Winter 2024 Commencement

Winter 2024 Commencement written on green banner with presidential seal

Join us and celebrate CSM's Winter 2024 Graduates. #CSMGrad2024 

Schedule of Events

January 12, 2024

La Plata Campus, Physical Education Center (PE Building) (View Map)

10 a.m., School of Liberal Arts
1 p.m., School of Professional and Technical Studies
4 p.m., School of Science and Health

Tickets are not required. Guests are encouraged to arrive at least 30 minutes before the ceremony begins.

Watch Graduation

A livestream of the ceremony will be available below.
A video of each commencement will also be available on the college's YouTube channel following the events.

10 a.m., School of Liberal Arts

1 p.m., School of Professional and Technical Studies

4 p.m., School of Science and Health

Join the Celebration #CSMgrad2024

Share messages of support for our graduates on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, and make sure to use #CSMGrad2024 and tag the college (@CollegeOfSouthernMaryland).

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Commencement Ceremony Program

Download the Commencement Ceremony Program (.pdf)

Winter 2024 Graduation cover

Meet our Student Keynote Speakers

Stacy Sneed '24
Charles County
School of Liberal Arts

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Stacy Sneed '24 returned to CSM as an adult learner and credits the professors at CSM with their patience and encouragement as she found her footing pursuing her Communications degree. Sneed consistently achieved a place on CSM's Dean's List and was honored with multiple scholarships.

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Jordan Riggs '24
St. Mary's County

School of Professional and Technical Studies

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Jordan Riggs came to CSM as a full-time student after graduating as a proud Leonardtown High School tri-athlete. He completed an internship with Integrated Program Solutions and is currently an intern at the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division Webster Outlying Field. Riggs was the president of the National Society of Black Engineers Southern Maryland Chapter and was twice selected to represent the CSM student experience before CSM’s Board of Trustees.

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Emily Nolen '24

Calvert County

School of Science and Health

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Although she holds a bachelor's in History from Azusa Pacific University, Emily Nolen returned to college to pursue her passion for women’s health and to become a nurse practitioner. She recently accepted a job placement as a nurse at CalvertHealth Medical Center, where she also currently works as a patient care technician.

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By the Numbers

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Congratulations, Winter Class of 2024!

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