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Beyond the Sunset Research Guide

Former Governor Parris Nelson Glendening

  • 59th Governor of Maryland (1995-2003)
  • Democrat
  • As governor, he budgeted a great deal of money towards SMCM and St. Mary's City
  • Promoted a bill barring sexual orientation discrimination

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Glendening Hall

  • Opened in 2009
  • Student services building - contains residence life offices, the business office, the registrar, career services, and more
  • LEED-certified green building

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Other Namesakes

Glendening Nature Preserve in the Jug Bay Wetlands (Lothian, MD)