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  • Virginia Military Institute - Omicron Delta Kappa
    Support Cadet Counseling Career Services Disabilities Services Miller Academic Center Advising Math Resource Center The Writing Center Resources Registrar Financial Aid Canvas Login Dean s Office Career Services Bookstore Cadet Computing Admissions Corps Life Athletics Library Archives Preston Library Library Home Find Books Departments Media Equipment Technical Services Visitor Information Archives Archives Home Online Exhibits VMI History FAQs Genealogy Alumni Manuscripts Civil War New Market Give Close Menu Academics Majors Minors Areas of Study Course Catalog Enrichment Programs Services Support Summer Programs Research at VMI Scholarships Office of the Dean Dean s Office P 540 464 7212 F 540 464 7719 Dean s Office Virginia Military Institute 210 Smith Hall Lexington VA 24450 Home Academics Programs Omicron Delta Kappa Omicron Delta Kappa an honor society for Leadership Academic Excellence Omicron Delta Kappa the National Leadership Honor Society was founded in 1914 at Washington Lee University in Lexington Virginia The founders formulated the idea that leadership of exceptional quality and versatility in college should be recognized that representatives in all phases of college life should cooperate in worthwhile endeavors and that outstanding students faculty and administrators should meet on a basis of mutual interest understanding and helpfulness The VMI Circle was granted a charter from the national society of ODK in 2003 The VMI group had been initially established as the Marshall Table in 1999 Qualifications for membership The Circle is highly selective in its membership invitations to apply are extended only to cadets in the top 10 academically in the First and Second Classes A rigorous point system assesses qualifications of each cadet based on leadership and accomplishment in scholarship Corps leadership athletics and service activities Those who are selected for membership have achieved success at the highest levels in these areas Circle members represent the best of expectations for

    Original URL path: http://www.vmi.edu/content.aspx?id=41273 (2016-02-15)
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  • Virginia Military Institute - VMI Shepherd Poverty Program
    464 7436 F 540 464 7047 turnerje vmi edu Home Academics Programs VMI Shepherd Poverty Program VMI s Shepherd Program for the Interdisciplinary Study of Poverty and Human Capability integrates academic study and learning through service and reflection The program s focus is two fold to inform cadets regarding the issues related to poverty VMI Shepherd Poverty Program VMI Shepherd Poverty Program The Shepherd Poverty Program at VMI offers cadets the opportunity to learn about the multiple dimensions of poverty in the United States through academic and practical experiences Each fall VMI offers the Poverty and Human Capability ERH 240 course This course is focused on an exploration of the causes and possible solutions to poverty The goal of this course is not only to develop a greater understanding of poverty and the poor but also to identify solutions that are both practical and ethical Cadets interested in learning more about the Poverty and Human Capability course should contact Professor Richter richterdj vmi edu in the English Rhetoric and Humanistic Studies department Click here for a more thorough description of the Shepherd Poverty Program Curriculum Cadets who successfully complete the Poverty and Human Capability course are eligible to participate in the Shepherd Internship Program The Shepherd Internship Program is hosted through the Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty The consortium brings together a number of universities and agencies across the United States VMI typically sponsors 1 2 cadets each year to participate in the Shepherd Internship Program Summer interns take part in an 8 week long internship experience and are provided with opportunities to reflect upon their experience through blog posts and a final presentation of their experience Cadets interested in learning more about the Shepherd Internship Program should contact Major Hayden haydende vmi edu in Career Services Click here

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  • VMI Summer Session
    Cadet Counseling Career Services Disabilities Services Miller Academic Center Advising Math Resource Center The Writing Center Resources Registrar Financial Aid Canvas Login Dean s Office Career Services Bookstore Cadet Computing Admissions Corps Life Athletics Library Archives Preston Library Library Home Find Books Departments Media Equipment Technical Services Visitor Information Archives Archives Home Online Exhibits VMI History FAQs Genealogy Alumni Manuscripts Civil War New Market Give Close Menu Academics Home Summer Programs at VMI Summer Session Summer Transition Program Undergraduate Research SURI Teresa Evans Administrative Assistant 303 Shell Hall Virginia Military Institute Lexington VA 24450 P 540 464 7213 F 540 464 7726 E evanstl vmi edu Home Academics Programs Summer Programs Summer Session 2016 Summer Session VMI Summer Session is available to facilitate a cadets progression toward degree completion by offering courses for academic credit during the summer consistent with the Academic Program Mission Goals of the Summer Session include Enhancing cadet retention and optimize graduation rates Providing opportunities for cadets to enrich their education Enabling cadets to attend the VMI Summer Session and also attend ROTC summer camps engage in internships and earn income In addition to two five week regular summer terms the Summer Session also administers the

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  • VMI Summer Transition Program
    Archives Home Online Exhibits VMI History FAQs Genealogy Alumni Manuscripts Civil War New Market Give Close Menu Academics Home Summer Programs at VMI Summer Session Summer Transition Program Undergraduate Research SURI Teresa Evans Administrative Assistant 303 Shell Hall Virginia Military Institute Lexington VA 24450 P 540 464 7213 F 540 464 7726 E evanstl vmi edu Home Academics Programs Summer Programs STP Summer Transition Program 2016 Summer Transition Program The VMI Summer Transition Program STP is designed to improve the academic and physical fitness of incoming cadets All individuals who have committed to matriculate at VMI in August are invited to the STP attendance is voluntary Last year about one half of the incoming class elected to participate Matriculating students take one class and get to know the VMI post It is held during the last four weeks of the second term of the VMI Summer Session and like the summer session operates in a civilian environment there is no military training during the STP The STP should not be confused with the rigors of the first year at VMI Participants of the STP do not become cadets Rats until they matriculate in August All participants are required to live in the barracks and eat in the mess hall STP participants participate in physical training This training can help prepare the matriculating student for the physical fitness regimen but it is highly recommended that a student come prepared for the VMI experience Participants are issued their footwear during STP There is an advantage to breaking in your boots prior to running three miles in them on a regular basis Casual clothing is worn with the footwear If you are in need of academic accommodations please notify the Office of Disabilities Services before you arrive for STP Visit the ODS website

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  • Virginia Military Institute - Summer Undergraduate Research Initiative
    community among student participants SURI provides a structured program financial support and academic credit for research projects conducted during the summer at VMI or at an approved off site location Research pairs are each comprised of one VMI cadet and one VMI faculty mentor with the cadet being the principal investigator Cadets and mentors participating in the program each receive a taxable award Faculty and cadets from all VMI academic departments are encouraged to apply The application process is competitive Reviewers are drawn from members of the Undergraduate Research Committee SURI expands VMI cadet mentor research activities during the summer which is the most advantageous time for conducting investigative projects In addition to the mentored research projects SURI sponsors an orientation guest speakers library instruction and a symposium with presentations by the cadet researchers To apply go to Eligibility and Requirements SURI Policy SURI 2016 Traditional proposals due February 15 2016 Subprograms March 14 2016 Additional opportunities for cadets to conduct research are available through a number of established SURI subprograms To participate in one of the SURI subprograms please contact the subprogram Point of Contact POC listed below before submitting a proposal AIM Applied Industrial Math Program POC Maj John David VMI VCU MOU VMI and Virginia Commonwealth University Memorandum of Understanding POC Col Jon Michael Hardin MERC Mathematics Education and Resource Center POC LTC Meagan Herald Instructions for submitting a proposal to one of the V CUR sponsored Subprograms The cadet researcher is required to initiate the submission process by accessing the following link from a VMI networked computer not their laptop http web vmi edu suri Once at the website the cadet researcher will need to complete the initial form that appears on the page to establish their profile Once the cadet researcher has completed the form

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  • Virginia Military Institute - First Year Composition
    Center Advising Math Resource Center The Writing Center Resources Registrar Financial Aid Canvas Login Dean s Office Career Services Bookstore Cadet Computing Admissions Corps Life Athletics Library Archives Preston Library Library Home Find Books Departments Media Equipment Technical Services Visitor Information Archives Archives Home Online Exhibits VMI History FAQs Genealogy Alumni Manuscripts Civil War New Market Give Close Menu Academics Institute Writing Home First Year Composition Writing Across the Curriculum Spilman Symposium Cadence Journal Creative Arts Contest Academic Writing Contest Writing Center Christina R McDonald Ph D Institute Director of Writing Ph 540 464 7240 Fax 540 464 7779 English Rhetoric and Humanistic Studies Virginia Military Institute Lexington VA 24450 Contact Institute Writing Home Academics Enrichment Institute Writing Institute Writing Program First Year Composition First Year Composition The Institute Writing Program seeks to equip cadets for both academic success and participation in the full range of rhetorical occasions they will encounter in their lives as citizens and professionals To ensure the development of strong written communication abilities the program s curriculum provides sequential sustained writing instruction and support throughout cadets academic careers at VMI The program links a rigorous two course sequence in first year composition ERH 101 and 102 with a thriving Writing Across the Curriculum initiative which requires cadets to complete two additional writing intensive courses prior to graduation Professional tutors in the Writing Center consult individually with cadets at any stage of a writing project Beyond the classroom the program celebrates excellence in writing by encouraging conversations among scholars professional writers cadets and members of the surrounding community The Institute Writing Program proudly hosts many events throughout the academic year For example professors of writing and rhetoric gather on Post each fall for the Spilman Symposium on Issues in Teaching Writing a highly regarded national conference And

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  • Virginia Military Institute - Writing Across the Curriculum
    Books Departments Media Equipment Technical Services Visitor Information Archives Archives Home Online Exhibits VMI History FAQs Genealogy Alumni Manuscripts Civil War New Market Give Close Menu Academics Institute Writing Home First Year Composition Writing Across the Curriculum Spilman Symposium Cadence Journal Creative Arts Contest Academic Writing Contest Writing Center Christina R McDonald Ph D Institute Director of Writing Ph 540 464 7240 Fax 540 464 7779 English Rhetoric and Humanistic Studies Virginia Military Institute Lexington VA 24450 Contact Institute Writing Home Academics Enrichment Institute Writing Writing Across the Curriculum Writing Across the Curriculum The Writing Across the Curriculum Initiative WAC has two primary goals to provide opportunities for cadets to develop discipline specific skills in written communication and to encourage the use of writing to promote active learning across the curriculum Writing intensive courses build on cadets experiences in the first year composition sequence and train them to communicate effectively according to the distinct conventions of different academic disciplines Such training helps to prepare cadets not only for successful professional lives in their chosen fields but also for full participation in their lives as educated citizens Each cadet is required to take a minimum of two upper level courses that are officially designated as writing intensive W At least one of these courses must be in the cadet s major Writing intensive courses provide cadets with regular opportunities to use writing to learn analyze and synthesize the materials of the course In both formal and informal assignments cadets also refine their ability to revise their writing in response to the needs of different audiences The WAC Liaison Committee has primary responsibility for administering the Institute s core writing intensive course requirement Representatives from the departments of Biology Chemistry Civil and Environmental Engineering Economics and Business English and Fine Arts History

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  • Virginia Military Institute - Spilman Symposium
    Life Athletics Library Archives Preston Library Library Home Find Books Departments Media Equipment Technical Services Visitor Information Archives Archives Home Online Exhibits VMI History FAQs Genealogy Alumni Manuscripts Civil War New Market Give Close Menu Academics Institute Writing Home First Year Composition Writing Across the Curriculum Spilman Symposium Cadence Journal Creative Arts Contest Academic Writing Contest Writing Center Christina R McDonald Ph D Institute Director of Writing Ph 540 464 7240 Fax 540 464 7779 English Rhetoric and Humanistic Studies Virginia Military Institute Lexington VA 24450 Contact Institute Writing Home Academics Enrichment Institute Writing Spilman Symposium Spilman Symposium on Issues in Teaching Writing The Spilman Symposium on Issues in Teaching Writing is an annual event created to bring teachers of writing together for conversations with some of the major scholars in rhetoric and composition studies Providing a forum for active engagement of timely issues the symposium is designed as a think tank for all faculty who are interested in the teaching of writing including those involved with writing across the curriculum Each year registration is limited to approximately eighty participants The symposium regularly attracts representatives from both two and four year institutions in many states including Virginia West Virginia Tennessee

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