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Southern Maryland musicians looking to record some of their music could do a lot worse than heading to Mark’s Place, a small nondescript house tucked off Route 231. The home — which is identified only by a small sign and a faded blue guitar nailed to the mailbox — has offered musicians in th…

Christmas is by far the most important holiday of the year in Italy with festivities that last from Dec. 8 through Jan. 6, according to Simonetta Baldassari, College of Southern Maryland Italian instructor. And for that reason, sharing age-old Italian traditions are as much a part of the cou…

College of Southern Maryland students last semester participated in the launch of Cyber Fast Track Maryland, a new program established to help close a widening gap of job openings in the cybersecurity field.

The College of Southern Maryland recently held its annual Foundation Scholarship Reception luncheon, in which scholarship donors meet with their recipients and share their commitment to education.

The Maryland Writers’ Association this year is celebrating its 30th anniversary with the Writers’ Round Table Program to encourage writers, poets, playwrights and authors through monthly articles and activities.

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The St. Mary’s County Camera Club, celebrating its 20th year, recently announced the winners for its annual End of Year Competition, held on Dec. 13. The photos in the competition consisted of the monthly winners from the year.

The Chaney Enterprises Foundation awarded the College of Southern Maryland two separate grants in September totaling $20,000 to support the college’s efforts inside and outside the classroom.

St. Mary’s College of Maryland’s Zeta Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s first academic honor society, awarded book prizes to five local high school scholars on Nov. 14. The annual event is in its twenty-first year and recognizes academic achievement by a high school senior from each of…

Southern Maryland once again wrapped the College of Southern Maryland Foundation in generosity when 270 donors contributed more than $136,000 toward CSM student success during the Nov. 27 social media event, #GivingTuesday.

College of Southern Maryland Foundation Director Dr. Ila Shah and her husband Dr. Vinod K. Shah continued their generous support of CSM and commitment to student success by giving the college a $100,000 gift to mark Vinod Shah’s recent birthday.

Fifty students made up of St. Mary’s Ryken High School choral students and the the school’s youth honors chorus members (made up of fourth- to eighth-grade students from local public and private schools) traveled to the White House on Saturday, Dec. 8, to sing to guests in the East Room. The…

The St. Mary’s County Farm Bureau held its 71st annual membership meeting on Oct. 16 at the Agricultural Services building in Leonardtown. The meeting was held to elect officers and directors for 2019 and to transact other corporate business. There were 29 people in attendance with 21 voting…

For recent high school graduate Hayley Tanner, 18, of Indian Head, her first fall semester as a full-time freshman at the College of Southern Maryland was a little easier due in part, she said, because of her decision to be dual enrolled at CSM during her last year of high school.