February 21, 2024

Center for Trades and Energy Training Opens

Center for Trades and Energy Training Opens

College of Southern Maryland has cut the ribbon on its new Regional Hughesville Campus, realizing the college community’s dream of having its new Center for Trades and Energy Training, located in the center of the tri-county region.

Music Teacher’s Gift Dedicated at CSM

Music Teacher's Gift Dedicated at CSM CSM Benny Morgan Steinway

The College of Southern Maryland held the dedication of the Benny C. Morgan Memorial Piano and Recital Series on March 4 at the Leonardtown Campus. The event, which featured a performance by the Southern Maryland Chamber Ensemble, recognized longtime music teacher Benny Morgan and the generous donation of his Steinway piano to the college.

CSM Honors Scholarship Recipients

CSM scholarship recipients

The College of Southern Maryland honored the donors and the recipients of the 2016-17 CSM Foundation scholarships at a reception Oct. 21 at the Physical Education Center on the La Plata Campus.

CSM Goes Smoke-Free Jan. 1


All three campuses of the College of Southern Maryland are going smoke-free starting Jan. 1, 2017.

CSM Searching for 5th President

lecture series

College of Southern Maryland President Dr. Brad Gottfried is retiring in 2017, and the College of Southern Maryland Board of Trustees has launched a national search for the fifth president of the institution. The board is looking for an educational leader with experience and a track record of innovation, collaboration, and inspiration.

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’s Gottfried Announces Plans to Retire

Dr. Brad Gottfried CSM President

Dr. Brad Gottfried, president of the College of Southern Maryland, has announced his intent to retire on June 30, 2017. Appointed CSM’s fourth president in 2006, Gottfried has had a significant impact on the college, including expanding the college with a regional Hughesville campus, increasing CSM’s partnerships and articulations, and keeping higher education affordable and accessible.

Latin Ensemble to Perform at CSM

Celebrate Mother’s Day at the CSM Leonardtown campus for a performance of Latin Ensemble Ritmo Caché.

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.

Poets Headline CSM Connections Series


The College of Southern Maryland’s spring 2016 Connections series will feature Naomi Shihab Nye, Michael Glaser and Demetria Martinez, three award-winning poets and authors.