UMW Hosts 41st Family Weekend

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More than 1,500 friends and family of current students visited the University of Mary Washington Sept. 19-21 for Family Weekend 2014. Family Weekend, now in its 41st year, welcomes the families of students to UMW to showcase campus life, academics and the Fredericksburg community. … [Read more...]

Family and Friends Gathered at UMW’s Family Weekend

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  More than 1,300 friends and family members came together at the University of Mary Washington from Friday, Sept, 20 through Sunday, Sept. 22 for the 40th annual Family Weekend. The weekend featured more than 40 events, including the education abroad fair, a cookout and club showcase, and a tour of Brompton, the home of UMW President Richard V. Hurley. On Saturday morning, 150 runners participated in the ninth annual 5K run, organized by the UMW basketball program. The run raised money for Nothing But Nets, a grassroots movement to combat malaria, and collected donations of new and used shoes and running equipment. Throughout the weekend, families attended numerous workshops and open houses by academic departments and student organizations. Students and families also explored downtown Fredericksburg through the first Bingo in the ‘Burg program. … [Read more...]

Family Weekend Returns for 40th Year

Family Weekend will bring more than 1,500 friends and family to the Fredericksburg campus.

More than 1,500 friends and family members gathered at the University of Mary Washington from Friday, Sept, 20 through Sunday, Sept. 22 for Family Weekend. Family Weekend, now in its 40th year, invites friends and family of UMW students to visit the campus and to get a taste of student life. … [Read more...]