March 28, 2017

Conference Focuses on Women in STEM

Women in STEM

The College of Southern Maryland has created an event that will expose women in their teens and older to a range of career opportunities in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). CSM’s Women + STEM Conference = Infinite Possibilities will be held from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm April 1 at the college’s La Plata Campus and focuses on women in STEM.

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Couple Reunites for Special Day at MedStar

Special Day Valentine's Day

William and Janet Cave have been married for 63 years, and have never missed a Valentine’s Day together. This year, however, they might have spent it apart if not for the kindness and creativity of staff at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital.

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Mary Shasho Remembered Through CSM Scholarships

Mary Shasho

Two College of Southern Maryland scholarships have been created in memory of the late Mary Shasho, a local volunteer and enthusiastic supporter of all levels of Scouting in Southern Maryland. The scholarship has been established by Mrs. Shasho’s husband, local businessman Harry Shasho of Shasho Consulting.

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Bring the Kids for An Eco-Exploration


Explore our ecosystem at Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Art Center from 10 to 11 am Friday, March 31. The topic will be “Salamanders.”

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When School Is Out, Art Is In at Annmarie

School is Out, Art is In

Spring break is coming up fast for Calvert County students, and Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Art Center has plenty of activities to keep kids busy while they’re out of school. The annual Spring Break Day Camp is scheduled and ready to go, because when school is out, art is in at Annmarie.

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Students Show Off Computer Skills

SMECO Computer Bowl 2017

The 28th annual Southern Maryland High School Computer Bowl was held March 4. Sponsored by Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative, the competition underscores the importance and value of computer skills for students who plan to become proficient in technical and industrial fields.

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DoD Deputy Tells House Panel: BRAC Would Increase Savings


DoD denies ignoring $125B in savings, but needs congressional help, including a new round of BRAC, to achieve cost reductions of that level.

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CSM Chooses New President

New President Dr. Maureen Murphy

Dr. Maureen Murphy has been selected as the fifth president of the College of Southern Maryland. The announcement was made by the CSM Board of Trustees this month.

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Hill to Speak at Women’s History Event

Women's History Event TPP

In honor of Women’s History Month, The Patuxent Partnership, Leadership Southern Maryland, and Women in Defense welcome Stephanie Hill, vice president and general manager of Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems Cyber, Ships, and Advanced Technologies. She will speak March 30.

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Ives Recounts Academy’s First Female Class


Life for the first female class at the US Naval Academy was not easy. Barbara Ives recounts her time there.

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