March 30, 2020

Art & Lifestyle:

College Joins Achieving the Dream Network

Achieving the Dream

College of Southern Maryland has joined the Achieving the Dream network to improve student success.

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Colleges Partner for Dual Degree Program

Dual Degree

The University of Maryland Eastern Shore and College of Southern Maryland have partnered to provide a Dual Degree program enabling CSM students to complete a Doctor of Pharmacy degree in just five years.

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Gift of Life Flag Goes Up at Hospital

Gift of Life

To celebrate National Donate Life Month, MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown recently held its first flag-raising ceremony for The Living Legacy Foundation’s “Flags Across Maryland” initiative.

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Pharmacy Technician Program Recognized

Pharmacy Technician

The Pharmacy Technician Program at the College of Southern Maryland has been recognized by the country’s leading certifying organization for pharmacy technicians as being ready and prepared to meet significant Certified Pharmacy Technician Program changes that will take effect Jan. 1, 2020.

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Family Raising Funds to Help Injured Man

Family Raising Funds

The family of Timothy Butler of St. Mary’s County has set up a GoFundMe account to raise money to purchase a conversion van to transport Tim to and from doctor appointments. Without a van, the family must use an ambulance service to get him to his appointments.

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Health Care Costs, Availability Topic of Meeting

Health Care

The Charles County Health Department in White Plains, MD, hosted a roundtable discussion on health care April 24, and it was attended by Congressman Steny H. Hoyer.

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Wesley Is Keynote for Women in STEM Event

Women in STEM

Dr. Syria Wesley, an alumna of College of Southern Maryland, will return to the La Plata Campus on May 3 to offer the keynote speech at the college’s annual Women in STEM Conference.

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Bay District Earns Class 2 ISO Rating

Fire Protection Rating

The Metropolitan Commission of St. Mary’s County is reminding homeowners in the area that effective March 1, 2019, the Bay District Volunteer Fire Department Public Protection Classification fire rating was upgraded.

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Democrats Celebrate 100 Days of House Leadership

100 Days

The Democrats took over the majority of the United States House of Representatives in November, and celebrated their first 100 days of control in April.

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Pathways Scholarship Application Open

Pathways

Local high school students are invited to apply for The Patuxent Partnership’s Pathways Scholarship.

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