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CSM Closes for Holiday

November 24, 2021

All campuses of the College of Southern Maryland will be closed Nov. 24 – 28 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Access to online services, including registration for credit and non-credit classes, remains available at www.csmd.edu.


CSM History Professor Dr. Christine Arnold-Lourie's Work is Featured in Scholarly Symposium About the First Thanksgiving

November 19, 2021

Thanksgiving is traditionally a holiday when Americans celebrate community, whether by hosting gatherings with family and friends or reflecting on the pilgrims and indigenous peoples who came together to share a meal 400 years ago. So, it makes sense that it’s a rich research area for CSM Professor of History and Humanities and Social Sciences Department Chair Dr. Christine Arnold-Lourie, who sees herself as a historian of how communities develop, define themselves, and change over time.


CSM Alumna Chelsea Clute ’06 Takes the Helm as CSM Foundation Executive Director, Continues Family’s Lifetime Commitment to Education

November 13, 2021

College of Southern Maryland (CSM) Alumna Chelsea (Brown) Clute ’06 is very busy these days getting ready to participate in her seventh CSM Giving Tuesday – a 24-hour, online giving event that will raise needed monies for CSM’s scholarships, athletic programs, and the college’s food pantries. Coming up on Nov. 30, this international day of giving has become CSM’s largest single-day fundraising event, garnering more than $675,000 in support over the last nine years. [See: CSM Begins Countdown for Nov. 30th Giving Tuesday Event; Asks for Community’s Continued Support.]


CSM Begins Countdown for November 30 Giving Tuesday Event; Asks for Community’s Continued Support

November 13, 2021

The countdown for the world’s biggest day of generosity has begun and the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) Foundation is among the nonprofits readying for Giving Tuesday, a 24-hour, online giving event scheduled for Nov. 30. The international day of giving follows Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday, to highlight a season and spirit of kindness that focuses on giving to others after three days fixated on consumerism.


Ward Virts Concert Series Features the David Detweiler Jazz Quartet Nov. 14

November 12, 2021

The public is invited to join College of Southern Maryland (CSM) faculty and students for an afternoon of jazz featuring the David Detweiler Quartet with Leon Anderson, Jr., Rodney Jordan, and Bill Peterson. CSM presents the quartet at the Ward Virts Concert Series this Sunday, Nov. 14 at 3 p.m. during a free, virtually streamed two-hour concert.


CSM Salutes Our Nation's Veterans

November 11, 2021

College of Southern Maryland President Dr. Maureen Murphy delivered the following remarks today at Leonardtown, Maryland's 46th Annual Veteran Day Parade and Memorial Wreath Laying Ceremony.  


CSM Faculty Earn National Recognition for Efforts to Partner with Cybersecurity Industry and Build Career Opportunities for Underrepresented Students

November 9, 2021

Innovative teaching methods and creating an atmosphere of excitement around a career in cybersecurity earned the College of Southern Maryland’s (CSM) Cybersecurity faculty national recognition from the National Cyberwatch Center’s Innovations in Cybersecurity Education program. CSM’s faculty won Best Submission runner-up for their efforts to collaborate with government, industry and students to create a sustainable regional effort to strengthen cybersecurity workforce needs and broaden opportunities for students currently underrepresented in the cybersecurity workforce.


CSM Earns Silver NCMPR Award for Marketing

November 5, 2021

The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) was recognized for its marketing efforts at the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) District 1 Conference Oct. 25-27 in Long Branch, NJ. The college received a silver Medallion Award for Computer-Generated Illustration designed by Graphic Designer Darius Sanchez of the Marketing, Admissions, and Recruitment department.

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Bricks Placed at CSM’s La Plata Campus Commemorate Loved Ones, Celebrate Colleagues

November 3, 2021

The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) Foundation was joined by faculty and staff Oct. 26, to reveal 31 engraved bricks laid in remembrance of loved ones, and in celebration of colleagues and friends of the CSM community who serve as the college’s champions. The bricks were installed along the walkways surrounding the James C. Mitchell Center for Health Technology at the La Plata Campus. Purchased through the CSM Foundation, proceeds from the sale of the bricks go toward the student success fund.

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CSM Campuses Close Early Due to Severe Weather

October 29, 2021

All campuses of the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) will close early today, Friday, Oct. 29, 2021 due to ongoing inclement weather and potential hazardous driving conditions. The Prince Frederick Campus is closed now [10:45 a.m.]. The La Plata, Leonardtown, and Hughesville campuses will close at 2 p.m.


CSM Invites Parents & High School-aged Students to Hear About the Many Benefits of Dual Enrollment During Nov. 2, 3, 4 Virtual Information Sessions

October 20, 2021

The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) invites parents of high school students to attend upcoming Dual Enrollment Program and Career and Technology Education (CTE) virtual informational sessions and learn how their teen can get an affordable and manageable jump start on their career goals. Virtual informational sessions will be held Nov. 2, 3, and 4.


CSM Celebrates Its Healthcare Faculty, Staff, Students, Grads During National Health Education Week

October 18, 2021

In recognition of National Health Education Week (Oct. 18-22), the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) celebrates its Health Pathway students’, graduates’, staff and faculty members’ hard work and contributions to the region’s healthcare workforce. Encompassing credit degree programs like Nursing, EMS, Medical Lab Technology (MLT), and more, and continuing education workforce training certificates in a variety of specialties like Phlebotomy, CNA/GNA, and ECG/EKG Technicians, the Health Pathway at CSM is a broad swath of medical training for a number of different in-demand careers. Some students start their careers while still in college, some complete two years with CSM and advance their education with certifications at CSM; while medical assistants and phlebotomists can get certified in a matter of weeks or months.

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CSM Earns Title ‘High Flyer’ After Becoming First Maryland College Designated as a Bird City Campus

October 11, 2021

College of Southern Maryland (CSM) is the first Maryland college to have its campuses designated as Bird City Campuses and earn the title “High Flyer” by Bird City Maryland – a program of the Maryland Bird Conservation Partnership and local arm of the global Bird Friendly Coalition. CSM joins the Town of La Plata, which was named the first Bird City in Maryland in 2020, in committing to help make Southern Maryland a healthy place for birds and people.

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CSM Announces Dean’s List for 2021 Summer Sessions

October 8, 2021

The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) has released its dean’s list for the 2021 summer sessions. Students who have earned 12 or more credits at CSM are eligible to be considered for the dean’s list. At the end of the fall, spring and summer sessions, full- and part-time students who have completed at least six credits during the semester and have earned a term grade point average of 3.5 or better will be included on the dean’s list.


Maryland Association of Community Colleges Hosts 60+ Universities at Virtual Fair Oct. 11-14 to Explain How CSM Students Can Transfer Credits to 4-Year Colleges

October 6, 2021

Current and future College of Southern Maryland (CSM) students will have the opportunity to learn how to transfer their credits from CSM to more than 60 colleges and universities by attending the state-wide Fall Virtual Transfer Fair, Oct. 11 - 14. Maryland, out-of-state, and Historically Black Colleges and Universities from the mid-Atlantic region are planning to participate in the event organized by the Maryland Association of Community Colleges (MACC).

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