Dr. E. Faye Williams, national chair of the National Congress of Black Women, will be the keynote speaker of the eighth annual Southern Maryland Martin Luther King, Jr., Prayer Breakfast Monday, Jan. 16, 2012, at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. Starting at 6 a.m. in the college’s J. Frank Raley Great Room at the Campus Find out more »
The President of St. Mary’s College of Maryland, Joseph R. Urgo, and his wife, Lesley Dretar Urgo, commit $100,000 to the College’s upcoming comprehensive campaign. This new commitment will bring their total financial support of the College to $120,000, including a prior gift of $20,000. “Maintaining the liberal arts in the public trust requires financial Find out more »
Large cables were slipped off pilings at the Historic St. Mary’s City (HSMC) pier Sunday, Dec. 18, and with that the cruise ship, the Sea Voyager, was headed down the St. Mary’s River and back to sea after nearly two months’ service as temporary housing for 240 students from St. Mary’s College of Maryland. The Find out more »
Pianist Brian Ganz will give a solo recital at 8 p.m. Thursday. Dec. 8, in Auerbach Auditorium of St. Mary’s Hall, St. Mary’s College of Maryland. Music will include works by Beethoven, Liszt, and Chopin.
Jeffrey Silberschlag, St. Mary’s College of Maryland Steven Muller Distinguished Professor in the Arts, music director and conductor of the Chesapeake Orchestra and the college’s annual summer River Concert Series, and co-director of the Alba International Music Festival in northern Italy, has been awarded the 2011 Prize for Artistic and Cultural Activities from the European Find out more »
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 »