$3M Gift Powers New Scholarships for Military Students at UVA Darden
The $3 million gift from Thomas R. Watjen (MBA ’81) and Nanette Watjen, matched with an additional $1.5 million from the UVA Bicentennial Scholarship Fund, will create the $4.5 million Edward A. Watjen Bicentennial Scholarship Fund. This new fund will be incorporated with an existing military scholarship fund established by Watjen several years ago, the Edward A. Watjen Military Fellowship Fund, for a total impact of nearly $6 million.
Honor the Future: Campaign Kickoff Brings Fanfare, Reflection and Big Dreams
There was a little extra excitement in the air as the University of Virginia kicked off its “Honor the Future” campaign with events ranging from research panels and discussions to a one-of-a-kind Lawn concert.