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Current students playing guitar on campus
Students playing guitar on campus circa 1976

News & Events

Join us for these events in 2008.


50th Anniversary Events
Date Time & Location Event

January 11

La Plata Campus

Friday Night Lecture Series: The History of Charles County
Charles County Patriots in the Revolutionary War

February 1

La Plata Campus Gymnasium

Homecoming: Men's Basketball Game

February 2

6-11 pm, Middleton Hall

Winter Snow "Ball": the Student Government Association Formal Dance

February 8

La Plata Campus

Friday Night Lecture Series: The History of Charles County
The Underground Railroad in Charles County

February 12 La Plata Campus Tony Hungerford Memorial Art Gallery Gallery Talk, Reception: CSM Celebrates 50 Years: Art Work in the CSM Permanent Collection

March 14

La Plata Campus

Friday Night Lecture Series: The History of Charles County

April 18 8-10 pm, Leonardtown Campus

Movie on the Lawn: "Grease"

(1950's day at the Leonardtown Campus)
Free admission.

June 17-19
June 24-26
July 15-17
July 22-24
July 29-31

All Campuses Twilight Series
July 7-10 La Plata Campus Chautauqua: Civil Rights Taking a Stand
September 17
7pm, Regency Furniture Stadium, home of the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs

CSM Birthday Bash at Regency Furniture Stadium
CSM has partnered with the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs to host our 50th Birthday Bash on September 17 at the stadium. All CSM staff, faculty, students, and friends are encouraged to come out for the 7:05 p.m. game as the Blue Crabs take on the Bridgeport Bluefish. For discount tickets, visit and use the discount code “HAWK” when purchasing tickets for the September 17 game. With the promo code, seats will be $10 instead of the normal $13 ticket price.

Watch highlight video from the event on the Blue Crabs Web site.

September 17 La Plata, Leonardtown, and Prince Frederick Campuses Time Capsule Dedication
September 18 7pm, La Plata Campus Basketball: Students vs. Faculty/Staff - CANCELLED
Remember when friendly competitions between CSM students and faculty/staff were a regular occurrence on campus? As part of CSM’s 50th celebration, the La Plata Student Life and Athletics Department is bringing the tradition back.

November 7

5:30pm, Leonardtown Campus

Spirit Walk
“Spirit Walk” and activity night with food, games, guest speakers and costumed storytellers telling about the ghosts haunting Leonardtown and the history of the Leonardtown Campus. Activities and games begin at 5:30 p.m. and the lecturer/storytellers begin at 6:30 p.m. Free.


More events at CSM

For more events at CSM, visit the CSM Online Calendar.