In the News


Daina Henry's Philippines excursion: teach, but learn
Jim Ducibella | December 10, 2010

W&M's Director of Special Projects went to the Philippines to teach institutional research. She found that she received as much as she gave.

Laycock Region 1 coach of the year
Tribe Athletics | December 6, 2010

Long-time W&M coach guided his team to an 8-4 record and CAA title in 2010.

W&M participates in 'It Gets Better' project
Erin Zagursky | December 3, 2010

As a result of that conversation, Green soon found herself leading dozens of William & Mary students, faculty and staff in participating in the "It Gets Better Project," a worldwide effort to encourage LGBTQ youth about what the future can hold.  Margie Cook, Assistant Director, Center for Student Diversity, helped with this program.

W&M garners national efficiency award
Megan Shearin | December 1, 2010

An innovative staff idea to improve efficiency at William & Mary has garnered a national award and is also being lauded for it sustainability benefits.

Committee on Sustainability announces fall 2010 project awards
Sarah Hanke, W&M Sustainability Fellow | November 29, 2010

The College's Committee on Sustainability (COS) has announced the projects funded for fall 2010 from the student green fee.  Several professionals and professional faculty members serve on COS.

New Cohen Career Center is a "dream realized"
Development Communications | November 23, 2010

The Cohen Career Center was officially dedicated November 20.  Career Center Director Mary Schilling and the Career Center staff, along with many W&M Facilities staff members,  helped with the design and building of the new center.

The view from the top: Tribe football No. 1
Staff | November 8, 2010

W&M receives 105 first-place votes. It's the first time in 116 years of football the Tribe sits atop the polls.....thanks to the W&M football coaching staff!

William & Mary included in 'Philanthropy 400'
Staff | October 22, 2010

The College of William & Mary has been listed among the nation's top nonprofit fund raisers.....thanks to the hard work of W&M's Development staff!

Swem Library completes digitization of first 96 years of College's yearbook
Staff | October 21, 2010

Swem Library announced the launch of The Colonial Echo Digital Archive.   Librarians in Swem Library's Special Collections Research Center assisted with this project.

W&M Police Chief earns FBI National Academy credential
Suzanne Seurattan | October 8, 2010

William & Mary Police Chief Donald R. Challis graduated from the FBI National Academy Program in Quantico, Va. in September.

Schwartz receives award for service to the community
Greg Benson '11 | September 1, 2010

Last Friday, during the College's Opening Convocation ceremony, William & Mary staff member Karen Schwartz received a President's Award for Service to the Community from President Taylor Reveley.

William & Mary launches expanded recycling program
W&M News | August 13, 2010

Beginning this month, faculty, staff and students will find a number of new large recycling containers across campus to collect paper, glass, plastic bottles and aluminum or tin cans.

W&M head coaches lap the field in NCAA academic progress ratings
W&M News | August 12, 2010

Another NCAA release shows that Tribe men's gymnastics boasts more individual academic All-Americans than any other university.

Porter honored for service trip program work
W&M News | June 3, 2010

Melody Porter, associate director of William & Mary's Office of Community Engagement and Scholarship, was recently named Break Away's Staff Person of the Year for her work on the College's alternative breaks service trip program.

Bea Hardy to serve as interim dean of university libraries
W&M News | May 26, 2010

Bea Hardy, Marian and Alan McLeod Director of the Special Collections Research Center, will soon take the helm of Swem Library as its interim dean.

Jimmye Laycock selected to Hampton Roads Sports Hall of Fame
W&M News | May 26, 2010

In recognition of one of the peninsula's most enduring and successful coaching careers, William and Mary Head Football Coach Jimmye Laycock has been named as one of seven inductees for the Class of 2010 for the Hampton Roads Sports Hall of Fame.

W&M names tennis facility in honor of Millie West
W&M News | May 7, 2010

In honor of her 50 years of service, Tribe athletics director Terry Driscoll announced the naming of the Millie West Tennis Facility.

W&M celebrates the career and contributions of Shirley Aceto
W&M News | May 3, 2010

Hundreds of Shirley Aceto's admirers who came out to celebrate her decades of service to William & Mary during a reception for her in the Wren courtyard on April 29.

'Do One Thing' campaign marks another first at W&M
W&M News | April 2, 2010

And now, as the first DOT university, the students, faculty and staff at William and Mary are implementing these ideas, and helping to push the College into a leadership role for all other universities in the realm of personal sustainability.

Tony Shaver named NABC District Coach of the Year
W&M News | March 12, 2010

In his seventh season, Shaver led the Tribe to the third most wins in school history.

Ed Irish discusses financial aid with Daily Press readers
W&M News | January 26, 2010

Ed Irish, director of financial aid, talked with Daily Press readers through a live web chat Jan. 26.