Veterans Week 2023

November 06, 2023 - November 11, 2023
09:00 AM - 01:00 PM

Join us for November 2023 Veterans Week Events


Zoom information will be emailed after RSVPing.

Nov. 6, 9 - 10:30 a.m. Light breakfast at the La Plata and Prince Frederick Campuses. Grab donuts, coffee, and orange juice at the Veterans Lounge in the LR Building, Room 103 at La Plata or Building A, Room 101 at Prince Frederick.

Nov. 6, 12 p.m. “Tell Your Military Story” event with special guest Dario DiBattista, director of Towson University’s Military & Veterans Center. DiBattista shares his military journey to motivate veterans to persevere though all obstacles. Attend via Zoom or in person at the Veterans Lounge on the La Plata Campus, LR Building, Room 103.

Nov. 7, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. “Lunch and Learn” with guest speakers from the Student Veterans of America (SVA) and the Maryland Department of Labor. Raymond Queen from the SVA will discuss the many benefits that the veteran-centered nonprofit provides to military-connected students at CSM. George Hawley from the Department of Labor will share the opportunities and resources available to Marylanders who serve in uniform. Attend via Zoom or in person at the Veterans Lounge on the La Plata Campus, LR Building, Room 103.

Nov. 8, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Maryland Secretary for Veterans Affairs Anthony Woods joins us to discuss assisting current and past servicemembers and their families. Attend via Zoom or in person at the Veterans Lounge on the La Plata Campus, LR Building, Room 103.

Nov. 8, 6 - 8 p.m. Join us for movie night at the La Plata Campus Veterans Lounge (LR Building, Room 103). Enjoy movie theater-style popcorn on us and choose from a selection of films including "American Sniper," "Black Hawk Down," "Saving Private Ryan," and "12 Strong."

Nov. 9, 9 - 11 a.m. “Meet the President” breakfast with CSM President Dr. Yolanda Wilson on the La Plata Campus, BI Building, Room 113. Toni Kruszka from the CSM Foundation will join us to share information on foundation scholarships and other scholarship opportunities for veteran and military-connected students. Larry Abell will also join us to discuss the Maryland Veterans Museum at Patriot Park.

Nov. 10, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Veterans cookout celebrating the birthday of the Marine Corps. CSM veteran and military-connected students and their families are invited to join us on the Great Lawn at the Leonardtown Campus for a day of fun, games, and free barbecue, courtesy of Mission BBQ and CSM Student Life!

Nov. 10, 2 - 4 p.m. Women Veterans Meet and Greet, led by Dr. Tiffany Daniel, chaplain for the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Department of Maryland. Join Dr. Daniel at the Leonardtown Campus, Building C, Room 113 and discuss topics including VA benefits, childbirth, homelessness, medical care, and mental health.

Nov. 11, 10 a.m. Leonardtown, St. Mary’s County, and the Southern Maryland region salute America’s veterans at Leonardtown’s Annual Veterans Day Parade, beginning at 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s Ryken High School and proceeding through the town. The parade is followed by a memorial ceremony in Leonardtown Square. 

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