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The bequest creates four new graduate and undergraduate scholarships at the Raymond A. Mason School of Business and pushes the university past its For the Bold goal of raising $350 million for scholarships.
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Witney Schneidman’s path to establishing the Lemon Scholarship Endowment
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William & Mary broke ground May 9 on an Athletics Complex designed to improve the student-athlete experience while enhancing the university as a whole.
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As William & Mary prepares for the May 9 groundbreaking and celebration of the reimagined home for W&M Athletics, the Gordiniers hope their generosity will help inspire others to give back in support of the new Complex.
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More than 9,550 students, alumni, parents, faculty, staff and friends collectively gave over $3.8 million to more than 730 areas across the university during William & Mary's ninth annual day of giving.
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Over the last eight years, $16.4 million has been raised from 31,895 donors with over 1,000 areas supported.
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New support for the GRI totaling $1.9 million will enhance the university’s ability to address critical international challenges through groundbreaking research, innovative teaching and strengthened connections between the academic world and policymakers.
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New study-abroad scholarship at William & Mary honors Gen. Colin Powell
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Nicole Lynn Lewis ’03 is expanding the reach of her nonprofit beyond the D.C. region by working with policymakers and educational institutions to better accommodate parenting students and improve graduation rates.
Vanessa Guzman ’21 and Jonathan Diaz-Ramos ’21 came to W&M with the unique challenges most first-generation students face – a lack of knowledge and guidance about the college experience along with worries about fitting in on campus that can induce feelings of isolation and loneliness.
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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.
When Moesha Parsons ’20 received her acceptance to William & Mary in the spring of 2016, she couldn’t believe her eyes — she had received a full scholarship. Now, four years later, Parsons is celebrating another dream come true — graduating with her Tribe family and obtaining her Bachelor of Science degree. Parsons looks back over her journey from wide-eyed freshman, eager to take everything in, to self-confident, accomplished graduate.
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Austin Strange '12 wanted to learn more about the global impacts of Chinese aid and sought out the Director of AidData, Brad Parks, for guidance.
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Camp Launch is a two-week residential summer program operated by the Center for Gifted Education at the School of Education.
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For the Bold nears $900 million
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$1 million Mellon grant will also support community engagement at W&M and Highland
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A focus of mine this semester is sustained, strategic listening. I want to hear directly from students, faculty, alumni, parents, staff and friends, including our friends in Richmond, to understand what they value most about William & Mary and their hopes and dreams about the future.
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The family of Patrick Flaherty ’92 remembers him for his great smile and the way he brought people together. Now they are creating a way for more people to remember him.
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Over the next six months, The Gale will feature a series of blog posts from distinguished alumni and friends reflecting on Taylor Reveley's leadership over the past decade. This week, Michael Powell '85, D.P.S. '02, offers his own reflection on Taylor's legacy as William & Mary's 27th president.
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Named in honor of the year William & Mary first admitted female students, the Society of 1918 aims to grow women's engagement, leadership and philanthropy and celebrate and honor William & Mary women.
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“I believe that the upward mobility of black Americans depends on education. I will not let students have an excuse for failure.” – The late Carroll F.S. Hardy HON ’12
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When violence spilled into their hometown in Chihuahua, Mexico, Evan King '17 and his mom knew they had to leave.
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Since last year’s announcement of the Shenkman Jewish Center, members of the William & Mary community have been waiting with eager anticipation for the project to begin. They need not wait any longer — on Wednesday, a large group gathered together to break ground on the more than 3,000 square foot center, which is slated to open in fall 2018.
Sumié Yotsukura '22 is a Theatre and Asian & Pacific Islander American Studies double major. Her story of accomplishment is one of so many from students across campus who benefit from your scholarship support.
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The Shenkman Jewish Center opened in November 2018 and has become a home for the Jewish community at William & Mary.
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After 14 years in the U.S. Air Force, Ferdinand “Poe” Makabata ’20 is getting his degree with the help of a William & Mary scholarship and plans to start a business to help U.S. service members meet their financial needs.
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The McLeod Tyler Wellness Center opened in August 2018 and is dedicated to supporting our flourishing student body. One year later, the McLeod Tyler Wellness Center continues to positively impact the lives of students across campus.
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