Conductor Jeffrey Silberschlag will lead the St. Mary’s College of Maryland Orchestra in a concert of selections by Richard Wagner and Johannes Brahms at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6, at the campus’s Montgomery Hall 25. Works by Georges Bizet will also be performed. The concert is free and open to the public.
Poet and author Zach Savich will read from his collected works at 8:15 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, in Daugherty-Palmer Commons at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. Savich is the author of three collections of poetry, a book of creative nonfiction on art and the imagination, and the recipient of numerous awards, including the Iowa Poetry Find out more »
The St. Mary’s College of Maryland Jazz Combo and Jazz Band’s fall concert commemorates 40 years of jazz at the college. Featuring the music of George Gershwin, Chick Corea, John Lewis, and college alumnae John Plante, it will begin at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, in Auerbach Auditorium of St. Mary’s Hall. Special guest artists Find out more »
St. Mary’s College of Maryland will soon house an example of colonial Maryland history. With funds provided by a donation from the Society for Colonial Wars, Jessy Schroeder ’12 is creating an exhibit on European and Native American perspectives of land in early Maryland. Schroeder is working on the project as part of an independent study Find out more »
What is it like to be African American at St. Mary’s College, and in St. Mary’s County? If you are white, what would you like to ask a black student? Why can it be so difficult to talk about race? Award-winning playwright Caleen Sinnette Jennings interviewed about 50 faculty, alumni, staff, and students on the Find out more »
St. Mary’s College of Maryland pianist Brian Ganz will conduct one of his popular piano talks at noon Tuesday, Nov. 29, in Auerbach Auditorium of St. Mary’s Hall with works by Chopin, Ravel, and Debussy. The talks are a series of informal lecture/demonstrations where he plays and discusses composers’ works to take the audience behind Find out more »
On Wednesday, Oct. 19, 11 students took advantage of the two professional hairstylists giving free haircuts in the Aldom Lounge. The catch? Students had to donate a minimum of six inches of hair to the non-profit Locks for Love foundation, which makes wigs for children who have lost their own. Kate Cowart, a first-year student, Find out more »
Author Kathleen Hughes will read from her works at 8:15 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, in Daugherty-Palmer Commons at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. Hughes, a graduate of Yale University and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, published her first novel, “Dear Mrs. Lindbergh,” in 2003 and is working on her second. The talk is sponsored by the Department Find out more »
Former St. Mary’s County Sheriff David Zylak has been selected as the Director of Public Safety of St. Mary’s College of Maryland after a national search process. Zylak, who has been serving as interim director for six months, manages a staff of 15 and is responsible for the safety and security of 2,000 students and Find out more »
What is it like to be an expatriate businesswoman working in Asia? Author Hilary Corna talks about her experiences working for Toyota in “One White Face” at 4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14, at Auerbach Auditorium of St. Mary’s Hall at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. The public lecture will be followed by a book signing.