September 24, 2019

Center for Community Engagement Opens at Mary Washington

On a late August day, Mary Washington first-years were scattered throughout Fredericksburg, mulching gardens, planting trees and cleaning up along the Rappahannock River. Others cared for animals at the SPCA and worked on projects to help area seniors, sexual assault survivors and deployed service members. These efforts were made possible by UMW’s new Center for […]

Rising UMW Senior Goes Global at Pathfinder Summit

Rahima Morshed ’20 is beginning her summer break by changing the world. The rising senior is one of 50 civic-minded young Virginians convening in Charlottesville this week for the Global Pathfinder Summit. This prestigious event gives emerging leaders the chance to hear from dozens of internationally renowned speakers discussing topics pertaining to today’s youth and […]

UMW, Local Community Join Forces for Social Good Summit

The food bank needed help getting fresh produce to needy families. A literacy group sought tutors to help adults with reading, writing and basic math. A local high school wanted guest speakers to teach mindfulness and stress management techniques to teenagers. All of them congregated with more than 100 others in the Digital Auditorium of […]

UMW Hosts FRED – A Social Good Summit on March 22

University of Mary Washington’s Center for Community Engagement and IMAGINE Social Good join forces to host FRED – A Social Good Summit on Friday, March 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Digital Auditorium of the Hurley Convergence Center on UMW’s Fredericksburg campus. The event is free and open to the public, but […]