Dr. Stuart Flanagan, faculty emeritus, believes education can improve both individual lives and society at large. It's this belief that led him to endow four scholarships for students at the William & Mary School of Education: The S. Stuart Flanagan Family Scholarship, Graduate Fellowship, and Mathematics Scholarship; and the New Horizons Family Counseling Center Scholarship.
In a stirring speech earlier this year, Judge John Charles Thomas said to William & Mary students, “We have great hopes on this first day of the academic year for what you will become, but it’s not just for you. It’s because what we’re trying to do is ignite within you the burning desire to learn and to keep learning, to push for fairness and justice and equity and then to share the light that is within you.”
I have been using the words “Tribe Pride” for as long as I can remember. As the daughter of two proud William & Mary alumni who met as freshmen in the fall of 1971, William & Mary has always held a special place in my heart. But, it was not until I graduated that I truly understood the meaning of “Tribe Pride.”
The Hixon Family Scholarship Endowment will provide undergraduate scholarships for students who are residents of African countries. The scholarship covers tuition, board, room, fees and travel. The gift also includes an enrichment endowment for internships, study abroad, honors research and summer courses for international students.
The connection that they formed in Millington Hall that February, served as a storybook opener for their 41-year marriage. Today, the power couple is using their strong partnership to kindle relationships others have with William & Mary as the co-chairs of the Richmond For the Bold regional campaign.
Deborah Bronk believes that private support can help fill the gap in science funding. She gives to William & Mary and the Virginia Institute of Marine Science to support student research and to ensure that financial resources are available to stay on the cutting edge.
William & Mary's Raymond A. Mason School of Business is already seeing great impact since announcing the Ernst & Young (EY) LLP's $1 million commitment last fall.
The grant from the Hewlett Foundation provides funding over three years and will support the implementation of AidData's strategic plan called Vision 2020.
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded William & Mary an $800,000 grant to strengthen its undergraduate research program.
William & Mary celebrated its For the Bold campaign in Atlanta last night as the university's colors lit the sky in honor of more than 23,630 alumni, parents and friends in the Southeast region.
The dazzling set, cameras, dramatic lighting and air of expectation were comparable to its television namesake, but the Third Annual Shark Tank hosted by The Institute for the Theory and Practice of International Relations (ITPIR) in Commonwealth Auditorium on August 3rd, gave the concept a uniquely W&M spin.
William & Mary alumni working in the accounting industry came together for the second-annual Accounting Firms Competition.
For Kendra Jackson ’14 William & Mary is home. It's a place that holds many memories and marks many milestones.
William & Mary is on a roll and there is a great sense of Tribe Pride all around the world, including the Southeast region of the U.S.
The year ahead will provide wonderful opportunities for alumni, students, faculty, parents and friends to be part of our extraordinary legacy and mission.
William & Mary Law School recently received a $5.2 million gift in honor of the late Judge R. William Arthur ’38, LL.D. ’40.
More than 100 members of the Class of 1967 celebrated their 50th Reunion in April. The class collectively raised nearly $18 million to fund the expansion of the Alumni House and a scholarship endowment that will help generations of talented students afford the opportunity to attend William & Mary.
Created six years ago by educators and researchers at the W&M Center for Gifted Education, Camp Launch serves students from low-income families, who attend at no cost.
William & Mary continues its impressive streak in alumni giving as the No. 1 nationally ranked public university in the U.S. for undergraduate alumni participation.
The William & Mary Real Estate Foundation and Hillel at William & Mary are pleased to announce the planned construction of a new facility that will serve as a gathering place for Jewish students to participate in a variety of cultural, spiritual, social and educational activities and programming.
The largest alumni gathering in the business school's history, attendees from eight countries and 40 states came together to reconnect with the people and place they hold dear.
The Fishers' gift will benefit countless William & Mary MBA students by affording them the opportunity to receive a transformative education
A William & Mary alumna who wishes to remain anonymous just made a commitment of more than $2 million toward the For the Bold campaign's top priority to help exceptional students afford the opportunity to attend the 324-year-old university.
William & Mary continues to reach new heights with its historic For the Bold campaign – all because of you.
The partnership between VIMS and the Freeman family's foundation creates a bridge between academic research, public interest, and effective action on plastic pollution.
VIMS Foundation President Steve Johnsen and wife Barbara made a gift to the Dean and Director's Fund for the Eastern Shore, which made possible the purchase of a new research vessel for VIMS' Eastern Shore Lab.
Associate Professor of Russian Sasha Prokhorov and Cindy Centeno ’16, a multi-media specialist at Swem Library, will travel to St. Petersburg, Russia this summer to help W&M students incorporate visual storytelling in their research projects.
Bob Trice ’68 and Susan Saulmon Trice ’68 have given a seven-figure gift to fund endowments and need-based fellowships/internships.
Recent damage to the west coast seafood industry from a massive bloom of Pseudo-nitzschia, another toxic HAB organism, serves as a cautionary tale for Virginia and its seafood and aquaculture industries.
William & Mary celebrated its $1 billion For the Bold campaign last night against the backdrop of the nation's capital as the university's colors illuminated the skyline in honor of more than 20,000 alumni in the Washington, D.C., metro area.
William & Mary announced a $15 million gift from alumna Hunter J. Smith ’51 for the expansion and renovation of the nearly 170-year-old Alumni House.
The $5 million commitment will support aquaculture research and the planned expansion of the Alumni House.
William & Mary's annual giving day raises over $2.4 million.
Golden State skyline shined in green and gold
Six William & Mary alumni have been elected to the Board of Trustees of the College of William & Mary Foundation.
Jeffrey Doyon ’85 donated a cello to the William & Mary Department of Music to repay its loan of one to him during his youth and while he was a student.
A message from Sue Hanna Gerdelman ’76
Recent gifts given through the $1.5 million Cabell Challenge are already helping William & Mary students and faculty conduct innovative research.
Over Charter Day weekend, William & Mary's For the Bold Campaign Chair Sue Hanna Gerdelman ’76 unveiled Affording Opportunity as the official brand for the university's fundraising effort around scholarships.
Four alumni will lead the university's For the Bold campaign in the Washington, D.C., metro area.
This year marks 25 years of the Hulon Willis Association (HWA), William & Mary's African-American alumni organization
Alumni, parents and friends gear up for a blockbuster day of giving back
"To think that William & Mary was able to meet me the full way — not half, not one-fourth of the way but the whole way — was a blessing I never counted on."
The Gofuses don't take the gift of education for granted and have made it their mission to continually give back to others.
W&M Scholar Ellery Lea ’18 says scholarships donors have shaped her future for the better because they provided her with the means to attend the university and pursue her passions without burden.
William & Mary's Division of Sports Medicine received commitments totaling more than $2 million from the family of a beloved former Tribe Athletics physician, Dr. Edward M. Jewusiak.