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Crosses win Mensa Awards for Excellence in Research
Center for Gifted Education receives Awards for Excellence in Research from Mensa

Tracy L. Cross, the Jody and Layton Smith Professor of Psychology and Gifted Education, and Jennifer Riedl Cross, research associate professor, have been recognized by the Mensa Education & Research Foundation, a philanthropic nonprofit organization dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in human intelligence, with their annual awards for excellence in research. The awards celebrate groundbreaking investigations in the disciplines of intelligence, intellectual giftedness and related fields.

ACETO Award
W&M honors Marchello, Martin with the Aceto Award

William & Mary has selected Sallie Marchello, associate provost and university registrar, and Jeremy Martin Ph.D. '12, M.B.A. '17, chief of staff to President Katherine A. Rowe who has spent the past nine months serving as interim athletics director, to receive the Shirley Aceto Award.

Julie Bologna M.Ed. '23
Julie Bologna M.Ed. '22 selected as 2021 Tillman Scholar

Julie Bologna, a master’s student in the military and veteran’s counseling program, has been selected by the Tillman Foundation as a 2021 Tillman Scholar. The prestigious scholarship, founded by the family of Pat Tillman, annually recognizes military service members, veterans and spouses who demonstrate extraordinary commitment to service, scholarship, humble leadership and impact.

Church & University
Church and University: united to support the success of students

For many Black families, the church not only provides a place of worship, but a place of belonging and a hub that connects them to the community through a wide range of support services. A new partnership with a local church is exploring how educators can collaborate with faith-based communities to better support the growth of Black students.

Commencement 2021
School of Education celebrates 2021 Commencement

The School of Education celebrated its 2021 graduates during a Commencement weekend like no other May 21-23, 2021. Faculty, staff, students and families gathered on campus for a socially-distanced but decidedly joyful celebration.

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