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 »
A St. Mary’s College of Maryland history class recently completed a semester-long website project for the Southern Maryland Tourism Commission. The website applies primary and secondary source material to explain the War of 1812 and its impact on Southern Maryland, as well as advertise commemorative events in the region from 2012-2015. Read more.