May Events at CSM

Student Recital
The College of Southern Maryland’s Student Honors Recital will be May 3, showcasing students who have been recommended by CSM’s private studio teachers will perform.

Calendar

CSM Concert: Ritmo Caché. 8 p.m., April 27. College of Southern Maryland, Prince Frederick Campus, Building B, Multipurpose Room, 115 J.W. Williams Road, Prince Frederick. CSM’s Latin Esnemble, Ritmo Caché, will perform a concert of salsa, Latin jazz and Latin rock hits. Admission is $5 in advance, $7 the day of the concert; $5 seniors/military with ID/youth of high school age and younger. bxoffc@csmd.edu, 301-943-7828 or visit www.csmd.edu/Arts.

 

CSM Holocaust Survivor Lecture. 2:30-4 p.m., May 1. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Center for Business and Industry (BI) Building, Room 113, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. The community is invited to a lecture by a Holocaust survivor. Free. 301-934-7830.

Student recital
The College of Southern Maryland’s Student Honors Recital will be May 3, showcasing students who have been recommended by CSM’s private studio teachers will perform.

CSM Music Student Honors Recital. 2:30 p.m. May 3. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts (FA) Building, Theatre, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. Students recommended by CSM’s private studio teachers will perform. Free. bxoffc@csmd.edu, 301-943-7828 or visit www.csmd.edu/Arts.

 

CSM Spring Choral Concert. 7:30 p.m., May 3. College of Southern Maryland, Leonardtown Campus, Building A, Auditorium, 22950 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown. The CSM Chorale and CSM Chamber Choir will perform a spring concert of traditional, contemporary and popular choral pieces. Admission is $5 in advance, $7 the day of the concert; $5 seniors/military with ID/youth of high school age and younger. bxoffc@csmd.edu, 301-943-7828 or visit www.csmd.edu/Arts.

 

Connections Literary Magazine Publication Reading. 7:30 p.m. May 4. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Center of Business and Industry (BI) Building, Room 103, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. Contributors to the Spring 2018 Connections literary magazine will read and discuss their published works. Free. Connections@csmd.edu, 301-934-7864 or visit http://www.csmd.edu/connections.

 

CSM Pops Concert. 7 p.m. May 5. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Business and Industry (BI) Building, Room 113, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. CSM music ensembles will be featured in this annual pops concert. Tickets $12 in advance; $15 the day of the show. $12 for seniors/military with ID and youth of high school age and younger. bxoffc@csmd.edu, 301-943-7828 or visit www.csmd.edu/Arts.

 

CSM Out of the Darkness Campus Walk. 9 a.m., May 5. College of Southern Maryland, Leonardtown Campus, 22950 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown. The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) will host its first Out of the Darkness Campus Walk to raise awareness and funds to prevent suicide through both national and local initiatives. CSM C.A.R.E.S., a student club in support of mental health and wellness, is organizing the approximately 1.5 mile walk. Advance registration is encouraged at http://afsp.org/CSMDLeonardtown but will also be available the day of the event. Registration starts at 9 a.m., with the walk set to start at 10 a.m. Contact Walk Chair Jennifer Fossell at 240-725-5328, jfossell@csmd.edu.

 

CSM Dance Spring Performance. 7:30 p.m. May 7. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts Building, Theatre, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. CSM dance students will perform. $5 in advance, $7 day of concert; $5 for seniors/military with ID/youth of high school age and younger. bxoffc@csmd.edu, 301-943-7828 or visit www.csmd.edu/Arts.

 

CSM Provocations Faculty Excellence Speaker Series: STEM vs. STEAM — Do the arts really have a place with the sciences and math? 7 p.m., May 10, College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Learning Resource Building (LR), Room 102, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. Professor of Biology Melanie Osterhouse and Adjunct Instructor of Art Amee Patel will discuss whether the arts have a place with the sciences and math. Free. 301-934-7578.

 

CSM Music Performance: Southern Maryland Concert Band. 8 p.m. May 12. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts Building, Theatre, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. The Southern Maryland Concert Band collaborates with CSM’s music program in a performance that will feature a variety of music styles in a tribute to the director of the band and the early years of the band’s history. $5 in advance, $7 day of concert; $5 for seniors/military with ID/youth of high school age and younger. bxoffc@csmd.edu, 301-943-7828 or visit www.csmd.edu/Arts.

 

Antony Zwerdling
College of Southern Maryland music faculty members baritone Anthony Zwerdling, shown, and pianist Stephen Johnson will perform May 13 at the Ward Virts Concert Series as part of the Inaugural Festivities for CSM President Dr. Maureen Murphy.

CSM Ward Virts Concert Series: Anthony Zwerdling, baritone; Stephen Johnson, piano. 3 p.m., May 13. College of Southern Maryland, Prince Frederick Campus, Building B, Multipurpose Room, 115 J.W. Williams Road, Prince Frederick. CSM music faculty members baritone Anthony Zwerdling and pianist Stephen Johnson will perform as part of the Inaugural Festivities for CSM President Dr. Maureen Murphy. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. Free. 301-934-7828 or visit www.csmd.edu/community/the-arts/music/ward-virts-series/index.

 

CSM Interfaith Panel Discussion. 2:30-4 p.m., May 15, College of Southern Maryland, Prince Frederick Campus, Building B, Room 105. The Global Initiatives Committee at CSM invites all community members to an interfaith panel discussion, “Seeking Common Ground: An Interfaith Conversation for Our Times,” which will bring representatives from multiple faiths into a meaningful conversation about the role of faith in our times. The GIC Committee hopes this conversation will reveal some universal principles that apply to all faiths and will encourage greater understanding and cooperation among faith-based communities. Free. 443-550-6027, mmaratta@csmd.edu.

 

CSM Benny C. Morgan Recital Series: Faculty Showcase. 7:30 p.m., May 18, College of Southern Maryland, Leonardtown Campus, Building A, Auditorium, 22950 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown. The community is invited to the CSM Faculty Showcase, a concert that will feature musical performances and readings of original poetry by CSM music and Literature faculty. The showcase is part of the special events surrounding CSM President Dr. Maureen Murphy’s Inauguration. A reception will start at 7:30 p.m., followed by the concert at 8 p.m. Admission to the recitals in the series is free due to the generosity of community sponsors. https://www.csmd.edu/community/the-arts/music/benny-c-morgan-series/index.

 

Dr Maureen Murphy
The College of Southern Maryland celebrates the inauguration of its fifth president, Dr. Maureen Murphy, with an installation ceremony on May 22 and at the Ward Virts Concert Series on May 13 and the Benny C. Morgan Recital Series on May 18.

CSM Presidential Installation Ceremony for Dr. Maureen Murphy. 1 p.m., May 22, College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts Center (FA Building), Theatre, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. Dr. Maureen Murphy will be installed as CSM’s fifth president. Reception to follow ceremony in the campus’ inner courtyard. Dr. Murphy invites guests to donate canned goods to CSM’s Hawk Feeder project to help address students’ food insecurities. http://www.csmd.edu/inauguration, 301-934-7602.

 

CSM Spring Graduation. 6 p.m., May 24, College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Administration (AD Building) Lawn, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. Keynote speaker will be Mechanicsville native, U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams. In event of inclement weather, the ceremony will be moved indoors to the Physical Education Center (PE Building) and tickets will be required. Free. Graduation@csmd.edu, http://www.csmd.edu/student-services/registrar/graduation/index.html.

 

CSM Begins Code Green Fridays. May 25-Aug. 3, College of Southern Maryland, all campuses. In an effort to decrease energy costs during the summer months, CSM will be running a Code Green initiative starting May 25 and continuing each Friday through Aug. 3. During Code Green days, most CSM buildings and services will close at 1:30 on Fridays and remain closed throughout the weekend. Code Green does not affect the St. Charles’ Children’s Learning Center, CSM Kids’ and Teen College programs or the CSM Public Safety and Preparedness team. 301-934-2251.

 

CSM Closed for Memorial Day Weekend. May 26-28. All campuses will be closed May 26 to 28 for Memorial Day weekend. www.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.

*This news release was updated on April 27, 2018 to correct the location for the May 3, Chorale and Chamber Choir Concert to the College of Southern Maryland’s Leonardtown Campus.

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