Sometime during my daughter’s sophomore year at UMW, she asked her mother and I to attend a study abroad fair/information center at the school.
Archives for November 2019
When you #give2UMW on #GivingTuesday, the international day of philanthropy, you are investing in our students, our faculty, and our future.
In the spirit of paying it forward, the Office of Annual Giving will deliver a goody bag of “Hugs & Kisses from Home” to your UMW student after you make your gift. [Read more…] about Hugs and Kisses from Home for Giving Tuesday
While I enjoy spending time with my family over the Thanksgiving holiday, I have to admit that I look forward to switching off my brain for just a couple days. That isn’t easy though, because this is often the one time of year I get to see them, and I want to hear about their lives and tell them about my own.
In the Spring of 2016, I recall gazing out into the endless dunes of the Sahara Desert and suddenly feeling like my life back in the U.S. was very small.
UMW Parent and Family eNews recently sat down with Kim Miller, mother of UMW junior Megan Miller, to talk about parenting through the college journey.
How did Megan choose Mary Washington?
Kim: Mary Washington was not even on Megan’s radar until a neighbor, whose son was a junior at the time, told her she should check it out. [Read more…] about Parent Perspective: Open to New Experiences
The Office of Academic Services offers two free peer services to all undergraduate students. Our Peer Tutors are a supplemental resource to the classroom and provide subject specific assistance for students. We also offer tutoring for popular, introductory level courses.
While the winter holiday is quickly approaching, it’s the time of year when stressors begin to build. As the semester is wrapping up, the Office of Disability Resources (ODR) would like to remind all students of resources available on campus that provide valuable support.
“Unwind @ Mary Wash” is here to help students manage stress during Finals Week
Ah, the holidays! Family time: board games, feasting with loved ones and a crackling fire in the living room.