Megan O’Hern, a history major at St. Mary’s College, won first prize at the 2013 Phi Alpha Theta Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference, which was held at Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, WV, on March 23. Her award-winning paper is titled “The Devil Didn’t Make You Do It: The Puritan Clerical Discourse on Satan in Seventeenth-Century New England.” Find out more »
St. Mary’s College of Maryland proudly launches St. Mary’s College Cares, a student-driven, community-service campaign. The St. Mary’s College Cares campaign, which will be an ongoing initiative to promote student volunteerism, will kick off in April, National Volunteer Month, with a goal to infuse 1,000 community-service hours into the St. Mary’s County community in an Find out more »
St. Mary’s College of Maryland senior Gabriel Young is the recipient of the Critical Language Scholarship award, a program sponsored by the U.S. State Department that offers awards to undergraduates and graduates who are dedicated to learning a language deemed critical to U.S. strategic interests. This prestigious award will allow Young to study Arabic in Find out more »
Studying abroad, although rewarding, comes with its challenges. Adapting to a new time zone, language and culture are common obstacles, but for St. Mary’s College of Maryland students who studied in The Gambia this past summer, dealing with unpredictable power outages—lasting six to 12 hours a day—was not on their list of expectations. Students did Find out more »
Rebecca Thayer ’15 has been awarded a Gilman Scholarship to study abroad in China for the 2013 spring semester. Read more.
St. Mary’s College of Maryland senior Emily Burdeshaw has the distinction of being NAVAIR’s first Pathways Program employee. Burdeshaw was hired as part of the Pathways Program, part of President Obama’s federal hiring reform initiative, which became effective in July 2012. Pathways consists of two new programs — the Internship Program and the Recent Graduates Program Find out more »
St. Mary’s College of Maryland senior Katherine Grein has been selected by the executive board of the Gatlinburg Conference as the recipient of the Laraine Masters Glidden Undergraduate Student Travel Award. The award will pay $500 towards Grein’s expenses to travel to the Gatlinburg Conference on Research in Developmental Disabilities, being held in San Antonio Find out more »
Two current St. Mary’s College of Maryland students and an alumnus have each earned a spot to participate in the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup—a first-ever competition for talented youth sailors, ages 19 to 24, to gain the experience they need to contribute to an America’s Cup team. With three competitors selected, St. Mary’s College Find out more »
St. Mary’s College of Maryland senior Justin Harty has been awarded the prestigious Commandant’s Trophy—the highest award bestowed on an officer candidate by the U.S. Marine Corps. Harty was selected for his exceptional academic performance, physical fitness, and demonstration of leadership in Officer Candidate School (OCS). Read more.
St. Mary’s College of Maryland student Dante Chestnut has been awarded a $5,000 scholarship by the Beltway Companies Endowed Scholarship Fund. Established in 2011 by Jack C. and Jeanne Saum, founders of Beltway Companies and both graduates of St. Mary’s College, the scholarship fund was developed as part of their commitment to corporate social responsibility. Find out more »