Goode Fine and Performing Arts Center Opens at Virginia Wesleyan University
Virginia Wesleyan University celebrated the grand opening of its Susan S. Goode Fine and Performing Arts Center on March 30. Guests explored the 23,200-square-foot facility, viewed the inaugural exhibition from the Chrysler Museum, and enjoyed performances by the Virginia Symphony and Wesleyan's music and theatre departments. Located prominently near the main entrance to campus, the Goode Center is named for Virginia Wesleyan Trustee and nationally recognized arts philanthropist Susan S. Goode, an active member of the Virginia Wesleyan Board of Trustees and namesake of the University's Susan S. Goode School of Arts and Humanities. View the photo gallery and a video tribute to Susan S. Goode. More

Congresswoman Elaine Luria to Deliver 2019 Commencement Address
Congresswoman Elaine Luria, representative of Virginia's Second Congressional District, will deliver the  2019 Commencement Address at Virginia Wesleyan University on Saturday, May 18, at 11 a.m. More

Spring Performances in the Goode Center
Mark your calendars for an impressive lineup of music and theatre events in the Goode Center this spring, From student and faculty performances to the Virginia Wesleyan Concert Series, there are exciting events throughout the semester. VWU presents "Legally Blonde: The Musical" as the first theatre production in the building from April 11-14. For tickets and information call 757.455.3381, visit, or More

Focus on Faculty: Jason Squinobal
For Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Instrumental Music Jason Squinobal, the best thing about studying music is that you are never done. That is, if you do it right, he says. He believes that you are always a student of music and that there are always ways to improve as a performing musician. A professional jazz sazophonist, Squinobal first came to Virginia Wesleyan in the fall of 2015 to build VWU's instrumental music program.  More 

Philanthropic Support Expands Affordability for Students
College access and affordability are important topics in mainstream media nationally. VWU's efforts to make education affordable have taken a significant new step through the generosity of two donors and the establishment of the Opus work program. More
Prospective students and their families are invited to visit campus for our Marlins Day Open House on Saturday, April 13. This special event provides the opportunity to:
  • Meet our faculty and staff
  • Tour our beautiful 300-acre campus
  • Learn about academic offerings, scholarship opportunities, and the financial aid process
  • Enjoy lunch on us
  • Audition for the Wesleyan Music Department
Visit to register today!

"There's a new fine and performing arts center at Virginia Wesleyan," was a featured article in Southside Daily; The announcement of Elaine Luria as Virginia Wesleyan's 2019 Commencement speaker appeared on WVEC 13 News Now and WAVY TV 10 and was also featured in Inside Higher Ed.
Campus Events

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Senior Art Exhibition
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Bravo to the Class of 2019!
Graduation is fast approaching and now is the time to celebrate and honor your student's achievements with a personally inscribed brick paver. These exclusive pavers are placed in front of Eggleston Commons (Bray Village/Village I), one of the original buildings  on campus.
With a gift to The Excellence Fund of $250 (8x8 brick) or $100 (4x8 brick), you are supporting a variety of programs in and out of the classroom, including annual scholarships, academic programs, student life activities, athletics, and library and technology resources.
Visit to leave a mark on VWU forever!
Brandon Kirklin '13 poses next to his brick after his Commencement ceremony. 
Around Campus: Photo Galleries 

Connect with President Miller  
VWU alumni and friends from around the country connect with Virginia Wesleyan University President Scott D. Miller on his travels through a series of special events.  
View upcoming Presidential Events dates and cities, and for more information or to schedule an event in your area, email or call 757.233.8786.

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