May 19, 2019

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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GAO: F-35 Supply Chain Challenges Remain

F-35 Supply Chain

DoD has been trying for several years to improve the way it and F-35 contractor Lockheed Martin order, stockpile, and repair spare parts. But findings from a recent GAO report imply that the situation may have gotten worse.

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College Exhibit Honors Art Students

The College of Southern Maryland’s annual Juried Student Exhibition is currently showing at the La Plata Campus. The exhibit will run until Wednesday, May 8. A reception and award ceremony will be held at 2:30 pm Tuesday, April 30.

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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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Robotics Team Competing at VEX-U Championship

Robotics Team

The College of Southern Maryland Talons competitive robotics team have packed their bags – and robots – to travel for the sixth consecutive year to compete in the 2019 VEX-U World Championship in Kentucky.

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War Invention Exhibit at Piney Point Lighthouse

War Invention Exhibit at Piney Point Lighthouse

A new temporary exhibit, “America’s Greatest War Invention,” is on display at the Piney Point Lighthouse Museum & Historic Park in Piney Point until May 31.

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‘Pippin’ Comes to College’s Main Stage

College of Southern Maryland will present six performances of “Pippin” at the La Plata Campus Fine Arts Center.

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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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UFOs in DoD Ranges & Airspace Prompt New Guidelines

UFOs

A series of sightings of unknown, highly advanced aircraft intruding on Navy strike groups and other sensitive military formations and facilities has prompted new guidelines to the fleet for reporting sightings of any UFOs.

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