July 17, 2024

UMW Reports Record-Breaking $21.3 Million Raised in 2022-23

The University of Mary Washington closed the books June 30 on its most successful fundraising year to date, with $21,362,093 in gifts and pledges – more than triple last year’s number – made during the 2022-23 fiscal year to enhance the UMW student experience. Private support from 4,829 generous donors, more than half of whom […]

UMW’s Reunion Weekend Reunites Alumni of All Ages

Kath Davey White ’73 recalls much about her college days, including sharing a bathroom with two girls, having an overprotective dorm mother and taking on phone duties for her hall. But most of all, she treasures the memories of the friendships she made at Mary Washington. “I’m here with four women I met in 1969,” […]

Mary Washington Grads Receive 2023 Alumni Awards at Reunion Weekend

As a University of Mary Washington student, Sean Simons ’13 spent two years working in the Office of the President on campus, where he got to know countless alumni who supported him on his journey to become one of the youngest congressional aides on Capitol Hill. “I made a pledge that I’d someday return the […]

2023’s Reunion Weekend Brings Back Beloved Barbecue Bash

As Marshall Hall’s former president, Jay Bradshaw ’88 has fond memories of his years living “down the hill.” He recalls carefully climbing the icy incline each winter, getting pelted by water balloons on a spring evening and sleeping in the building’s lobby to keep cool on late summer nights. Now, he’s ready to make one […]