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2012

Women's Network sponsors first ever Women's Forum
Erin Zagursky
| October 22, 2012

On October 17, nearly 200 women who work at William & Mary came together for the first Women's Forum, which gave them a chance to discuss their common experiences, interests and concerns. The event was open to all women employed in various roles on campus, including administrators, teaching faculty, professional faculty and classified and hourly staff members.

Nancy Buchanan receives real estate award
Graham Bryant '13
| October 1, 2012

On September 11, the Association of University Real Estate Officials (AUREO) presented W&M Real Estate Foundation Executive Director Nancy Buchanan with the Lessenger Award, the organization's highest honor.

Matt Crispino and Don Challis receive honors from the W&M Alumni Association
Mitch Vander Vorst, Alumni Association
| September 28, 2012

The 2012 recipients of the annual William & Mary Alumni Association awards were honored at a banquet at the William & Mary Alumni House on September 27. The Coach of the Year award went to Tribe Athletics' Director of Swimming, Matt Crispino '02 and the 2012 Staff Service Award was presented to William & Mary Police Chief Don Challis.

W&M Head Field Hockey Coach Peel Hawthorne earns 300th win
Jacob Skipper
| September 2, 2012

W&M's field hockey team celebrated a win over Liberty and it also marked the 300th win of head coach Peel Hawthorne's '81 career. She has coached the Tribe to 269 of those with a further 31 coming in four years at Connecticut College. Hawthorne is the 13th head coach in Division I history to win 300 games, and is tied for 10th among all active coaches.

W&M's Professionals and Professional Faculty Assembly Welcomes New Members
Mary Molineux & Erin Zagursky
| June 28, 2012

Eight new members were recently elected to William & Mary's Professionals and Professional Faculty Assembly (PPFA) and will begin their term on July 1.

Saturday morning running group builds W&M bonds
Erin Zagursky
| June 27, 2012

For almost two years now, one group from William & Mary has used a weekly run to get a good workout, prepare for a plethora of races and build the community on campus – one mile at a time.

Law scholarship repository scores millionth download
Lauren Seney & Jim Heller, Wolf Law Library
| May 17, 2012

On May 9, the W&M Law School Scholarship Repository reached a milestone - its one millionth download.

Spike named judge for Mahon Essay Prize at the Courtauld Institute of Art
Staff
| May 1, 2012

John T. Spike, assistant director and chief curator at the College of William & Marys' Muscarelle Museum, joins an international panel of distinguished experts and curators on art.

Brian Whitson and Tina Coleman promoted in Office of Strategic Initiatives

James Golden | March 21, 2012

In an effort to create a more integrated communications structure for William & Mary, Brian Whitson has been named Associate Vice President for Communications and University Relations and Tina Coleman has been appointed Director of Creative Services.

Sledge takes helm of state economic development officers group
Suzanne Seurattan | March 6, 2012

William & Mary's Director of Economic Development, Leonard Sledge, will lead the state's UBED group for at least the coming year.

Geiger-Walton Named to Oklahoma Tennis Hall of Fame
Tribe Athletics | February 23, 2012

William & Mary women's tennis head coach Meredith Geiger-Walton was recently inducted in the USTA Oklahoma District Tennis Association Hall of Fame. Each year the ODTA recognizes individuals and organizations for their outstanding contributions to Oklahoma tennis.

W&M Head Field Hockey Coach Peel Hawthorne Inducted Into St. Catherine's School Hall of Fame
Jacob Skipper | February 14, 2012

Peel Hawthorne '80 was inducted into the St. Catherine's School Athletics Hall of Fame as part of the inaugural class of six individuals and one team. Hawthorne, a 1975 graduate of the Richmond, Virginia prep school, lettered in field hockey, basketball and lacrosse before coming to William & Mary as a student-athlete in 1976.

Former soccer coach Albert honored by coaching association
Tribe Athletics | January 23, 2012

Al Albert won 401 games in 33 years as Tribe coach.