Nearly 200 young men and women, most of them VMI cadets, commissioned into the armed services in Cameron Hall on Sunday, May 15 in the annual ROTC Joint Commissioning Ceremony. The ceremony was also livestreamed for family and friends who could not attend the event in person.
Virginia Military Institute came in at No. 5 overall out of more than 620 colleges ranked on Money magazine’s 2022 Best Colleges list. The rankings include U.S. colleges reviewed on 24 factors in three main categories.
Six military exchange cadets from South Korea, Lithuania, and Poland spent spring semester studying and forming friendships at VMI.
Matthew Ehret ’22 sets pull-up record with 4,046 reps within 24 hours to raise money for Warriors Heart Foundation.
VMI Theatre celebrated its 50th plus 2 anniversary with a reunion of past performers, both cadets and community members, at a reception on Saturday, April 30 in Marshall Hall, prior to the performance of “Tom Jones” by Henry Fielding, adapted by David Rogers.
Cadets delve into the wealth of VMI archives held at Preston Library to share Cadet Life Over Time fieldwork project online.
The VMI Board of Visitors recently concluded their spring meetings. The Board approved the Institute’s fiscal year 2023 budget, set tuition and fees for the 2022-23 academic year, and received updates on academics, athletics, and cadet life.
“The only way to do great work is to love what you do.” When Steve Jobs made that oft repeated quote, he could have been referring to Vergie Moore, who for nearly 56 years, has loved her job. Moore is finally retiring from Virginia Military Institute, the only place she has ever worked.
The Virginia Military Institute Board of Visitors has bestowed upon its former superintendent, Gen. J. H. Binford Peay III ’62, the title Superintendent Emeritus and will name the upcoming leadership development building for VMI’s 14th superintendent.
The VMI Center for Leadership and Ethics welcomed former CIA officer and FBI special agent Tracy Walder as the final speaker in the Courageous Leadership Speaker series of the spring 2022 season.