Nearly 40 percent of the Fredericksburg area’s workers commute to jobs outside the region, according to a comprehensive study conducted by the University of Mary Washington. The report called the Fredericksburg Region Commuter Workforce Skills Study was released at the May 11 meeting of the Fredericksburg Regional Alliance, the Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce and the […]
University of Mary Washington students were honored for outstanding achievements at recent awards programs.
The University of Mary Washington presented its top honors during commencement ceremonies Friday, May 6 and Saturday, May 7.
The University of Mary Washington graduated a total of 1,200 students during its 105th commencement in a graduate ceremony on Friday, May 6 at 7:30 p.m. in Dodd Auditorium of George Washington Hall and in an undergraduate ceremony on Saturday, May 7 at 9 a.m. in Ball Circle on the university’s Fredericksburg campus.
University of Mary Washington President Richard V. Hurley, who has spent three decades in higher education, stood before 5,000 graduates, family members, friends and faculty and said he never planned to go to college. UMW’s 105th Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 7, marked Hurley’s final opportunity to celebrate graduating seniors. He will retire in June.