Exciting educational experience comes to post

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering was excited to host the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) Mobile Concrete Technology Center in Lexington. The unique visit provided cadets with the chance to learn directly from FHWA engineering professionals about best practices and equipment. 

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VMI Community Updates

Institute leadership continues to communicate important information for cadets, their families, faculty & staff, and the VMI community at-large:

  • Information and an event schedule for December Graduation are now available, including commencement livestream information and updates regarding health protocols.
  • The November 2021 Institute Report is now available for online viewing and download. Learn more about the return of many events to post, cadet academic success, construction projects, and more.
  • Did you know? You can find listings for all upcoming parades in the Events and Traditions section of the VMI website.
  • To best protect cadets, faculty, staff, alumni, and visitors, VMI has implemented protocols, procedures, and policies related to COVID-19 health and safety. Details, including testing data, are available in the COVID-19 Info Portal. Updated booster and vaccine clinic information has been made available.

  VMI Community: To receive important information concerning emergencies, weather, traffic, and parking, text the word "Keydet" to 772-95.


Diplomas and poinsettias set up in Memorial Hall for December graduation ceremonies.

December Graduation Events

Information and schedules for December graduation events are available. Please be sure to review details for both commissioning and commencement. The commencement ceremony will also be livestreamed. Faculty, staff, and the entire VMI community look forward to this exciting time to celebrate the achievements of 1st Class cadets as they complete their journey at the Institute.

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News from Post

Cadet Represents All of SoCon at NCAA Student-Athlete Leadership Forum

Whitney Edwards-Roberson ‘22 traveled to Houston to represent all SoCon athletes at the NCAA Student-Athlete Leadership Forum. A four-year soccer player and former team captain, she is hoping to continue her education and potentially work in sports marketing upon graduation.

Kilbourne Papers Now Preserved at VMI

Lisa Tracy, a granddaughter of VMI’s sixth superintendent Maj. Gen. Charles E. Kilbourne, VMI Class of 1894, had no idea what treasures hid in her attic. Not until Col. Diane Jacob, then head of VMI archives, asked her to check.

“SURFers” Share Research Projects

Maj. Sarah Patterson and Maj. Blain Patterson from the Department of Applied Mathematics had the privilege of accompanying 11 cadets as they presented their research on a variety of topics, ranging from identifying glycans with neural networks to women in counterterrorism.

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