December 7, 2023

Discussion to Focus on Reducing Violence

Action Teams

The St. Mary’s County Library will host a National Issues Forum on Reducing Violence. The forum will be held at the Lexington Park Library branch from 2 to 4 pm Jan. 27 on the topic: How Should Our Community Reduce Violence?

College Honored for Workplace Excellence

Workplace Excellence

Efforts to make the College of Southern Maryland an employer of choice are paying off. CSM won workplace excellence awards from the Alliance for Workplace Excellence. CSM was awarded AWE’s Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval, the Health & Wellness Seal of Approval, and the EcoLeadership Award.

Students Lobby Legislators on Education Issues

Legislators CSM Students Visit Annapolis

College of Southern Maryland students traveled to Annapolis on Feb. 8 to meet with their state legislators. The visit to the state capital was part of Student Advocacy Day, an annual event sponsored by the Maryland Association of Community Colleges.

Community Bank Donation to CSM Supports Students

Community Bank

The College of Southern Maryland Foundation has received a $100,000 donation from Community Bank of the Chesapeake. The funds are part of a five-year pledge for a permanent endowment fund and an annual scholarship fund that supports both credit and workforce development students.

Bildman Joins CSM Foundation Board


Eileen Bildman of Hollywood is the newest member of the College of Southern Maryland Foundation Board of Directors. She will serve a five-year term.

CSM Hosts Veterans Day Breakfast

CSM Veterans Day

The College of Southern Maryland celebrates members of its community – students, faculty and staff members – who have served in the armed forces. In alignment with the country’s celebrations of military veterans on Veterans Day, the college held a Veterans Day breakfast Nov. 9 at the Center for Business and Industry Building at the La Plata Campus.

CSM Electronic Labs Get Boost From Dominion

CSM Donation from Dominion

CSM labs already acclaimed – “Some employers already have made offers to our students,” says the college’s Business and Technology chair – now are upping their game with a $45,000 grant for equipment and materials from Dominion Foundation.

CSM Makes a Splash May 7

The College of Southern Maryland Foundation will make a “splash” to raise money for student scholarships on May 7 on the college’s Leonardtown campus.

Pax Partnership Donates to Robotics Program

robotics program

The Patuxent Partnership is always looking for ways to support Science, Technology, Math and Engineering programs in the Southern Maryland area, and a recent donation to the College of Southern Maryland robotics program is further proof of that support.

Shannon Receives CSM Service Award

Joe Shannon received the College of Southern Maryland’s Distinguished Service Award for his exemplary and extended service to the college.