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Archive for April, 2009

Keep ‘em comin’

It’s day 29 of taking official mascot submissions and so far, 179 people have submitted ideas! Suggestions have ranged from a beech tree to a wren named “Chris” sporting a William and Mary jersey numbered 1693. As the faithful collectors of these mascot submissions, we are trying hard not to pick any favorites, but every [...]

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From the Mascot Search’s Twitter feed, we know that over 70 official mascot suggestions have already been received, but just in case you have been waiting for a bit more historical mascot inspiration before submitting your idea I’m back with a guest blog about the orange and black (and white). Many students and alumni are unaware [...]

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BOV Committee on Athletics

Terry Driscoll and I gave a quick report on the Mascot Search to the BOV Committee on Athletics. There was a lot of interest in all of you – those who have followed our search via this blog, facebook, twitter and our website. Here are some stats of interest: 50% of the 85 official mascot [...]

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Mascot Search Committee Meeting – April 9

The Mascot Search Committee met last Thursday. The committee reviewed the communication activity to date and spent some time talking about the social networking tools we are using to keep all of you informed. Communication stats (# of hits, blog comments, etc.) are included in the committee notes. We also established a subcommittee to begin reviewing the mascot [...]

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The current search for a new mascot is by no means the first related search at the College of William and Mary. In 1937, William and Mary’s new mascot was a pony, but he was a pony in need of a name . The men’s and women’s student organizations, which were then two separate organizations, [...]

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A little bird told me.

In the past 12 days, we’ve received 63 official mascot ideas. You can submit yours at http://www.wm.edu/mascot/ideas. Curious about the ideas coming in? Follow us on Twitter.  – Susan T. Evans

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On the agenda.

The search for a W&M mascot was on the agenda at last week’s meeting of the communications committee of the board of trustees for the W&M Foundation. I gave a brief update to an enthusiastic group of alumnae.  I also offered a summary of the past month’s activity on the mascot communication front. – Susan T. Evans

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No Fooling.

Today is April Fool’s Day and the beginning of the official mascot idea submission period! Submit your suggestion to the Mascot Committee by June 30, 2009. Go Tribe, Susan T. Evans

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