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The Blue & Gray Press | April 22, 2019

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Community College

Eagle Experience: transfer preparation events ease transition to UMW

December 10, 2018 |

As transfer students, we were expected to attend an orientation. It gave us a better understanding of what was expected of us and gave us some tools to help us prepare to move in the fall. Read More

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

Community colleges fall short of community feeling

April 13, 2017 |


Everyone has different criteria for where they want to pursue higher education. Some individuals want to get out of their hometown, while some want to pursue special majors only offered at select institutions. Some people go to college for the athletics, some go for the experience and some just go to get their degree, but there’s a growing population of students who commute to and from community colleges every day.Read More

More students opt for community college

March 16, 2011 |

Two years at a community college translated into the fulfillment of a dream, as Jonathan Gardner opened his acceptance letter from the University of Virginia.Read More