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The latest news and announcements from the University System of Maryland at Southern Maryland.

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Senator Ben Cardin and House Majority Speaker Steny Hoyer, Visit the USMSM Campus

    Senator Ben Cardin and House Majority Speaker Steny Hoyer, as well as representatives from Senator Van Hollen's office, came to the USMSM campus on Monday, May 23rd to tour the new SMART building, and to learn how USMSM is growing educational access and connecting the research done at University of Maryland Clark School of Engineering on autonomous technologies to that being done at NAS Patuxent River. Engineering students showcased some of their drones and robots.

  • The SMD-E Scoop - September 2021

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  • What Employers Want Out of College Grads

    Navigating the transition from an environment of higher education to that of the workforce can daunt current and potential college students.  Without forward-thinking and proper planning, students may fear walking out of the classroom setting and into the interview process. The desire to stand out in a sea of applicants with similar educational backgrounds raises questions, including: What are employers really looking for from graduates? How can students take an early and proactive approach to prepare for this?

  • Return to Campus Statement

    We all start our correspondences these days with “I hope you are well,” but it is indeed a heartfelt sentiment even if common. It is no less heartfelt now as we talk about what that means for us to be back on campus—in person!—for classes and events. As part of the University System of Maryland, managed by the University of Maryland, USMSM will maintain a couple protocols as we emerge from our isolation.

  • Why Access To Higher Education For In-Demand Industries Is At An All-Time High In Southern Maryland

    In the words of Nelson Mandela, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Over the last year and a half, our nation has experienced profound change. With social justice issues coming to light and a global pandemic affecting every facet of our lives, there’s no doubt our workforce is dramatically transforming to meet the “new normal.” 

  • Progress on New SMART Building Remains on Track

    Progress continues on construction of the new Southern Maryland Autonomous Research and Technology (SMART) Building at the University System of Maryland at Southern Maryland (USMSM).   This $86 million, 84,000-square foot academic and research facility, slated to open in Fall 2021, will be transformative for USMSM and for the broader Southern Maryland region.

 

USMSM IN THE NEWS

JANUARY 28, 2021  | Maryland Matters

OPINION: REGIONAL HIGHER ED WILL PLAY PIVOTAL ROLE IN "NEW NORM"

 

NOVEMBER 18, 2021  | Southern Maryland News

HIGHER EDUCATION CENTER GETTING NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

 

JULY 21, 2020  |  Southern Maryland News

CHANCELLOR VISITS USMSM FOR FIRST TIME
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