11-7 Weekly HawkTalk Student e-Newsletter

IMPORTANT DATES

hawktalk_icons_calendar.jpgNov. 7: Last day to withdraw without a grade or change a credit to an audit (or vice versa) for Fall 3 (Aug. 31 – Dec. 19)
Nov. 7-10: Registration opens for Spring 2023 Sessions for current students
Nov. 15: Deadline to apply for graduation to participate in January ceremony
Nov. 23-27: College closed for Thanksgiving holiday

ANNOUNCEMENTS

SPRING PRIORITY REGISTRATION OPENS THIS WEEK

Take advantage of Priority Registration and get the class schedule you want for spring! Priority Registration opens today for the Spring 2023 Sessions. Register for your spring classes this week, based on the number of credits you’ve completed:

  • Nov. 7: Current students with 45+ credits
  • Nov. 8: Current students with 30+ credits
  • Nov. 9: Current students with 15+ credits
  • Nov. 10: Current students with 1+ credits

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TRAVEL STUDY RETURNS!

CSM’s Travel Study courses return from hiatus in May 2023, with Culture, Geography, and Globalization: Interrogating the Cultural Spaces of the San Francisco Metropolitan Bay Area.

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REGISTER NOW FOR WINTER SESSION

Maintain your academic momentum from the fall by picking up an additional class during CSM’s Winter 2023 Session. Register now and complete a full college course in just three weeks. Classes begin Dec. 21!

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BUSINESS AND ACCOUNTING CLUB’S FIRST MEETING

CSM’s newest campus organization, the Business and Accounting Club, is pleased to announce our first meeting on Nov. 10! All interested students are invited to join us in person or virtually.

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PIZZA BY THE SLICE AT LA PLATA CAMPUS

Come grab a slice of pizza and drink in the CSM Cafe, located in the BI Building on the La Plata Campus, open 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

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Rent logoCSM THEATER PRESENTS: RENT

CSM Theater’s fall production of Jonathan Larson’s Rent premiers this week, with performances Nov. 11-13 and Nov. 18-20. Set in the East Village of New York City, Rent is about falling in love, finding your voice, and living for today.

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HAPPENING THIS WEEK

Connections Literary Series: Poet Doug Anderson

CONNECTIONS LITERARY SERIES: POET DOUG ANDERSON

Join CSM for the latest installment of our Connections Literary Series on Nov. 9 as we welcome poet Doug Anderson to discuss his new poetry collection, “Undress, She Said.”

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NOT TOO LATE NOVEMBER: ACADEMIC CHECK-INS AND ADJUSTMENTS

You’ve made it to the halfway mark of fall sessions, and now is the perfect time to check in on your mental health and academic performance to make the necessary adjustments for consistency and/or improvement. Join Counseling Services for a transparent self-check-in on Nov. 9 and make this fall an academic success.

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A PERSONAL ACCOUNT: ON THE GROUND IN UKRAINE

Join CSM’s Global Initiatives Committee on Nov. 10 as we welcome Charles County resident Olesya Tymchak, a native of Western Ukraine, and her husband Kenneth Glick to share their experiences bringing aid to Ukraine from June to August.

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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 Nov. 10 session.

  

BENNY C. MORGAN CONCERT SERIES: BASSOONIST JIMMY QUN REN 

Join CSM on Nov. 12 for the latest installment of the Benny C. Morgan Concert Series, featuring bassoonist and CSM instructor Jimmy Qun Ren.

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NEXT WEEK’S EVENTS

CSM TRANSFER SCHOLARSHIPS WEBINARS

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 Nov. 15.

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HBCU VIRTUAL TRANSFER FAIR

Don’t miss CSM’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Virtual Transfer Fair on Nov. 16! Speak to representatives from HBCUs across the country, get your questions answered, and map out your pathway to your bachelor’s degree and beyond!

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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 Nov. 17 session.

 

WARD VIRTS CONCERT SERIES: BRIAN GANZ

On Nov. 20, CSM welcomes pianist Brian Ganz for the Ward Virts Concert Series.

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MEET OUR FACULTY: MEGAN ALLEN

Megan AllenThis week, hear from Business Instructor Megan Allen:

"Transparency and connection are key parts of learning. I turn learning into an experience; that's how it sticks!"

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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

DON’T FORGET: APPLY TO GRADUATE!

If you’ll complete your program of study this fall, don’t forget to apply to graduate! Apply to graduate by Nov. 15 if you would like to participate in the January commencement ceremony. If you would prefer to receive your diploma only and not participate in the ceremony, the deadline to apply for graduation is Dec. 15.

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APPLY BY NOV. 15 FOR THE UMD MARYLAND TRANSFER ADVANTAGE PROGRAM

Don’t delay, apply now for the Maryland Transfer Advantage Program (MTAP)! This pre-transfer program offers guaranteed admission to the University of Maryland, College Park and is designed to ensure a seamless transfer experience. The deadline to apply is Nov. 15 for students who intend to transfer for Fall 2023 or later.

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