CSM Announces October Events

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The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) will host two free Health Pathways information sessions in October about the college’s Health Sciences programs, which include opportunities in nursing, emergency medical services, health information management, medical laboratory technology, medical assisting, massage therapy, pharmacy technician and physical therapy assistant. The first session will be held Oct. 19 at the La Plata Campus and the second on Oct. 26 at the Prince Frederick Campus.

CSM Tony Hungerford Memorial Art Gallery Artist Lecture: Rob O’Neill. 2:30 p.m., Oct. 4. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Community Education (CE) Building, Room 101, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. The artist will present a talk about his exhibit “Rest Area,” which has been on display at the Tony Hungerford Memorial Art Gallery. A reception will follow the talk. The gallery is open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Friday; and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free. 301-934-7828, www.csmd.edu/Arts/HungerfordGallery.html.

CSM Connections Literary Series: Author/historian Jeff Biggers. 7:30 p.m., Oct. 5. College of Southern Maryland, Leonardtown Campus, Building A, Room 206, 22950 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown. Author/historian Jeff Biggers will give a reading of his work, much of which touches on the idea that in dealing with the most challenging issues of every generation, resistance to duplicitous civil authority has defined the American story. $3 in advance; $5 at the event; or $3 with CSM student ID. For advance tickets, email connections@csmd.edu. www.csmd.edu/community/connections-literary-series/connections-readings/.

Voter Registration at CSM. 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Oct. 11. College of Southern Maryland, Leonardtown Campus, Building C, Lobby, 22950 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown. The Leonardtown Student Association has organized a voter registration opportunity. For information, email jenv@csmd.edu with “voter registration” in subject line.

Ward Virts Concert Series
CSM Ward Virts Concert Series

CSM Ward Virts Concert Series: CSM 60th Anniversary Concert. 3 p.m., Oct. 14. College of Southern Maryland, Prince Frederick Campus, Building B, Multipurpose Room, 115 J.W. Williams Road, Prince Frederick. CSM faculty will present a concert in honor of the college’s 60th anniversary. Sponsors include the CSM Foundation, Dr. and Mrs. Henry Virts, Eric and Rané Franklin, Mary Anna Phillips
Stovy and Anne Brown; grants have been received from Arts Council of Calvert County and Maryland State Arts Council. Free. www.csmd.edu/community/the-arts/music/ward-virts-series/index.

CSM Tony Hungerford Memorial Art Gallery Exhibit: Reni Gower, “Proof Perfect.” Oct. 15-Nov. 8. College of Southern Maryland, Fine Arts Center, Tony Hungerford Memorial Art Gallery, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. Exhibition will feature work by artist Reni Gower, who is also a professor in the Painting and Printmaking Department at Virginia Commonwealth University. The gallery is open 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday. Free. www.csmd.edu/community/the-arts/visual-arts/hungerford-gallery/index.

CSM Health Pathways Information Session. 1 p.m., Oct. 19. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Community Education (CE) Building, Room 101, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. This CSM Health Pathways Information Session, given in collaboration by the Division of Health Sciences and the Department of Continuing Education/workforce Development, will offer information about all of the college’s Health Sciences programs as well as information about the competitive admissions and petition process. Open to anyone interested in pursuing a health program (credit or non-credit) at CSM. Free. 301-934-7631. To RSVP, visit https://www.csmd.edu/programs-courses/credit/academic-divisions/hea/health-sciences-information-sessions.

CSM Benny C. Morgan Series: CSM Faculty. 3 p.m., Oct. 20. College of Southern Maryland, Leonardtown Campus, Building A, Room 206, 22950 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown. Soprano Jenni Dunn will perform. Supporters of the series are the CSM Foundation and Johnny Alvey. Free. 301-934-7828, www.csmd.edu/community/the-arts/music/benny-c-morgan-series/index.

CSM Fall Connections Magazine Submission Deadline. Oct. 24. College of Southern Maryland, all campuses. Authors, poets, photographers and artists are encouraged to submit their works for publication in the CSM Fall Connections Magazine. A reception and reading of published works will be held Dec. 7. Free. For submission instructions, visit www.csmd.edu/community/connections-literary-series/connections-magazine or contact Connections@csmd.edu, 301-934-7864.

CSM Fall Teacher Education Open House. 5-7 p.m. Oct. 25. College of Southern Maryland Prince Frederick Campus, Building B, Rooms 104/105. CSM’s Teacher Education Open House is a chance for current high school and college students to drop in and learn about teacher education at the College of Southern Maryland as well as certification pathways here in Southern Maryland. Representatives from CSM, the local school systems, and partner institutions will be on hand to distribute information about their programs and opportunities. Free. 240-725-5459, Elizabeth.Settle@csmd.edu, www.csmd.edu/teachered.

Just in Time for Halloween!

CSM Children’s Theatre: “Frankenstein,” 7 p.m., Oct. 25-26; 2 and 7 p.m. Oct. 27. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts (FA) Building, Theatre, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. “Frankenstein,” a play by Victor Gialanella, from the novel by Mary Shelley, will be presented. Set in nineteenth-century Switzerland, this classic tale of horror and suspense details the ill-fated experiments of young Dr. Frankenstein as he attempts to fathom the secrets of life and death. $7 adults and seniors, $5 youth of high school age and younger. bxoffc@csmd.edu, 301-934-7828, www.csmd.edu/community/the-arts/theatre-and-dance/childrens–theatre/index.

CSM Health Pathways Information Session. 1 p.m., Oct. 26. College of Southern Maryland, Prince Frederick Campus, Building A, Room 236, 115 J.W. Williams Road, Prince Frederick. This CSM Health Pathways Information Session, given in collaboration by the Division of Health Sciences and the Department of Continuing Education/workforce Development, will offer information about all of the college’s Health Sciences programs as well as information about the competitive admissions and petition process. Open to anyone interested in pursuing a health program (credit or non-credit) at CSM. Free. 301-934-7631. To RSVP, visit https://www.csmd.edu/programs-courses/credit/academic-divisions/hea/health-sciences-information-sessions.

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Volunteer Southern Maryland, hosted by the Nonprofit Institute of CSM, connects nonprofits and people who want to make a difference in our region. Featuring a comprehensive database in once centralized location for volunteer opportunities in Southern Maryland, nonprofit organizations are welcome to post their volunteer opportunities at no charge.

Community Volunteer Fair. 6-8 p.m., Nov. 1. North Point High School gymnasium, 2500 Davis Road, Waldorf. The Nonprofit Institute of CSM is partnering with North Point High School Parent Teacher Student Organization to host a Community Volunteer Fair featuring more than 45 local nonprofit organizations seeking to bring together people who are eager to volunteer and organizations offering opportunities to get involved in the community. Vendor registration (free) is open for Southern Maryland nonprofits, civic organizations and government agencies. 301-659-3182. Visit Volunteer Southern Maryland at https://vsmd.csmd.edu/#/

CSM’s campuses are accessible to patrons with disabilities. Audio description for the visually impaired and sign language interpretation for the hearing impaired are available with a minimum two-week advance notice. If you are interested in these services, please contact the academic support/ADA coordinator at 301-934-7614.

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