May 25, 2018

CSM Talons Team Earns Innovate Award

Innovate Award

The College of Southern Maryland Talons robotics team brought home the Innovate Award from the 2018 VEX U World Championship held April 25-28 in Kentucky.

Engineering Students Receive Full Scholarships

Engineering Students

A pair of engineering students at the College of Southern Maryland have received Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarships from the US Department of Defense. Lusby’s Kevin Jackson, 22, and Dentsville’s Noah Schaeffer, 20, received scholarships that will pay for the remainder of their undergraduate education.

Installation Ceremony Set for CSM’s President

Installation Ceremony Set for CSM's Murphy

The College of Southern Maryland’s Presidential Installation Ceremony for Dr. Maureen Murphy will be held at 1 pm Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at the college’s La Plata Campus.

Social Justice Day Comes to CSM

Social Justice Day

Over several weeks this spring, College of Southern Maryland students spent time researching and investigating issues associated with invisible disabilities. Their work culminated in the preparation of CSM’s annual two-day Social Justice Day event, held April 11 and 12, 2018.

Scholarship Benefits Jude House Clients

The Jude House Recovery Scholarship Fund has been established at the College of Southern Maryland with the Southern Maryland Women’s League providing the $5,000 initial funding to make the scholarship possible.

Surgeon General Is Keynote at CSM Graduation

Surgeon General

US Surgeon General VADM Dr. Jerome M. Adams will be the keynote speaker at College of Southern Maryland’s 59th annual Spring Commencement Ceremony on May 24 at the La Plata Campus. 

CSM to Hold Interfaith Conversation


The College of Southern Maryland’s Global Initiatives Committee invites the community to an interfaith panel discussion, “Seeking Common Ground: An Interfaith Conversation for Our Times,” from 2:30 to 4 pm May 15 at the college’s Prince Frederick Campus.

Zwerdling to Perform at Ward Virts Concert

Zwerdling to Perform at Ward Virts Concert

Baritone Antony Zwerdling and pianist Stephen Johnson will perform at 3 pm May 13 as part of the Inaugural Festivities for CSM President Dr. Maureen Murphy. The concert will be held at the College of Southern Maryland’s Prince Frederick Campus. Both men are CSM music faculty members.

Killion to Coach CSM Cross Country

Cross Country

Ken Killion of Fort Washington has been hired by College of Southern Maryland as its new Cross Country coach.

Hawk Tank Pitch Contest Is a Hit

Hawk Tank

Both Jackie Koerbel and Sheila Levings admitted they were a little nervous before their turn to present projects at the College of Southern Maryland’s Hawk Tank Pitch Contest. The premier event at the college’s La Plata Campus on March 23 was the chance for CSM faculty to share ideas of how to improve the college, after which a panel of judges and the audience chose the best.