First International GSSP Students Graduate From Richard Bland College
Posted on May 9, 2019
Richard Bland College of William & Mary students Sucheng Shen and Tianyi Zhang traveled 8,208 miles from their native China in 2017 to begin their college journey. Through a partnership […]
Richard Bland College Announces Increase in Honor Society Inductees
Posted on May 2, 2019
A record 66 students from Richard Bland College of William & Mary were recently inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society for academic achievement, joining 34 previous RBC students in the organization. Students earning a 3.5 grade point average or higher during the academic year are eligible for membership into the Alpha Beta Omicron Chapter of PTK, which specifically honors Richard Bland students.
Richard Bland College Announces Civil Rights Historian as Commencement Speaker
Posted on April 3, 2019
Justin G. Reid, a cultural preservationist and civil rights public historian, will deliver the keynote address at Richard Bland College of William & Mary’s 56th Commencement Ceremony on May 11, 2019 at 4:00pm at the Multi-Purpose Center at VSU.
Budget Planning Hearing
Posted on March 12, 2019
Richard Bland College of William & Mary will host a public hearing on the proposed 2019-2020 budget and finances on March 21, 2019, from 3:30pm to 4:30pm in SSHE 107 (Ernst Hall). The proposed budget freezes tuition for the coming fiscal year.
RBC Names New Provost
Posted on February 17, 2019
President Debbie L. Sydow has named Dr. Maria Dezenberg as provost at Richard Bland College of William & Mary. Dr. Dezenberg brings extensive higher education experience to the college, most recently serving as the executive director of Navitas, a global student success partner.
Surge In Academic Accomplishment at Richard Bland College
Posted on January 16, 2019
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 for the 2018 fall semester. The College saw an overall 15% rise in students achieving a 3.25 GPA for the fall semester as compared to the previous semester. President’s List students rose 26% for the same time period, and Dean’s List students improved by 9%.
Support RBC On #GivingTuesday
Posted on November 19, 2018
Richard Bland College is joining other non-profit organizations from around the world by participating in #GivingTuesday, an annual event designed to raise money and awareness for organizations that make a diffidence in the lives of people and the communities they serve.
Richard Bland College Re-Opens Historic Building
Posted on November 16, 2018
Richard Bland College of William & Mary celebrated the re-opening of Commerce Hall, a former 1930’s hospital that became the first academic building on campus when the College opened in 1961.
Richard Bland College Foundation Announces Awards of Distinction Recipients
Posted on October 31, 2018
The Richard Bland College Foundation is proud to announce that three distinguished members of the Richard Bland family, Susana Hernandez-Kurtulus (Class of 1970), Johnathan R. Malbon (Class of 2011), and the William Roy Smith Family are recipients of the 2018 Awards of Distinction.
Proposed Regulations For Public Comment
Posted on October 25, 2018
At its November meeting, the Board of Visitors will consider two sets of regulations for Richard Bland College of William & Mary: one limiting use of open flames on campus and one amending existing limitations on weapons on campus. These revisions are open for public comment until Friday, November 9, 2018.
Richard Bland College Announces 3rd Annual Pecan Festival
Posted on October 16, 2018
Richard Bland College of William & Mary invites all to come celebrate the College’s 3rd Annual Pecan Festival on Saturday, October 27 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 and drink.
Richard Bland College Partners With Dominion Energy to Revitalize Nature Trail
Posted on October 4, 2018
More than 135 Richard Bland College students, along with faculty members, staff, and volunteers from Dominion Energy, worked to renovate the on-campus Nature Trail that is part of the Virginia Parks System.
$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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.