5-27 Weekly HawkTalk Student e-Newsletter

IMPORTANT DATES

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June 18: Last day to withdraw without a grade or change a credit to an audit (or vice versa) for Summer 7-Week Term I
June 19: College closed for Juneteenth holiday

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Student Hawk Pitch WinnersSTUDENT HAWK PITCH WINNERS

Congratulations to the winners of this year’s Student Hawk Pitch challenge! The Hawk Pitch is an opportunity for enterprising and forward-thinking students to put their imagination to work to solve problems and improve the student experience at CSM.
First Place: DaShawn Rustin, “Soaring Together: CSM Alumni Directory”
Second Place: Natalie Filbey, “Little Free Textbook”
Third Place: Sarah Sbordone, “Hawk Tales: Library Expansion”

Thank you to all the 2024 Student Hawk Pitch participants for your hard work and incredible submissions!

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NEXT WEEK’S EVENTS

PROVOCATIONS FACULTY EXCELLENCE SPEAKER SERIES: JESSE GONZALEZ

On June 6, CSM Associate Professor of English Jesse Gonzalez explores what colleges around the nation are doing to welcome and educate growing Hispanic populations.
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Veterans Academic and Community Resource DayVETERANS ACADEMIC AND COMMUNITY RESOURCE DAY

All veteran and military-connected students are invited to join CSM’s Veterans Affairs team on June 8 for Veterans Academic Day. New and returning students can take advantage of in-person services, including fall registration assistance; academic, career, and transfer advising; prior learning assessments; Joint Services Transcript (JST) evaluation; claims assistance; community resources; and more!
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WARD VIRTS CONCERT SERIES: SOPRANO ANNALIESE PAPPAS

Join CSM on June 8 for the latest installment of the Ward Virts Concert Series, as we welcome soprano Annaliese Pappas to the Prince Frederick Campus.
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TRANSFER SERVICES NEWS

TRANSFER THURSDAYS

Connect directly with our transfer partners and get answers to your questions, straight from the source! Learn more and register for the sessions you’re interested in at www.csmd.edu/TransferThursdays.

This week, May 30:
George Washington University (Biomedical Laboratory Sciences)

University of Maryland School of Nursing

ON-CAMPUS ADMISSIONS VISITS

Meet on campus with admissions representatives from CSM’s transfer partners! Learn more about the institutions, their programs, and the transfer process.
May 29: Capitol Technology University, Leonardtown Campus
May 30: Capitol Technology University, Prince Frederick Campus
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MEET OUR FACULTY: BETH CARUSO

Real Stories - Beth CarusoThis week, HawkTalk features Assistant Professor of English Beth Caruso:

“I enjoy using accessible websites, tools, and media to make course content engaging for students. Some of my pedagogical interests include gamification, trauma-informed teaching practices, and the use of play in the college classroom.”

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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 FAMILY MEMBER? CSM is proud to serve those who’ve served. Our Veterans Affairs team can guide you through your college experience, from readjustment to civilian life to getting the most out of the benefits you’ve earned.

Take advantage of the support and resources available at CSM, including Day-One Priority Registration, the Veterans Lounge in the LR Building on the La Plata Campus, and the Student Veterans Organization.

FIND YOUR NEXT OPPORTUNITY ON CSM'S COLLEGE CENTRAL NETWORK

Whether you’re looking for an on- or off-campus job, a paid internship, or a potential career path, College Central Network is the go-to career posting site for CSM students and alumni. Upload your current resume or create one using a template and start searching for the position that’s right for you. There’s also 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

APPLY NOW FOR USM REGENTS SCHOLARSHIPS

Applications are open for the University System of Maryland's (USM) Regents Scholarships! The program provides full and partial scholarships for transfer students from Maryland community colleges who wish to transfer to a USM institution for Fall 2024. Applications are due June 7. Learn more and submit your application at www.csmd.edu/Regents.
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PRE-TRANSFER PROGRAM: STEP UP PRE-TRANSFER PROGRAM: STEP UP FOR SOCIAL WORK AND HUMAN SERVICES

Our communities need committed social work and human services professionals. Submit your application today for the Step Up pre-transfer program for Salisbury University’s social work bachelor’s degree program. Step Up offers pre-advising to ensure you are on the right path to graduate from CSM and begin Salisbury’s social work program. Apply today and Step Up with CSM and Salisbury University.
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Jun
26
Pride Block Party
12:00 PM
La Plata Campus, Lawn
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