July 23, 2019

Commission for Women Supports Scholarship

In May, the St. Mary’s County commissioners gave $4,450 on behalf of the Commission for Women to the College of Southern Maryland to support the Jane Hale Sypher Scholarship Fund.

Calvert Chamber Gives $2K for Scholarships

Calvert Chamber

The Calvert County Chamber of Commerce gave the College of Southern Maryland a $2,000 check recently to help pay for student scholarships. The Calvert Chamber made the presentation during the chamber’s annual holiday Business After Hours event hosted by CSM at its Prince Frederick Campus.

Community Bank Makes CSM Donation

Community Bank

A $20,000 check to the College of Southern Maryland Foundation on July 26 was part of the Community Bank of the Chesapeake’s five-year pledge to fund an endowment fund and an annual scholarship fund to support credit and workforce development students at the college.

CSM Student Receives President’s Cup

President's Cup

Camille Joie De Jesus, 19, of Bryans Road is a particularly recognizable person at the College of Southern Maryland’s La Plata Campus. She is all over campus, all the time. Her involvement in so many aspects of college life has landed her the President’s Cup.

CSM’s Giving Tuesday Is Nov. 28

Giving Tuesday

The College of Southern Maryland Foundation is gearing up to celebrate Giving Tuesday, a day when local residents step forward with gifts large and small to help local community college students as they work toward degrees, mastery of new skills sets, or certificates.

Foundation Awards CSM Scholarships

CSM Scholarships

The Community Foundation of Southern Maryland presented awards on behalf of three funds and totaling $6,700 to support three scholarships at the College of Southern Maryland.

Old Line Steps Up With New Scholarship

Old Line Bank

Old Line Bank has created an annual scholarship to the College of Southern Maryland as part of an $80,000 pledge to the college’s $10 million Make An Impact Campaign.

Scholarship Gets Boost From a Birthday

Walsh Scholarship at CSM

When 8-year-old Evan Walsh Gurklis of Red Lion, Pa., said he could not wait to celebrate his birthday in November, he had a special purpose. Gurklis planned to invite teammates from his fall baseball league team and friends from his second-grade class. He asked his parents to host the party at a large sports complex near his home. But this kid’s plans had nothing to do with himself: they were about the Walsh Scholarship at College of Southern Maryland.

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.

Plein Air Festival Earns $3,000 for Art Scholarship

Plein Air Festival

As artists were capturing Southern Maryland scenes in the fall at the Solomons Plein Air Festival, presented by Avian, patrons were buying their favorites pieces of artwork. Proceeds from those sales have been given to six community organizations, including a $3,000 donation to the College of Southern Maryland Foundation for the Dennis Lake Smith Art Scholarship.