12-12 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
Jan. 3: College reopens after Winter Break

ANNOUNCEMENTS

CASTING CALL FOR SPRING THEATER PRODUCTION 'HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE'

Students and community members are invited to audition for CSM’s spring theater production of “How I Learned to Drive” on Dec. 12-14. A wildly funny, surprising, and devastating tale of survival as seen through the lens of a troubling relationship between a young girl and an older man, “How I Learned to Drive” is the story of a woman who learns the rules of the road and life from behind the wheel.
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A SMART Choice Building

CSM + USMSM = A SMART CHOICE

A CSM electrical/computer engineering class recently went on a tour of the Southern Maryland Autonomous Research and Technology (SMART) Building and the University System of Maryland at Southern Maryland (USMSM) in St. Mary’s County. The SMART Building is home to the Maryland Autonomous Technologies Research Innovation and eXploration (MATRIX) Lab, which features an air-land lab with an amphibious pool, a hydrology lab with circulating water channel, an augmented reality/virtual reality capable research space, a roof-top antenna farm, and an outdoor ground and air vehicle testing site. Visit CSM Transfer Services for more information on engineering programs available through CSM and USMSM.
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2nd Annual Great Pumpkin Contest Winners

THE VOTES ARE IN FOR THE 2ND ANNUAL GREAT PUMPKIN CONTEST 

It’s official: The people have spoken, the votes have been counted, and we’ve identified the finest ceramic pumpkins in Southern Maryland. The winners of CSM’s 2nd Annual Great Pumpkin Contest are:


1st Place
, Pumpkin #3
Emily Depew

2nd Place, Pumpkin #8
Brooke Jeffries

3rd Place, Pumpkin #2
Rose Codling

Congratulations to the winners and everyone who participated!

NEW TRANSFER OPPORTUNITIES: WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY

CSM students looking ahead to the next step in their educational journey have even more opportunities to continue their studies! CSM recently finalized new transfer pathways with West Virginia University for its bachelor’s programs in coaching and performance science; English; health and well-being; and sport and exercise psychology.

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

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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DONATE TO THE HAWK SUPPLY DRIVE

The Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society is hosting a Hawk Supply Drive through Dec. 16. Bring your donation to the donation drop boxes on the La Plata (Administration Building), Leonardtown (Building C), and Prince Frederick (Building A) Campuses. Help us take care of our community with contributions of: non-perishable foods; sanitary products; toiletries; blankets; socks; gently used coats/jackets; items for babies/children; gloves; hats; scarves; coloring books and crayons; and gently used books for all ages. For more information, please contact CSM professor Rachel Smith.

Jazz Ensemble

SOLID 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.

Nicole RansomThis week, hear from CSM alum Nicole Ransom from CSM’s Class of 2014:

"Life is ever-changing, so there is always something new to learn, something new to interest you, and somewhere you can advance. "

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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!

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