August Ramps Up with Golf Classic, Center for Health Sciences Groundbreaking, Warm Welcomes to CSM’s Students and Families

The groundbreaking for CSM’s new Center for Health Sciences, the second phase of construction at college’s Regional Hughesville Campus, took place Aug. 27.

CSM Observes Code Green Fridays. Fridays through Aug. 9. College of Southern Maryland (CSM), all campuses. In an effort to decrease energy costs during the summer months, CSM has been running a Code Green initiative that started May 24 and will continue each Friday through Aug. 9. During Code Green days, most CSM buildings and services will close at 1:30 p.m. on Fridays and remain closed throughout the weekend. Code Green does not affect the St. Charles’ Children’s Learning Center at CSM, CSM Kids’ and Teen College programs, the CSM Public Safety and Preparedness team or the fitness centers and pools at the Leonardtown and La Plata campuses. 301-934-2251.

CSM Offers Walk-in Schedule for Advising, Career and Transfer Services. Aug. 5-Sept. 13. College of Southern Maryland (CSM); La Plata, Leonardtown and Prince Frederick campuses. CSM’s Office of Advising, Career and Transfer Services will observe an all-walk-in schedule to assist students from Aug. 5 through Sept. 13. There will be no appointments available during this time. The hours for walk-ins will be available at http://csmd.edu/advising.

CSM Enrollment Express Event. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Aug. 10. College of Southern Maryland (CSM); La Plata, Leonardtown and Prince Frederick campuses. The College of Southern Maryland will hold Enrollment Express Events at the La Plata, Leonardtown and Prince Frederick campuses, where students who have already applied for admission can complete in one day everything needed to become a CSM student. Participants can tour the campus, complete placement tests (test-takers must arrive by 9 a.m.), meet with an academic advisor, register for classes and make payment arrangements, visit the CSM College Store and purchase books for the upcoming semester. This event will also take place on Aug. 24. For information, call 301-934-7765. www.csmd.edu.

The College of Southern Maryland Foundation’s 28th annual Golf Classic will be Aug. 15. Proceeds of this annual signature event will benefit student success and athletic programs at CSM.

CSM Foundation Annual Golf Classic and Sip & Swing. 7:30 a.m. (with a 9 a.m. shotgun start), Aug. 15 (deadline to register is Aug. 2). Swan Point Yacht & Country Club, Issue. The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) Foundation’s signature event, the 28th Annual Golf Classic, will feature Marrick Homes as grand tournament sponsor. The event includes continental breakfast, lunch, dinner, refreshments, contests, prizes, awards and bragging rights. The popular Sip & Swing, which pairs a relaxed day of golf instruction and a food and wine tasting, will occur simultaneously with the golf classic. All proceeds benefit CSM scholarships and athletic programs. Deadline to register is Aug. 2. For details, sponsorship levels, and more visit www.csmd.edu/Foundation/GolfClassic or contact the CSM Development Department at 301-934-7599 or csmfoundation@csmd.edu.

CSM Kids’ and Teen College. June 17-Aug. 16 (one-week programs). College of Southern Maryland (CSM), La Plata, Leonardtown and Prince Frederick campuses. Registration for CSM’s Kids’ and Teen College summer program, which includes scores of comprehensive and exciting courses ranging from guitar lessons to SAT/ACT prep, in ongoing as the programs run weekly from June 17 through Aug. 16. CSM Kids’ and Teen College is designed for students ages 6 to 17 to give participants the opportunity to explore their interests or learn new skills on a college campus. www.csmd.edu/programs-courses/non-credit/youth-family-programs/kids-and-teen-college/, 301-539-4760.

CSM Engineer Like a Girl. 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Aug. 12-16. College of Southern Maryland (CSM), La Plata Campus, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. Engineer Like a Girl is a free one-week summer program to familiarize high school girls in Southern Maryland with career opportunities in the field of engineering. The program includes workshops, hands-on activities and projects in a wide range of engineering disciplines. A day visit to NAVAIR is included in the program. Pre-registration is required. stem@csmd.edu, http://stem.csmd.edu/engineerlikeagirl.html.

CSM Open House, La Plata Campus. 5-7 p.m., Aug. 13. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts Center (FA), Theater, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. Visitors can learn how to get started at CSM with less debt, meet faculty, learn about financial aid and scholarships, receive transfer information, talk to current CSM students and find out about athletics and other CSM clubs and organizations. Free. https://www.csmd.edu/apply-register/credit/campus-open-house-tours/.

CSM Open House, Leonardtown Campus. 5-7 p.m., Aug. 14. College of Southern Maryland, Leonardtown Campus, Building A, Room 206, 22950 Hollywood Rd., Leonardtown. Visitors can learn how to get started at CSM with less debt, meet faculty, learn about financial aid and scholarships, receive transfer information, talk to current CSM students and find out about athletics and other CSM clubs and organizations. Free. https://www.csmd.edu/apply-register/credit/campus-open-house-tours/.

CSM Open House, Prince Frederick. 5-7 p.m., Aug. 15. College of Southern Maryland, Prince Frederick Campus, Building A, Room 119, 115 J.W. Williams Road, Prince Frederick. Visitors can learn how to get started at CSM with less debt, meet faculty, learn about financial aid and scholarships, receive transfer information, talk to current CSM students and find out about athletics and other CSM clubs and organizations. Free. https://www.csmd.edu/apply-register/credit/campus-open-house-tours/.

CSM’s Financial Assistance Department provides one-on-one assistance to members of the community completing a Free Application for Federal Aid (FAFSA), the primary application for federal, state and institutional financial aid programs. This workshop is offered every third Thursday of the month. To learn what documents to bring with you and for more information, call 301-934-7531

CSM FAFSA Workshop. 2:30 p.m., Aug. 15. College of Southern Maryland (CSM), La Plata Campus, Administration Building (AD), Room 110, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. The college’s Financial Assistance Department provides one-on-one assistance to members of the community completing a Free Application for Federal Aid (FAFSA), the primary application for federal, state and institutional financial aid programs. This workshop is offered every third Thursday of the month. To learn what documents to bring with you and for more information, call 301-934-7531 or visit www.csmd.edu/calendar/admissions/laplata/FAFSA-Workshop-6.20.19.

CSM All-College Convocation. Aug. 16. All College of Southern Maryland (CSM) administrative offices and services will be closed until 12:30 p.m. at the La Plata Campus and until 1 p.m. at the Leonardtown, Prince Frederick and Regional Hughesville campuses on Friday, Aug. 16, to allow staff and full-time faculty an opportunity to celebrate team efforts and learn about the college’s strategic focus for the upcoming year. During this time, Kid’s and Teen College and fitness/recreation classes will still run on schedule. No essential services (except those online) will be available during convocation. www.csmd.edu.

CSM New Student Welcome. 4-8 p.m., Aug. 20. College of Southern Maryland (CSM), Leonardtown Campus, 22950 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown. New CSM students who have already registered for classes are invited to a New Student Welcome — an opportunity to connect with other first-time students and college faculty while learning more about the college’s student services and available programs. The event includes dinner and door prizes. There will be a separate track for parents and/or support persons. RSVP at www.csmd.edu/apply-register/credit/welcome/.

CSM New Student Welcome. 4-8 p.m., Aug. 22. College of Southern Maryland (CSM), Prince Frederick Campus, 115 J.W. Williams Road, Prince Frederick. New CSM students who have already registered for classes are invited to a New Student Welcome — an opportunity to connect with other first-time students and college faculty while learning more about the college’s student services and available programs. The event includes dinner and door prizes. There will be a separate track for parents and/or support persons. RSVP at www.csmd.edu/apply-register/credit/welcome/.

CSM Enrollment Express Event. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Aug. 24. College of Southern Maryland (CSM), La Plata, Leonardtown and Prince Frederick campuses. The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) will hold Enrollment Express Events at the La Plata, Leonardtown and Prince Frederick campuses, where students who have already applied for admission can complete in one day everything needed to become a CSM student. Participants can tour the campus, complete placement tests (test-takers must arrive by 9 a.m.), meet with an academic advisor, register for classes and make payment arrangements, visit the CSM College Store and purchase books for the upcoming semester. For information, call 301-934-7765. www.csmd.edu.

CSM Groundbreaking. 10 a.m., Aug. 27. College of Southern Maryland (CSM), Regional Hughesville Campus, 6170 Hughesville Station Place, Hughesville. Groundbreaking for CSM’s new Center for Health Sciences, the second phase of construction at college’s Regional Hughesville Campus, will take place at 10 a.m. on Aug. 27. Once completed, the 50,000 square-foot center will centralize the college’s health sciences programs, including nursing, emergency medical services, occupation therapy and physical therapy, massage therapy, pharmacy technician/medical assistant and medical laboratory technician programs. Construction is projected to be complete in March 2021. www.csmd.edu/about/locations/regional-campus/health-sciences/.

CSM New Student Welcome. 4-8 p.m., Aug. 28. College of Southern Maryland (CSM), La Plata Campus, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. New CSM students who have already registered for classes are invited to a New Student Welcome — an opportunity to connect with other first-time students and college faculty while learning more about the college’s student services and available programs. The event includes dinner and door prizes. There will be a separate track for parents and/or support persons. RSVP at www.csmd.edu/apply-register/credit/welcome/.

CSM Closed for Labor Day Holiday. Aug. 31-Sept. 2. The College of Southern Maryland (CSM), all campuses, will be closed for the Labor Day holiday from Aug. 31 to Sept. 2. This closure includes the college’s fitness centers. www.csmd.edu.

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