Growth, Innovation, Prosperity Central to State of the University
During his fifth State of the University address on August 23, President Scott D. Miller announced record enrollment and fundraising, the groundbreaking for a new eight-building, public-private housing complex, and the establishment of a new VWU Esports program. He also shared news of a gift from business leader and civil-rights advocate Harvey Lindsay that will enable the University to begin expanding the study of African-American history and traditions in Virginia and beyond. Read more or watch the address in its entirety on the VWU Digital Broadcasting Network.

The Batten Honors College Welcomes Third Cohort
Formal Matriculation Ceremony held August 23. More  
Photo Gallery: Marlin Nation Orientation 
Members of VWU Class of 2023 participated in the second session of Marlin Nation Orientation August 25-27. Gallery 

On Deck Premier Speaker Series Brings Impressive Events to Campus
The fall 2019 series includes five impressive events that promise to be interesting, informative and thought-provoking. More  

Hofheimer Library Celebrates a Half Century
In honor of its 50th anniversary, VWU will celebrate the Library's importance in campus history. More 
VWU Concert Series   
The Susan S. Goode Fine and Performing Arts Center hosts world-class artists, performers, musicians, and lecturers throughout the year as part of the VWU Concert Series. The Hunts perform on August 30 at 7:30 p.m. More   
Change in Leadership for VWU Alumni Council
With the start of a new fiscal year brings a change in leadership for the Virginia Wesleyan University Alumni Council. Troy DeLawrence '93 (Quality Assurance Senior Specialist, CACI International) will continue his service and guidance to the Alumni Council as chair. Rob Kohler '93 (Vice President, CraneTech Solutions, LLC) will transition to vice chair from his previous role as secretary. Rob Gillikin '00 (Attorney, Rutter Mills, LLP), who most recently served as chair of the Alumni Resource Committee, has been elected to serve as secretary. The Alumni Council will welcome new members and elect new committee chairs at its first business meeting of the fall semester. More 
Marlins in the Media 
President Scott D. Miller's monthly column appeared in The Virginian Pilot: "A 'climate' change taking place on U.S. campuses;" A "FirstPerson" profile about VWU Trustee Sharon Goodwyn appeared in Inside Business. Virginia Wesleyan grad Jennifer Marshall '08, recently featured in The Virginian-Pilot article "From Navy to detective to lead of TV show, former local veteran has gone far    ," stars in "Mysteries Decoded" Tuesday nights at 9 on The CW.
Campus Events
August 1 - October 1

August 30

September 2
Labor Day (Classes Held)
Goode Jazz

September 5
Founders Day

September 9
VWU Music Faculty Recital

September 10
Women's Resource Center: "What if" Improv Workshop
Talk About Teaching: Lightning Round - Fostering Engagement in The Classroom

September 10 - October 1
The Constitution Past and Present: An Interactive Book Display in Hofheimer Library

September 12
On Deck Speaker Series: Ken IlgunasTrespassing across America: One Man's Epic Hike along the Keystone XL Pipeline

September 15
Agnes Wan - Steinway Concert Artist

2019 Alumni Awards Celebration on Founders Day
The 2019 Alumni Awards celebration will be held on Thursday, September 5 during our fourth annual Founders Day.
Celebrated for their outstanding professional and personal accomplishments, this year's honorees are Eric C. Nyman '94 - Distinguished Alumnus Award, Candice E. Driskell '94 - Alumni Service Award, Wallace R. Driskell '00 - Alumni Service Award, and Amari Agee '15 - Graduate of the Last Decade (GOLD) Award. Read more about these exceptional Marlins here
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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