New requirements impact history

8 months ago Camille Benz Comments Off on New requirements impact history
New changes to Virginia Wesleyan’s general studies program, effective beginning fall 2019,  will directly affect the future of the history department. The first component, supported by almost all faculty, are called Wesleyan Seminars. These are a combination of the writing courses and Senior Integrative Experience (SIE). Instead of the seminars being exclusive to seniors, they Read More

Break out the bedazzler, decorate those caps

8 months ago Camille Benz Comments Off on Break out the bedazzler, decorate those caps
For the first time in Virginia Wesleyan history, graduating seniors will be allowed to decorate their graduation caps Glitter, rhinestones and flowers oh my! Seniors can finally decorate their graduation caps. A student council headed by Heidi Brinker, Wynter Bond and Brittany Hockey crafted a mortarboard decoration proposal for Provost Timothy O’Rourke. After receiving researched Read More

Perks of being a Marlin

9 months ago Camille Benz Comments Off on Perks of being a Marlin
Virginia Wesleyan offers some surprising perks to students. When students research a database, article or book, they limit themselves to the same sources. Hofheimer Library and IT Services have access to much more, and here are some sources that go beyond article searching databases. Mango Languages: it is a program where you can learn a Read More

Great response from NATO conference

10 months ago Camille Benz Comments Off on Great response from NATO conference
One of the most important political science events at our university occurred on Dec. 13 and 14 when ten of our own students attended the North Atlantic Treaty Organizations Chiefs of Transformation conference (COTC) here in Norfolk. The five countries participating at the conference were the U.S.A, Belgium, France, Germany, Spain, and United Kingdom. After Read More

Starbucks makes a splash in the Grille

10 months ago Camille Benz Comments Off on Starbucks makes a splash in the Grille
Four words have been in every returning student’s mouth: “Starbucks at the Grille!” In front of the cash register at the Grille in Batten Center, the new Starbucks options are being called out every hour. In the fall semester, there were already some coffee options from the company, but the additional drinks go beyond just Read More