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CSM Vice President of Finance Tony Jernigan Announces Retirement

June 7, 2021

The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) Vice President of Financial Services Tony Jernigan has announced his decision to retire June 30 after 12 years of dedicated service to CSM and its students. Frederick ‘Rick’ Johnson, retired chief financial officer from Harford Community College, will serve as interim vice president of CSM’s Financial Services effective July 1.


CSM Honors Three with Professor Emeritus Title

June 2, 2021

The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) Board of Trustees voted in May to confer professor emeritus status on three of the college’s retired professors – Dr. Patrick Allen, Dr. Richard Siciliano and John Wilson. The honor acknowledges these professors’ particularly distinguished and long service to the CSM community and its students.


CSM Announces SGA Officers for 2021-2022

May 30, 2021

The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) proudly announces the student leaders who will serve as student government association (SGA) officers for the upcoming academic year.


CSM Names Dr. Rodney Redmond Provost and Vice President of New Division of Learning

May 20, 2021

The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) announced that Dr. Rodney Redmond has been named vice president of the college’s new Division of Learning and CSM’s first provost. Redmond had been serving in the role as CSM’s interim vice president of Academic Affairs since January 2021, as part of a unique cross-college transfer between CSM and Montgomery College (MC), where Redmond served as the College-wide Dean of English and Reading.

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CSM Honors Associate Professor of English John Kulikowski with Faculty Excellence Award

May 20, 2021

The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) honored Associate English Professor John Kulikowski with the college’s Faculty Excellence Award. The annual award honors faculty for outstanding achievement in classroom teaching, contributions both to their department and the college, professional development and community commitment. Kulikowski has distinguished himself among his students and his colleagues in the English and Communications division of CSM’s School of Liberal Arts as being liked and respected by all.

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CSM Foundation Chair Kimberly Rosenfield Earns her Wings to Fly as a CSM Hawk and Alumna

May 14, 2021

Among the College of Southern Maryland’s (CSM) 466 candidates earning 480 associate degrees and being welcomed to join the 60+-year-old cohort of CSM alumnae is one of CSM’s hardest working leaders. CSM Foundation Board Chair Kimberly Rosenfield earned her wings to become a CSM alumna when she received her Associate of Applied Science degree in Business Management, a Business Management certificate and a Business Management letter of recognition during CSM’s 62nd Spring Commencement May 14.


CSM Announces 2021 Spring Commencement Candidates for Graduation

May 14, 2021

The following students were recognized as candidates for associate degrees, certificates or letters of recognition at the College of Southern Maryland’s (CSM) 62st Spring Commencement ceremony Friday, May 14, 2021 during a virtual celebration and watch party on CSM's Facebook page.

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Navy Veteran Karen Gross, 59, Completes CSM's Nursing School to Transition her Career

May 14, 2021

Charles County resident Karen Gross said she remembers over the years reading the stories in local newspapers at each semester’s end about the various College of Southern Maryland (CSM) graduates who went to college to transition their careers – but she never thought she’d be among the students who share their personal story.


CSM Commemorates 62nd Spring Commencement During May 14 Virtual Graduation Ceremony and Watch Party

May 14, 2021

The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) celebrated 466 candidates for 480 associate degrees and 271 certificates during its 62nd Spring Commencement Ceremony, held May 14. The 2021 graduating class earned several exceptional characteristics, including having spent their last academic year participating in distance learning with limited in-person instruction. And while the 2021 CSM graduates turned their tassels in a virtual ceremony shared during a Facebook live event this afternoon, many will also be participating in a socially distant photo opportunity with CSM leadership on an outdoor stage at the La Plata Campus next week.


CSM Alumni & Former Employees Establish Scholarship to Assist Students on the Path to a Business or IT Career

May 3, 2021

College of Southern Maryland (CSM) Alumni James Graves ‘02 and Jennifer Lesesne ’04 and ’05, both former CSM employees, are practicing believers of lifelong learning. The Mechanicsville couple met while at CSM but found themselves on different paths for many years until, they say, the “universe” had other plans. Now married, and with Jennifer continuing to serve CSM as an adjunct professor, the two have established a scholarship to assist CSM students who are pursuing a career in Business and Information Systems.


Former CSM Board of Trustees Chair Ted Harwood Joins CSM Foundation

April 28, 2021

The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) Foundation announces Theodore (Ted) Harwood has joined the Foundation’s board as its newest director. The Hollywood resident returns to CSM after serving on the college’s Board of Trustees with distinction from 2010 - 2020, completing three terms as chair and two terms as vice chair.

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