June 25, 2024

First-Year Leadership Program Inspires Student Success

Stephen Covert ’93 sees information about all kinds of collegiate leadership programs cross his desk as principal of Pine View School for the Gifted in Osprey, Florida. An email from his alma mater stood out. It described a program that “will serve as a springboard for already stellar students to learn from leaders and use […]

National Gallery of Art Communications Chief Gives Graduates Rules for Success

Hard work is the foundation for integrity in the workplace, said Ann Elizabeth (Anabeth) Guthrie ‘97, as she outlined rules for professional success for 1,082 University of Mary Washington undergraduate candidates and their families and friends gathered on Ball Circle. The chief of communications for the National Gallery of Art, Guthrie delivered the 2019 commencement […]

UMW Expands Diversity and Inclusion Programs, Names Cabinet-Level Leader

Building on one of four key priorities of his 19-month-old administration, President Troy Paino today announced the creation of a Cabinet-level position that reinforces the University’s commitment to greater diversity and inclusion at Mary Washington. Paino named Sabrina Johnson to the new position of vice president for equity and access. She also will serve as […]

UMW Steals the Show on Fox 5

Ball Circle lit up a little earlier than usual last Friday, Oct. 20, when News Channel 5 came to the Fredericksburg campus. A four-hour shoot – aired live all morning long on the Washington, D.C., station – showcased Mary Washington spirit, tradition and vision. The first news crew arrived at 4:30 a.m. – with lights, […]

UMW Inaugurates 10th President Troy D. Paino

The University of Mary Washington marked a milestone occasion Friday, April 21, with the inauguration of its 10th president, Troy D. Paino. A crowd of nearly 1,000 students, alumni, faculty, staff and community members packed George Washington Hall’s Dodd Auditorium for the momentous event. Recounting the rich history of the University, which rose from Civil […]