Retired Army Staff Sergeant David Bellavia will give an inspirational talk on service above self on Tuesday, Nov. 2 at 2:30 p.m. in Gillis Theater in Marshall Hall. His talk will be open to the public. Bellavia is VMI’s 2021 H. B. Johnson Jr. ’26 Distinguished Lecture Series speaker.
Brig. Gen. Robert “Bob” Moreschi, deputy superintendent for academics and dean of the faculty, has announced the promotion and granting of tenure to several faculty members.
At VMI, the familiar spider-shaped logo made out of the intertwined letters is as familiar to members of the Institute community as the shape of the barracks seen through morning fog.
On Sept. 16, Col. Pongrácz Sennyey began his new job as director of Preston Library. “When I saw the job ad for VMI, and it emphasized innovation and collaboration, it piqued my attention,” Sennyey explained. “I know for a fact that innovation cannot happen without collaboration.”
“I’m excited to welcome Jim Miller back to VMI,” said Maj. Gen. Wins, VMI’s 15th superintendent. “I know firsthand that he can compete and win at the highest levels. That’s exactly the type of leadership that we want leading our coaches and cadet-athletes.”
Maj. Gen. Cedric T. Wins ’85 received a large iron key to the main door of the 1816 state arsenal that preceded VMI. He is the fourth superintendent to have received the key.
Maj. Gen. Cedric T. Wins ’85 has named Dr. J.M. “John” Young to be Virginia Military Institute’s next chief of staff. VMI’s chief of staff is responsible for coordination, control, and integration of Institute priorities and issues.
On the weekend marking the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, the Institute paid tribute to those individuals who lost their lives with a variety of observances involving many members of the VMI community.
Maj. Gen. Cedric T. Wins ’85 was inaugurated as Virginia Military Institute’s 15th superintendent Friday, Sept. 10, and honored with a parade by the Corps of Cadets and a reception in Marshall Hall.
VMI has retained its high placing among the nation’s best colleges, according to 2022 college rankings released this fall by nationwide publications.