Free Information Session on New Drone Course. 6-7:30 p.m. Jan. 10, College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Center for Business and Industry (BI Building), Room 113E, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. Details will be shared about “Introduction to Small Unmanned Aircraft System (sUAS)” (AVN-5000), a groundbreaking, two-week, 18-hour course at CSM designed to instruct both hobbyists and professionals how to fly drones safely and legally, prepare for the FAA certification test and learn about the broad range of industry applications. Students will come away from the course with their own drone and the necessary software. The first course will be offered at the La Plata Campus beginning Jan. 31. A future offering is being scheduled at the Leonardtown Campus later in the spring. The information session is free. To register for the course, visit www.csmd.edu/drones. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 301-539-4760.