CSM to Offer Drone Courses at Leonardtown Campus

Two new drone classes will be offered this spring at the College of Southern Maryland’s Leonardtown Campus. The first course is designed for anyone who wants to learn how to safely operate a small unmanned aircraft system (sUAS) or drone. The second course is for those pilots who want to...

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CSM Robotics Team Earns High Ranking

The Talons, the competitive robotics team sponsored by the College of Southern Maryland, pulled off an impressive finish at a VEX U College Robotics Skills Challenge on Jan. 6 at CSM’s La Plata Campus. The Talons earned a high score of 71 at the event and are now ranked first...

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Ringing in the New Year with Robotics

Thanks to The Patuxent Partnership (TPP) members, AVIAN, LLC and RPI Group, Inc., Margaret Brent Middle School’s (MBMS) robotics team has new robotics equipment … and just in time for this year’s VEX IQ challenge. Student participation in the robotics program exploded this year, jumping from two students last season...

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Discover Drone-Enabled Possibilities

CSM Offers First Course in Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems A groundbreaking class being offered for the first time next month at the College of Southern Maryland could help you be among the first pilots in Southern Maryland certified to use drones commercially. Students will come away from the course with...

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STEM Festival Promises Mind-Bending Day

Brainiacs, unite! The St. Mary’s County STEM Festival returns Saturday, Nov. 5, for a day packed with hands-on activities for students yearning for more knowledge about their world and their universe. Organized by the St. Mary’s County Public Schools with involvement by The Patuxent Partnership and its members, the festival...

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CSM Talons Robotics Team Wins Startup Maryland Prize

$500 Will Be Used to Advise Other Community Colleges How to Start Their Own Teams Members of the College of Southern Maryland Talons robotics team headed to Indian Head recently to give robot demonstrations for visitors to Startup Maryland’s STRT1UP road show. What the students hadn’t counted on was walking...

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Volunteer to Mentor a St. Mary’s County High School Student with their Science Fair Project!

The Educational Outreach Office (EOO) is seeking Scientists and Engineers who are willing to mentor high school students with their science fair projects on agreed upon Saturday dates from early October through late January for the Science Fair Mentor Program (SFMP).  Mentors and students are matched based on profession, project...

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