Congratulations Dr. Ray!!

The Economics Department and students would like to thank Dr. Ray for 25 years of service. Please join us in thanking Dr. Ray for her service towards this department! … [Read more...]

Final Examination Schedule for Fall 2019 Semester

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UMW Swimmer, Assistant Coach Win Big at Parapan American Games

SEPTEMBER 17, 2019 BY JILL LAIACONA Joey Peppersack ’21 and Zach Shattuck brought some shiny new souvenirs back to Mary Washington after competing in the Parapan American Games in August. Peppersack won a silver medal for the men’s 100-meter backstroke, while teammate Zach Shattuck, assistant coach of UMW’s men’s swimming, earned a silver and three bronze medals for the men’s 100-meter breaststroke, 50-meter butterfly, 200-meter individual medley and the men’s relay. UMW swim coach Justin Anderson ’10 served as head coach, leading Team USA to 62 swimming medals at the 2019 games in Lima, Peru. With 33 countries competing, the Parapan American Games is one of the largest events in U.S. Paralympic swimming, held every four years, one year prior to the Paralympic Games. “It was amazing going to these games as a more experienced swimmer and being placed in a leadership role,” said Shattuck, who served as Team USA’s men’s swimming captain. He previously attended … [Read more...]

2018-2019 Stock Market Game Virginia winners

Congratulations to all the 2018-2019 Stock Market Game Virginia winners! This online simulation of the real-life stock market helps sharpen skills in math, social studies and language arts.   In particular, we would like to congratulate Nathaniel Basore, Cassidy Collart, Lindsay Dombroft, and Joseph Prince, from Culpeper County High School, who won first place in the Year-Long Game with a total equity of $117,069.81. They were advised by Amy McCabe.   Read about the other winners here. … [Read more...]

Spring ODE Inductees

Congratulations to our spring ODE inductees: Joelle Henry, Gary D. Kellenberger, Courtney Shea, Brandon Williams, Tea Barndt, Jessica Suddreth, Joseph Peppersack, Henry Darron, Colin Grosh, Brooke Cornish, Maria Herrera. In addition, the new officers are: President: Thomas Meldrum Vice President: Brandon Williams Secretary: Jessica Suddreth Treasurer: Joseph Peppersack … [Read more...]

2019 Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to our 2019 Scholarship / Award Recipients! Aspen Aston received the James Harvey Dodd Award, Matthew Cooper received the Fred E. Miller Memorial Scholarship, Téa Barndt received the Richard George Allgaier Scholarship, graduating senior Wyatt Priddy received the Henry W. Heweston Economics Award and lastly, graduating senior Theodosius Zotos received the Adam Smith Award. … [Read more...]

Final Exam Schedule for the Spring 2019 Semester

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2019 Giving Day results

We would like to thank ALL of the donors and ambassadors who made #MaryWashDay a great success! Our Economics Department received 47 gifts for a total of $3,370.00! In addition, the Economics Department placed 6th in the College of Arts and Sciences for the total amount raised. However, as a school, UMW received 3,533 gifts for a total of $586,493. Thank you to your continued support the UMW Economics Department can help fund trips to Undergraduate Conferences and other formative educational experiences for their dedicated students! … [Read more...]

UMW, Local Community Join Forces for Social Good Summit

UMW, Local Community Join Forces for Social Good Summit MARCH 27, 2019 BY JILL LAIACONA LEAVE A COMMENT The food bank needed help getting fresh produce to needy families. A literacy group sought tutors to help adults with reading, writing and basic math. A local high school wanted guest speakers to teach mindfulness and stress management techniques to teenagers. All of them congregated with more than 100 others in the Digital Auditorium of UMW’s Hurley Convergence Center last Friday for FRED – A Social Good Summit. Together they began a dialogue about how to collaborate more effectively to promote social change in the Fredericksburg area. The UMW student-planned event gave students and educators from the University of Mary Washington, Germanna Community College and area high schools the opportunity to meet with community partners from local nonprofits and other organizations that serve the public. Leslie Martin, director of UMW’s new Center for Community Engagement, said … [Read more...]

Where Are They Now?

Click Here to see what a few of our Alumni are up to!     … [Read more...]