9-12 Weekly HawkTalk Student e-Newsletter

IMPORTANT DATES

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Oct. 3: Last day to withdraw without a grade or change a credit to an audit
(or vice versa) for Fall 1 (Aug. 31 - Oct. 19)

ANNOUNCEMENTS

BROWN BAG LUNCHES: SCHOOL OF PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL STUDIES

Students in STEM, business, accounting, criminal justice, and homeland security programs are invited to join the School of Professional Studies for brown bag lunch events, Sept. 14, 21, and 28 from 12 - 1 p.m.! Drop by and chat with the deans and chairs of your program on your preferred campus.

Sept. 14: La Plata Campus, Science and Technology (ST) Building, Room 145
Sept. 21: Leonardtown Campus, Building C, Room 203
Sept. 28: Prince Frederick Campus, Building B, Room 112

NEW TRANSFER AGREEMENT: AMERICAN PUBLIC UNIVERSITY SYSTEM

CSM students looking ahead to the next step in their educational journey have even more opportunities to continue their studies! CSM recently finalized an agreement with Shepherd University for business administration students to earn their bachelor’s. CSM also updated articulation agreements with: Frostburg State University (mathematics); George Washington University (nursing); and Notre Dame of Maryland University (pharmacy).

Visit Transfer Services for the full list of 200+ transfer agreements with 60+ partnering universities and search by institution or program of study!

National Hispanic Heritage Month

NATIONAL HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH

Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 by celebrating the histories, cultures, and contributions of Americans whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America.

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CONSTITUTION WEEK IS SEPT. 17-23

For 235 years, the Constitution has served as the supreme law of the land, and Sept. 17-23 is Constitution Week to commemorate the signing of our nation’s founding document on Sept. 17, 1787. Celebrate Constitution and Citizenship Day on Sept. 17 and register to vote on Sept. 20, National Voter Registration Day.

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HAPPENING THIS WEEK

Connections Literary Series

CONNECTIONS LITERARY SERIES: POETS MARTÍN ESPADA AND LAUREN MARIE SCHMIDT

Join CSM on Sept. 15 for the latest installment of the Connections Literary Series, featuring poets Martín Espada and Lauren Marie Schmidt.

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NIGHT OF ENGINEERING

Join CSM on Sept. 15 for Night of Engineering! Learn more about the Southern Maryland Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Partnership, which provides a transfer pathway to the University of Maryland, as well as internship opportunities with the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD).

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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 Sept. 15 session.

Real Students. Real Stories.

Jaryn GriggsThis week, hear from Spring '22 CSM graduate Jaryn Griggs:

"My purpose is to have a positive impact and leave behind a lasting legacy via empathy, humor, and art."

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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 ASSISTANCE GETTING ADJUSTED? Whether you are entering CSM from high school, returning to school after several years, or taking classes to transfer, your first semesters are critical in laying a solid foundation for your student success at CSM and beyond. Hawk: Ready, Set, Go! is a three-part orientation for incoming students to familiarize yourself with the college and getting a strong start to your CSM experience.

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

HAWK HUB

Hawk Hub navigators are here to guide students with enrollment and registration, student services, and much more.

VACCINATION REQUIREMENT LIFTED

CSM’s Board of Trustees has lifted the college’s vaccination requirement for students and employees, effective Aug. 20, 2022.

GET YOUR LEONARDTOWN WELLNESS AND AQUATICS PASS 

Current CSM students can use the Wellness and Aquatics Center at the Leonardtown Campus for free! Fill out a short form to verify your student status and request your pass.

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