $42,000 for Scholarships

Community members from around Southern Maryland swung into action for a good cause in August—the College of Southern Maryland Foundation’s Platinum Anniversary Golf Classic at Swan Point Yacht and Country Club. “Over the past 20 years, this tournament has become a signature event for the college,” said CSM President Dr. Brad Gottfried. This year,...
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