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CSM Kicks Off Summer with Cultural Events, a Ward Virts Concert and a Veterans Resource Day

May 29, 2024

Provocations Faculty Excellence Speaker Series: “Exploring How Colleges Are Preparing for Increasing Hispanic Populations” with Jesse Gonzalez. June 6, 7 p.m.  La Plata Campus, Community Education (CE) Building, Room 101. Associate Professor of English Jesse Gonzalez will explore what colleges are doing around the nation to welcome and educate the growing Hispanic populations in our schools. Gonzalez will illustrate the statistics involving increased Hispanic populations nationally and locally, then highlight a few initiatives and programs and their results. The presentation will raise questions for our own community and CSM. Free. https://www.csmd.edu/calendar/2024/06/provocations-series-jesse-gonzalez.html.

Code Green Fridays. June 7, 14, 21, and 28, 1:30 p.m. Code Green is designed to shrink the college’s carbon footprint during the hot months of summer by reducing building and infrastructure usage. During the weeks of CODE GREEN, most CSM buildings and services will close at 1:30 p.m. and remain closed throughout the weekend except for special circumstances. Please note, that CODE GREEN does not affect Kids' and Teen College programs, the Velocity Center, Center for Trades and Energy Training, Center for Transportation Training, Public Safety, and the necessary service units. https://www.csmd.edu/calendar/2024/05/code-green-fridays.html.

vetsVeterans Academic and Community Resource Day. June 8, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Regional Hughesville Campus, Center for Health Sciences. All veteran and military-connected community members are invited to join CSM’s Veterans Affairs team on June 8. New and returning students can take advantage of in-person services including registration assistance, advising, and assessments. Community resources will also be available to offer services to veterans. Free. Registration by June 3 encouraged but not required. https://www.csmd.edu/calendar/2024/06/vet-resource-day-jun8.html.

Ward Virts Concert Series: Annaliese Pappas, Soprano. June 8, 3 p.m. Prince Frederick Campus, Building B, Multipurpose Room 104. Analiese Pappas most recently made her international debut as Flora in Britten’s “The Turn of the Screw” with the Trentino Music Festival in Italy. In addition to her operatic endeavors, Analiese is a versatile choral and chamber performer of early, sacred, and new music who has performed at venues such as the National Cathedral, Willard InterContinental Hotel, and the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. Free. https://www.csmd.edu/calendar/2024/06/ward-virts-saprano-jun8.html.

Maryland Department of Labor Info session for Military-connected Students. June 12, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. La Plata Campus, Learning Resource Center (LR Building), Room 103. This session will provide assistance and information regarding American Legion, employment opportunities, how to file VA claims, and any other VA resources.  Free. https://www.csmd.edu/calendar/2024/06/connected-military-students-session-06-12.html.

Holiday: Juneteenth (College Closed). The college will be closed for the Juneteenth holiday on Wednesday, June 19 and reopen on Thursday, June 20. https://www.csmd.edu/calendar/2024/06/holiday-juneteenth-2024.html,

pridePride Block Party: Celebrating Diversity, Unity, And Love. June 26, 12-4 p.m. La Plata Campus Lawn. Join us for a celebration of LGBTQ+ pride at our PRIDE Block Party! As we honor the struggles and triumphs of the LGBTQ+ rights movement, we also celebrate the diversity that makes our community so beautiful. Let your true colors shine as we march forward with pride, resilience, and an unwavering commitment to equality for all. Free. Registration required by June 5. https://www.csmd.edu/calendar/2024/06/pride-block-party.html.


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