Cindy Bither
Administrative Assistant
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Lexington, VA 24450

News and Features

  • Recreating History from a Pile of Oak Planks

    CrozetDoorsSummary
    LEXINGTON, Va., Dec. 19, 2014 – A project currently under way in the VMI physical plant has not only saved the state thousands of dollars, but brought historical authenticity back to one of VMI’s most well-known and heavily trafficked buildings.  Locksmith Tommy Tomlin and assistant locksmiths Mark Lynn and Kevin Scott crafted new doors for Crozet Hall.Read More →
  • A Little Bit of Earth

    Bayne,HelenSummary
    LEXINGTON, Va., Nov. 19, 2014 – Since last summer, crews have been hard at work with site preparations for the Corps Physical Training Facility. All of the dynamite and digging in the world, though, can’t remove what’s precious for one lifelong Lexington resident: memories of the little house on Ruff Lane, now demolished, where she and her twin brother entered the world on Nov. 26, 1930.Read More →
  • Biology, Engineering Professors Selected for State Award

    MooreTurnerSummary
    LEXINGTON, Va., Dec. 11, 2014 – Col. James E. Turner ’65 and Lt. Col. Tim O. Moore II ’97, both VMI alumni, have won Outstanding Faculty Awards given annually by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia.Read More →
  • Museum, Park Closed During Holidays

    MuseumSummary
    New Market, Va., Dec. 8, 2014 – The New Market Battlefield State Historical Park and the Virginia Museum of the Civil War, located at the park, will be closed to the public from Saturday, Dec. 13, until approximately Jan. 9, 2015.Read More →
  • ‘What a Football Coach Ought to Be’

    FootballBookSummary
    LEXINGTON, Va., Dec. 5, 2014 –John McKenna has long been considered a legend on post at VMI. Now he is being immortalized.  Roland Lazenby ’74 recently co-wrote a book, Best Regrets, with veteran sports writer Mike Ashley about the winningest coach in VMI football history.Read More →
  • Middle-School Students Find Math Fun at VMI

    AMC82014Summary
    LEXINGTON, Va., Nov. 24, 2014 – More than 800 students and educators from around Virginia converged on VMI’s Marshall Hall on Tuesday, Nov. 18, for the third annual AMC8@VMI, an event that combines a nationally known math test with talks by VMI faculty and tours of the post.Read More →
  • Men’s Rugby Wins Championship

    RugbySummary
    LEXINGTON, Va., Nov. 14, 2014 – The VMI men’s rugby club team was tremendously successful last weekend, winning the Cardinals Collegiate Conference championship tournament in dominating fashion at the University of Richmond. The tournament included 16 Division II and III rugby clubs from Virginia colleges, as well as Duke University.Read More →
  • 175 Years at VMI

    FDParadeSummary175 Years at VMI
    LEXINGTON, Va., Nov. 12, 2014 – On a mild and sun-filled day, Virginia Military Institute celebrated the 175th anniversary of its founding yesterday with the placement of a time capsule, a convocation speech by Gov. Terry McAuliffe, and a parade by the Corps of Cadets.Read More →
  • VMI Kicks Off Major Fundraising Campaign

    WilkinsonSummary
    LEXINGTON, Va., Nov. 12, 2014 – Virginia Military Institute today announced the start of the public phase of a major effort designed to raise $225 million to support all aspects of the Institute.  To date, more than $180 million has been raised toward the goal.Read More →
  • Asian Business Expert to Speak

    McCaneSummary
    LEXINGTON, Va., Nov. 11, 2014 – A visiting professor who specializes in Asian business dynamics will speak at VMI on Thursday, Nov. 13. The talk, “Creating Harmony in Chinese Business Relations,” will be given by Stephen T. McCane at 8 p.m. in Gillis Theater in Marshall Hall.Read More →