Weekly HawkTalk Student e-Newsletter

IMPORTANT DATES

hawktalk_icons_calendar.jpgDec. 15: Deadline to apply to graduate without participating in January ceremony
Dec. 16: Classes end for Fall 2 (Oct. 26 – Dec. 16)
Dec. 19: Classes end for Fall 3 (Aug. 31 – Dec. 19)
Dec. 21: Classes begin for Winter Session
Dec. 23: College closes at 3 p.m. for Winter Break

ANNOUNCEMENTS

UPDATED TRANSFER AGREEMENTS

CSM students looking ahead to the next step in their educational journey have even more opportunities to continue their studies! The college recently updated articulation agreements with Frostburg State University (social sciences); Stevenson University (chemistry); University of Maryland Global Campus (nursing); and West Virginia University (journalism, advertising and public relations).

Visit Transfer Services for the full list of 260+ transfer agreements with 70+ partnering universities and search by institution or program of study!

HAPPENING THIS WEEK

STUDENT HONORS RECITAL

The Student Honors Recital on Dec. 5 showcases the talents of CSM music students, performing contemporary popular music and standard classical repertoire. Free admission.
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Explore the wealth of scholarship opportunities available to you as you transfer to a four-year institution with Transfer Scholarships Webinars! Register now for the webinar on Dec. 6.
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TRAVEL STUDY INFORMATION SESSION: CULTURE, GEOGRAPHY, AND GLOBALIZATION IN SAN FRANCISCO

Join us Dec. 7 for an information session on CSM’s May 2023 travel study opportunity, Culture, Geography, and Globalization: Interrogating the Cultural Spaces of the San Francisco Metropolitan Bay Area.
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SIZING UP THE SEMESTER: USING REFLECTION TO CHART YOUR COURSE

As the semester winds down, now is a great time to take stock of what went well and what didn’t. Join us Dec. 7 for an interactive session where we’ll share some tools for reflection and discuss your experiences this semester, as well as your hopes and plans for the next.
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WINTER CELEBRATION AND WRAPPING OF GIVING TREE GIFTS

Join fellow students, staff, and faculty on Dec. 7 for our annual winter celebration. Wrap gifts donated for local children in need, de-stress before exams, and give back to your community. 
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CHORALE AND CHAMBER CHOIR CONCERT

Join us Dec. 8 for an evening of small and large ensemble vocal numbers, as well as vocal chamber music and solos, as CSM’s Chorale and Chamber Choir present their end-of-season concert.
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TRANSFER THURSDAY

Connect directly with our transfer partners and get answers, straight from the source! Learn more and register for the Dec. 8 session.

 


SOUTHERN MARYLAND CONCERT BAND

On Dec. 10, the musicians of the Southern Maryland Concert Band present their fall performance.
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NEXT WEEK’S EVENTS

TRANSFER THURSDAY

Connect directly with our transfer partners and get answers, straight from the source! Learn more and register for the Dec. 15 session.

RITMO CACHÉ LATIN ENSEMBLE CONCERT

On Dec. 16, Ritmo Caché, CSM’s Latin ensemble, presents its fall concert. The concert features several classics of Latin American music in styles such as salsa, bolero, and cha-cha-chá, and modern renditions of Latin pop and jazz.
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jazzconcert_300x300.jpgSOLID BRASS JAZZ ENSEMBLE CONCERT

Join Solid Brass, CSM’s community jazz ensemble, on Dec. 17 for its end-of-season concert.
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REAL STUDENTS. REAL STORIES.

Kenny WatersThis week, hear from CSM graduate Kenny Waters, who graduated in 2014 with degrees in theater and dance and in arts and humanities:

"Never give up on your dreams at any age! It's never too late, you are good enough, and if you work hard, you will get the benefits. Stay amazing you beautiful creatures! "

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STUDENT RESOURCES

CSM COLLEGE SURVIVAL GUIDE

The College Survival Guide is a recurring feature that directs members of the CSM community to free resources and support for whatever challenges they may be facing. At CSM, no hawk has to fly alone. 

TRYING TO FIGURE OUT YOUR BENEFITS AND OPTIONS AS A VETERAN OR MILITARY DEPENDENT? CSM is proud to serve those who’ve served. Veteran and Military Support can guide you through your college experience, from readjustment to civilian life to getting the most out of the benefits you’ve earned.

Whether you’re looking for an on- or off-campus job, a paid internship, or a potential career path, College Central Network (formerly Job Connection) is the go-to career posting site for CSM students and alumni.

You can upload your current resume or use College Central Network’s template to create a resume and begin the search for the position that’s right for you. It also includes a video and print library on topics related to getting and keeping the job, such as salary negotiations, attending job and career fairs, and more!

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