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The Blue & Gray Press | April 21, 2019

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Elisabeth DellaRova

UMW works to accommodate displaced Eagle residents

April 18, 2019 |

By MEAGHAN MCINTYRE & SAVANNAH ROBERTS
News Editor & Staff Writer
A burst hot water pipe on the fifth floor of Eagle Landing displaced 112 students on April 6, and the damage will prevent 38 students from returning to their rooms for the remainder of the semester. The details regarding this incident were reported by the Blue and Gray Press on April 11. Further information from assistant dean for Residence Life and Housing Dave Fleming revealed how the university is working to accommodate the students who were permanently displaced for the remainder of the semester. Read More

The Leckrone brothers become close teammates

November 8, 2018 |

By ELISABETH DELLAROVA
Staff Writer
Brothers Jeffrey and Thomas Leckrone were never close in high school. However, since becoming teammates on UMW’s swim team, they’ve become each other’s biggest supporters.Read More

Communication and Digital Studies major to become full degree program rather than special major

October 11, 2018 |

By ELISABETH DELLAROVA
Staff Writer
At their Sept. 27 meeting, the UMW Board of Visitors approved the submission of a proposal to the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV), requesting the creation of a degree program for the Communication and Digital Studies (CDS) major.Read More

Know your neighbor: UMW volunteers better Fredericksburg community and make connections

September 27, 2018 |

By ELISABETH DELLAROVA
Staff Writer
The UMW administration has recently been emphasizing the importance of community engagement. It is part of President Paino’s ASPIRE initiative, a list of principles and values for the UMW community. Read More