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Florence’s campus impact

1 month ago Joshua Gray Comments Off on Florence’s campus impact
The arrival of Hurricane Florence changed the schedule of classes, campus events and especially the athletic schedule for student athletes. With issues of flooding in previous years, the university wanted to ensure that their students and community members were safe on campus. In the days leading up to when Hurricane Florence was supposed to hit Read More

Founders Day celebration

2 months ago Co-Written Comments Off on Founders Day celebration
Virginia Wesleyan’s longest-tenured member, Dr. Larry Hultgren, gave the keynote speech for the third annual Founders Day on Sept. 6 in the Convocation Center of Batten Student Center. Hultgren currently serves as a professor of philosophy and Director of the PORTfolio Program, and has served as an NCAA Faculty Athletic Representative for more than 40 Read More

50th first day for Dr. Hultgren

2 months ago Cynthia Griffin Comments Off on 50th first day for Dr. Hultgren
For 50 years, Dr. Hultgren has gotten to experience all of the changes that Virginia Wesleyan has offered. Dr. Hultgren is a jack of all trades when it comes to working on this campus. He is the Director of the PORTfolio program as well as a professor of philosophy and environmental studies and he’s also Read More

New traditions for alumni weekend

7 months ago Emily Vial Comments Off on New traditions for alumni weekend
The Spring Pig Pickin’ Picnic on Saturday April 14 was a new tradition added to the alumni weekend festivities and preceded Seafood in the Dell in the day full of traditions. Set up and smoking away at barbeque on Trinder Center lawn, the lunchtime event was perfectly placed for student, faculty and alumni to enjoy Read More

Senior Showcase

7 months ago Brianna Kidwell Comments Off on Senior Showcase
Dalton Henderson is a Virginia Beach native who is graduating this May with degree in Political Science. Q: Why did you choose to attend VWU? A: I thought that it was a great school and I was familiar with the school from me participating in wrestling camps and leadership workshops. Q: Favorite Professor? A: Dr. Read More

Little dog, big job

7 months ago Brianna Kidwell Comments Off on Little dog, big job
For Lesley Richardson, the idea of dogs being a woman’s best friend has a lot more meaning behind it with her 5-year-old Yorkshire Terrier Baylee. Baylee has been a service dog for Richardson for the last three years, and provides her with more than just companionship. Richardson struggles with anxiety and bipolar disorder. Baylee is Read More

Virginia Wesleyan loses a good friend

7 months ago Marlyn Silva Comments Off on Virginia Wesleyan loses a good friend
Earlier this past month, the last founding member of the Virginia Wesleyan board of trustees, Trustee Emeritus Robert “Bob” Friend Boyd passed away April 7 at the age of 90, while leaving behind a long lasting and memorable legacy. As reported by President Scott Miller in his Nota Bene, Boyd was a lawyer and a Read More

Get to know the director of Res Life

7 months ago Emily Vial Comments Off on Get to know the director of Res Life
Sitting down with the new director of Residence Life, David Stuebing, it was clear to see that the smiling man in the well-tailored, deep blue suit has a lot on his plate. Given the stacks of paperwork on his desk, and the knowledge that the Housing Lottery for the Fall semester is impending, this is Read More

Watch your words

7 months ago Morgan Boyd Comments Off on Watch your words
Over the past semester, it has been come apparent that there has been an issue the playing of loud music and foul language. Dean of Students Jason Seward, assistant vice president of Student Affairs have been working closely with Student Government Association to advise the community of Virginia Wesleyan University to watch their words and Read More

Alphas welcome new members

7 months ago Marlyn Silva Comments Off on Alphas welcome new members
On a college campus, there are various types of clubs and organizations that make the college experience worthwhile. An intricate part of Virginia Wesleyan is the various Greek organizations that are currently active on this campus. All of them serve a unique role and have their own, unique presence within campus life. An important part Read More