St. Mary's College of Maryland

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, March 26
"Global Economic Integration
After the Great Recession,
and the Importance
of Free Trade"
with Simon Lester
of the CATO Institute
5:30 PM
Cole Cinema

Thursday, March 28
"Free Trade vs. Fair Trade:
Where Economists
Get it Right, and Wrong"
A Lecture by
George DeMartino
Josef Korbel School
of Internation Studies
University of Denver
6:00 PM
Cole Cinema

Monday, March 25
Maryland Day

Friday, April 5
Margaret Brent Lecture
Ms. Elsa Walsh
5:30 pm
St. Mary's Hall
Co - sponsored with the
Women, Gender and Sexuality Minor

Tuesday - Wednesday
April 23 - 24
Patuxent Defense
Forum 2013:
"Rivalries and Conflicts
in the South China Sea:
How Can the U.S. Promote
Greater Stability?
8 am
Cole Cinema

Recent Events:

Monday, February 25
The Future of Fracking
in the Chesapeake
5:30 PM | St. Mary's Hall
Co - sponsored with the
St. Mary's River
Watershed Association
League of Women Voters
of St. Mary's County
and the
Natural Science and
Mathematics Colloquium
A discussion of gas extraction on
the East Coast and the new gas
revolution associated with fracking

 Thursday, February 7
5:30 PM | St. Mary's Hall
Avoiding Armageddon:
America, India and Pakistan
to the Brink and Back
A Lecture by Bruce Reidel
of the Brookings Institution

Wednesday, November 28
5:00 PM | Cole Cinema
The Libertarian Vision
of a Limited Government
Lectures on Liberty
Dr. Daniel Mitchell
CATO Institute
Co - Sponsored with the
Economics, Lecture and Fine Arts Departments

Thursday, November 8
What Just Happened? A Discussion of Tuesday's Election
Washington, D.C.
Co-Sponsored with the
Office of Alumni Affairs and the
Political Science Department

Program Highlight

William Donald Schaefer

Internship for Government Service


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A tribute to Governor Schaefer's many contributions to St. Mary's College and the State of Maryland, the Schaefer Internship for Government Service aims to allow undergraduates hands on experience in public policy with the hope that they will be inspired to choose public service as a calling.

 Application - Due March 25 



 




 

Student Spotlight

St. Mary's Votes!

St. Mary's Votes!

Since its inception in 2004, the club has registered over 850 young people to vote in State and National elections. In 2008, the club expanded its role in civic engagement to include working as election and poll judges during primary and general elections.

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2006

"Hoyer a National Leader with Local Flavor," The Sentinel Newspapers, December 29, 2006.

"S. Maryland Battle for News Loyalties," The Washington Post, December 28, 2006.

"After Battle's Fray, Assessing Why Candidates Won or Lost," St. Mary's County Enterprise, December 20, 2006.

"Pelosi to Stress Family, Faith," Baltimore Sun, December 12, 2006.

"Board Won't Televise Budget Sessions," St. Mary's Today, December 10, 2006.

"St. Mary's Own Political Pundit," The Mulberry Tree, Fall 2006.

"Schaefer Interns Learn to Make a Difference," The Mulberry Tree, Fall 2006.

"Running for Office by Way of the ATM," The Washington Post, December 7, 2006.

"McKay Has Not Yet Submitted Final Campaign Finance Report," The St. Mary's County Enterprise, December 6, 2006.

"Prestigious Committee Vacancies Attract Maryland Congressmen," Capital News Service, December 2, 2006.

"Feeling the Bite of Hunger as a Lesson," The Washington Post, December 1, 2006.

"Dyson Given Role as Leader," The St. Mary's County Enterprise, November 29, 2006.

"Now It's O'Malley's Spotlight," The Gazette of Politics and Business, November 25, 2006.

"In Hoyer's Ascent, Loyalists Eye Payoff," The Washington Post, November 22, 2006.

"Marylanders Become Two Top Leaders in House" Capital News Service, November 19, 2006.

"Promises Gone, Not Forgotten," The Baltimore Sun, November 18, 2006.

"Charles Shifts Its Vision, Looks North in Election," The Washington Post, November 16, 2006.

"GOP's Once Bright Prospects Wane," Associated Press, November 14, 2006.

"Success Alongside Pelosi Could Help Hoyer's Leadership Bid," Fox News, November 12, 2006.

"Race Fails to Play in Elections, Yet Issue Persists," Capital News Service, November 12, 2006.

"Dyson's Win Unexpectedly Easy," The Washington Post, November 12, 2006.

"GOP Faces Up to Another Long Winter," The Gazette of Politics and Business, November 10, 2006.

"Southern Maryland A Rout for Republicans," The Gazette of Politics and Business, November 10, 2006.

"Children Are our Future," The Gazette of Politics and Business, November 10, 2006.

Center Director Zach Messitte is a guest on The Mark Steiner Show, WYPR, (NPR) Baltimore, November 8, 2006.

"After Slip, Md. Democrats Take Back the Reins," The Baltimore Sun, November 8, 2006.

"State to Save Land on Shore," The Baltimore Sun, November 7, 2006.

"Election Prediction: Rain Won't Stop Md. Voters," Capital News Service, November 6, 2006.

"GOP Resurgence May Face Test," Associated Press, November 6, 2006.

"High Profile Races in Md. Likely to Lift Voter Turnout," The Washington Post, November 5, 2006.

"Absentee Ballots May Delay Decision," The Gazette of Politics and Business, November 3, 2006.

"Politicians' Web Presence Benefits Entrepreneurs, Too," The Gazette of Politics and Business, November 3, 2006.

"Hoyer Basks in Popularity," The Baltimore Sun, November 2, 2006.

"Steele Cuts Cardin Lead Nearly in Half," The Baltimore Sun, November 2, 2006.

"In St. Mary's, Hot Races for Senate and Sheriff," The Washington Post, November 2, 2006.

"Democrats Still Hold Narrow Lead in Registered Voters," The St. Mary's County Enterprise, November 1, 2006.

"McKay Explains Why He Misstated College Degree," The St. Mary's County Enterprise, November 1, 2006.

"O'Malley Leads in Polls, But Experts Don't Count Out Ehrlich," Associated Press, October 30, 2006

"Targeted Legislators Dispute Attack Ads," The St. Mary's County Enterprise, October 25, 2006.

"Social Issues Pushed to Front," The Baltimore Sun, October 24, 2006.

"McKay Ramps Up Heat in Senate Race," The St. Mary's County Enterprise, October 20, 2006.

"Cable Offers Voters Candidate Interviews on Demand," The Gazette of Politics and Business, October 20, 2006.

"Professor Puts the 'Course' in Political Discourse," The Washington Post, October 19, 2006.

"Rolle Goes His Own Way In Race for Attorney General," The Washington Post, October 19, 2006.

"A Lesson from the Governor," The Point News, October 17, 2006.

"With Debates, Remembering a Smile While Going for Jugular," The Baltimore Sun, October 17, 2006.

"A Mellow Campaign Season? Negative" The Gazette of Politics and Business, October 13, 2006.

"Iraq Plays Uneven Role in Maryland Senate Race," Associated Press, October 15, 2006.

"Gubernatorial Foes Continue the Debate Debate," The Baltimore Sun, October 12, 2006.

"Gov. Ehrlich Cultivates the Farm Vote," The Washington Post, October 12, 2006.

"Ehrlich Delivers Transportation Planning Money," The Calvert Independent, October 11, 2006.

"Third-Party Candidate Brings Passion to Race Against Hoyer," Capital News Service, October 9, 2006.

"Hoyer's Future Tied to National Campaigning," Capital News Service, October 9, 2006.

"Running Hard -- Uphill," The Baltimore Sun, October 9, 2006.

"Ehrlich Talks Politics, Acts Political, at St. Mary's," The Annapolis Capital, October 8, 2006.

"Analyst: Senate Hopefuls' First Debate Lacks Consequence," The Gazette of Politics and Business, October 6, 2006.

"Dyson, McKay Clash at First Senate Race Forum," (and related Center debate coverage), The St. Mary's County Enterprise, October 6, 2006.

"Turning Back the Clock?" The Gazette of Politics and Business, October 6, 2006.

"Police Units Endorse 3 Challengers to Sheriffs," The Washington Post, October 5, 2006.

"A Clash of Two St. Mary's Titans With a Common Touch," The Washington Post, October 2, 2006.

"Maryland Politics 2006: The Most Important Election in a Generation," The River Gazette, October-November 2006.

"Growing Concerns," The Baltimore Sun, September 29, 2006.

"Political Power of Washington Suburbs Increases in Maryland," The Associated Press, September 28, 2006.

"Ehrlich Ad Slams Arrests," The Baltimore Sun, September 28, 2006.

"Ehrlich Urges Worried Voters to Cast Paper Ballots," The St. Mary's County Enterprise, September 27, 2006.

"Two Candidates Score Points with Themes," The Baltimore Sun, September 24, 2006.

"Zach Messitte Interviews Gubernatorial Candidate Martin O'Malley on the Politics Program with Mark Plotkin," Washington Post Radio, September 22, 2006.

"Candidate Forums Set," The St. Mary's County Enterprise, September 20, 2006.

"With Primary Finished, Now the Game is On," The St. Mary's County Enterprise, September 20, 2006.

"Court Rulings Loom Large in Campaigns," The Baltimore Sun, September 17, 2006.

"Race's Tone Gets Tougher," The Baltimore Sun, September 14, 2006.

"Voting Glitches Elsewhere Minimal in St. Mary's," The St. Mary's County Enterprise, September 13, 2006.

"Democrats Pick Russell for Commission President," The St. Mary's County Enterprise, September 13, 2006.

"MD Race Flips Usual Political Racial Alliances," Associated Press, September 13, 2006.

"Cardin, Mfume's Long Friendship Sets Tone for Senate Race," The Baltimore Sun, September 11, 2006.

"Citizens Elect to Get Out the Vote," The Baltimore Sun, September 10, 2006.

"State Officials Aim to Counter Worries Over Election Integrity," The St. Mary's County Enterprise, September 6, 2006.

"Ehrlich, Steele Absent From President's MD Visit," The Washington Post, September 5, 2006.

"Challengers Go After Incumbent Legislators in Democratic Primary," The St. Mary's County Enterprise, September 1, 2006.

"Challenge Moves to TV," The Baltimore Sun, August 31, 2006.

"Early Voting Struck Down, AG Candidate Perez Off Ballot," The St. Mary's County Enterprise, August 30, 2006.

"MD Democratic Senate Race a Tame Affair Despite Big Names," Associated Press, August 29, 2006.

"Sarbanes Has the Name, But Will he Get the Votes," Associated Press, August 29, 2006.

"Democrats Complain Ehrlich Wages Taxpayer-Funded Campaign," Associated Press, August 27, 2006.

"Ehrlich Makes Democratic Legislature Focus of Campaign Attacks," Associated Press, August 20, 2006.

"Showdown Over Water Pollution in Charles," The Washington Post, August 20, 2006.

"McKay Leads All Fundraising with $115,000 On Hand," The St. Mary's County Enterprise, August 18, 2006.

"Cash May Be King, but Getting Votes is the Key," The Gazette of Politics and Business, August 18, 2006.

"Leaders Spar Over Schools," The Baltimore Sun, August 17, 2006.

"Baltimore County SAO Race Sees Six-Figure Funds," The Daily Record, August 17, 2006.

"Md. Officials Head for Beach to Discuss Issues, Schmooze," The Daily Record, August 16, 2006.

"Rep. Cardin: "We'll Beat Cancer by 2015," Associated Press/CBS News, August 15, 2006.

"Cardin Promises Cancer Cure," The Baltimore Sun, August 15, 2006.

"O'Malley Tops Donations," The Baltimore Sun, August 15, 2006.

"St. Mary's College Produces Crop of Young Political Operatives," The St. Mary's County Enterprise, August 11, 2006.

"A Chance to Effect Change: Small-town College Yields Big Opportunity in Politics," The Gazette of Politics and Business, August 11, 2006.

"Political Rancor A Threat to Success Story of the State," The Baltimore Sun, August 8, 2006. (Commentary by Zach Messitte)

"Where Votes Are Gathered the Old-Fashioned Way," The Washington Post, August 4, 2006.

"Cardin Seeks Black Vote in Tight Senate Race with Mfume," The St. Mary's County Enterprise, August 4, 2006.

"O'Malley Comes A-Courtin'," The Washington Post, July 16, 2006.

"Panel Examines Navy's Roles, Missions," The Tester, June 15, 2006

"Future Roles for U.S. Navy Discussed," The St. Mary's Enterprise, June 8, 2006.

"ICC Could Take Candidates in Either Direction," The Gazette of Politics and Business, June 2, 2006.

"RNC Chairman to Address St. Mary's GOP," The Gazette of Politics and Business, May 26, 2006.

"Republican National Committee Chairman to Address St. Mary's GOP," The St. Mary's Enterprise, May 26, 2006.

"Kullen Leans on Labor," The Gazette of Politics and Business, May 26, 2006.

"Kullen Leaning on Labor for Support in Tough Campaign," The Calvert Recorder, May 24, 2006.

"Bohanan, O'Donnell Await Opponents in General Election," The Charles Independent, May 24, 2006.

"O'Donnell, Bohanan Waiting for Challengers," The St. Mary's Enterprise, May 17, 2006.

"Targets without a Marksman: Anthony O'Donnell and John Bohanan are ready for tough election opponents who have yet to appear," The Gazette of Politics and Business, May 12, 2006.

"Stumping Mayor Visits St. Mary's: O'Malley Discusses Education, Building a Middle Class," The Washington Post, April 20, 2006

"O'Malley Visits Land Ehrlich Tried to Sell," The Baltimore Sun, April 19, 2006.

"For Duncan, A Chance to Reach Students: Candidate Talks Education, Housing at St. Mary's," The Washington Post, April 16, 2006.

"Ciao Berlusconi! Capisce Pelosi?" Slate, April 5, 2006. (by Zach Messitte)

Van Susteren Touts Outsider Status in Race," Maryland Independent, March 1, 2006.

"Polish Army Officer's Double Life as a CIA Spy Recounted in Book," The Enterprise, February 17, 2006.

"McKay Triples Dyson's Funds Heading Into Senate Race," The St. Mary's Enterprise, January 25, 2006.

"Next Governor Could Reshape Appeals Court," The Washington Times, January 16, 2006.

Turnover Time: Next Governor Gets to Replace Three of Seven Judges on the State's High Court," The Daily Record, January 13, 2006.

"Southern Maryland's Wish List is Familiar as Well as Extensive," The St. Mary's Enterprise, January 6, 2006.

Aerial view of St. Mary's College of Maryland campus

St. Mary's College of Maryland
18952 E. Fisher Rd
St. Mary's City, MD 20686-3001
240-895-2000