Commencement to be held outside

6 months ago Amanda Archer Comments Off on Commencement to be held outside
As the second half of the semester approaches and there are less than two weeks until spring break, it is time for the graduating class of 2018 to prepare for the Commencement ceremony. This year’s senior class will represent the 49th annual Commencement class, but the first formal graduating class of Virginia Wesleyan University. The Read More

Checking in with Batten Scholars

7 months ago Amanda Archer Comments Off on Checking in with Batten Scholars
With the conclusion of the fall semester and the recent Batten Honors College Competition, evaluation of how the Batten Honors College has developed throughout its inaugural semester was imperative. During the course of two weeks, plans have been set forth to expand the Batten Honors College with the addition of new students for the incoming Read More

Emmanuel Receives SCHEV Outstanding Faculty Award

7 months ago Amanda Archer Comments Off on Emmanuel Receives SCHEV Outstanding Faculty Award
Professor of philosophy Dr. Steven Emmanuel, has received the 2018 Outstanding Faculty Award from the State Council of Higher Education. On Jan. 30, 2018 President Scott D. Miller congratulated Emmanuel in his annual Nota Bene, on his accomplishment and stated that “We are immensely proud of his accomplishments and grateful for his contributions to Virginia Read More

Northam prevails in election for Virginia governor

10 months ago Amanda Archer Comments Off on Northam prevails in election for Virginia governor
  Democrat Ralph Northam will serve as Virginia’s 73rd governor after defeating Republican Ed Gillespie in the race for governor on Nov. 7. Voters chose Northam 54 percent to 45 percent over Gillespie, this was just a portion of the overall Democratic victory among statewide offices, including Lieutenant Governor and Attorney General. Prior to the Read More

IT Services releases new student Portal

11 months ago Amanda Archer Comments Off on IT Services releases new student Portal
On October 17, Information Technology Services released an email on the new Portal that is available for students, faculty, and staff. The Portal is a secure single sign on site for both academic and administrative services. The term single sign on means that once you’ve logged into the Portal, you’re logged into anything else you Read More

How do we stack up

12 months ago Amanda Archer Comments Off on How do we stack up
On Sept. 20, 2017, VWU President Scott Miller released his daily nota bene, which presented the student body and staff with an annual employment diversity report. Listed in the report were two separate representations of the ethnicities for full and part-time employees along with the ethnicities for student employees and work-study employees on campus. However, Read More

Crowds congregate at the Caf

1 year ago Amanda Archer Comments Off on Crowds congregate at the Caf
The combination of returning students and freshman enrolled at Virginia Wesleyan University have reaped overcrowding and structural changes in the caf. At the start of the fall 2017 semester, President Miller announced the opening of the new Greer Environmental Sciences Center, a recent addition to the Virginia Wesleyan University campus, subsequently completing the quad. However, Read More

Tornado terror

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Following numerous tornadoes that destroyed homes and schools throughout the Hampton roads area, Virginia Wesleyan College experienced its first severe weather of the spring semester on April 6. Read More

Need for immunization surfaces after ODU scare

1 year ago Amanda Archer Comments Off on Need for immunization surfaces after ODU scare
According to an alert sent out by neighboring institution Old Dominion University (ODU), during the week of March 9, a student was diagnosed with bacterial meningitis. Read More

Coombs and White win Individual ODAC Titles

2 years ago Amanda Archer Comments Off on Coombs and White win Individual ODAC Titles
VWC Track and Field programs won individual ODAC titles as senior Trey White brought home the 800m title. Junior Marissa Coombs won the 800m and the mile while also securing her spot in the NCAA Division III National Championships. Read More