Alumni and Friends

Once a Marlin, Always a Marlin.

It is an exciting time to be an alumnus of Virginia Wesleyan University. The Virginia Wesleyan University Alumni Council has worked hard to develop a strategic plan to involve all alumni in the life of the University. Whether it's through recruiting, interacting with current students, attending events, or giving to your favorite VWU program, we encourage you to become involved. There are no annual membership dues.

ALL graduates of the University are part of our Alumni community.

The Adirondack chair has become a staple around campus as a symbol of welcome and comfort, and we want you to know there is always a chair waiting for you!

Upcoming Alumni Events

Wesleyan Wednesday Grad Edition

Ballyhoos

August 7, 2024

Homecoming - Alumni and Family Weekend

Founders Day

September 5, 2024

Homecoming - Alumni and Family Weekend

Homecoming

October 4-6, 2024

Homecoming - Alumni and Family Weekend

Athletic Hall of Fame

October 5, 2024

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Latest Class Notes

Kenneth Clark ‘86 recently rejoined the Board of Directors of the James Madison Memorial Foundation which owns and operates the James Madison Museum of Orange County History in Orange, Virginia. Ken is a former President of the Board as well.

Stephanie Soos ‘95 received a Masters of Higher Education in November 2022 and is currently working on her Doctorate of Leadership and Innovation in Education. She serves as a Group Product Manager at Watermark Insights focused on student assessments and licensure. Stephanie and her husband, Todd Soos ‘97, also own Basking Bee Farm and Apiary where they raise bees, chickens, and Highland cattle.

Christine Dawe Brown ‘12 and Andy Brown ‘13 welcomed their first child, Arthur, on February 7, 2024.

Tom Doyle ‘80 has accepted the position of Partner at Tampa based Kenmare Group Intelligence and Investigations. Tom has also been named Ambassador for the Special Operations Warrior Foundation, SpecialOps.org.

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Alumni Awards

Alumni Awards

The Virginia Wesleyan University Alumni Council bestows the alumni awards to graduates of the University in recognition of outstanding professional and/or personal accomplishments in any field of endeavor.

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Athletic Hall of Fame

Athletic Hall of Fame

The VWU Athletic Hall of Fame honors those who, by outstanding achievement in athletics, by service to athletics, or through significant contributions to athletics, have made lasting contributions to VWU's intercollegiate athletic program.

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Alumni Spotlight

After majoring in chemistry at Virginia Wesleyan and graduating in the Class of 1998, John Helms continued his education at Old Dominion University, earning a Master of Science degree in Analytical/Environmental Chemistry and then a...

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