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Amid concerns about COVID-19, the VCU Office of Alumni Relations offers ways to stay connected as a community when we are not physically close to one another. Check out these upcoming virtual events and opportunities for #RamsAtHome. Also, practice safe “social” distancing by following us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for the latest updates as we’re working to bring you even more digital programming in the coming weeks.

April 9

Noon-1 p.m. EDT

COVID-19’s Impact on Health Care Preparedness and Policy

Join a Facebook Live discussion with two Wilder School faculty members about the effects of COVID-19 on health system preparedness and the exposure of cracks in housing and health policy infrastructure. >> Learn more

April 14

Noon-1 p.m. EDT

Making Money Moves: Personal Finance, Budgeting and Building Credit

Learn ways to control spending, build credit and save money in this webinar, the second event in our Adulting 101 online series. Encourage your students to attend as well to learn healthy finance habits! >> Learn more

April 16

Noon-12:30 p.m.

Chalk Talk

Join VCU men’s head basketball coach Mike Rhoades (M.S.’02/B) for a digital Q&A with ESPN Richmond’s Greg Burton (M.Ed.’12/E). Rhoades will talk about recruiting digitally and other ways the team has adapted during the COVID-19 outbreak. He’ll also answer questions directly from alumni. >> Learn more

April 22

1-5 p.m. EDT

Online Teacher Recruitment Day

Exploring education as a possible career? Looking for a teaching position this fall? Get a head start by chatting with school district administrators from around Virginia in this online career fair. >> Learn more

April 24

Noon-1 p.m. EDT

‘Unusual Creatures” in books and song

Bring the kids to visit VCU Alumni’s Facebook page 10 a.m. EDT Wednesday, April 22,  and Thursday, April 23, to see author-musician Michael Hearst (B.M.’95/A) bring some of Earth’s strangest animals to life and then come back noon EDT Friday, April 24, for a live Q&A as he talks about his books, “Curious Construction,” “Unusual Creatures” and “Extraordinary People.” >> Learn more

April 29

10:30-11:30 a.m. EDT

Supply Chain and Distribution During the COVID Crisis: What Do We Know?

VCU business professor Jeff Smith, Ph.D., answers your questions about the U.S. supply chains and distribution during the pandemic in this Facebook Live event. >> Learn moreCategories VCU Resources

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