Faculty Council Small Needs Grant Winners Announced

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Faculty Council Small Needs Grant Winners Announced

Congratulations to the eighteen faculty members who were awarded grants by the Faculty Council at the April 15 meeting. Awards were given to the following individuals: Eric Benotsch – Psychology Bridget Camden – Mass Communications Maryanne Collinson – Chemistry Mike Fine – Biology Richard A Fine – English Jennifer Joy-Gaba – Psychology Craig Lawson – […]

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2013 Faculty Award Winners

Congratulations to these winners of our 2013 Outstanding Faculty Awards, selected by a committee of their peers: Elske v. P. Smith Distinguished Lecturer Robert M. Tombes Biology Distinguished Scholar Award Jason R. W. Merrick Statistical Sciences and Operations Research Excellence in Scholarship Award (Math and Sciences) J. Paul Brooks Statistical Sciences and Operations Research Excellence […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Frank and Debbie Beale

It is the day of Frank and Debbie Beale’s 31st wedding anniversary when Bethanie Constant, Interim Director of Development and Alumni Relations for the VCU College of Humanities and Sciences stops by for a visit to their home in Chesapeake, VA. Frank and Debbie met at a church softball game when they were 16 and […]

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Phonathon

“Check out this photo of us back then! This was Bob Fagg, The Director and the paid staff. The rest (not pictured) were volunteer student callers who came and made calls for the free dinner and to get volunteering credits with their fraternity or sorority! I’m on the left in the back. These were fun […]

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Staff Spotlight: Tammy Hynson

From typing top secret reports for the upper echelon of the Marine Corps, to typing scholarship reminders to students from her desk on the top floor of Blanton House, Tammy Hynson’s life has led her down a path of technological and interpersonal change. Tammy has worked for the Dean’s office for 19 years, watching the […]

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Staff Spotlight: Kathleen Murphy

Kathleen Murphy is the Administrative Coordinator in the Department of History. She came to VCU in the Fall of 2004 from Stanford University in California. She began working with Dr. Joseph Bendersky, Chair of the department. She worked with Dr. Bernard Moitt while he chaired the department for six years and now works with Dr. […]

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Board of Visitors member Robert Holsworth recognized for his public service at VSSA conference

Former Dean of the College of Humanities and Sciences and current Virginia Commonwealth University Board of Visitors member Robert Holsworth, Ph.D. was recognized for his longtime public service at the Virginia Social Science Association (VSSA) Conference. Holsworth was presented the VSSA Public Service Award at VCU on Saturday, April 6, 2013. During his acceptance speech, […]

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May 2013 Diploma Ceremony Schedule

African American Studies Saturday, May 11, 2013 3:00 p.m. University Student Commons, Commonwealth Ballrooms 907 Floyd Avenue, 2nd Floor Biology Saturday, May 11, 2013 1:30 p.m. Greater Richmond Convention Center 403 N. 3rd Street, Exhibit Hall C Brandcenter Saturday, May 11, 2013 3:00 p.m. First Baptist Church 2709 Monument Avenue Chemistry Friday, May 10, 2013 […]

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Dorothy Fillmore Discusses Her 31 Years at VCU

Dorothy Fillmore (M.A. English/English Education, ’84) is the current associate director of academic operations in the Department of Psychology.  Dorothy will soon be honored by ROSMY, a local organization that works with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth, with their highest honor: the Catalyst Award. Dorothy is being given the award for her distinguished […]

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Media Scholar Dr. Carrie Rentschler to Speak at VCU

Dr. Carrie Rentschler will speak on “Video Witness and the Re-Definition of the Bystander”  on Monday, April 22. Her talk examines how social movements are harnessing the capacity of cell phones to allow bystanders to easily record events and targeting the bystander as a site of social intervention. Dr. Rentschler is Associate Professor and William […]

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