Lexington Park Lions Club Foundation recently presented Great Mills High School students Sara Fletcher and Donovan Weekley with $1,000 scholarships in recognition of their academic excellence and commitment to community service.

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The College of Southern Maryland’s Board of Trustees awarded eight full-time faculty members tenure at its May 14 meeting.

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The Southern Maryland Studies Center at the College of Southern Maryland seeks contributions from the community in order to capture and record real-time observations and perceptions of current events such as the pandemic and police brutality protests.

The following students from the Class of 2020 successfully completed the St. Mary’s Ryken Scholars Program and earned the Scholars Program destination on their diplomas. Each of these students received recognition during their individual graduation ceremonies during the week of May 18 by rec…

Professor Michael Wilberg and senior faculty research assistant Janet Barnes of the Chesapeake Biological Laboratory in Solomons were recently recognized at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s Seventh Annual commencement ceremony held May 29.

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The spring 2020 College of Southern Maryland’s 58 nursing candidates for graduation crossed their final hurdle of an unforgettable life season June 5 when they attended their nursing recognition and pinning ceremony. Like most of their final months together this semester, they gathered in a …

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Over Memorial Day weekend, the brothers of the Tau Lambda Lambda Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. provided much-needed personal protective equipment to the communities in the tri-county area of Southern Maryland.

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative has awarded four scholarships to high school seniors for 2020 to students who live in the cooperative’s service area, according to a SMECO news release. Scholarships are based on the applicants’ scholastic achievement, financial need and school and comm…

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Michael Tomassoni loved creating pieces of art from driftwood and fossils or putting his pencil or watercolors to paper, but there were also times the Port Republic resident just wasn’t able to.

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative worked with the school systems of Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s counties to select and honor 20 educators, including five from St. Mary’s County, with outstanding teacher awards for their leadership in the fields of mathematics, science, technology, a…

Professor of Religious Studies Betül Basaran has won a three-month Fulbright Global Scholar Research award for the Spring 2021 Semester to conduct critically important archival research in England and India for her book project on the legacy and impact of Princesses Niloufer (1916-1989) and …

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Resilient is the word student speaker Katelyn Kluh of La Plata chose to describe herself and her peers in the College of Southern Maryland’s graduating class of 2020.

The Class of 2020 graduation is one for the books. It’s the first time this century a group of seniors had to graduate during a pandemic, but school officials decided the show must go on. And it was like a show with lights, cameras and the action of walking across a stage.

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It has been the site of countless ceremonies honoring the nation’s veterans and fallen heroes. The words of every U.S. president since Warren G. Harding have echoed off its stately columns. It’s been a place of praise on Easter Sunday mornings and hosted funerals for some of the country’s mo…

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Patuxent High graduate Crosby Cofod wanted to show his versatility in music, and the result is a five-song Extended Play record he and his band officially released on May 1.

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