The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee of the VMI Board of Visitors and other members of the board, faculty, cadets, and administration met today for an update on the Institute’s activities related to its diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives, or “Inclusive Excellence.”
This year, 2022, marks a quarter-century of women attending VMI. Lara Tyler Chambers ’03, the first female Institute graduate to serve on the VMI Board of Visitors, and Kasey Meredith ’22, the first female regimental commander, recently sat down to talk about their VMI experiences.
Maj. Gen. Marti Bissell, deputy commanding general, Army National Guard, assigned to the U.S Army Training and Doctrine Command, shared her journey and a powerful message with cadets, faculty, staff, and other guests for Women’s History Month.
The coronavirus pandemic sidelined the VMI Theatre's 50th Anniversary celebration in 2020, but the milestone celebration is now happening this spring with a special reception April 30, and performances on April 29 and 30, and May 1.
Jake Stephens ’22, captain of the Keydet basketball team, computer science major, and tallest cadet in the Corps leads by example and has been guided by positive relationships during his cadetship.
VMI hosted its annual invitation-only cybersecurity competition that also included a job fair, employer panel, faculty round-table discussion, and keynote speaker Stoney Trent, retired Army colonel and Virginia Tech research professor.
With two representatives from each of the Southern Conference’s 10 member schools, the All-Southern Conference Faculty and Staff Team recognizes individuals who have demonstrated service to their schools and made contributions to campus life and the local community.
VMI's Center for Leadership and Ethics Courageous Leadership Speaker series continues with the next event on March 3 at 7:45 p.m., featuring Marine veteran Andy Milburn, author of “When the Tempest Gathers: From Mogadishu to the Fight Against ISIS, a Marine Special Operations Commander at War.”
Though Gabriel Fanjul '23 initially had no desire to attend VMI, his perspective changed after attending an open house and staying with his older brother. Once on post, VMI's support services and system of camaraderie helped make his cadetship successful.
The Center for Leadership and Ethics kicked off the Courageous Leadership Speaker series for the spring 2022 semester with Toby Harnden, author of “First Casualty: The Untold Story of the CIA Mission to Avenge 9/11” and guests on Friday, Feb. 18 in Gillis Theater in Marshall Hall.