Virginia Wesleyan Inducts Twelfth Class into Athletic Hall of Fame
Virginia Wesleyan University inducted the twelfth class of its Athletic Hall of Fame on February 1 during a special ceremony presented by TowneBank. Four former Marlin athletic greats were recognized along with two University benefactors.
Carnegie Foundation Selects VWU for Community Engagement Classification
The classification is the leading framework for assessment and recognition of community engagement in U.S. higher education. VWU is among 119 U.S. colleges and universities to earn the elective designation.
Virginia Wesleyan Students to Deliberate 'Ethics and Higher Education'
Four students from Virginia Wesleyan University will participate in the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges’ (VFIC) 21st annual statewide collegiate Wells Fargo Ethics Bowl on February 9-10 on the University of Lynchburg campus.
Coastal Market Opens at Virginia Wesleyan
Virginia Wesleyan University and its dining services provider Sodexo opened the doors to Coastal Market this month, giving students and community members additional access to on-campus grab-and-go items and late-night snacks.
Marlins' Votes Make a Splash

The VWU natatorium in the Jane P. Batten Student Center recently won the most votes in Evoqua Water Technologies' Great UV Giveaway Contest and will be awarded an Energy Technology System-Ultraviolet Disinfection System.
Passing of Dr. Mort Gamble
Dr. Mort Gamble, Senior Vice President at Virginia Wesleyan University, passed away on January 29, 2020, at the age of 68. His absence is felt deeply by the VWU community, and his unwavering kindness, gentle nature, profound wisdom, and mischievous sense of humor will be missed tremendously by all who knew him.
Remembering Longtime Trustee S. Frank Blocker, Jr.
Longtime Virginia Wesleyan University Trustee S. Frank Blocker, Jr., 93, of Norfolk, passed away peacefully in his home on January 25, 2020. The Virginia Wesleyan community will cherish the mark left on the University through Blocker's 30 years of service.
Marlins in the Media
President Scott D. Miller’s column, “Regional brand boasts great potential,” featured in The Virginian-Pilot; President Miller is quoted in “S. Frank Blocker Jr. is remembered as a businessman, advocate for the Y and generous community benefactor” in Inside Business; Professor of Art Sharon Swift selected the 91 works to be exhibited in Exhibit of Excellence — Suffolk Student Art 2020 featured in the Suffolk News-Herald; Linda Ferguson, business professor and dean of the Birdsong School of Social Science, weighs in on the death, and rebirth, of Suffolk’s own Mr. Peanut in the Daily Press article "Mr. Peanut is dead! Long live Baby Nut!"

News Briefs
Recyclemania Underway at Virginia Wesleyan; January Term Travels; Fall 2019 President's List and Dean's List Announced; New Mural in the Jane P. Batten Student Center; VWU Honored for Sustained Distinguished Performance; and INTEL Office moves to Clarke Hall.
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