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May

May 16

Commencement Ceremonies 2021

TowneBank Arena, Jane P. Batten Student Center

VWU Global Campus: 4:00 p.m.

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May 24 - Aug 20

Summer Session

June

Jun 21

Marlin Nation Orientation 1

Marlin Nation Orientation for first-year students will once again take place in person this summer. Given the University's commitment to health and safety, and in compliance with state regulation, four sessions will be offered with 100 students each.

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Jun 25

Marlin Nation Orientation 1

Marlin Nation Orientation for first-year students will once again take place in person this summer. Given the University's commitment to health and safety, and in compliance with state regulation, four sessions will be offered with 100 students each.

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Jun 28

Marlin Nation Orientation 1

Marlin Nation Orientation for first-year students will once again take place in person this summer. Given the University's commitment to health and safety, and in compliance with state regulation, four sessions will be offered with 100 students each.

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July

Jul 2

Marlin Nation Orientation 1

Marlin Nation Orientation for first-year students will once again take place in person this summer. Given the University's commitment to health and safety, and in compliance with state regulation, four sessions will be offered with 100 students each.

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Jul 26 - 31

Sacred Music Summer Conference

Sacred Music Summer Conference
July 26-31, 2021
 
Wesleyan Sacred Music Institute’s annual Sacred Music Summer Conference will feature some 48 workshop sessions led by a host of nationally recognized clinicians including Dr. Kevin Fenton (choral artistry & conducting), Dr. Mary Elizabeth Bringle (hymn-writing and engaging multiple intelligences through song), Victor Johnson (diversity and inclusion activities, developing choral sound), Emily Shackleford (building music ministry), Dr. Wayne Wold (organ, hymn festivals), Alan Reese (handbells), Rev. Janet James (Celtic & Jazz services), Rev. Casey Wait (storytelling), Claudia Moorad (pre-school music), Amanda Page Smith (children’s music), Dr. Eric Bermani (working with the liturgical year), and VWU professors Dr. Craig Wansink (inspired preaching), and Dr. Terry Lindvall (hymns in the movies), and more! Evening events will include an opening chapel Christian Celtic service led by Rev. Janet James, a midweek Festival Worship with the Wesleyan Worship Choir directed by Victor Johnson, and handbell choirs from area churches led by Al Reese, a hymn festival designed and led by Dr. Wayne Wold, and the traditional finale featuring the Wesleyan Festival chorus conducted by Dr. Kevin Fenton with the Wesleyan Brass led by Lawrence Clemens.
 
Stay tuned for details on in-person or online sessions. 

September

Sep 9

Founders Day

October

Oct 2

Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Virginia Wesleyan University will induct the thirteenth class of its Athletic Athletic Hall of Fame during a special ceremony on Saturday, October 2. Members of the thirteenth class represent the best of the best from Virginia Wesleyan's athletic history. Three former Marlin athletic greats will be recognized, and Joan P. Brock H’10, Tassos J. Paphites ’79 and Joanne Renn will be honored for their decades of support to the University’s intercollegiate athletics program. Details regarding the induction ceremony will be forthcoming.

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