UMW Awards Top Honors and Honorary Degree at Commencement Ceremonies

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The University of Mary Washington presented its top honors during commencement ceremonies Friday, May 8 and Saturday, May 9. … [Read more...]

State Superintendent Steven R. Staples Addresses Master’s Candidates

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State Superintendent Steven R. Staples challenged graduates to step up as leaders during his address at the University of Mary Washington’s graduate commencement Friday, May 8. … [Read more...]

State Superintendent, Career Ambassador to Speak at UMW Commencement Ceremonies

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More than 5,000 parents, friends and well-wishers are expected to converge on the Fredericksburg campus to celebrate the University of Mary Washington’s 104th commencement ceremonies Friday, May 8 and Saturday, May 9. … [Read more...]

State Superintendent, Ambassador to Speak at UMW Commencement Ceremonies

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Virginia’s chief education officer and a distinguished U.S. diplomat will speak at the 2015 commencement ceremonies for the University of Mary Washington Friday, May 8 and Saturday, May 9. … [Read more...]

A Look Back at Commencement Through Photos, Social Media

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  The University of Mary Washington captured memories of the 103rd commencement events - including the graduate ceremony on Friday, May 9 and undergraduate ceremony on Saturday, May 10 - through photos, stories and #UMW2014 on social media: … [Read more...]

UMW Awards Top Honors and Honorary Degree at Commencement Ceremonies

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The University of Mary Washington presented its top honors during commencement ceremonies Friday, May 9 and Saturday, May 10. … [Read more...]

UMW Students Receive Awards of Excellence

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University of Mary Washington students were honored for outstanding achievements at recent awards programs. … [Read more...]

UMW to Award Emeritus Status at Commencement

Six professors will be given emeritus status at the UMW Commencement ceremony on May 10.

Six longtime professors will be awarded emeritus status at the University of Mary Washington’s undergraduate commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 10. … [Read more...]

Entrepreneurs to Deliver Commencement Addresses, May 9-10

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Two enterprising entrepreneurs will speak at the 2014 commencement ceremonies for the University of Mary Washington on Friday, May 9 and Saturday, May 10. Kenneth Lopez, the founder and CEO of A2L Consulting, will give the graduate address on Friday at 7:30 p.m. in the William M. Anderson Center. Rebecca R. Rubin, founder, president and CEO of the environmental consulting firm Marstel-Day, LLC, will speak at the undergraduate ceremony on Saturday, beginning at 9 a.m. on Ball Circle. Kenneth Lopez Lopez, a 1992 graduate of Mary Washington and a member of the UMW Board of Visitors, is the founder and CEO of the Alexandria-based A2L Consulting, a leading provider of jury consulting, litigation graphics and courtroom support to all of the nation’s largest law firms. He founded the company in 1995 after receiving a law degree from the Widener University School of Law. A2L Consulting was recently voted Best Demonstrative Evidence Firm in D.C. by the readers of LegalTimes and, … [Read more...]

Click Here for Video of Commencement Speaker Steve Pemberton’s Address on May 11

Steve Pemberton encouraged graduates to treasure their experiences.

Business executive, motivational speaker and noted author Steve Pemberton reminded graduates of their power to change the world during the University of Mary Washington’s 2013 commencement address on May 11, 2013. … [Read more...]