Centennial Closing Week at CSM


2023 College of San Mateo President's Advocacy Dinner

Join us as we celebrate a century of excellence at College of San Mateo!

We are excited to invite you to our Centennial Closing Events, a special occasion to commemorate 100 years of outstanding education and community service. The events will take place between April 4-7, 2023, and will include a variety of activities for everyone to enjoy.

Tuesday, April 4

Building 17 Open House & SparkPoint Free Farmer’s Market

Time: 11 am-1 pm
Location: Center for Equity, Leadership & Community Building 17

Please join us for Building 17’s Open House and a free Farmer’s Market! Visit CSM’s learning communities while enjoying refreshments and live music. Thanks to Second Harvest for their partnership and fresh produce.

MESA Open House

Time: 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Location: Science Building 36, Room 110

Learn about the Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA) program at CSM. Meet the students in the program and learn about how MESA is working to develop a new generation of STEM leaders.

Drone Demo & Student Work Showcase

Time: 2:30 – 3:30 pm
Location: Plaza of the Sun (near Planetarium, on north side of Science Building 36)

The Drone Mapping Club will show how they use drones to make maps of features on the land. Watch as a drone flies on autopilot to collect mapping data, talk to the student researchers, and see the 3D maps they make.

Planetarium Show

Time: 3:30-4:15 pm
Location: Planetarium Building 36

Discover how asteroids and comets have collided with our planet throughout history, changing the course of life on Earth and shaping the world we know today.

Wednesday, April 5

Makerspace Open House

Time: 1:00 – 3:00 pm
Location: Library Building 9

Visit the CSM Makerspace to learn about the wide variety of tools available to unlock your creative vision. While there, you’ll also be able create your own custom coasters and ID badges!

Thursday, April 6

Digital Media Alumni Reception & Exhibition

Time: 10:15-11:15 am
Location: Library Building 9

On display from from April 6 through May 20
in the Library.

Come check out the work of former CSM Digital Media students! Includes graphic design, UI/UX, digital illustrations & photography.

Nursing Skills Lab Open House

Time: 3:30-5:30 pm
Location: Health & Wellness Building 5, Rooms 370 & 380

See the open skills lab session in action and observe what students are practicing to complete their skills checklist.

President’s Advocacy Council Dinner

Time: 5:30-8:30 pm
Location: Bayview Dining Room, College Center Building 10

Please join us for an evening filled with art, jazz, culture and soul, featuring Grammy Award-winner Tony Lindsay.

Friday, April 7

34th Presentation of Art & Science

Time: 7-10 pm
Location: Theater Building 3

Join Professor Mohsen Janatpour for a fascinating talk on how to see with artistic and scientific eyes, followed by a reception and star gazing with astronomy faculty.