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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2017 BECA Scholarship Fair and Common Application

St. Mary’s County Business, Education and Community Alliance (BECA) hosts the 2017 Scholarship Fair on Monday, January 23, 2017 from 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm at the Dr. James A. Forrest Career and Technology Center in Leonardtown (inclement weather date is Tuesday, January 31). Students, parents, guardians, and others seeking...

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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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A Battle of Brain Power

This story was originally posted by The Enterprise. Written by Jacqui Atkielski Spring Ridge Middle School students had the opportunity to showcase their skills at this year’s Brain Battle last week. Anyone in the school is welcome to enter a project, Kristy Wilhite, sixth-grade STEM math teacher and event coordinator,...

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