Archive for Profiles

Ali Pete ’20: From a Hospital Bed to the Dean’s List

Ali Pete ’20: From a Hospital Bed to the Dean’s List

Posted On: September 11, 2017

Jan. 7, 2017, Alexandria Pete ’20 woke up on a slice of asphalt, looking into the eyes of [...]

A noteworthy accomplishment at the College

A noteworthy accomplishment at the College

Posted On: April 17, 2017

Random acts of kindness and love surprise us throughout our college experience, such as a compliment from a [...]

William Schermerhorn: Bringing the Parade Home

William Schermerhorn: Bringing the Parade Home

Posted On: October 17, 2016

Few people can trace the start of their successful career to selling underwear at a Macy’s. William Schermerhorn [...]

Taking the stage: William Ivey Long ’69 has costumed 68 Broadway productions, won six Tony Awards

Taking the stage: William Ivey Long ’69 has costumed 68 Broadway productions, won six Tony Awards

Posted On: August 29, 2016

Despite being born into a family of theater enthusiasts, Tony Award-winning costume designer William Ivey Long ’69 took [...]

Gordo: A good boy

Gordo: A good boy

Posted On: August 29, 2016

Whether it’s helping out an overwhelmed college student in the lobby of the Earl Gregg Swem Library or [...]

A Pulitzer Career Inspired by time at the College

A Pulitzer Career Inspired by time at the College

Posted On: April 25, 2016

As a student at the College of William and Mary, New York Times Investigative Reporter and Pulitzer Prize [...]

Christian Olver: The story behind the smile

Christian Olver: The story behind the smile

Posted On: April 12, 2016

Behind the smiling face of Marketplace cashier Christian Olver is an unexpected story. When Olver was two years [...]

Nicole Georges: life and learning through zines

Nicole Georges: life and learning through zines

Posted On: March 22, 2016

For Nicole Georges, work on her book doesn’t end when she finishes writing the story. When the writing [...]

Former student Aharon Logue pursues a practical education in policymaking

Former student Aharon Logue pursues a practical education in policymaking

Posted On: February 15, 2016

When Aharon Logue left the College of William and Mary, he was looking for the kind of experience [...]

Alumna creates cutthroat couture mystery novels

Alumna creates cutthroat couture mystery novels

Posted On: February 01, 2016

If you are having trouble deciding on your dream job after graduation, maybe try combining two of your [...]