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Ten CSM Nursing Students Earn Induction into Alpha Omega Honor Society

September 26, 2022

The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) celebrated the induction of 10 nursing students into Alpha Omega, CSM’s chapter of the Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (OADN) Alpha Delta Nu Honor Society. The nursing students selected for this honor earned Bs or better in their nursing courses without repeating the courses and completed a scholarly project related to the advancement of nursing as a profession.


CSM’s Adult Education Team Earns Leadership Award for Offering Learners a Warm Welcome; Transforming Lives

September 19, 2022

Adult learners from around the region entering the Adult and Community Education program at the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) have long been able to count on Intake Assessment Specialists Monica Grove and Frazer Nelson to help them get their educational journey underway. Grove and Nelson are the first point of contact for adult learners returning to school to pursue their high school diploma or English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes, and the two were recently recognized for their exemplary efforts.


Waldorf man receives college degree after experiencing life's ups and downs

September 13, 2022

Matthew Lohn said his son, Nathan, has always achieved what he’s wanted to achieve, and that was plain to see when Nathan accepted his degree from Southern New Hampshire University in a ceremony Aug. 31 at the College of Southern Maryland’s La Plata campus. The framed bachelor’s degree in American history was earned as part of a transfer agreement between the two institutions and was the culmination of a long, 10-year journey for the 36-year-old that began at CSM, took a detour into Iraq, and veered back into Maryland.



September 12, 2022

The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) invites the public to attend a 'Night of Engineering' at its La Plata Campus Sept. 15, 2022 starting at 6:30 p.m. to learn more about CSM’s Electrical and Mechanical Engineering majors and the Southern Maryland ENTRY Program, which offers a seamless path to a bachelor’s degree at the University of Maryland -- and potential internships for students in these programs.


Professor Daphne Powell is Selected as First Recipient of the ‘Dr. Maureen Murphy Distinguished Professorship for Equity in Education’

September 9, 2022

College of Southern Maryland (CSM) Technical Studies Professor Daphne Powell is marking her 20th year as college professor by taking on what she deems “the most extraordinary of her career accomplishments” to date. As the first recipient of the ‘Dr. Maureen Murphy Distinguished Professorship for Equity in Education,’ Powell is embarking on a three-year journey to engage, mobilize and challenge CSM faculty, staff and students – as well as CSM’s regional communities – to examine, and improve, equity in education.


American Society for Clinical Pathology Honors CSM Professor Tiffany Gill for Ranking in the Top 5 Among Her Peers

September 7, 2022

College of Southern Maryland (CSM) Medical Lab Technician (MLT) Program Coordinator and Professor Tiffany Gill, MLS(ASCP)CM, has been named an American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) 40 Under Forty Top Five honoree for 2022. Gill is among five high-achieving pathologists and medical laboratory professionals under age 40 who were selected for this recognition.


CSM’s New Student Government Association Officers Stand Ready to Lead the Way in 2022-23

September 1, 2022

College of Southern Maryland’s (CSM) fall semester sessions begin Aug. 31 and the college’s new team of Student Government Association (SGA) officers is ready to lead their fellow students into an exciting and productive academic year. The La Plata, Leonardtown and Prince Frederick Campuses each have an SGA chapter with officers representing each individual campus and with the chapters working together to represent the entire college population.


CSM Welcomes Back Hawks, Facilitates Conversations and Makes ‘Connections’ This September

August 30, 2022

Welcome Back Hawks! Fall Sessions Begin: Aug. 31/Sept. 1. 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. All campuses. La Plata Campus: AD Courtyard (Inclement weather location: CC Lobby). Leonardtown Campus: Great Lawn between B & C Buildings (Inclement weather location: C Lobby). Prince Frederick Campus: PFA Entrance Lawn (Inclement weather location: PFA Lobby) Celebrate a return to campus for the fall semester! Stop by the tables for snacks, fun activities, and a free shirt. Be sure to enter our drawing for your chance to win prizes from the CSM bookstore. CSM Student Engagement staff will also be on hand to answer any questions and point everyone in the right direction.


Engineer, Educate and Engage Event Explains How to Start at CSM and Finish Seamlessly With 4-Year Engineering Degree

August 29, 2022

The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) invites the public to attend 'Engineer, Educate and Engage' Tuesday, Aug. 30 from 6:30-8 p.m. at its La Plata Campus to learn more about CSM’s Electrical and Mechanical Engineering majors and the Southern Maryland ENTRY Program, which offers a seamless path to a bachelor’s degree at the University of Maryland for students in these programs.


Don't Miss CSM's Free Summer Guitar Recital Tomorrow, Aug. 26

August 25, 2022

You won't want to miss tomorrow's free Summer Guitar Recital featuring College of Southern Maryland (CSM) students along with their music professor Dr. Brent Ferguson. What better way to kick off your weekend than spending an afternoon listening to a variety of musical genres performed by CSM's talented students? Join us ...


'Clear the Clutter' so Others Can do the Important Work to Help Students Succeed Says CSM President During Recent Podcast

August 24, 2022

College of Southern Maryland (CSM) President Dr. Maureen Murphy recently spent time with 'The EdUpExperience' podcast host Dr. Joe Sallustio to discuss the value of community colleges, her journey as a community college president, and explained that the role of a college president is to "clear the clutter" so that faculty and staff can lean in further to help every student succeed. 


CSM Partners With Charles County Children's Aid Society to Pack 1,500 Book Bags

August 23, 2022

The Charles County Children’s Aid Society continues its tradition of providing 1,500 Charles County Public School students with free book bags filled with school supplies in 2022 and the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) was proud to again assist their efforts by hosting a book bag 'packing' event as a college-wide service project at the La Plata Campus Aug. 19.


CSM Lifts COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements Effective Immediately

August 20, 2022

The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) Board of Trustees voted Aug. 19, 2022 to lift the college’s current COVID-19 vaccination requirements. The trustees reached this decision based on numerous factors, including the Center for Disease Control (CDC) issuing new federal guidelines loosening virus protocols and erasing the distinction among people based on vaccination status. Also contributing to the board’s decision is that 80 percent of the Southern Maryland population is reported to be vaccinated.


'Inside Your County Government' Podcast Celebrates 'Nonprofit Day' by Featuring CSM's Nonprofit Institute and United Way of Southern Maryland

August 17, 2022

To celebrate National Nonprofit Awareness Day today, Aug. 17, tune in to Charles County Government's 'Inside Your County Government' podcast to hear Community Engagement Coordinator Doria Fleisher chat with College of Southern Maryland (CSM) Nonprofit Institute Senior Consultant Cara Fogarty and Melvin Brennan, chief executive officer at United Way of Southern Maryland about everything from starting a nonprofit and supporting a nonprofit, to the amazing benefits that nonprofits bring to our community.


CSM Student Monique Reed is Recognized as One of Top 50 Student Hackers Worldwide

August 17, 2022

“Coding is really messy, and I live for the mess because I have learned that the most beautiful things come from messes," shared CSM student Monique Reed, who was named one of the nation's 'Top 50 Hackers of 2022' by Major League Hacking (MLH), the official student hackathon league.  “Hackathons have really given me a chance to embrace my flops. The events help me learn so much about subjects beyond coding. I now have a deeper knowledge of NFTs, crypto, and sustainability.”


SMECO Joins CSM to Help Inspire Future Engineers

August 16, 2022

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO) recently hosted more than a dozen high-school students from the area who were participating in College of Southern Maryland's (CSM) annual 'Engineer Like a Girl' program to help the college inspire the next generation of women engineers.


Charles County Government TV Highlights CSM's Bird City Campus Designation

August 8, 2022

Charles County Government TV (CCGTV) recently broadcast the news that the 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” from 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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