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$1 Million Donation Establishes Promise Scholarship at Richard Bland College

Posted on September 20, 2018

Hays and Betty Watkins have donated $1 million dollars to create an endowment to fund Promise scholarships at Richard Bland College of William & Mary. Mr. Watkins is the former chairman of CSX and previously served as Rector of the William & Mary Board of Visitors.

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Professor David McCarthy Unveils Book on the CIA

Posted on July 24, 2018

Richard Bland College of William & Mary assistant professor of history David McCarthy brings the spying conducted on American citizens by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) during the Vietnam War to captivating heights in his newly published book, Selling the CIA: Public Relations and the Culture of Secrecy.

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RBC Representatives Selected for the William & Mary Board of Visitors

Posted on July 23, 2018

Richard Bland College of William & Mary President Debbie L. Sydow has announced that Associate Professor of Mathematics Matthew J. Smith, Ph.D. and second-year student Kayla Hand, have been appointed as the Faculty Representative, and Student Representative to the Board of Visitors of the College of William & Mary for the 2018-19 academic year.

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RBC Signs Pharmacy Transfer Agreement With Shenandoah University

Posted on July 23, 2018

Richard Bland College of William & Mary and Shenandoah University have signed an articulation agreement that allows five RBC students to transfer to Shenandoah’s four-year Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) curriculum.

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Number of Honor Students Up At Richard Bland College of William & Mary

Posted on June 6, 2018

Richard Bland College of William & Mary is pleased to announce an increase in students achieving a grade point average (GPA) of 3.25 and above. The College saw a 13% rise in students achieving a 3.25 GPA for the 2018 spring semester as compared to the previous year.

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Petersburg Graduates Earn High School Diploma and Richard Bland College Degree

Posted on June 5, 2018

Two students from Petersburg High School recently graduated from Richard Bland College of William & Mary, earning both their High School Advanced Diploma and their two-year Associate of Science Degree. Through the “Middle College Program” partnership between Richard Bland College and Petersburg City Public Schools, Antonio Duperior-White and Amaya Comvalius graduated from both high school and college this spring.

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Tuition Adjustment Notice 2018/19

Posted on March 15, 2018

Section 23.1-307 (D) of the Code of Virginia requires that 30 days prior to approval of each year’s tuition and mandatory fees the Boards of Visitors of Virginia’s higher education institutions announce the range of increase under consideration and the proposed use of any incremental revenue. 

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Richard Bland College & VSU Students Explore Coastal Waters During Spring Break

Posted on April 5, 2017

Students from Richard Bland College of William & Mary and Virginia State University recently partnered on a service learning trip to Hobcaw Barony, South Carolina.

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Richard Bland College of William & Mary Partners With Loudoun County on “College Now Project”

Posted on April 3, 2017

A $29,000 grant made possible by The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation will allow 30 students with limited incomes from across Loudoun County, Virginia to participate in the “College Now Project,”

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