April 24, 2017

Music, STEM, Drones on Tap at CSM

Hughesville
CSM Center for Trades and Energy Training Dedication will be held at 2:30 pm April 25 at the College of Southern Maryland Regional Hughesville Campus at 6170 Hughesville Station Place in Hughesville. Tri-county officials will gather to mark the ribbon-cutting and dedication of the first building, the CTET, on CSM’s new 74-acre regional campus, which will be home of the Maryland Center for Environmental Training and CSM’s trades programs. Free. Call 301-934-7602 or click here.
The College of Southern Maryland has another busy month of activities planned in April.

CSM Continuing Education: Free Information Session on New Drone Courses will be 6 to 7:30 pm April 4 at the Leonardtown Campus Building C, Room 114 at 22950 Hollywood Road in Leonardtown. Details will be shared about two courses: “Introduction to Small Unmanned Aircraft System (sUAS)” (AVN-5010), a 12-hour class that will be offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays from April 18-27 from 5:30 to 8:30 pm; and Remote Pilot Test Prep (AVN-5020), a six-hour class on Tuesday and Thursday, May 2 and 4 from 5:30 to 8:30 pm. The introductory course is designed to instruct both hobbyists and professionals how to fly drones safely and legally. The test prep course is designed help pilots prepare for the FAA certification test and learn about the broad range of industry applications. Students will come away from the AVN-5010 course with their own drone and the necessary software. The information session is free. To register for one or both of the courses, click here. Email conedops@csmd.edu or call 301-539-4760.

CSM Tony Hungerford Memorial Art Gallery: Annual Juried Student Exhibition will be April 10 through May 5. Awards presentation will be held 2:30 pm April 18 at the La Plata Campus Fine Arts Center Hungerford gallery. Paintings, photos, and sculptures showcase the works of CSM fine arts students in this annual juried exhibition. The gallery is open 9 am to 9 pm Monday through Friday and 10 am to 6 pm Saturday.

 

CSM Center for Trades and Energy Training Dedication will be held at 2:30 pm April 25 at the College of Southern Maryland Regional Hughesville Campus at 6170 Hughesville Station Place in Hughesville. Tri-county officials will gather to mark the ribbon-cutting and dedication of the first building, the CTET, on CSM’s new 74-acre regional campus, which will be home of the Maryland Center for Environmental Training and CSM’s trades programs. Free. Call 301-934-7602 or click here.

CSM Screening of “Chasing the Dragon and Discussion Panel. 6 to 9 pm April 25. College of Southern Maryland, Leonardtown Campus, Building A, Auditorium, 22950 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown. Join the Student Association for a discussion panel on the growing opioid epidemic, followed by a screening of the documentary “Chasing the Dragon.” Panelists will include representatives from local law enforcement, St. Mary’s County Health Department, and Walden Sierra. Overdose response training will be provided as well as a free Naloxone kit to trainees. Event is being co-sponsored by CSM Leonardtown Student Association and CSM Counseling Services in partnership with St. Mary’s County Health Department. Free. Email jenv@csmd.edu, or call 240-725-5410.

 

 

CSM Open House: Prince Frederick Campus. 5 pm April 25. Prospective students can learn how to get started at CSM, meet the faculty and ask questions about the various programs of study, learn more about financial aid and scholarships and find out about athletics and other CSM clubs and organizations.

CSM Open House: Leonardtown Campus. 5 pm April 25. Prospective students can learn how to get started at CSM, meet the faculty and ask questions about the various programs of study, learn more about financial aid and scholarships and find out about athletics and other CSM clubs and organizations.

CSM Open House: La Plata Campus. 5 pm April 26. Prospective students can learn how to get started at CSM, meet the faculty and ask questions about the various programs of study, learn more about financial aid and scholarships and find out about athletics and other CSM clubs and organizations. Call 301-934-7765, ext. 7043, or visit here for information on any of the open houses.

CSM Music Students Honors Recital. 2:30 pm April 27. La Plata Campus FA Building theater. Music students are selected by their studio teachers to present performances featuring a variety of instruments and voice. Free. bxoffc@csmd.edu, 301-934-7828.

CSM Pops Concert! 7 pm April 29. La Plata Campus BI Building. This first-time event features the college’s Barbershop Chorus, Latin Ensemble, and Chorale and Chamber Choir. Tickets $15. bxoffc@csmd.edu, 301-934-7828.

CSM Online Scholarship Finder Open. College of Southern Maryland students who would like to apply for scholarship funding for the 2017-2018 academic year can apply online using the Scholarship Finder. Some scholarships have a March 31 priority deadline; however, most scholarships have a May 31 deadline. Students applying for CSM Foundation Scholarships are required to complete a 2017-18 FAFSA application, which ensures students are automatically considered for all relevant scholarships. For more information and to submit an application, click here.

CSM Nonprofit Institute: 7th Annual Nonprofit Institute Conference, Jumpstart Your Leadership! Early Bird Registration by April 14. 8:30 am to 1:30 pm (check-in begins at 8 am), April 28, College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, first floor of the BI Building. Whether it is learning best practices from others, employee recognition and reward programs or tweaking mentoring skills, leadership occasionally needs an “enhancement” for the success and welfare of the nonprofit organization. The “Jumpstart Your Leadership!” conference provides insight and information to address this concern. The conference offers break-out sessions with experienced leaders in all levels of organizational leadership and management and a Ted-talks panel discussion with recognized community nonprofit leaders to find out what works and why. Early-bird registration per person on or before April 14 is $45 for St. Mary’s County and Charles County nonprofits and/or residents, $65 for nonprofits and residents from other counties. Rates per person after April 14 are $55 for St. Mary’s County and Charles County nonprofits and/or residents, $75 for nonprofits and residents from other counties. Contact Cara Fogarty at cfogarty@csmd.edu, 301-659-3182; Harriet Yaffe at hyaffe@csmd.edu, 240-725-5432.

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