January 18, 2019

Navy Plans Two Carriers, One Contract

Aircraft carriers

The Navy plans to commit $24 billion to buy two new Ford-class aircraft carriers under the same contract, a commitment that should save 5 to 10 percent over buying each carrier separately.

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CSM Institutes Tuition Relief Plan During Govt. Shutdown

Tuition relief

The College of Southern Maryland is providing support for its returning students whose family or themselves are being financially impacted by the current federal government shutdown.

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St. Mary’s Science Fair Support Needed

Science Fair

The St. Mary’s County Science and Engineering Fair Board is seeking support for the science fair from businesses in St. Mary’s County. The Patuxent Partnership is helping the board publicize the need for support. 

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Access to Care Team to Meet Jan. 8

Healthy Access to Care

MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital supports the Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership’s Access to Care Action Team, which will meet from 3 to 4 pm Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, in Leonardtown.

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Contract Pre-Solicitation Conference Set

Pre-Solicitation Conference

Commander Fleet Readiness Center, or COMFRC, has scheduled a Pre-Solicitation Conference for Jan. 10, 2019, to discuss a requirement for contractors.

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County Makes Board Appointments

The St. Mary’s County commissioners have appointed and reappointed several members to boards, committees, and commissions.

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Mom, Son Pursue Education Goals Together

CSM Education Goals

The College of Southern Maryland offers a variety of degree and certificate programs from its four campuses around the region, allowing CSM students of all ages to stay local and close to family while saving money as they pursue their education goals.

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Fascinating Activities Await Students at Math Circle

Math Circle Meets

Is your child interested in STEM-related studies? Are you looking for resources designed to give your children a leg up? Check out the Southern Maryland Math Circle on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019.

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Dems Open Session With Plan to End Shutdown

shutdown

With a special caveat to discuss border security later, House Democrats open the new session of Congress today with the goal of ending the government shutdown and reinstating a 1.9 percent federal pay raise Trump rescinded late last year.

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Small Business Owner Got Her Start at CSM

Small Business Owner

Danin Turner of La Plata is a graduate of the College of Southern Maryland and is already living her dream of owning her own performing arts studio. The 21-year-old small business owner says her experience at CSM put her on the path to achieve her goals so early in life.

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