11-28 Weekly HawkTalk Student e-Newsletter

IMPORTANT DATES

hawktalk_icons_calendar.jpgDec. 1: Last day to withdraw without a grade or change a credit to an audit (or vice versa) for Fall 2 (Oct. 26 – Dec. 16)
Dec. 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

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Holiday Giving Tree at LeonardtownHOLIDAY GIVING TREE AT LEONARDTOWN

Join us as we spread joy and hope in our community! Take a snowflake from the Giving Tree at the Leonardtown Campus and donate a present to a local child in need. We will be collecting presents through Dec. 5, and donated presents will be wrapped during the annual winter celebration party on Dec. 7.
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HAPPENING THIS WEEK

TRANSFER THURSDAY

Connect directly with our transfer partners and get answers, straight from the source! Learn more and register for the Dec. 1 session.

 

CONNECTIONS LITERARY MAGAZINE READING

Join the contributors to the Fall 2022 Connections Literary Magazine on Dec. 2 as they read and discuss their published works.
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Barbershop Chorus Concert

BARBERSHOP CHORUS CONCERT

On Dec. 3, CSM’s barbershop chorus presents its fall concert, featuring barbershop staples, as well as small ensemble singing and some contemporary music.  
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NEXT WEEK’S EVENTS

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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REAL STUDENTS. REAL STORIES.

Andrea WatkinsThis week, hear from Hon. Andrea Watkins from CSM’s Class of 1981:

"Whether it’s a new job or going to college, what seems difficult and daunting at first usually gets better with time, patience, and perseverance."

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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. 

NEED HELP REGISTERING FOR CLASSES? Talk to an advisor! December and January are two of the busiest months for our academic advisors, so if you need to meet with an advisor, sooner is better! Reach out now and get your questions answered for spring registration.

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!

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

CSM Welcomes Sixth President Dr. Yolanda WilsonCSM WELCOMES SIXTH PRESIDENT DR. YOLANDA WILSON

We’re excited to announce that the college’s Board of Trustees has selected Dr. Yolanda Wilson as CSM’s sixth president! A native of Prince George’s County, Wilson is CSM’s first Black president and will begin her presidency on Jan. 1, 2023. Join us in welcoming Dr. Wilson to the CSM community!

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PART-TIME STUDENT FOCUS GROUP: GIVE OPINIONS, GET REWARDED

Do you like pizza, gift cards, and/or giving opinions? If you’re a part-time CSM student who answered “yes,” we want to invite you to join us as part of a focus group to tell us about your experiences. Participate virtually or in person at the La Plata Campus. Pizza will be provided, and to show our appreciation for your time and contribution, each participant will receive a $20 gift voucher to the CSM College Store.

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Jun
26
Pride Block Party
12:00 PM
La Plata Campus, Lawn
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