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Charles County Public Schools, CSM Partner to Launch Tuition-Free Early College Program for High School Students

January 21, 2022

The Board of Education of Charles County and the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) Board of Trustees met Jan. 20 to finalize the launch of an Early College program partnership. "We have decades of data that shows that early college changes the trajectory of student's lives and the lives of their families," said CSM President Dr. Maureen Murphy at the signing. "Early college promotes social and economic mobility for so many people who never thought college was an option."

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CSM Honors Professor Chris Ripley with Adjunct Faculty Excellence Award

January 20, 2022

The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) recognized Business Instructor Chris Ripley, of Waldorf, with the college’s 2021 Adjunct Faculty Excellence Award. The honor, which was presented prior to CSM’s Winter Commencement Jan. 13, 2022, is given yearly to an adjunct faculty for outstanding achievement in classroom teaching, contributions both to their department and the college, professional development and community commitment.

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CSM Closes Jan. 17 in Observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 17, 2022

The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) will close for Martin Luther King Jr. Day Jan. 17, 2022 and will resume normal operating hours Jan. 18. During Martin Luther King Jr. Day, access to online services, including registration for credit and non-credit classes, remains available at www.csmd.edu.

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CSM Announces 2022 Winter Commencement Candidates for Graduation

January 13, 2022

The following students will be recognized as candidates for associate degrees, certificates, or letters of recognition at the College of Southern Maryland’s (CSM) 23rd Winter Commencement ceremony Jan. 13, 2022 during a virtual celebration held on social media.

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CSM campuses will open at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 7 due to inclement weather

January 6, 2022

All campuses of the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) will open at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 7, 2022, due to impending inclement weather and potentially hazardous driving conditions. Online classes continue as scheduled. For in-person classes scheduled before 10 a.m., instructors will provide information. Faculty and staff should not report to campus until 10 a.m.

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CSM’s Nonprofit Institute Staff Become Standards for Excellence Licensed Consultants

January 6, 2022

The staff of the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) Nonprofit Institute (NPI) have become Standards for Excellence Licensed Consultants after completing an intensive five-day virtual training seminar aimed at strengthening nonprofit governance practices. CSM NPI consultants Cara Fogarty and Michelle Sullivan, and Outreach Specialist Amy Davis were part of a 32-member class hailing from various regions of the country who completed the Standards for Excellence Institute® training to become the 2021 Class of Licensed Consultants.

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CSM Announces Dean’s List for 2021 Fall Sessions

January 5, 2022

The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) has released its dean’s list for the 2021 fall 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. For more information about CSM, visit www.csmd.edu.

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Jan. 5 inclement Weather Operational Status Update

January 4, 2022

Operational Status Update: CSM Campuses Will Open at 10 a.m. Jan. 5. Online classes continue as scheduled. The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) campuses will open at 10 a.m. Jan. 5, 2022 due to inclement weather forecasts.

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Southern Maryland Delivers More Than $157,000 to CSM Students’ Success During 2021 Giving Tuesday

December 24, 2021

The numbers are in, and they are pretty impressive. Community members joined College of Southern Maryland (CSM) alumni, faculty and staff to donate $157,551 during this year’s Giving Tuesday – a 24-hour event held Nov. 30. All monies raised during the fundraising campaign champion student success by supporting scholarships, athletics or the Hawk Feeder micro-pantries and Hawk Pantries.

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CSM Closes for Winter Break Dec. 23 at 3 p.m.

December 23, 2021

All campuses of the College of Southern Maryland will close Dec. 23 at 3 p.m. for Winter Break and reopen Jan. 3, 2022. Access to online services, including registration for credit and non-credit classes, remains available at www.csmd.edu.

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CSM Students Race to Identify Cells in Nation’s First Ever ‘Cell Bowl’

December 21, 2021

Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) students at the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) recently competed in the first ever “Cell Bowl,” a competition that had students from across the country racing to identify different cells that they will encounter in their medical professions. CSM’s nine-member team achieved rankings as high as second in the nation before ultimately finishing at third place in the Eastern region.

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CSM Welcomes New Faculty

December 20, 2021

The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) welcomed several new faculty members this fall, all of whom have already made their mark on students and the campuses.

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CSM Earns Top National Ranking in Seven Categories, Including #1 in Business Administration Degree Program

December 16, 2021

The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) has received top national rankings in a number of categories – including its degree and certificate programs in Business Administration, Administration and Management, IT and Systems Programs, and Accounting. CSM was also listed as one of Maryland’s top community colleges and overall online college. The research firm Intelligent.com based its findings on CSM’s flexibility, faculty, course strength, cost and reputation.

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CSM Professor of Communications Dr. Sarah Merranko Earns Alan G. Penczek Service-Learning Faculty Award

December 15, 2021

The Campus Compact Mid-Atlantic (CCMA), a non-profit higher education membership association, has selected College of Southern Maryland (CSM) Faculty Senate President and Professor of Communications Dr. Sarah Merranko, as the community college winner of the Alan G. Penczek Service-Learning Faculty Award. The award is presented to a college faculty member for his/her excellence in integrating service-learning into the curriculum as well as for their impact on students and the greater community college community. Additionally, the CCMA award also acknowledges the recipient’s professional leadership and achievements.

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First CSM Students Graduate from Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. Leadership Academy, Earn State Recognition, Scholarships

December 14, 2021

The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) marked Senate President Emeritus Thomas V. “Mike” Miller Jr. Public Service Day this month by recognizing the first graduates of CSM’s Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. Leadership Academy. In addition, students gathered at the Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. Center for Leadership to write holiday cards to the region’s veterans and donate food to CSM’s new walk-in Hawk Food Pantry.

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Una Asociación Ganadora: CSM’s Small Business Development Center Helps Family Open Waldorf’s Newest Hispanic Grocery Store

December 6, 2021

Colorful pinatas. Fresh produce. Hard-to-find spices. Flavorful cheeses. These are some of the things you’re likely to find lining the shelves at La Tiendona, the region’s newest Hispanic grocery store. Behind the counter, you’ll also find the Salinas family, eager to help and setting a strong example of small business ownership in the community.

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CSM Health Information Management Program Meets ‘Gold Standard’, Receives National Certification

December 1, 2021

The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) Health Information Management (HIM) Program has received initial accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). CAHIIM monitors the nation’s academic degree programs in health information management (HIM) and health informatics (HI) through arduous reviews of – and maintenance of – accreditation policies and processes.

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