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La Plata Student Clubs and Organizations

All La Plata Campus students are members of the La Plata Student Association, which supports the projects and programs of all student clubs and organizations catering to students with interests ranging from ethnic education to community service.  You too can join, or lead, any of these organizations.  We offer opportunities to start your own club, voice your opinion, give back to your community, network with peers, gain leadership skills, enjoy social activities, and more.  You determine your college experience, so why not start here for a little enhancement.

2017-2018 Clubs and Organizations

Art Club

  • Adviser: Katherine Sifers
  • President: Charles Furby Charles.furby@gmail.com 
  • Purpose: To create art. To promote and build awareness of the arts in Southern MD.

Cyber Security Club

  • Adviser: Daphne Powell
  • President: Don Price erasedpost@gmail.com
  • Purpose: Create and train a cyber security challenge team for competitions, bring in speakers and trainers concerning security topics and skills, promote employment opportunities for upcoming graduates, promote security awareness amongst students and area community members

DELTA PSI

  • Adviser: Keith Hight
  • President: Morgan Kline morgankline98@gmail.com
  • Purpose: DELTA PSI was organized as a theatre honor society for the purpose of providing acknowledgement to those demonstrating a high standard of accomplishment in theatre and, through the expansion of ALPHA PSI OMEGA among colleges and universities, providing a wider fellowship for those interested in theatre.

Destination Imagination

  • Adviser: Tracey Stuller & Keith Hight
  • President: Rose Walter tmddvm@gmail.com
  • Purpose: The Destination Imagination program is a fun, hands-on system of learning that fosters students’ creativity, courage and curiosity through open-ended academic Challenges in the fields of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), fine arts and service learning.

Divine Diversity

  • Adviser: Keith Hight
  • President: Abika Tholly bika.tee@gmail.com
  • Purpose: Showcasing multicultural dances and learn about different cultures through dance

Engineering Club

La Plata Student Activities Committee

  • Advisor: Heather Zeolla
  • Contact Person: gnwilliams@csmd.edu
  • Membership: Open to all students
  • Purpose: To plan extra / co-curricular activities for students on the La Plata Campus.

La Plata Student Association

  • Advisers: Michelle Ruble & Heather Zeolla
  • Contact Person: fbartels@csmd.edu
  • Membership: Election based positions. Must meet minimum requirements.
  • Purpose: To provide opportunity for the co-curricular education and personal development of students on campus.

Nursing Student Association

  • Advisor: Janice Bonham
  • President: Melissa Moy melissamoy92@yahoo.com
  • Membership: Open to all CSM students
  • Purpose: To organize, represent and mentor students preparing for initial licensure to practice nursing, to convey the standards and ethics of the nursing profession.

PRISM

  • Adviser: Stephanie McCaslin
  • President: Lee Roy Granston leeroy.granston@gmail.com
  • Purpose: Teach students important events throughout LGBTQIA history, create a safe space for LGBTQIA students, appreciate the LGBTQIA culture, mentor LGBTQIA students

Talons Club

  • Adviser: Ronda Jacobs
  • President: Dillon Mandley dmandley22697@gmail.com  
  • Purpose: Promote study of STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) at CSM, study robotics including robot design and programming, compete at several VEX competitions at the college level in the region and possibly at the world competition, Mentor elementary, middle, and high school robotics teams.

Veterans Organization

  • Adviser: Ed Maroney
  • President: Jermy Foster jeremycf26@gmail.com
  • Purpose: To promote college spirit, assist with the dissemination of valuable information to veterans and integrating veteran students into social and campus activities.