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Cameron Foundation Grant Connects RBC Students to Graduation

Posted on June 8, 2020

The Richard Bland College Foundation has received a COVID-19 Emergency Grant from the Petersburg-based Cameron Foundation to purchase mobile hotspots that will enable students to continue remote learning during, and beyond, the coronavirus pandemic.

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RBC Task Force on Racial Justice and Equity

Posted on June 3, 2020

Richard Bland College opened in 1961, the same year that 13 Freedom Riders boarded a Greyhound bus in Washington, D.C., to tour the southern states in protest of segregated bus terminals.

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RBC Celebrates Class of 2020

Posted on May 19, 2020

Richard Bland College of William & Mary celebrated the Class of 2020 with a virtual commencement ceremony that awarded associate degrees to 252 graduates. In addition to remarks from W&M Rector John Littel and RBC President Debbie Sydow, RBC and W&M alumnus Victor Branch delivered the keynote address at the 57th annual commencement.

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RBC Keeps Tuition Affordable

Posted on May 18, 2020

The William & Mary Board of Visitors has unanimously voted not to increase tuition rates for in-state students enrolling at Richard Bland College. This is the second straight year that the board has voted not to raise tuition, making RBC’s tuition one of the lowest in Virginia for the 2020-21 academic year.

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RBC Honors High-Achieving Students & Faculty

Posted on May 6, 2020

Richard Bland College of William & Mary recently honored students and faculty in a combined Academic Excellence Awards and Phi Theta Kappa International Honors Society virtual ceremony.

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RBC to Hold Virtual Commencement Ceremony

Posted on April 23, 2020

Commencement 2020 at Richard Bland College of William & Mary will be streamed virtually for graduates on May 13 at 6 pm. Victor K. Branch ’82, Richmond Market President for Bank of America and recipient of the College’s Distinguished Alumni Award in 2017, will deliver the keynote address. Alden Di Dio, Vice President of the Student Assembly, will speak on behalf of the Class of 2020.

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Public Hearing on Budget

Posted on April 22, 2020

The Board of Visitors of the College of William & Mary will host a public hearing on the college’s budget and finances, including proposed tuition for continuing and incoming in-state, out-of-state undergraduate students for the 2020-2021 academic year. The time, date and location of the public hearing that will take place is yet to be determine as the College addresses its ongoing COVID-19 response.

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RBC Helping to Connect the Community

Posted on April 15, 2020

Richard Bland College of William & Mary is providing students and community members free WiFi access in the parking lot outside Maze Hall on Johnson Road. The College has expanded access to help provide Internet service for those without connectivity during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Richard Bland College Committee Meeting Announcement

Posted on April 1, 2020

In accordance with Va. Code § 2.2-3708.2 (A)(3), the Richard Bland College Committee of the William & Mary Board of Visitors will meet by electronic communication means on Friday, April 3, from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss with college leadership specific plans regarding the college’s response to the coronavirus.

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