27-Time Emmy Winning Alumnus Gives Back

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27-Time Emmy Winning Alumnus Gives Back

A 1980 Mass Communication graduate, Jesse Vaughan, is a VCU 2013 Alumni Star and a current member of the Robertson School‘s distinguished Advisory Board.  What’s more is that Mr. Vaughan just happens to be a 27-time Emmy winning filmmaker. Vaughan was recently featured in Richmond magazine on Nov. 15th, about how he is using his […]

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Alumni spotlight: Kathy Swoyer

Kathy Swoyer (formerly Kathy Honsel), BA French ‘77, has always been fascinated with the command of language. As a French major, she nurtured that passion and broadened her perspective through studies in French 18th century history and literature in the setting of small group seminars. Kathy enrolled at Virginia Commonwealth University because she was drawn […]

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Alumni spotlight: Ana Cingel

For some, the end of summer signifies the last days of beach visits and free time but for Ana Cingel, BS Chemistry ’06, it signals the completion of a months-long preparation for the new school year as the Secondary Science Coordinator for the Virginia Beach City Public School system. Ana found her love of science […]

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Alumni spotlight: Sheila Bynum-Coleman

Sheila Bynum-Coleman, B.A. Political Science ‘10, has an unwavering optimism that fuels all of her many successful pursuits. A longtime civic and community activist, Shelia is taking her passion and positivity to the streets as she campaigns to win a seat as the Virginia 62nd house district representative. Sheila’s unquenchable work ethic was a characteristic […]

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Alumni spotlight: Laura Arbogast DiMarcantonio

Laura Arbogast DiMarcantonio, B.S. Mass Communications ’00 and M.Ed. Adult Education and Human Resources Development ‘05, relishes the start of every new academic year as the culmination of her work recruiting the universities newest class of students. In her position as the Director of Admissions for Rutgers University School of Social Work, Laura authors the […]

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Alumni spotlight: Christine Stoddard

Founder and Editor of Quail Bell Magazine, Christine Stoddard, BA English ’12 H&S, BA Film ’12 SoA, Cert Product Innovation ’12 SoB, is a full-time writer and visual storyteller, contributing writing, photography, and visual art to publications, new media, museums, and television. While at VCU, she started Comicality Magazine, wrote for Ink, contributed comics and articles to The […]

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Alumni spotlight: Matt Greene

Matt Greene, BS Psychology ’06, describes his whole-animal butcher shop and market JM Stock Provisions as “a real bootstraps sort of thing.” What he is referring to is the independent, entrepreneurial labor of love he and his business partner undertook in opening the Charlottesville-based business. Making quality, locally sourced meat and poultry available to his […]

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Bethanie Constant Named Senior Director of Development

Bethanie Constant, CFRE, has been named Senior Director of Development for the VCU College of Humanities and Sciences. Bethanie’s passion for fund-raising, particularly for higher education, stems from her own experiences as a college student. “I took loans, received need-based grants and academic scholarships; but I still needed to work as a waitress and part-time […]

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Alumni spotlight: Yvette Orihuela

Yvette Orihuela, M.S. Forensic Science ’08, works as a Level III Criminalist in the Forensic Biology Department of the Office of Chief Medical Examiner in New York City. With an undergraduate concentration in Biology, Yvette did not plan on a career in the Forensic Science field but after two years performing research at Harvard Medical […]

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Mass Communications alumna publishes book

After leaving VCU, Tasha Bullock, B.S. Mass Communications ’03, earned her master’s in News Media Studies and Public Relations, worked as a News Producer for NBC12 in Richmond for over 9 years and is currently serving as the morning show producer for WTKR in Norfolk. She recently published her first book Blood & Water: Daddy’s Girl and looks to […]

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