Home to nearly 23,000 alumni, parents and friends, greater Richmond was ignited with Tribe Pride as the William & Mary community gathered together at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts to celebrate For the Bold.
William & Mary completed its boldest fundraising campaign yet, with $1.04 billion raised, ties among alumni and alma mater strengthened and its status as the No. 1 public university for alumni participation cemented several years in a row.
Each summer, many William & Mary students make the difficult choice between taking an unpaid internship that might help them in their future career or finding a paid summer job outside of their career path in order to help make ends meet.
Matt Wester ’06, M.A.Ed. ’10 is challenging the odds. As a physics and biology teacher at Franklin Military School in
Richmond, Virginia, he has devoted more than a decade to a profession that nearly half of new teachers nationally leave within five years.
W&M launched its $1 billion campaign in New York City against the backdrop of the Empire State Building, which shined brightly in green and gold in honor of the nearly 13,000 alumni, parents and friends in the area.
William & Mary returned to its royal roots during the May 28 For the Bold campaign celebration in London in honor of the nearly 9,000 alumni, parents and friends that comprise the university’s international community.
Amid protests of racial injustice around the country and a global pandemic, the William & Mary community strengthened its resolve to take action through initiatives that transform teaching and learning and accelerate positive change.
The Doug Morton ’62 Alumni Service Awards are given annually to recognize individuals for their exceptional service to the Alumni Association and the university through their efforts to connect and engage alumni.
A crowd of almost 200 gathered at the Chrysler Museum of Art to celebrate the transformational impact the campaign is having on the lives of students, faculty and alumni. The museum and the Wells Fargo Center were illuminated in green and gold for the special evening.
The most competitive of William & Mary scholarships, the 1693 Scholarship is merit-based, given to both in-state and out-of-state students, and provides significant financial support for tuition, fees, room and board.
The Branch Out Alternative Breaks program, run through the Office of Community Engagement, has been giving students the opportunity to attend service trips during fall, winter and spring breaks for the past 18 years.
Chicago’s skyline came alive during a For the Bold campaign celebration with William & Mary’s colors illuminating several iconic landmarks in honor of the nearly 24,000 alumni, parents and friends in the Central region.
Led by Director Mike Tierney ’87, M.A. ’88, William & Mary’s Global Research Institute (GRI) facilitates interdisciplinary collaboration among students, faculty and field experts to generate research with real-world policy implications.
William & Mary celebrated its $1 billion For the Bold campaign 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.
Joseph Plumeri ’66 D.P.S. ’11 established the Plumeri Awards for Faculty Excellence in 2009 with the goal of enabling outstanding W&M professors to take their collaborative and dynamic research to the next level.