Class Notes December 2016

Alumni

Class Notes December 2016

We’re always happy to share good news passed on to us by our alumni. To have your information included in our class notes, please contact Caitlin Hanbury at cshanbury@vcu.edu or 804-827-0862. 1970s Isabel Dowrick (B.A.’74/H&S; M.Ed.’92/E) has mostly retired from her work at the University of Richmond as head of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. […]

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Class Notes November 2016

We’re always happy to share good news passed on to us by our alumni. To have your information included in our class notes, please contact Caitlin Hanbury at cshanbury@vcu.edu or 804-827-0862. 1970s Darrell Griffin, M.D.* (B.S.’71/H&S; M.D.’75/M), retired from Florida State University in December 2015. He continues to work part time with pediatric house staff […]

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College alumni and donors meet the dean

In October, the College of Humanities and Sciences hosted three receptions for alumni and friends to welcome the new dean,  Montse Fuentes, Ph.D. Remarks by Dean Fuentes welcomed alumni, faculty and friends, shared a bit about her vision for the College and celebrated the launch of the unit’s largest fundraising campaign to date. Excerpts from […]

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College alumna honored with service award

VCU Alumni’s upcoming Volunteer Service Awards, celebrated biennially, honor alumni who have worked with particular devotion to serve the VCU community. On October 28, College of Humanities and Sciences alumna Michelle Turner (B.S.’93/H&S) will be recognized as the recipient of the Eugene H. and Rosalia C. Hunt Alumni Pride Award alongside eight other recipients, including current College of Humanities and […]

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Alumni spotlight: Marcus Squires

Marcus Squires, (BA Political Science ’15/H&S) is running for Richmond City Council. From a young age, he was told to take part in something that he was passionate about and for him that meant politics. As a high school student he would attend local political gatherings and debates. These experiences led him to desire a greater understanding on politics, political […]

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Donors’ gifts enable students to go on the campaign trail in NH

A donor-supported trip during winter break 2015 enabled 27 Virginia Commonwealth University students to get valuable face time with presidential hopefuls including Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Marco Rubio.The political science course, Political Campaigns and Communication, led by Alexandra Reckendorf, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science in the College of Humanities and Sciences, gave students an […]

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Class Notes September 2016

Updates 1970s Janis P. Terpenny* (B.S.’79/H&S) joined Penn State in September 2015 as the Peter and Angela Dal Pezzo Department Head of the Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering. She previously was the Joseph Walkup Professor and chair of the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering at Iowa State University, […]

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10 Under 10: Kevin Powers

Alumnus Kevin Powers (B.A.’08/H&S) has been named a VCU 10 Under 10 award winner. The awards celebrate alumni who earned their first VCU degree within the past 10 years and who have enjoyed remarkable professional success, made important contributions to their community and/or loyally supported the university. Powers started writing about the age of 13, […]

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10 Under 10: Sudharshana Apte

Alumna Sudharshana Apte, Ph.D. (M.S.’11/H&S; Ph.D.’14/H&S) has been named a VCU 10 Under 10 award winner. The awards celebrate alumni who earned their first VCU degree within the past 10 years and who have enjoyed remarkable professional success, made important contributions to their community and/or loyally supported the university. After receiving her bachelor’s in computer […]

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10 Under 10: Daniel “Danny” L. Plaugher

Alumnus Daniel “Danny” L. Plaugher (B.A.’06/H&S) has been named a VCU 10 Under 10 award winner. The awards celebrate alumni who earned their first VCU degree within the past 10 years and who have enjoyed remarkable professional success, made important contributions to their community and/or loyally supported the university. The youngest of four sons, Plaugher […]

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