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Transformation Thursday

8 months ago Brianna Clarkson Comments Off on Transformation Thursday
Four years may seem like a lifetime for some people, but for others it seems to go by too fast here at Virginia Wesleyan University. In those four, years students change and go through life experiences that will leave a lasting impression on them forever. Brandon Kussmaull is just one of the many seniors here Read More

Career and internship fair prepares students

8 months ago Jenna Whitener Comments Off on Career and internship fair prepares students
For most students, going to college and getting a higher education is a way to prepare and qualify them for a career. To help prepare students in as many ways possible, Virginia Wesleyan holds a Career and Internship Fair annually. This year’s Career and Internship Fair was held on Mar. 8 from 10 a.m. until Read More

Campus has trouble with IT services

9 months ago Jenna Whitener Comments Off on Campus has trouble with IT services
Today’s world could not function without technology, especially tools like the Internet. Our dependency on the Internet for everyday information as well as for research means that we expect to be able to access it at any time, a luxury that is made possible by Wi-Fi networks and phone data. Informational Technology Services is responsible Read More

Love Liberally

9 months ago Cynthia Griffin Comments Off on Love Liberally
Virginia Wesleyan recently celebrated its 8th annual Love Liberally celebration of love in the Liberal Arts. Feb. 12-22 across campus various professors opened their classrooms to visitors during special lectures that showcased love in some shape or fashion. In the Hofheimer Library students could go on a blind date with a book. The library featured Read More

Great response from NATO conference

9 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

What it takes to be a Marlin

9 months ago Brianna Kidwell Comments Off on What it takes to be a Marlin
On Saturday, Feb. 24 Virginia Wesleyan University welcomed prospective students who have made VWU part of their college choices. The day was filled with tours, games, meet and greet with staff and faculty and much more. Student and faculty were very much a part of the day as they were giving tours, playing games, or Read More

Starbucks makes a splash in the Grille

9 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

Groundbreaking for new Fine Arts Center

11 months ago Brianna Kidwell Comments Off on Groundbreaking for new Fine Arts Center
Students can prepare to welcome the new Susan S. Goode Fine and Performing Arts Center within the next year as groundbreaking for the new facility began Dec. 1, The faculty and student body of Virginia Wesleyan University are excited about the groundbreaking of the new $11 million, 23,200 sq. ft. building that will bring a Read More

Commemorating World AIDS Day on campus

11 months ago Cynthia Griffin Comments Off on Commemorating World AIDS Day on campus
This past week, Virginia Wesleyan joined together to recognize World AIDS Day. World AIDS Day started in 1988 and it is observed every Dec 1. Starting Nov. 29, the SOC 251: Epidemics and Society class and the Lighthouse On Deck Series put on various World AIDS Day events across campus. There were panels of the Read More

Alumni give VWU new Christmas tree

11 months ago Brianna Kidwell Comments Off on Alumni give VWU new Christmas tree
The holidays, especially Christmas, are the majority of people’s favorite part of the winter season. As Thanksgiving just ended, the community, especially Virginia Wesleyan University’s student body, are thrilled that Christmas is just around the corner. Final exams, basketball seasoning beginning, and Christmas break are just a few of the things that remind Virginia Wesleyan Read More