December played host to several special events, all marking major milestones in VCU Medical Center’s continued commitment to advancing children’s health in the region.These included an announcement of an unprecedented gift to establish a pediatric cardiac surgery program in Richmond, a “topping out” ceremony for a new children’s outpatient facility and a groundbreaking of a new and improved pediatric psychiatric facility.
During fall commencement ceremonies on Saturday, Kay Coles James, former director of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, urged VCU’s newest graduates to be disruptive.
Forty-nine students participated in VCU’s newly designated service-learning course, Social Work 200: Building a Just Society, volunteering with nonprofit organizations at the university and in the Richmond community.
The Corporation for National and Community Service has honored VCU and other leading colleges and universities for their commitment to bettering their communities through community service and service-learning.
When 79-year-old Floyd Roselli started falling a few times a week in the apartment that he shares with his black poodle named Lucky, an interdisciplinary team of health profession students from VCU knew they needed to intervene fast.
The VCU School of Business has made the list of Financial Planning magazine’s “35 Great Schools for Financial Planning.”
Many of Saturday’s graduates may not appreciate how much VCU has changed over the past 25 years. But Heather Herring is not one of them. After all, it was more than 25 years ago that she set out to earn the bachelor’s degree she has now received.
A group of freshmen reconnected last week with high school teachers and counselors who influenced their lives and started them on a path to success at VCU.
VCU’s Police Department has collaborated with the School of the Arts to create a 2015 calendar that features officers who encourage the community to report sexual assaults, maintain healthy relationships, take part in bystander intervention and create a culture of respect.
A new course at VCU will explore the recent events in Ferguson, Missouri — including the killing of Michael Brown, as well as the response by the community, police, prosecutors and courts — from a historical perspective.