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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2007

"Students become presidential analysts at New Hampshire's College Convention 2008," Southern Maryland Online, December 13, 2007.

"SMCM Students Preview Presidential Campaign at College Convention
2008," The Point News, December 4, 2007

"Are Young Americans becoming more conservative?," The Enterprise,
November 23, 2007.

"Polar Bear Voices Concerns at Global Warming Forum," CCAN, November 15,
2007

"St. Mary's Officials Cool to Charter," The Washington Post, October 18,
2007

"St. Mary's Government Votes 4-0 Against Change To Charter, Will Study
'Code' Form," Southern Maryland Online, October 16, 2007.

"How did deficit get so deep?," The Recorder, October 12, 2007.

"Lawmakers blame deficit on 97 tax cut, school plan," The Independent,
October 12, 2007.

"County Executive Urged for St. Mary's," The Washington Post, October 8,
2007

"County Executive Urged for St. Mary's," The Washington Post, October 4, 2007

"Advocates out to push change in government," The Enterprise, September 28, 2007

"Duncan out of the public eye, but not out of the loop," The Gazette, September 28, 2007

"Duncan headlines St. Mary's forum," The Gazette, September 21, 2007

"Primaries give local boards big headache," The Gazette, September 21, 2007

"Earlier primary leaves shorter supply of election judges," The Enterprise, September 19, 2007

"Of the People, By the People, With the People," The Washington Post, July 12, 2007.

"High Profile Professor is Leaving St. Mary's," The Washington Post, July 8, 2007.

"St. Mary's Commentator Lured Away," The Washington Post, July 8, 2007.

Zach Messitte is a guest on Washington Post Radio's Mark Plotkin Show, July 6, 2007.

"Democracy Center Director, Political Pundit, to Leave SMCM," The Maryland Independent, July 6, 2007.

"Independent Candidates Face Uphill Fight for Spot on Ballot," The Enterprise, June 29, 2007.

"Democracy Center Director to Leave College," The Enterprise, June 29, 2007.

Center Director Zach Messitte is a guest on Maryland Public Television's State Circle, June 29, 2007.

"Running for Office," Cecil Whig, June 26, 2007."O'Malley working to shed image as big-city politician," The Examiner, June 25, 2007.

"Rep. Wynn faces heat over war in re-election," The Baltimore Sun, June 18, 2007.

Center Director Zach Messitte and Elizabeth Lewis (Elkton, '07) are guests on Maryland Public Television's State Circle, June 15, 2007..

"Summer Institute Draws Heavyweight Speakers," The County Times, June 14, 2007.

"Morgan Speaks at the Patuxent Summer Institute," The Tester, June 14, 2007.

"Military's relationship with the media, aid workers explored," The Enterprise, June 8, 2007.

"Numbers key to gaining greater influence," The Gazette, June 1, 2007.

"Politicians and business leaders are asking: Has Montgomery arrived in Annapolis?," The Gazette, June 1, 2007.

"Lining up his ducks," The Gazette, June 1, 2007.

"Delegation is still looking for leaders," The Gazette, June 1, 2007.

"Retired Vice Adm. speaks on NGOs and the Media," The Tester, May 31, 2007.

"Forum to Focus on How U.S. Military Relates to Others," The Enterprise, May 25, 2007.

"Anti-War Activists Attack Democrats Over Iraq Bill," The Baltimore Sun, May 24, 2007.

"Student Film on '06 Race Draws Attention," The Washington Post, May 20, 2007.

"Symbolic Start to Reducing Maryland's $1.4B deficit," The Daily Record, May 16, 2007.

"Lessons for Attorney General Gonzales from Maryland's Legal History," written by Zach Messitte, The Daily Record, May 11, 2007.

"McKay Ponders Re-Run for Commissioner President," The Bay Net, April 28, 2007.

"Losing Race Makes for a Winning Documentary," The Gazette, April 27, 2007.

"Gansler, Mitchell Building Bridges," The Gazette, April 27, 2007.

"Student Film Documents Race 'That Wasn't Close'," The Enterprise, April 25, 2007.

Center Director Zach Messitte is a guest on the Mark Steiner Show, WYPR (NPR) Baltimore, April 23, 2007.

"Md. First to Approve Move to Side Step National Electoral College," The Examiner, April 10, 2007.

"O'Malley Being More Cautious Politically as Governor," The Examiner, April 7, 2007.

"Sauerbrey outlines State Dept.'s efforts to aid Iraqi refugees," The Enterprise, April 6, 2007.

"Franchot Betting on Slots to Keep his Profile High," The Gazette of Politics and Business, March 16, 2007.

Center Director Zach Messitte is a guest on the Mark Steiner Show, WYPR (NPR) Baltimore, March 14, 2007.

"Observers: Maryland Governor's Stand Vs. Death Penalty a Smart Move," Associated Press, March 13, 2007.

"Key Part of Election Machinery Neglected," The Baltimore Sun, March 11, 2007 (commentary by Michael Cain and Zach Messitte)"Bill Seeks to Tap College Students for Election Jobs," The Examiner, March 1, 2007.

"Smoking Gun" The Daily Record, March 1, 2007.

"The Cultivated Approach to a Political Appointment: On Campus," The Washington Post, February 20, 2007.

"New Attorney General Pledges an Active Role on the Environment," The St. Mary's County Enterprise, March 3, 2007.

"Professors, College Students Could Help Staff Elections," The St. Mary's County Enterprise, February 23, 2007.

"Kornheiser Sounds Off From St. Mary's," The St. Mary's County Enterprise, January 31, 2007.

"In the Spotlight," The St. Mary's County Enterprise, January 26, 2007.

"As Ranks Dwindle, Conservative Democrats Question Future," The St. Mary's County Enterprise, January 19, 2007.

Center Director Zach Messitte is a guest on The Mark Steiner Show, WYPR, (NPR) Baltimore, January 16, 2006.Center Director Zach Messitte and Advisory Board member Ben Bradlee are guests on

Maryland Public Television's (MPT) State Circle, January 5, 2007.

"Democrats Vow New Spirit in Annapolis," Associated Press, January 4, 2007.

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

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St. Mary's City, MD 20686-3001
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