Parking Alert - The parades scheduled for Friday afternoon and Saturday Oct. 3, have been canceled due to weather. During football Game Day Saturday, the Parade Ground will be closed to parking. Parking will be on a first-come, first-served, basis on paved areas only. Tailgating will not be allowed on the Parade Ground. For more information, click here.

Christina R. McDonald, Ph.D.
Institute Director of Writing

Ph: (540) 464-7240
Fax:  (540) 464-7779

English, Rhetoric, and Humanistic Studies
Virginia Military Institute
Lexington, VA 24450 

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Academic Writing Contest

Each spring, a Post-wide academic writing contest honors cadet writers. The Academic Writing Contest Awards are made possible by Robert S. Spilman ’96 and Robert S. Spilman, Jr. ’28 Fund for Excellence in Writing and the B. Drummond Ayres 1916 Award in Writing Excellence Fund.

Academic Writing Contest