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Virginia Military Institute alumni are known for going above and beyond the call of duty.

 

Sean Matson ’05 Invigorates Energy Beverage Market

Sean Matson ’05 Invigorates Energy Beverage Market

If you’re like most of the American population, you find yourself impulsively reaching for a cup of coffee each morning in hopes of feeling alert, energized and overall more prepared for the day ahead. That first sip that hits your tongue is potent; you suddenly feel...

Annika Tice ’19: Ivory Coast Learning: A March Towards Solidarity

Annika Tice ’19: Ivory Coast Learning: A March Towards Solidarity

Editor’s Note: Annika Tice ’19 was awarded a spot in the Fulbright U.S. Student Program during her 1st Class year at VMI. She is one of six VMI alumni to be selected for program, which was signed into law in 1946. Through Fulbright, nearly 2,000 students travel to...

Carrie Papke ’07: “Be Flexible”

Carrie Papke ’07: “Be Flexible”

In November 2019, Carrie McAtee Papke ’07 came back to post to participate in the conference organized by the Center for Leadership and Ethics titled “Disruption: Challenging Leadership at Every Turn.” Papke, founder and owner of TO & FRO Activewear™ in Ada,...

Bowman ’73 Doctors from the Heart

Bowman ’73 Doctors from the Heart

Every day when he arrives to work, Mac Bowman ’73, M.D., is “excited by the possibilities.” His enthusiasm for his life’s calling is just as strong now as it was when he began practicing medicine. Bowman considers himself rich – not in economic terms, but in the...

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