Alumni Spotlight

Alumni Spotlight: Elizabeth (Libby) Hipple, Class of 2019

Libby is the third in her family to graduate from VWU, following in the footsteps...

Alumni Spotlight: Kameron Clarke, Class of 2021

The political science major stays connected to VWU mainly through her involvement with lacrosse

Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Clair Berube, Class of 1983

The associate professor of education returned to her alma mater to teach in 2020


Alumni Spotlight: Charles O. (Chuck) Taylor, Class of 1974

The lawyer and navy veteran credits the close family of Wesleyan with helping him survive...

Alumni Spotlight: Jennifer Sieracki (Olmstead), Class of 2021

The accomplished CEO, author, publisher, and horse farm owner reflects on her years at Virginia...

Alumni Spotlight: Dr. John R. Helms, Class of 1998

The environmental scientist reflects on his years as an undergraduate at Virginia Wesleyan


Alumni Spotlight: Sid Dobrin, Class of 1989

The professor and chair of the Department of English at the University of Florida has...

Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Robert F. Saul

The 1972 Virginia Wesleyan graduate enjoyed a 43-year career in medicine

Alumni Spotlight: Ryan Crooks ‘96

A physician's assistant for 22 years, Crooks was in the inaugural class at EVMS


Alumni Spotlight: Taylor Boyd

The 2008 alumna is an artist and owner of her own studio

A Profile of Achievement: Dr. Chris Rennix, Class of 1977

VWU Laid Foundation for a Life Dedicated to Knowledge, Service, and Betterment of Community

Troy DeLawrence '93

Troy DeLawrence is a 1993 Communications graduate from Virginia Wesleyan and serves as the current...


Robert Wayne Gillikin, II '00

Life is about connections. Dr. Bill Jones piqued my interest in law, which had me...

Lori L. (Simpers) McCarel '94

Lori L. (Simpers) McCarel earned her B.A. in 1994 as part of VWC's Liberal Arts...

Bryan White '78

Bryan White '78 doesn't believe in luck. He believes in a higher force that guides...


Jennifer Marshall '08

Jennifer Marshall '08, a U.S. Navy veteran, actress, and real-life licensed private investigator, graduated magna...

Jack '01 and Bill '03 Lingo

We recently caught up with Jack Lingo '01 (recreation and leisure studies) and Bill Lingo...

Erica C. (Clarke) Tachoir '05

Erica C. (Clarke) Tachoir graduated from Virginia Wesleyan in 2005 with a degree in communication...


Bridget Kathleen Smith '00

Bridget Kathleen Smith '00 felt like a number at a larger college, and her rigorous...

William ‘Bill’ Gobble '03

As a Virginia Wesleyan student, William 'Bill' Gobble majored in the Liberal Arts Management Program...

William "Bill" Blake ’06

As a student at larger universities, Bill Blake '06 admits that he often felt like


Mavis (Escoffery) McKenley '11

Mavis (Escoffery) McKenley, CTFA AEP, credits a good deal of her career success and confidence...

Kaj Dentler '83

Kaj Dentler never thought he would leave parks and recreation. Dentler majored in recreation/leisure services...

Patrick McMahon '02

As a business major and a member of the VWC Men's Soccer Team, student-athlete Patrick...


Dr. Matthew J. Franck '80

As an undergraduate at Virginia Wesleyan College, Matthew Franck '80 majored in political science and...

Sarah Tytler '09

As a student at Virginia Wesleyan, Sarah Tytler '09 majored in international studies and minored...

Nina (Hlebarova) Malone '04

One of Nina (Hlebarova) Malone's most memorable VWC moments is crafting a life-size paper boat...


John Wink '94

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Doug Welch '75

As a fine arts major who confesses to absconding with every issue of Artforum magazine...

Louisa “Lou” (Mulford) Greig '07

In the summer of 1977, just after graduating from VWC with degrees in art and...


Darlene (Whitley) Rawls '82

A Hampton Roads native, Darlene (Whitley) Rawls '82 grew up in Suffolk, Virginia. She received...

Dr. Howard Krum '85

A biology major at Virginia Wesleyan, Howard Krum '85 has combined his love for animals,...

John Lockerby '96

Based on his extracurricular activities as a Virginia Wesleyan student-Habitat for Humanity, Student Government Association,...


Frederick (Eric) Ivan Archer II '90

Originally from Temple Hills, Maryland, Eric Archer majored in biology at Virginia Wesleyan, was a...

Tim Bailey '83

While he was at Virginia Wesleyan, Tim Bailey '83 was able to indulge both his...

Aaron Bull '95

A communications/mass media degree from Virginia Wesleyan has taken Aaron Bull far. Aaron began his...


Michael Daily '01

Michael Dailey studied music at Virginia Wesleyan College but graduated with a Bachelor of Arts...

Robert Kohler '93

Having the rounded liberal arts education made me appreciate facets of art, architecture, different cultures,...

Nancy Harris-Kroll '81

The daughter of a Navy man, Nancy Harris-Kroll '81 and her family lived in Florida,...


Jack Wheeler

Jack Wheeler received a B.A. in computer science and business from Virginia Wesleyan in 2000....

Robin Davenport '74

Robin D. Davenport graduated from Virginia Wesleyan College with a B.A. in education, received a...

William H. Williard '82

William “Bill” Williard was recruited to play golf at Virginia Wesleyan by former Athletic Director...


Paige Russell '97

By the time she graduated from Virginia Wesleyan College with a degree in philosophy, Paige...

Karen V. Corrigan '97

Karen V. Corrigan is the co-founder and CEO of Corrigan Partners LLC, a healthcare management...

Christopher L. Dotolo '91

Christopher L. Dotolo is 1991 graduate of Virginia Wesleyan College with a degree in history...


Gary Edwards '79

Gary Edwards recently completed his sixth season at the helm of the Francis Marion University...

Peter Warren '05

It's hard to believe that it's been almost 10 years since Peter Warren '05 was...


Eric Miller '12 and Bill Miller '09

Eric Miller '12 and Bill Miller '09, pictured right, admittedly struggled to take education seriously...

Timothy Munford '91

Timothy Munford received a B.A. in political science from Virginia Wesleyan in 1991. He was...

Thomas Taylor, Ed.D. '00

Crediting Virginia Wesleyan with helping him discover his love of learning, Thomas Taylor, Ed.D. (2000)...


Rex Hamaker '04

As a student at Virginia Wesleyan, Rex Hamaker Jr. '04 had a full plate. He...