Events at CSM this March

News Release, College of Southern Maryland

CSM Changes Student Services Hours. Effective immediately, the hours for College of Southern Maryland (CSM) Student Services will be Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m., and Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. This change includes the offices of Advising, Financial Assistance, Registrar, Admissions, and Student Account Services. www.csmd.edu/student-services/.

FAFSA Due for Maryland Community College Promise Scholarship Applicants. March 1. To apply for a Maryland Community College Promise Scholarship of up to $5,000 to attend the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) for the 2019-2020 academic year, applicants must submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application online by March 1. Once a FAFSA is submitted, scholarship applicants must complete the Community College Promise Scholarship application, which will be available after April 1. This application and documentation are due by June 15 to be considered. The FAFSA is available at https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa. To learn more about scholarship eligibility, visit https://www.csmd.edu/costs-aid/credit-costs-aid/scholarships-financial-aid/scholarships/maryland-promise/

CSM Opens Registration for Kids’ and Teen College. March 6. College of Southern Maryland (CSM), all 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, opens March 6. Kids 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/.

Night of Engineering is an opportunity to get information about the College of Southern Maryland’s Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering partnership with the University of Maryland College Park and Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD), located at the Patuxent River Naval Air Station in St. Mary’s County.

CSM Night of Engineering. 6-7:30 p.m. March 6. College of Southern Maryland (CSM), La Plata Campus, Center for Business and Industry (BI Building), Chaney Enterprises Conference Room (Room 113), 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. Night of Engineering is an opportunity to get information about CSM’s Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering partnership with the University of Maryland College Park & Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) located at the Patuxent River Naval Air Station in St. Mary’s County. 301-934-7747. RSVP is requested at http://stem.csmd.edu/events_night_of_engineering.html.

CSM Connections Literary Series: Novelists Molly McCloskey and Krista Keyes. 7:30 p.m., March 8. College of Southern Maryland (CSM), Leonardtown Campus, Building A, Auditorium, 22950 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown. Novelists Molly McCloskey and Krista Keyes will present readings of their work. $3 in advance; $5 at the event; or $3 with CSM student ID. Tickets may be purchased by emailing [email protected]www.csmd.edu/community/connections-literary-series/connections-readings/.

CSM Ward Virts Concert Series: Brian Ganz, piano. 3 p.m., March 10. College of Southern Maryland (CSM), Prince Frederick Campus, Building B, Multipurpose Room, 115 J.W. Williams Road, Prince Frederick. Pianist Brian Ganz will perform. Free. https://www.csmd.edu/community/the-arts/music/ward-virts-series/index.

CSM Opens Summer Registration. March 11, 19. College of Southern Maryland (CSM), all campuses. Registration for classes in the Summer Semester opens March 11 for current and returning CSM students and opens March 19 for new students. www.csmd.edu/apply-register/.

CSM Cause Theater: “Hate Crime.” 7:30, March 14; 8 p.m., March 15-16. College of Southern Maryland (CSM), La Plata Campus, Fine Arts (FA) Building, Theater, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. “Hate Crime,” by Vincent L. Scarsella, is a legal thriller that deals with race relations. Due to subject matter, including adult language and racial issues, this show is not suitable for all ages. $5. [email protected], 301-934-7828, https://www.csmd.edu/community/the-arts/theatre-and-dance/cause/index.

“Path” by Sukjin Choi.

CSM Artist Lecture: Sukjin Choi. 2:30 p.m., March 14. College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, CE Building, Room 101, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. Artist Sukjin Choi will present a lecture related to her work and her exhibit “Path” currently on display in the college’s Tony Hungerford Memorial Art Gallery. Free. www.csmd.edu/Arts.

CSM Provocations Faculty Excellence Speaker Series: Why are Rich Countries Poor? 7 p.m., March 14. College of Southern Maryland (CSM) Leonardtown Campus, Building A, Room 206, 22950 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown. CSM Economics Professor Mark D. Wenner will discuss the association between the amount of natural resource endowments and the level of economic development at both the country and subnational levels in his presentation “Why are Rich Countries Poor?” The lecture is free. For more on the series, call 301-934-7578 or email [email protected].

CSM Benny C. Morgan Recital Series: Creative Concert Group, “Boldness of Beethoven.” 3 p.m., March 16. College of Southern Maryland (CSM), Leonardtown Campus, Building A, Room 206, 22950 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown. The Creative Concert Group will present a concert featuring works by Beethoven. Free. 301-934-7828, www.csmd.edu/community/the-arts/music/benny-c-morgan-series/index.

CSM Spring Connections Magazine Submission Deadline. March 17.College of Southern Maryland (CSM), all campuses. Authors, poets, photographers and artists are encouraged to submit their works for publication in the CSM Fall Connections Magazine. Reception and reading of published works take place May 3. Free. For submission instructions, contact [email protected] or visit www.csmd.edu/community/connections-literary-series/connections-magazine.

CSM Spring Break. March 18-24. College of Southern Maryland (CSM), all campuses. No credit classes will be held at CSM from March 18-24 due to spring break. All campuses close at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19, and resume normal operating hours on Monday, March 25. 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.