February 25, 2017

Mayport Lands East Coast Drone Hub

East Coast Drone Hub Lands in Mayport

Naval Station Mayport in Florida was selected to house the Navy’s new squadron of unmanned aerial surveillance Triton drones. Mayport in Jacksonville was chosen as the drone hub from three finalists. The other two were NAS Key West and NASA Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Virginia.

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Robotics Can’t Start Too Soon


Robotics can develop STEM skills from pre-K classrooms through high school, according to the RES Rockets, and they should know.

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CSM Events Highlight Black History Month

Equality CSM Events

The College of Southern Maryland is planning events for Black History Month. The college’s Institutional Equity and Diversity Office will host a documentary screening and discussion of “13th” and a visit by Jimmy Bland, a baseball hall of famer and veteran, who will share his experiences in the Negro League and the US Army.

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Morning Coffee Off the Burner

Morning Coffee is off the burner today, but will be back Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017.

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Job Growth Streak Continues in Jan. ’17

Job Growth NAMMO

The US Labor Department reports that 227,000 private sector jobs were added in January 2017. This was the final report from the Obama administration.

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Phull Joins MedStar Staff, Helps Children Breathe Easier


Dr. Gurpreet Phull has joined the MedStar Medical Group. He is seeing patients at MedStar’s Charlotte Hall facility. Dr. Phull joins MedStar in urging parents to understand the best ways to help children cope with asthma and pulmonary problems in the winter.

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Film Festival Continues at SMHEC

SMHEC film festival continues

The Southern Maryland Higher Education Center will offer the third film in the Bridges to the World International Film Festival on Wednesday, Feb. 22. “Son of Saul” will be shown at 6:30 pm.

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It’s Time to Toss Out Your Reading Glasses

reading glasses

Dr. Mark Whitten wants you to throw away your reading glasses!

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Calvert Chamber Makes CSM Donation

CSM Donations From Calvert Chamber

Members of the Calvert County Chamber of Commerce donated $1,030 to the CSM Foundation during its Giving Tuesday efforts in November.

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Jelly Fish & Others Winter in the Chesapeake

Jelly Fish & Others bald eagle

Jelly fish, bald eagles, and a raft of ducks spend the winter in the Chesapeake Bay. This and more important seasonal information in this Message from the Cap’n.

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