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.
RBC Resumes Spring Semester Through Remote Instruction
Posted on March 16, 2020
Following an extended spring break, Richard Bland College of William & Mary will resume its spring semester through remote instruction (online) on Monday, March 23. Remote instruction will continue for the remainder of the semester.
COVID-19 Prevention at RBC
Posted on March 9, 2020
Richard Bland College of William & Mary is using spring break week to take proactive measures to make its campus healthier during the current flu season and in preparation for a potential coronavirus outbreak.
Governor Northam Tours Future Site of Academic Innovation Center
Posted on February 28, 2020
Governor Ralph Northam recently toured Richard Bland College’s current library and future home of the Academic Innovation Center. The $15.7 million Center, which was included in the Governor’s and General Assembly House budgets, will enable the addition of new high-tech and online offerings at Richard Bland.
Richard Bland College of William & Mary Announces President & Dean’s List Students
Posted on January 22, 2020
Richard Bland College of William & Mary is pleased to recognize more than 200 students who have earned distinction on the President’s and Dean’s List for the 2019 fall semester. Eighty-five students earned a 3.8 grade point average (GPA) and above for placement on the President’s List. An additional 121 students rated Dean’s List status with a 3.25 to 3.79 GPA. All students are required to carry a minimum of 12 credit hours to earn academic distinction.
Richard Bland College Partners With the Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing to Open High-Tech Academy
Posted on January 15, 2020
Richard Bland College of William & Mary (RBC) and the Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CCAM) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly establish an Advanced Manufacturing Academy.
Richard Bland College Recognized for Safety
Posted on November 18, 2019
Richard Bland College of William & Mary’s Community Crime Prevention program has earned Crime Prevention Campus certification from the Virginia Criminal Justice Services Board (CJSB).
Richard Bland College Announces Awards of Distinction Recipients
Posted on November 14, 2019
The Richard Bland College Foundation is proud to announce that three distinguished members of the Richard Bland family, Felicity V. Morris (Class of 2008), Jennifer McGrew (Class of 2000), and the Talley family are recipients of the 2019 Awards of Distinction. Morris was presented with the Young Alumni Award, McGrew with the Distinguished Alumni Award, and the Talley family with the Richard Bland Award.
Richard Bland College announces Transformative Partnership with VSU
Posted on November 12, 2019
Richard Bland College of William & Mary has announced, in conjunction with Virginia State University, the TROJAN-ALLIANCE Program, a new partnership that offers an opportunity for students to earn their four-year degree from VSU after completing their associate degree at RBC. The Program will create a seamless transition and guaranteed admission into VSU for those who qualify.
Pecan Harvest Begins at Richard Bland College of William & Mary
Posted on November 5, 2019
The annual pecan harvest at Richard Bland College of William & Mary will begin on Wednesday, November 6, and continue through Friday, November 22, from 9:00am to 5:00pm each day. During this time, the community is welcome to visit the grove and gather pecans, but safety requires that visitors steer clear of active harvest sites.
Trail of Terror Opens to Fright-Seekers
Posted on October 11, 2019
Just in time for the Halloween season, Richard Bland College of William & Mary has transformed its nature trail into a “Trail of Terror.”
4th Annual Pecan Festival Happening Soon at Richard Bland College
Posted on October 3, 2019
Richard Bland College of William & Mary invites all to attend the College’s 4th Annual Pecan Festival on Saturday, October 12 from 11am to 5pm. Bring your family and friends to the Grove on RBC’s beautiful campus to celebrate the pecan with a day of entertainment, fine food, drink and over 150 merchants.
Richard Bland College of William & Mary Signs Nursing Agreement with Shenandoah University
Posted on September 6, 2019
Richard Bland College and Shenandoah University have signed an Articulation Agreement that gives qualified RBC students the opportunity to seamlessly transfer into the Bachelors of Science in Nursing program at Shenandoah.
Freshmen Rising at Richard Bland College of William & Mary
Posted on August 22, 2019
Richard Bland College of William & Mary is expecting a 10% increase in the number of incoming freshmen based on projections. More than 600 new students have enrolled for the fall semester. The boost in enrollment includes a record number of honor students, international students and student-athletes.
Academic Scholars On the Rise at Richard Bland College of William & Mary
Posted on June 21, 2019
Richard Bland College students earning a 3.8 grade point average (GPA) and above is up 15% for the 2019 spring semester. That increase placed eighty-four students on the President’s List. An additional 129 students rated Dean’s List status with a 3.25 to 3.79 GPA. All students are required to carry a minimum of 12 credit hours to earn academic distinction.
Richard Bland College Partners With Chesterfield Chamber for Leadership Chesterfield
Posted on June 17, 2019
Richard Bland College of William & Mary and the Chesterfield Chamber are partnering to present Leadership Chesterfield, a strategic program designed to educate rising business leaders on how to grow and strengthen business networking and civic engagement.
Richard Bland College Signs Honors Program MOU with Mary Washington
Posted on May 20, 2019
Richard Bland College of William & Mary and the University of Mary Washington have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that facilitates the transfer of Honors Program students between the two schools.
Richard Bland College Graduates 56th Class
Posted on May 11, 2019
The 56th Richard Bland College of William & Mary Commencement Ceremony awarded associate degrees to 278 graduates on Saturday, May 11. The Class of ’19 included the first cohort of Promise Scholars who will continue their education at William & Mary this fall.