Eight 1st Class commissioning cadets along with their faculty leadership team toured Japan, a key U.S. ally, during spring furlough as part of the Olmsted Foundation’s Undergraduate Program. Cadets were chosen based on their GPA, ROTC ranking, a written essay, and personal interview.
Community service projects brought assistance to organizations such as Special Olympics, Habitat for Humanity, Lime Kiln Theater, Health Center Bull Oyster Fest, Waddell Elementary School Garden, Rockbridge SPCA, Boxerwood Garden, Virginia Museum of Civil War, and Timber Framers.
The 33rd annual Environment Virginia Symposium at Virginia Military Institute was held March 28-30. The event, organized and co-hosted by the Center for Leadership & Ethics (CLE), attracted nearly 500 attendees from state and local governments, nonprofit organizations, higher education, and more.
Virginia Military Institute welcomes guest speaker former U.S. Army Kiowa helicopter pilot Amber Smith, on Thursday, April 13 at 7:45 p.m. in Gillis Theater in Marshall Hall.
Lt. Col. Jochen Arndt, associate professor in the history department at Virginia Military Institute, will discuss the complex histories of the Zulu and Xhosa peoples of South Africa, including the violent clashes between them in the 1990s, on the public radio program, With Good Reason, April 1-7.
For the first time in history, Virginia Military Institute Club Pistol Team attended the Scholastic Action Shooting Program Intercollegiate Pistol Nationals.
Lt. Col. Mark Boonshoft, associate professor in the history department at Virginia Military Institute, will discuss the literacy tests that denied many Black Americans the right to vote during Jim Crow on the public radio program, "With Good Reason," March 18-24.
The two-day, multi-institutional collegiate competition included 36 teams. During the preliminary round, VMI scored three wins beating teams from the United States Military Academy West Point, Rollins College, and William & Mary.
The VMI Theatre will present Neil Simon’s comedy classic, “The Odd Couple” on Thursday, March 23 - Saturday, March 25 at 8 p.m., and Sunday, March 26 at 2 p.m. in Gillis Theater.
Growing up in Nashville, Lt. Col. Michael “Keystone” Rose, director of operations of the detachment at Virginia Military Institute, and pilot with over 1,200 combat flight hours, was naturally exposed to music.