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CSM Student Math League: Students can join the Math League which is sponsored by the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges (AMATYC). Students compete twice a year at the national level. The League competes nationally and consistently ranks in the top colleges in Maryland and has ranked as high as 19th in the country. Sign up by visiting the Math, Physics, and Engineering website at www.csmd.edu/academics/MPE.

Students at a club meeting around a tableWomen + Math: Attend this day-long event which takes place in October each year featuring math-related workshops, activities, and a dynamic guest speaker. Sponsors of the event hold an essay contest each spring with assorted prizes. Find out more information on our division website!

Energetics Program: If you are a graduating high school student and you are interested in Math, Physics or Engineering, CSM offers an Energetics Program. Energetics is part of a new initiative for recent local high school graduates interested in careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). This highly competitive program accepts 20 students annually. The benefits of the program include: scholarship, ongoing support with individualized academic advisement and tutoring, internship and mentorship with a local scientist or engineer who works in the student's area of study.

Robotics: CSM offers students in middle and high schools the opportunity to compete in Robotics Competitions. CSM hosts the FIRST Robotics Competition. The FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) is the premier engineering challenge for high school students. Teams of students, working closely with teachers and volunteer mentors, have six weeks to conceptualize, design, build, program, modify and test a robot to participate in a competition that changes each year.

Every January, FIRST unveils the competition or "game" at an annual kick-off event that is simulcast to locations around the world. Teams receive a "kit" of common parts that are used to build the core systems of the robot, but they won't find an instruction manual! For more information, visit, www.fllmaryland.org.

Other Opportunities: Learning should be fun. CSM's academic and enrichment classes are designed to teach new and meaningful skills, develop new interests and hobbies, build confidence, and introduce career fields while being fun and engaging. Click the links below to learn about other enrichment programs offered by CSM for kids and teens.

Aquatics Programs
Fine Arts Events
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Special Admission Programs
Faculty member, Dick Beers, working on a Physics project in class.
Faculty Spotlight.  Dick Beers.

CSM Physics Professor and Yale graduate Dick Beers becomes animated when talking about physics. READ MORE

Points of Distinction
  1. Preparing students at all mathematical levels for transfer or career placement

  2. Earning 2009 Faculty Excellence Award ~
    Professor Seremet

  3. Offering NEW Associate of Engineering degrees ~
    Computer Engineering and
    Electrical Engineering

  4. Expanding opportunities for transferring students
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