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It takes a village: Community partners help VCU Alumni’s RVA GOLD Chapter give back to the city

By Anthony Langley (B.S.’16/MC) Every September, during Hunger Action Month, Virginia Commonwealth University Alumni’s RVA GOLD Chapter hosts the Alumni Charity Challenge, sponsored in part by Nationwide and Virginia Credit Union. The event brings together alumni chapters from 30 universities in Virginia as well as several out-of-state institutions who compete to donate the most canned […]

Take VCU’s all-alumni survey

VCU has contracted the Southeastern Institute of Research to administer the first rigorous all-alumni survey since 2009. The research project will assess alumni engagement and support for VCU; identify barriers to and opportunities for increasing alumni engagement with VCU; develop a topline alumni engagement strategy; and develop the components of a strategic messaging architecture. All […]

VCU Alumni’s 2017 Alumni Stars!

Throughout the worlds of art, business, education, service and health care, VCU alumni reflect the brilliance of the university. Their knowledge and experience shine in all areas of human endeavor, illuminating problems, creating solutions and strengthening the quality of our lives. VCU Alumni invites you to join us Nov. 3 at the Science Museum of Virginia for […]

Alumni chapters collect food for FeedMore at annual charity challenge

Virginia Commonwealth University alumni will bring their canned goods and school spirit to the fifth annual Alumni Charity Challenge Wednesday, Sept. 20, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., at Hardywood Park Craft Brewery. Established in 2013 by VCU Alumni’s RVA GOLD Chapter, the Alumni Charity Challenge engages alumni chapters from all universities in Virginia, as well as several out-of-state institutions, to support FeedMore, […]

Nursing alumna Lisa Feierstein takes her career beyond the hospital

By Anthony Langley (B.S.’16/MC) Like many teenagers, Lisa Feierstein (B.S.’78/N) dreamed of becoming independent after high school and making an impact on the world through meaningful work. After weighing her options, she decided that becoming a nurse would be the best way to make her way in the world. “I saw nursing as a way […]

Alumna transitions from blackhawks to block planes

By Anthony Langley (B.S.’16/MC) Alicia Dietz (M.F.A.’16/A), a former Army pilot, is a woodworker, craftsman and adjunct faculty member in the Department of Craft and Material Studies in the Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts. If she’s not at her Richmond studio creating functional and concept art, she’s traveling up and down the East […]

Strengthening the herd: School of Business program connects students and mentors

By Anthony Langley “I’ve always believed that when we meet new people we learn from their lives, and when we add that to our experiences, we move forward and become better,” says Rita Saleem, a senior studying in the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Business. In her final year at VCU, she signed up to […]

H&S: Alumna studying in Austria on Fulbright scholarship

Meeting ambassadors, participating in a EU-NATO seminar, traveling to London, Luxembourg and Brussels.  These are all experiences of Fulbright student scholar Tschuna Gibson (B.A.’12/H&S; B.A.’12/H&S) during her time abroad in Austria. VCU alumna Tschuna Gibson is currently studying in Austria on a Fulbright scholarship.  She is studying sustainable agriculture and alternative food networks at the University […]

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