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W&M Joins 5 Universities to Advance Coastal and Marine Science
William & Mary President Taylor Reveley is one of six university presidents in Virginia that have joined forces to advance marine and coastal science that solves pressing issues by signing the Virginia Sea Grant (VASG) charter on April 27th.
Founded in 1984, VASG is a multi-university organization whose mission is to enhance the ecological, economic, and social sustainability of coastal and ocean communities in Virginia and the ecosystem services they depend upon.
Haukohl Collection Coming to W&M
The Muscarelle Museum of Art at William & Mary is continuing its groundbreaking series of shows with a new exhibition, Twilight of a Golden Age, which opened on April 25th. Following the exhibitions on Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci, which both broke attendance records, Twilight features significant paintings and sculptures from 17th and 18th century Florence. 
Men's, women's tennis teams take CAA titles
Both of William & Mary's tennis teams took titles home from the Colonial Athletic Association championship tournaments. Both teams will advance to the NCAA championships.
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Class of 2019
May 2015
Incoming Parent Newsletter
Dear Class of 2019 Parents,

The end of the spring semester is upon us, which means only the summer is the only thing separating us from the start of your students' time at William & Mary!


In this newsletter, we have updates from Community Engagement, Student Leadership development, as well as several news stories about what's happening at William & Mary this month. Read below to find out more!




S. Mark Sikes, Ph.D.

Associate Dean of Students

Director of Parent and Family Programs

William & Mary Tribe Guide is Here!
The Tribe Guide is your one-stop online source for information about what you need to do before you arrive in Williamsburg this fall. From advising and registration to housing and meal plans, the Tribe Guide is here to help you make a smooth transition to college life.

Get Your Official Class of 2019 Gear!
Now that you are part of the Tribe, don't forget to purchase your official W&M Gear!  We have several items available for the Class of 2019 including:
  • Parent T-Shirts
  • Class of 2019 T Shirts
  • W&M Laundry Bags
  • Class of 2019 Hats
Tribe TutorZone Certification
The Tribe TutorZone is happy to announce that we have received our Stage I Certification as an International Tutor Training Program from the College Reading & Learning Association. This allows us to recognize the wonderful service that our peer tutors provide to their fellow students by awarding them official certification as fully trained tutors. 
W&M Parent & Family Council Welcomes New Leadership Team
The College is excited to introduce the new 2015-2016 Parent & Family Council Leadership team headed by Co-Chairs Julie Dobson '78 and Chet Thaker P'17, P'19. Many thanks to the outgoing Co-Chairs, Michael and Trisha Nelson P'16, P'19!

Meet the Parent & Family Council Leadership Team

Enjoy the Great Outdoors with W&M Pathways!
Looking for a unique opportunity to familiarize yourself with the W&M Community? Enjoy the outdoors? Join
 W&M Pathways for a pre-orientation experience you will never forget!
No experience necessary!  All incoming students are invited to participate. 
Participate in Service with 7 Generations!
Join the Office of Community Engagement on one of four amazing pre-orientation service trips through 7 Generations. It is a great way to get connected to community service at W&M, meet some amazing classmates, and make a positive impact before move-in day.  
On April 21st, the College celebrated One Tribe One Day, the second annual giving day for the university. A record-breaking 6,078 donors raised a total of $1.3M for the College! This total includes 1,161 parents who collectively raised over $80,000 to support the Parents Fund and many programs and department across the university! This is an unprecedented demonstration of support, and the College is grateful to all the parents and families who participated in One Tribe One Day! Thank You!
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