Seble Girmay wasn’t sure what to expect when she signed up for the University of Mary Washington’s alternative spring break adventure as a freshman. Four years later, she’s a seasoned team leader with a purpose-filled direction.
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The UMW community came together in a big way on March 14, 2017. Mary Wash Giving Day marked the largest single-day fundraising effort in Mary Washington history. In just 24 hours, 1,112 donors made gifts to areas across the University totaling $194,870.*
For the 13th year, the Peace Corps has ranked the University of Mary Washington among the nation’s top-producing colleges for alumni now serving as Peace Corps volunteers across the globe.
The University of Mary Washington has been named one of the top producers of U.S. Fulbright students, according to The Chronicle of Higher Education.
A civilian leader for the Department of the Navy and a former president of the University of Richmond will be the guest speakers at the University of Mary Washington’s 2017 commencement ceremonies on Friday, May 12, and Saturday, May 13.