Welcome to the Fall, 2014 semester!

Dean’s Office

Welcome to the Fall, 2014 semester!

The Fall 2014 semester’s tidal wave of students and faculty has now crashed on the VCU shore, washed over Monroe Park, and created metaphorical vernal pool ecosystems in our residence halls, classrooms, sidewalks, gathering places, libraries, and everywhere else in our piece of the U.S. linoleum that is Richmond, VA. And, these vernal pools have […]

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Dean Coleman Welcomes Janet Cousins

Dear Colleagues, Please join me in welcoming my new executive administrative assistant, Ms. Janet Cousins. Our friends in Psychology know her well from her most recent position as their receptionist, administrative assistant, event planner, and, as I understand, and chief motivational officer!  Janet began her career at VCU as secretary for the Department of Dance […]

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Welcome Week 2014

The College will be participating in Welcome Week for incoming freshmen on Wednesday, August 2oth in the Commonwealth Ballroom at the Student Commons from 12:30 to 2:00 pm. All incoming freshmen are invited to attend to meet representatives from their department or major, and learn more about the College. The complete schedule of Welcome Week […]

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Humanities Research Center Events

Meet our Authors Members of faculty in the Humanities at VCU have an impressive record of scholarly productivity and are recognized, both nationally and internationally, for their significant contributions to our understanding of the human condition across cultures, throughout the past, and in the present. Our new “Meet VCU’s Authors” series invites members of the Richmond […]

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Staff Spotlight: Dorothy Booker

Dorothy Booker has been with VCU for nearly 30 years and with the dean’s office since 2005. She says she learned years ago that a first impression is a lasting one so she makes an effort to meet and greet every person that walks through the door as the Office Services Coordinator for the College. […]

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In Memorium: Lawrence Winters

Dr. Lawrence Winters, former Chair of the Department of Chemistry at Virginia Commonwealth University, passed away June 1, 2014. He joined VCU in 1972, succeeding Mary Kapp as the Chair of the Department of Chemistry. He served as chair of chemistry from 1972-83 and 1988-95, and retired from VCU in 1996. Prior to joining VCU, […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Tara Cifarelli

Tara Cifarelli, a VCU alumna, recently met Bethanie Constant, VCU College of Humanities and Sciences Interim Director of Development and Alumni Relations, in New York for the A-10 Championship where the VCU Rams Men’s Basketball team played. Tara shared some of her thoughts and experiences from her time at VCU. VCU: How did you end up […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Carlos Austin

Carlos Austin, a VCU alumnus, recently met Bethanie Constant, VCU College of Humanities and Sciences Interim Director of Development and Alumni Relations, in New York and following their visit shared some of his thoughts on VCU and his experiences. The School of Mass Communications is now the Robertson School of Media and Culture. VCU: How […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Michael Bell

Michael Bell, a VCU alumnus, recently met Bethanie Constant, VCU College of Humanities and Sciences Interim Director of Development and Alumni Relations, in New York for the A-10 Championship where the VCU Rams Men’s Basketball team played. Michael shared some of his thoughts on VCU and his experiences. VCU: How did you end up at VCU? […]

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Dean Announces Director of The Great Place Initiative

The following is a message from Dean Jim Coleman: The College of Humanities and Sciences has over four hundred full time faculty, over 200 part time faculty, 80 staff, and approximately 14,000 students creating a large and very complex culture spread out across the Monroe Park Campus. We have come to recognize that this complexity […]

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