2017 VA-ACME Symposium

Military Education in Virginia

The VA-ACME 2017 Symposium was the 11th annual symposium and was held March 28-30, 2017. Its State of Play was "Military Education in Virginia." The agenda from the 2017 Symposium can be found below.


Christine Mann Darden, the youngest of five children and the daughter of an insurance agent and a teacher, is a native of Monroe, NC and a graduate of Allen High School, a United Methodist boarding school in Asheville, NC. She has a BS Degree in Mathematics Education from Hampton Institute (now University) in Hampton, VA, the MS Degree in Applied Mathematics from Virginia State College (now University) in Petersburg, VA, and the D.Sc. Degree in Mechanical Engineering from George Washington University in Washington, DC. Darden also holds a Certificate of Advanced Study in Management from Simmons College Graduate School of Management in Boston, MA. On December 15, 2012, Darden was awarded an Honorary Doctorate Degree from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA where she also delivered commence address to graduates from the Schools of Engineering, Education and Science.