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The VMI Community Theatre presents, “Night of January 16th, written by Russian American author Ayn Rand.

Auditions for VMI Community Theatre's 'The Foreigner'

Cadets and community members may audition for "The Foreigner" June 3-6 at 7:30 p.m. in Gillis Theater, Marshall Hall. Roles will be filled for five adult male and two adult female actors, plus minor roles. No experience needed. Performances will be July 26-28.

Maj. Gen. Cedric T. Wins ’85 (center) congratulates Col. Patrick Looney, Riley Shultz ’24, Ethan Webster ’25 and Ryan Manning ’26 for their strong performance at the Military Ethics Case Competition.

VMI Ethics Team Places Second in Military Competition

The Virginia Military Institute Ethics Team recently placed second at the Military Ethics Case Competition held at the United States Naval Academy (USNA) Stockdale Center for Ethical Leadership in Annapolis, Maryland.

Recognizing Military Precision and Fitness

Col. Adrian T. Bogart III ’81, commandant of the Corps of Cadets, presided over the first awards ceremony of graduation week at VMI. In addition to recognizing cadets for outstanding achievement during the academic year, the Commandant’s Awards also recognize the accomplishments of companies.

Graduates of VMI celebrate being relieved of duty and completing their cadetship with a traditional glove toss.

VMI Holds Commencement for Class of 2024 - Army Secretary Brings Message of Hope

A clear and warm morning set the tone for the elation and celebration in Cameron Hall as Virginia Military Institute held its commencement ceremony and conferred degrees on the Class of 2024 May 16.

Gilmer Minor IV ’93 accepts the New Market Medal on behalf of his father, the late G. Gilmer “Gil” Minor III ’63.

VMI Bestows Highest Honor to Minor - Son Accepts on Father’s Behalf

The late G. Gilmer “Gil” Minor III ’63, was awarded posthumously, the New Market Medal, Virginia Military Institute’s highest honor, during the annual Memorial Parade on post May 15.

VMI cadets in Marine and Army ROTC raise their hands as they take their service oaths.

VMI Commissions New Officers - Over 170 Take Oath

It was an overcast day, but spirits were bright and hearts were full when more than 170 Virginia Military Institute cadets commissioned into the armed services in Cameron Hall, May 15 in the annual Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) joint commissioning ceremony.

Awards are set up on a table in Memorial Hall ready to be handed out to cadets, faculty, and staff at VMI during May Graduation Week ceremonies.

Celebrating Excellence at the Institute

Each May, numerous awards recognizing the accomplishments of cadets, faculty, and staff across multiple fields and disciplines are presented at VMI's Institute Awards ceremony. These awards are provide by VMI, by civic groups, and by the Institute's ROTC units. 

For the past academic year, 12 VMI electrical and computer engineering majors have worked on their senior capstone projects with three external partners to develop a better way to document and assess hiking trails and share information about their navigability.

Cadets Create Apps for Hiking Trails

For the past academic year, 12 VMI electrical and computer engineering majors have worked on their senior capstone projects with three external partners to develop a better way to document and assess hiking trails and share information about their navigability.

The Peay scholars include Justin Peterson ’24, a civil engineering major from Bristow, Virginia; Courtney Novotny ’25, a biology major from Reading, Pennsylvania; Patrick Simmons ’25, an international studies major from Quantico, Virginia; Julia Ward ’26, an electrical and computer engineering major from Frankfort, Illinois; Barrett Callejo ’27, a biology major from Springboro, Ohio; William Cockr

Peay Scholars Celebrated

Brig. Gen. Robert W. Moreschi honored seven exceptional cadets at VMI who are recipients of the prestigious Peay Merit Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded to cadets who demonstrate exceptional leadership, academic excellence, athletic commitment, and an interest in national service.

Image of the official VMI seal

Board of Visitors Approves 2024-25 Tuition and Fees, New Officers

The VMI Board of Visitors (BOV) approved tuition and fees for the 2024-25 academic year at their spring meeting last weekend. Tuition and fees will increase by 2.8% next year. The BOV wrapped up its three-day meeting by electing John Adams ’96 board president for the upcoming year.

VMI: Forging 21st Century Leaders