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Alumnus Brings Diplomacy Skills to Local Downtown Project

Evan Kaufman began his student career at VCU thinking he would pursue a degree in business. After a few courses in the Political Science department, he declared the subject as his major and earned his degree from the College of Humanities & Sciences in 2007. Evan remembers that VCU was an amazing experience and his […]

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Alumnus Finds Success in Working with Students

Adeeb Barqawi arrived at VCU at the age of 16. Having grown up in Kuwait, Adeeb was proud of his international perspective but soon realized he needed to learn a whole new context—that of his new university. He credits VCU with giving him the tools to hone that skill. “VCU helped me to learn when […]

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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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Alumni Relations Welcomes New Colleagues

The following is a message from Bethanie Constant, director of development and alumni relations in the College. Dear Colleagues, I am very excited to announce the arrival of two new VCU College of Humanities and Sciences colleagues. Chnoic Adams Clarke has accepted the position of Development and Alumni Relations Manager for the VCU College of […]

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On the Challenges of being named James S. Coleman

GRADUATION REMARKS TO SOCIOLOGY MAJORS MAY, 2013 Note– the first part of this post is simply a rather common-place graduation speech. About, half way through, I talk a bit about the challenges of having the same name as an Educational Sociology superstar. — You might find that more entertaining… Good afternoon. I’m Jim Coleman, Dean […]

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Graduation

University Commencement – Commencement exercises will be held on Saturday, May 10, 2014, at 10 a.m. in the Richmond Coliseum, 601 E. Leigh St. Seating is limited and offered on a first-come basis. Graduation candidates needing special accommodations for the Coliseum ceremony may call (804) 828-1139. The Physics diploma ceremony is at 1:30 PM in the […]

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