A smaller program on post, the diving team is coached by Col. Tom Timmes ’92. Under his direction, the team has grown to the current roster of nine divers, the majority of whom walked on to the team with no previous diving experience.
Since 1970, VMI Theatre has been a continuing source of live stage entertainment for cadets, VMI faculty and staff, and community. The coronavirus pandemic sidelined the VMI Theatre 50th Anniversary celebration in 2020, but this milestone celebration has been rescheduled spring 2022.
For 136 years, the yearbook staff has carried a long and proud legacy of documenting life at VMI through the "Bomb". Capturing the highs and lows of the Corps in each "Bomb" takes a lot of planning and dedication from the cadets leading the charge.
Retired Army Staff Sergeant David Bellavia will give an inspirational talk on service above self on Tuesday, Nov. 2 at 2:30 p.m. in Gillis Theater in Marshall Hall. His talk will be open to the public. Bellavia is VMI’s 2021 H. B. Johnson Jr. ’26 Distinguished Lecture Series speaker.
Brig. Gen. Robert “Bob” Moreschi, deputy superintendent for academics and dean of the faculty, has announced the promotion and granting of tenure to several faculty members.
At VMI, the familiar spider-shaped logo made out of the intertwined letters is as familiar to members of the Institute community as the shape of the barracks seen through morning fog.
On Sept. 16, Col. Pongrácz Sennyey began his new job as director of Preston Library. “When I saw the job ad for VMI, and it emphasized innovation and collaboration, it piqued my attention,” Sennyey explained. “I know for a fact that innovation cannot happen without collaboration.”
“I’m excited to welcome Jim Miller back to VMI,” said Maj. Gen. Wins, VMI’s 15th superintendent. “I know firsthand that he can compete and win at the highest levels. That’s exactly the type of leadership that we want leading our coaches and cadet-athletes.”
Maj. Gen. Cedric T. Wins ’85 received a large iron key to the main door of the 1816 state arsenal that preceded VMI. He is the fourth superintendent to have received the key.
Maj. Gen. Cedric T. Wins ’85 has named Dr. J.M. “John” Young to be Virginia Military Institute’s next chief of staff. VMI’s chief of staff is responsible for coordination, control, and integration of Institute priorities and issues.