Leadership Training 24/7

Cadets take the lead in important elements of the Institute —
the Corps, Honor Court, the Class System, and in various ROTC
units. The way these elements interrelate creates VMI's unique
system of leadership development.

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Top Ranked for Earning Potential

Forbes magazine ranks Virginia Military Institute No. 11 on its list
of Top 25 Public Colleges with The Highest Earning Graduates.

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Barracks Life

The Barracks is the focal point of a cadet's life at VMI and the
fact that all cadets are required to live under one roof facilitates
student government and helps promote and strengthen ties of friendship.

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Focus on Faculty

Cadets examine soybeans in the lab.

Building a Better Soy Plant

Lt. Col. Anne Alerding, associate professor of biology, is working with a team of cadets in her lab and in soybean fields across the state to find a way to increase the plants’ production.

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News

Corps and Institute Sergeant Major Announced

Command Sgt. Maj. William T. Sowers, a 30-year veteran of the Marine Corps, has been named Institute and Corps Sergeant Major and will assume his new position this fall.

Taps—Col. James Hentz

Col. James J. Hentz, head of the Institute's Department of International Studies and Political Science, died Feb. 17 at the age of 62.

Donating a Liver, Extending a Life

Beth Hunt, an investigator with the VMI Police Department, recently donated half of her liver. For Hunt, a native of Amherst who’s worked at VMI for six years, it was the fulfillment of a childhood dream.

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VMI has been hard.
VMI has been a challenge.
But it has also been very good to me.
Tyler Creammer, '20

 

More about the VMI Experience at Inside VMI