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CSM Commemorates 62nd Spring Commencement During May 14 Virtual Graduation Ceremony and Watch Party

The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) celebrated 466 candidates for 480 associate degrees and 271 certificates during its 62nd Spring Commencement Ceremony, held May 14. The 2021 graduating class earned several exceptional characteristics, including having spent their last academic year participating in distance learning with limited in-person instruction. While the 2021 CSM graduates turned their tassels in a virtual ceremony shared during a Facebook live event, many will also be participating in a socially distant photo opportunity with CSM leadership on an outdoor stage at the La Plata Campus next week. Of the students being celebrated today, 171 are from Charles County, 157 are from St. Mary’s County, 108 are from Calvert County, and 30 are from outside of the region. Nearly 72% of the graduates are women and 28% are men. Twenty-six percent of the students graduated with honors. The majority of degrees, or 27.9%, are in the field of arts and sciences, nursing (15.2%), business administration (6%), social sciences (5.6%) and criminal justice (5.6%). General study transfers, accounting and business management are the primary certificates awarded. The oldest graduate is 70 years young and the youngest is 17 years old. The virtual ceremony was marked with pre-recorded speeches, […]

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