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TAPS—Dr. Arnold "Arnie" Joyce

The superintendent regrets to inform the VMI community of the death of Dr. Arnold "Arnie" Joyce. He passed away in Lexington on 23 December 2020 at the age of 82.

James Morgan portrait, Photo courtesy of VMI Archives.

TAPS—Maj. Gen. James M. Morgan, Jr. '45

The superintendent regrets to inform the VMI community of the death of Maj. Gen. James M. Morgan, Jr. '45, dean emeritus of the faculty. He passed away in Lexington on 2 January at the age of 97.

Maj. Gen. Cedric T. Wins, interim superintendent, pins a VMI Meritorious Service Medal on Eric Hutchings, recognizing his service to the Institute upon his retirement. - VMI Photo by Kelly Nye.

After More Than Two Decades at VMI, Hutchings Retires

On Dec. 31, Col. Eric Hutchings ’77, commandant from 2000 to 2007 and special assistant to the athletic director for military affairs, retired, capping off more than two decades of service to the Institute.

Maj. Gen. Cedric T. Wins with VMI logo

New Year's Update from Maj. Gen. Wins

Maj. Gen. Wins provides an update on spring semester plans and the path forward in the near future.

Maj. Gen. Wins, December 2020 Virtual Commencement

More Than 390 Recognized in VMI’s Virtual Commencement Ceremony

On Saturday, Dec. 19, families of Virginia Military Institute graduates celebrated at home as a virtual commencement ceremony was streamed to computers, tablets, and phones.

Luke Fegley ’24 and Freddy Junko ’24 participate in the holiday community outreach project by writing letters to seniors in local facilities. – Photo courtesy of Jim Gibson, VMI head wrestling coach.

VMI Letters Program Seeks to Spread Holiday Cheer

This holiday season, everyone could use a little extra cheer, especially residents of elder care facilities & nursing homes, who are facing little to no visitation due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Thankfully, the Building BRIDGES Club at VMI has stepped up to share the holiday spirit.

Aquatics Center Rendering

Construction Begins on VMI Aquatic Center

Just before Christmas, initial steps will begin for VMI’s new aquatic center, officially known as the Corps Physical Training Facility Phase III (Aquatic Center).

Rendering of Chessie Trail Bridge

Chessie Nature Trail Bridge Construction Begins; Impacts Trail Usage

A long-awaited project for the community is underway. A pedestrian bridge carrying the Virginia Military Institute-owned Chessie Nature Trail over the South River is expected to be replaced over the coming months.

Col. Sen teaching Fall 2020

VMI Professor Receives 2021 Outstanding Faculty Award

Col. Tinni Sen, professor of economics in the Department of Economics and Business at the Virginia Military Institute, is one of the 12 recipients of the 2021 Outstanding Faculty Awards.

Darryl Glover Named Erchul Award Recipient

The VMI Center for Leadership and Ethics, host of the annual Environment Virginia Symposium, announced that Darryl Glover has been selected as the 2020 Captain Ron Erchul Environmental Leadership Award winner.