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How to get a leadership position in a club during orientation weekend

Becoming the leader of any club requires time. So, it is difficult to imagine how a freshman could become the leader of a club

Student Traveler Visits Asia: Part 1

I am anticipating a series of questions come the beginning of the Fall semester like “what did you do over the summer?” and “whoa,

My favorite summer event at W&M, the Young African Leaders Initiative

I spent Wednesday July 26 learning from an amazing and dynamic group of young world leaders, the Mandela Washington Fellows, at their Africa Ideas Summit. This

Lifetime Speech – Cameron How ’20

Guest blogger Cameron How explains the intention of his Lifetime Speech in the brief video linked below. Students enrolled in the W&M DC Summer

DC Summer Institute – Site Visits

Guest blogger Leah Dillard provides us a summary of some of the site visits as part of the W&M DC Summer Institutes.  Our first

Legacy Speeches as Oral Presentation – Bill Bearden ’19

Guest blogger Bill Bearden shares wisdom on what he’d like to pursue as his life well lived. This speech is part of a class

Dropping Out to Join the Military

Allow me to preface this article by stating I do not plan to join the military anytime soon, however, my recent exposure to the

Class of 2017 Candlelight Speech – You are the artist of your life

Read at the Candlelight Ceremony on May 12, 2017: It is such an honor to stand with you tonight on YOUR special occasion. This

Campus & the Community: Volunteer Opportunities

It is embarrassing to admit just how many times I jotted down service hours!! in my high school agenda to remind me of something I