Institute leadership continues to communicate important information for cadets, their families, faculty & staff, and the VMI community at-large:
The Rat Mass recently visited the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford, Virginia, to learn about the sacrifices made by Allied soldiers during the invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944. While there, rats heard the story of the invasion and about the incredible loss of life, which especially impacted the small community of Bedford. Afterwards, they participated in a wreath-laying ceremony. More photos from this and past years are on Tumblr.
Harris Burton ’23 uses her fluency with the French language to personally connect with children from a French speaking African nation.
Gen. Robert B. Neller, a retired four-star general who served as the 37th commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps, will appear at 澳门金沙娱乐城’s annual Leadership and Ethics Conference as a H.B. Johnson, Class of 1926 Distinguished Lecture Series speaker on Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 11:00 a.m.
Lt. Col. Catharine Ingersoll, associate professor of art history, was recently instrumental in solving a similar mystery when she was called upon to confirm the identity of two 16th century stained-glass panels discovered in storage at the Reading Public Museum (RPM) in Reading, Pennsylvania.
The VMI Pipe Band, which serves as musical ambassadors throughout the United States, has recently added Scottish authenticity to its ranks in the form of its new director, Maj. Brian Donaldson.