Student Life: March 28th

UMW Guinness World Records Attempt

Wednesday, April 13

Doors open at 2 p.m.

Sign up is free and required at’s made ‘giving five’ his signature move. As UMW’s ninth president, Richard V. Hurley, prepares to retire in June 2016, let’s give him a high-five of our own – a record-breaking one. On Wednesday, April 13, UMW will attempt to break the Guinness World Records title for the most people performing a simultaneous jumping high-five, which currently stands at 432 pairs. Be part of history and sign up today.

GIVE Campaign

Is your club, organization or research project in need of funding? The GIVE Campaign is taking applications for selection of the fall 2016 initiative. Read more about the GIVE Campaign and to apply and feel free to contact Lori Izykowski with questions.


The Office of the President is receiving applications and nominations of students for the 2016 – 17 Citizenship Award for Diversity Leadership (CADL). This award is given annually to a rising senior enrolled as a full-time student in an undergraduate degree program at UMW. The student must be enrolled at the institution for the fall and spring academic terms. The student must possess characteristics of leadership and a personal commitment to advocating an appreciation for diversity and inclusion on campus. This award is sponsored and presented by the Office of the President.

Any student may apply for the award who feels they meet the stated criteria and qualifications. Information is available online You are encouraged to apply for this award if you feel you are an eligible candidate. Also, please feel free to share this information with other students who may be eligible for this award. If you would like consideration of this award, please complete the application form and return it to the James Farmer Multicultural Center (JFMC) in University Center, room 319 or

The deadline for applications and nominations is Friday, April 1, 2016. The forms may be dropped off, faxed or returned electronically to the office. There are hard copies of the application available in the office for students who want to fill out the form in the JFMC. We want to consider every deserving student for this dynamic award. The identified student for this award will be notified of their selection.

If you have any questions or need more information, please feel free to contact the James Farmer Multicultural Center.