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The Blue & Gray Press | October 20, 2018

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College of Education

UMW College of Education experiences fluctuation in student enrollment

October 18, 2018 |

Senior Writer
After a spike in the number of students in UMW’s College of Education from 2016-2017, the college’s student body has dropped by a fifth of that number for the 2018-2019 school year. Read More

New graduate assistant continues life of sports

September 20, 2018 |

Staff Writer
“I want to make the student’s time as enjoyable as possible,” said JJ Santagata, the new Graduate Assistant for sports and outdoor recreation.Read More

UMW and others unite to celebrate Balian’s birthday

November 9, 2017 |


Staff Writer

Over the past few weeks, the UMW community showed up in a big way for 9-year-old Balian from Western Wayne Elementary School in Indiana, who just had his ninth birthday where none of his 30 classmates attended. Dr. John Broome, associate professor for the College of Education here at UMW, heard of Balian’s story from a close friend and sent out emails to his students requesting that they make as many birthday cards as they can for Balian.Read More

Potential policy insists that all faculty be evaluated every semester

April 27, 2017 |


Debra Schleef, the assistant provost for Institutional Analysis and Effectiveness, initiated a motion to change how student evaluations work at the end of each semester. Currently, not all classes are evaluated at the end of every semester. If this proposed addition to the faculty handbook is approved, then students enrolled in credit courses will be given an evaluation form for those classes. Read More

Seacobeck Hall to undergo renovations following UMW’s six-year plan

October 13, 2016 |


Seacobeck Hall has been an integral part of the University of Mary Washington since its doors opened in 1931. As UMW’s primary dining hall, generations of students have passed through its doors, and it is home to countless fond memories for thousands of students. For the past year, however, it has remained desolate with no students or faculty using its facilities.Read More

Administration dispels rumors regarding termination of music and arts education degrees

March 26, 2015 |


The University of Mary Washington community was temporarily shocked last week following rumors of the immediate termination of UMW art and music education degrees.

On March 19, the Department of Music Facebook page posted, “Yesterday we … Read More

New Programs Added to College Of Education

September 29, 2011 |


The University of Mary Washington’s College of Education has announced a set of new programs being developed for the institution for as soon as fall 2012.

Dean of the College of Education Mary Gendernalik-Cooper expressed excitement about … Read More