Taking the LEAD

September 22, 2023
(St. Mary’s City, Md.) Sept. 22, 2023 - St. Mary's College of Maryland (SMCM) solidified its commitment to provide students with an all-honors experience today, formally announcing "Taking the LEAD: The Campaign for St. Mary's College of Maryland." The $20 million campaign will provide critical… Find Out More
February 5, 2024
The St. Mary's College of Maryland Board of Trustees reviewed significant progress made by the College as implementation of the 2023-2026 strategic plan got underway. The Board also approved $1.66 million in Plant Fund Capital Budget projects to be completed over the summer and several other items… Find Out More
January 29, 2024
Following a rigorous application process led by a search committee comprised of faculty and staff, Professor Jennifer Cognard-Black has been appointed as the College's inaugural director of student fellowships and awards.

As outlined in Pillar I of The Rising Tide Strategic Plan, this will be a… Find Out More
December 21, 2023
Environmental studies and biology major Meghan Stevens ’24 presented her research, produced under the mentorship of Cassie Gurbisz, associate professor of marine science, at the Coastal & Estuarine Research Federation (CERF) conference held November 12-16 in Portland, Oregon.

Stevens’ poster,… Find Out More
December 20, 2023
On Dec. 1, Professor Jennifer Cognard-Black and the students in both her “Books that Cook” seminar and her “Food Writing” workshop from last year presented a creative reading of selections out of the official Kate Farm Cookbook. Over a period of two semesters, Cognard-Black’s English and… Find Out More
December 14, 2023
On Tuesday, Dec. 5, students in Professor of Sociology Elizabeth Osborn’s entrepreneurship class presented their product pitches to a panel of judges in the 12th annual Hawk’s Nest Competition, a “Shark Tank”-style competition to decide which product pitch is most well developed and likely to… Find Out More
December 12, 2023
Ain Hinsberg, representative for International Networking and Strategic Partnerships at the University of Tartu, Pärnu in Estonia, visited St. Mary’s College of Maryland on Thursday,  Dec. 7. This is the second time St. Mary’s College has welcomed visitors from Estonia as part of a “sister county”… Find Out More
December 11, 2023
Assistant Professor of Psychology Gili Freedman and collaborators including Bella Moutoux '22 and Isobel Hermans '22 recently published an article titled “She made a mean beef stroganoff: Analyzing the Finkbeiner Test in newspaper articles about women in STEM" in the journal Communication… Find Out More
December 7, 2023
Neuroscience and biology students Tara Barnes '23 and Anna Estremsky '25 were interviewed while giving their poster at the Society for Neuroscience Conference and spotlighted by the podcast "In Plain English" (https://inplainenglishpod.org/). The students' interview is in season 3, episode 3 (… Find Out More
November 29, 2023
On October 31, 2023, St. Mary’s College of Maryland students in Leslie Taylor’s CORE-P 201 class participated in an exclusive tour of the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) facilities at Naval Air Station Patuxent River (NAS Pax River). NAWCAD is the largest employer in St. Mary’s… Find Out More