Week of February 12th Events

Monday, February 12th

Jazz Ensemble Black History Tribute: Iconic Jazz Greats

7:30PM, Digital Auditorium (1st Floor, HCC)

Celebrate Black History Month with the UMW Jazz Ensemble! Doug Gately, a senior lecturer in the Department of Music, directs this concert featuring music from iconic jazz artist.

Virginia Statute of Religious Freedom

March 22nd & March 23rd

The Department of Classics, Philosophy, & Religion is gearing up for its fifteenth annual celebration! This year: a two-day conference with nine invited speakers will be addressing the theme “Religious Freedom in a Fractured America.” It will be free and open to all students, faculty, staff, and the community:

*The department invites all students to have a voice as well, by making a submission to this year’s essay contest!

Tuesday, February 13th

Fredericksburg Area Food Bank

3:00PM Mondays, 11:00AM Tuesdays

Help feed the needy by volunteering once a week at the Fredericksburg Area Food Bank by organizing food shelves and preparing care packages. Meet at the Bell Tower 10 minutes before the event time!

Dress code:

  • Closed toe shoes only (no sandals/flip flops)
  • No tank tops or sleeveless shirts
  • No midriffs or low cut shirts
  • Shorts must meet at the knees

Bring a jacket in-case it’s cold inside the warehouse, and a water bottle to stay hydrated!

Mardi Gras Dinner

5:00PM-7:00PM, Dining Hall (4th Floor, UC)

Join UMW Dining for a special holiday dinner featuring Creole and Cajun cuisine!

*Cost: 1 meal swipe; $10.95 Flex; $12 Cash/Credit/EagleOne

Great Lives Series: Tuskegee Airmen

7:30PM, Dodd Auditorium (GW Hall)

No group battled both as directly, made better use of the opportunities the war created, or did more to lay the groundwork for the civil rights movement than the Tuskegee Airmen did.

Join the JFMC in this Great Lives Series in honor of Black history Month!

Wednesday, February 14th

Valentine’s Day Crepes

5:00PM-7:00PM, Dining Hall (4th Floor, UC)

Treat your sweetheart to a special Valentine’s Day Elite Event for a small up-charge, featuring decadent crepes!

Thursday, February 15th

Black Minds Matter: The Exploration of Mental Health in the Black Community

6:00PM, Colonnade Room 315 (3rd Floor, UC)

The topic of mental health has always been taboo in the black community. Those who have struggles with mental health issues usually have fought to be heard and understood.

Join the JFMC for information and interactive presentations on the subject.

Circle K International’s First General Meeting

7:00PM, HCC Room 210

CKI will be introducing their new officers, laying out what it means to be a member, talking about service projects, and taking suggestions for future projects!

Their motto is “Live to Serve, Love to Serve” and they look forward to seeing you there!

Contact UMWCKI@gmail.com if you have any questions.

Friday, February 16th

Chinese New Year Dinner

5:00PM-7:00PM, Dining Hall (4th Floor, UC)

It’s the year of the dog! Join UMW Dining for dinner to ring in the New Year, featuring Asian cuisine.

VA Conceal Carry Permit Course

6:00PM-10:00PM, Digital Auditorium (1st Floor, HCC)

The Firearms Club of UMW will host this course and it is open to all current UMW students, staff, and faculty. This is a four-hour all-classroom based concealed firearm permit course that extensively covers handgun safety, shooting fundamentals, ammunition, holsters and purses, malfunctions, escalation of force and relevant laws.

*This course fulfills requirements to submit an application for a Virginia Concealed Handgun Permit.


7:00PM/10:00PM, Monroe Hall Room 116

Join Campus Programming Board at movie night! They will be showing Justice League at 7:00PM and Thor: Ragnarok at 10:00PM.

Saturday, February 17th


7:00PM/10:00PM, Monroe Hall Room 116

Join Campus Programming Board at movie night! They will be showing Thor: Ragnarok at 7:00PM and Justice League at 10:00PM.