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Brad Snyder speaks to the crowd in the Hall of Valor.

'You Won!' - Paralympic Athlete Inspires Cadets

Retired U.S. Navy Lt. Brad Snyder, gold medal winning swimmer from the 2012 Paralympic Games, recently shared his journey from the battlefield in Afghanistan to the winner’s podium as the final speaker of the Courageous Leadership Speaker Series, presented by VMI's Center for Leadership and Ethics.

VMI police office Zach Higgins,

VMI Cop Earns MVP Recognition

Virginia Military Institute police officer Zachary Higgins, who plays shortstop for his recreational softball team, was recently named Most Valuable Player (MVP) at the World Softball Tournament in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Members of the VMI delegation gather at the BEYA STEM Conference in Baltimore.

Cadets Attend BEYA STEM Conference

The annual conference provides a forum for the nation’s minority STEM-educated students to learn, interact, and build professional networks with corporate, government, military, and industry leaders.

Newest leaders of the VMI Corps of Cadets pose for a photo following the rank announcement ceremony at the military college in Virginia.

New Corps Leadership Takes the Stage

Last night offered a rousing evening of celebration and emotion in Memorial Hall as the names of Corps leadership for the 2024-25 academic year were shared in VMI's rank announcement ceremony.

Paralympic Gold Medalist to Speak at VMI

Brad Snyder, U.S. Navy veteran and Paralympic gold medalist in swimming, will discuss leadership insights from his book, which details his life as an athlete, warrior, and wounded veteran.

Local Author Speaks at VMI

Virginia Military Institute welcomes James A. McLaughlin, acclaimed author of “Bearskin” and “Panther Gap,” for a reading of his work, Tuesday, March 19 at 7:45 p.m. in Gillis Theater. The event is free and open to the public.

Ayn Rand's 'Night of January 16th' Performed by VMI Community Theatre

The play, written by Russian American author Ayn Rand, is a courtroom drama centered on the trial of a secretary accused of murdering her employer, who defrauded his company of millions of dollars to invest in the gold trade.

Commonwealth Cyber Fusion and Virginia Cyber Cup Competition, a state-wide collegiate cyber security competition at VMI

Commonwealth Cyber Fusion Event Hosted By VMI For 7th Year

The invitation-only event is for colleges that are National Security Agency (NSA) / Department of Homeland Security (DHS)-designated National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense. It was organized by the Center for Leadership and Ethics as part of its strategic engagement initiatives.

Brining system for roadways in and around post

VMI Employee Creates Brine Sprayer Saving Taxpayers Thousands

The Department of Facilities Management at Virginia Military Institute is tasked with keeping all the roads on post clear of snow and ice and safe for driving. One grounds supervisor at VMI had a creative idea to save money and keep roads safe.

Robert Child signs a copy of his book following his presentation.

Author Shares Courageous Stories at VMI

Through a series of short biographical videos and his own words, author Robert Child shared an abbreviated version of the gallant stories of seven African American WWII soldiers chronicled in “Immortal Valor.”

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