April 5, 2020

Canceled: JSHS Regional Symposium Returns to SMCM

JSHS

The Patuxent Partnership again brings the Junior Science and Humanities Symposium Maryland Regional Competition to St. Mary’s College of Maryland, March 28, 2020. Regional participants will present their original research and experimentation in the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics at the symposium. Regional winners progress to the National Symposium in Norfolk, VA, in April.

MedStar-SMCM Deliver Health Care to Campus

MedStar-SMCM

MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital is partnering with the St. Mary’s College of Maryland to provide health services for routine and minor health issues for students.

Effects of Climate Change on Navy Topic of Symposium

A symposium that will focus on the effects of climate change on the US Navy, especially in the Arctic, is being held this month in Washington, DC. The Patuxent Partnership is one of the event’s sponsors.

Ice-Diminishing Arctic Effects on Navy Considered

Arctic

The Patuxent Partnership is co-hosting an event in Washington, DC, that will focus on the effects of climate change on the US Navy, especially in the Arctic.

Peters Opens MD JSHS Symposium: “We’re Counting on You”

JSHS

VADM Dean Peters, who knows his way around science and technology, praised the success of the participants in the Maryland Regional Competition of JSHS — the Junior Science and Humanities Symposium — and told them their talents are needed.

Junior Science Symposium Coming Up

Junior Science

The Patuxent Partnership is joining forces with St. Mary’s College of Maryland to host the Junior Science and Humanities Symposium Maryland Regional Competition on March 30, 2019.

SlackWater: A Look Back at Old St. Mary’s

The late Sen. J. Frank Raley Jr. worked to modernize the Southern Maryland region, generate economic development, and raise the standard of living. This essay, “Old County — New County,” was first published in 1999.

The Great Flood of 1933 Part 2

Flood

In his memoir, St. George Island resident David Sayre recalls the Great Flood that destroyed the small, isolated waterman’s community in southern St. Mary’s County. The storm struck on Aug. 23, 1933.

The Great Flood of 1933 Part 1

Great Flood of 1933

In his memoir, St. George Island resident David Sayre recalls the Great Flood that destroyed the small, isolated waterman’s community in southern St. Mary’s County. The storm struck on Aug. 23, 1933.

SlackWater: Changes at Cedar Point

SlackWater

The changes at Cedar Point at the onset of World War II transformed St. Mary’s County from an isolated farming community to a newly shaped culture. In 1940, the population of St. Mary’s rested at 14,626, a figure that had remained relatively constant since the first census in 1790. But by 1950, that figure jumped to 29,111.