Events

December graduates toss their gloves into the air following the commencement ceremonies.

Over 40 to Graduate Wednesday

Over 40 cadets will receive their diplomas and 11 will take the commissioning oath in ceremonies held Dec. 19 and 20 in Jackson Memorial Hall.

Fireworks fill the sky on July 4 as visitors watch from the Parade Ground.

Horse Center, Not VMI, To Host July 4 Events

Events held in past years at the Institute, including a fireworks display and a balloon rally, will be held at the Virginia Horse Center.

An image of diplomas stacked and ready for distribution.

Watch Live as Cadets Cross the Stage

Watch as 319 cadets cross the stage and receive their diplomas at VMI’s 2017 spring graduation ceremony Tuesday morning in Cameron Hall.

A map showing the flow of traffic to VMI.

Visitors to Access Post via Jordan’s Point

Due to the high volume of traffic expected for the commencement ceremony May 16, all traffic must enter post through the Jordan’s Point entrance by way of Saunders Drive.

Gov. Terry McAuliffe speaks at a podium.

‘We’re Leaning In’

Gov. Terry McAuliffe showcased the state’s progress on environmental issues during the Environment Virginia Symposium held in Marshall Hall today.

Gen. John Jumper attends the Institute Society dinner last November.

Gen. Jumper to Speak at VMI Graduation

Retired Gen. John P. Jumper ’66, President of the Virginia Military Institute Board of Visitors and former U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff, will speak at graduation ceremonies for the Class of 2017 to be held May 16 in Cameron Hall.

A headshot of Dr. Ron Petitte.

Professor to Speak on Human Trafficking

Dr. Ron Petitte ’65 will present the talk, “Countering Human Trafficking,” on Thursday, March 30, at 7:45 p.m. in the Turman Room of Preston Library.

A photograph of Eliot Cohen.

Cohen to Speak on Military Strategy

Eliot Cohen, a Johns Hopkins University professor who has served as counselor of the U.S. Department of State will speak tonight in Marshall Hall’s Gillis Theater.

Author and veteran Daniel Rodriguez speaks in Gillis Theater last night. – VMI Photo by Kelly Nye.

Rodriguez Speaks on Life after War

Veteran and author Daniel Rodriguez spoke on overcoming adversity to find success playing football at Clemson University and graduating with honors.

A portrait of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Justice Ginsburg to Speak at VMI Feb. 1

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will participate in a public on-stage interview in Cameron Hall on Feb. 1.

A view of the Jordan Point entrance to Virginia Military Institute

Instructions for Return from Furlough

Events in downtown Lexington are expected to complicate traffic patterns Jan. 15, especially in the afternoon. It is recommended that the Jordan's Point entrance be used to access post.

Parade Live Stream Still Viewable

The Founders Day Parade featuring a 17-gun salute honoring VMI’s founders and the nation’s veterans is viewable at www.vmi.edu/livestream.

Image of Nigerian army chief of staff talking with Gen. Peay in his office

Nigerian Army Officer to Speak

Lt. Gen. Ty Buratai will speak tonight in Gillis Theater in Marshall Hall beginning at 7:45.

Portrait of Sun Li-jen

Chinese Alumnus, General Featured

“Sun Li-jen: Ever Victorious General of World War II” will open in Gillis Theater Sept. 3.

The cast of Heroes and Hustlers rehearses.

Community Theatre Presents Local History Play

The VMI Community Theatre will present "Heroes, Hustlers, Schemers & Scamps: Curious Characters from Rockbridge County History" June 22-25.

A cadet waves his diploma in the air as he crosses the stage.

‘Rely on Your Own Constitution’

More than 300 members of the Virginia Military Institute Class of 2016 received degrees in a commencement exercise held earlier today in Cameron Hall.

Cadets entering the U.S. Marine Corps stand to take the oath.

‘Stay Grounded by Staying Humble’

Nearly 150 cadets commissioned into the armed services at VMI's Joint Commissioning Ceremony May 15.

Gov. Terry McAuliffe at podium

Governor Supports Conservation, Renewable Energy

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe opened his keynote address at Virginia Military Institute’s 27th annual Environment Virginia Symposium this morning with a broad commitment to conservation of Virginia’s natural resources and acknowledgment of the economic necessity of developing renewable energy.