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  • Campaign Progress
    About Giving Videos Stories Progress Give Gifts at Work Shaara Scholarship Perpetuates the Legacy Providing Opportunity Stan Okoye 13 Campaign Progress As of January 31 2016 VMI Foundation Keydet Club Alumni Webcams Directories My VMI CAMPAIGN RESOURCES Video Campaign Cabinet Policies VMI Foundation Alumni Keydet Club UNCOMMON PURPOSE In 1839 VMI set an uncommon course to prepare young people for lives of service leadership and character VMI cadets learn through

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  • Virginia Military Institute - Strengthen Academics
    Giving is Commitment Robert Troxler s Success in Global Arena Began at VMI Strengthen Academics First and foremost VMI is a college Whichever of VMI s 14 majors he or she pursues each cadet receives an education characterized by a dedicated faculty excellent facilities and a small student faculty ratio as well as exceptional opportunities for undergraduate research international study and internships The Center for Leadership and Ethics prepares cadets for leadership in all walks of life and the Institute Honors program helps each high achieving cadet realize his or her full academic potential VMI can boast of career placement at greater than 90 percent within five months of graduation Support of VMI academics is an investment in success Merit Scholarships Merit scholarships help the Institute attract young people of demonstrated academic potential and intellectual curiosity and reward cadets who thrive in VMI s demanding academic environment Need Based Scholarships Need based scholarships ensure that the cost of a VMI education never prevents a deserving young person from reaping its benefits Faculty Development Providing VMI s accomplished faculty ample opportunities for professional development such as research and publishing will ensure that our professors continue their proud record of service to cadets Jackson Hope Fund The Jackson Hope Fund is a unique source of support for new academic initiatives and faculty development Since its creation in 2001 the fund has bolstered the Institute s academic programs and advanced VMI s reputation as a premier undergraduate college Academic Support VMI s academic support programs are dedicated to helping individual cadets achieve their academic and professional goals while providing funds for research travel and the Institute Honors Program Preston Library Preston Library is a center for academic inquiry cadet and faculty research and lifelong learning It also houses the VMI Archives the repository

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  • Prepare Leaders
    III Tom Slater 66 Walt Perrin II 62 Prepare Leaders Prepare Leaders 3 Prepare Leaders Jimmy Rogers 67 Every Alumnus Should Give Back Read more Preparing Leaders Corps Life In 1839 VMI took up the challenge of training young people in the citizen soldier ideal embodying academic and leadership education in a system of military discipline In the 21st century that ideal means funds are needed to increase the number of ROTC and commissioning scholarships as well as tactical officers to guide the class and regimental systems and more support must be garnered for modern military and fitness training facilities and club and intramural sports programs Support of Corps life is an investment in graduates who serve and lead with honor and integrity on the battlefield or in the boardroom Club and Intramural Sports The concept Every cadet an athlete every athlete a cadet is reflected in VMI s strong program of club and intramural sports which allows cadets to experience the thrill of athletic competition learn the habits of lifelong fitness and nurture the traits of effective leadership Military Facilities First rate facilities are necessary to advance the Institute s strong military training program which builds cadets courage and confidence and helps them as leaders as well as to support VMI s esteemed ROTC program Fitness Facilities VMI is committed to offering top fitness training to the entire Corps Support will ensure that facilities are well equipped and well maintained ready for training instruction and personal fitness ROTC and Commissioning Scholarships These scholarships help the Institute attract retain and reward the young people who seek to serve the nation perpetuating VMI s proud citizen soldier tradition Corps Accountability A well staffed team of training advising and counseling TAC officers will help cadets develop integrity and self discipline and help

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  • Support the Team
    Austin Brockenbrough III Tom Slater 66 Walt Perrin II 62 Support the Team Support the Team VMI Athletics is about shaping character competing honorably and forging stronger bonds within the VMI family Indeed it is not uncommon for students to come to the Institute for athletics and to leave prepared for a whole different future that they could not have imagine Support the Team Tom Slater s Success Started with VMI Football Read why Tom Slater gives to VMI Support the Team On and Off the Field VMI athletics is about shaping character competing honorably and forging stronger bonds within the VMI family Cadets are given the opportunity to compete at the highest level of intercollegiate athletics while broadening their horizons through VMI s extraordinary education More than one quarter of the Corps of Cadets is a member of the Institute s 18 NCAA Division I teams however because the Institute is one of the smallest Division I institutions it lacks the resources that large schools have Generous private giving therefore is essential if our athletic program is to continue in its mission Both endowment and annual giving generate the operating support for VMI s athletic teams that allows coaches and staff to focus on developing cadets as athletes and leaders and to build competitive programs Endowment and annual giving also provide grant in aid support to our cadet athletes Scholarships Grant in aid support makes it possible for extraordinary young athletes to compete at the highest level of intercollegiate athletics while becoming extraordinary young leaders Operations Support for athletic operations gives VMI s coaches and athletic staff the resources they need to help cadet athletes fully achieve their athletic and leadership potential Facilities The cadet athletes who proudly represent VMI and the coaches and staff members who serve them

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  • Virginia Military Institute - Provide Opportunity
    Provide Opportunity Provide Opportunity More than anything else the VMI education offers young people the opportunity to develop academic excellence the skills and values for principled and purposeful leadership and the ability and willingness to serve their communities and their country in the boardroom o Provide Opportunity It s a Miracle that I m Here Read Alexander s Story Provide Opportunity Making VMI Possible The VMI education provides a sound academic preparation for professional success and the skills and values for principled and purposeful leadership it also instills in cadets a sense of duty to community and country Whether athletic or academic scholarships provide young people the opportunity to experience VMI s remarkable education and through it prepare themselves for lives of leadership service and success pursuing their dreams the VMI way Additional funds are needed for VMI scholarships which enable the Institute to attract high achieving young people and to reward cadets who are excelling as well as ensure that a VMI degree is accessible to students of diverse economic means Merit Scholarships Merit scholarships are highly sought after in the competitive marketplace of college admission and retention offering academically talented and intellectually curious students the opportunity to become scholar cadets Need Based Scholarships Ensuring that a lack of money never prevents a deserving young person from attending VMI is one of the Institute s biggest challenges and greatest desires requiring significant private support Athletic Scholarships Grant in aid support makes it possible for cadet athletes to proudly participate in the highest level of intercollegiate athletic competition while dedicating themselves to academic and leadership lives of distinction at VMI ROTC and Commissioning Scholarships These scholarships help the Institute attract retain and reward the young people who perpetuate its proud citizen soldier tradition VMI Foundation Keydet Club Alumni Webcams Directories

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  • Belief in the Mission
    Why Give Campaign Video Spirit of VMI Inspires Gift Robert Troxler 63 Jimmy Rogers 67 Austin Brockenbrough III Tom Slater 66 Walt Perrin II 62 Belief in the Mission Belief in the Mission 3 Belief in the Mission Walter Perrin 62 Supporting The VMI Way Read More Believe in the Mission Annual giving and unrestricted endowment support from alumni and friends provide the Institute with the resources it needs to meet new challenges and take advantage of new opportunities Annual Giving Gifts to the Foundation Fund and Keydet Club go to work immediately on behalf of cadets ensuring the progress of academic athletic and co curricular programs that give VMI its extraordinary character and a well earned place among the nation s top colleges Annual unrestricted support is particularly vital to the success of VMI athletics since State law prohibits the spending of public funds on intercollegiate athletics Unrestricted endowments These permanent funds are among the most important for VMI s future providing resources for the Institute s long term advancement and helping fulfill its mission in the coming decades VMI Foundation Keydet Club Alumni Webcams Directories My VMI CAMPAIGN RESOURCES Video Campaign Cabinet Policies VMI Foundation Alumni Keydet Club

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  • Preserve History
    the Institute s heritage is unlike that of any other college or university and it is treasured by VMI alumni who tread in the footsteps of those who have contributed so much over the history of Preserve History Shaara Scholarship Perpetuates the Legacy Jeff Shaara Author Preserve Our Legacy History and Heritage From the New Market battlefield to the Stonewall Jackson House and the VMI Museum the Institute s heritage is unlike that of any other college or university and it is treasured by VMI alumni who tread in the footsteps of those who have contributed so much over the history of our nation As VMI looks forward to its third century increased funding is needed to preserve this heritage and tell VMI s remarkable story Funds are needed too for renovation of Moody Hall the hub of alumni activity a gathering place for alumni and guests and a venue for conferences and ceremonies Your support will help safeguard these facilities and preserve VMI s 175 year old heritage for future generations of cadets alumni and friends Moody Hall Whether for a home football game or a conference sponsored by the Center for Leadership and Ethics Moody Hall is a focus of activity on post Funding for renovations will address the wear caused by decades of intense use New Market The Battle of New Market is the Institute s proudest moment and the New Market cadets provide an example against which today s cadets measure themselves Planned renovations will improve how the story of the battle and of the cadets courage determination and sacrifice are told Museum System The VMI Museum on post and the Stonewall Jackson House in downtown Lexington offer programming for the Corps of Cadets and the public Providing more annual and endowed resources will support the

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  • Virginia Military Institute - Welcome from Don Wilkinson
    Its curriculum would provide cadets with an education in step with a rapidly growing and changing country Its military structure described by Preston as its characteristic feature would form the character of every cadet in such a way as to prepare them to be resolute purposeful and honorable leaders and instill in them an ethos of selfless service A Glorious Past VMI has a proud history Each May the VMI family honors cadets who fought and who fell at the Battle of New Market The Institute rose quite literally from the ashes of a civil war and determinedly pursued its founding vision in the late 19th century Few people had more effect on the United States in the late 20th century as did the illustrious George C Marshall 901 Few institutions can match the number of Rhodes Scholars 11 VMI has produced and few can claim a humanitarian as worthy of emulation than civil rights hero Jonathan Daniels 61 However the crowning achievement of VMI is not to be found in the great moments in its history or even in its most renowned alumni It is to be found in its continuing ability to graduate in numbers disproportionate to its size leaders of character who are capable of success in any profession and possess a fervent sense of duty VMI graduates are highly prized by employers highly regarded within their communities and an invaluable resource to our country A Brilliant Future As the Institute approaches its third century it must safeguard its ability to produce leaders of integrity ready to serve the nation in times of peace and peril That is why it now is engaged in An Uncommon Purpose A Glorious Past A Brilliant Future The Campaign for VMI This effort is raising hundreds of millions of dollars to

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