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Do you have a high school student who will graduate in 2022 or 2023? Join VCUarts for the Pre-College Summer Program from July 6-30, 2021. All programs will be held virtually on Zoom. Available courses include interior design, fashion design, digital video production and more. Apply at the following URL. For more information, contact Chelsey Fix at fixcj@vcu.edu or visit https://arts.vcu.edu/academics/pre-college-prep/pre-college-summer-program/.

VCU Online offers tips and tricks for managing a large online course. Workshop participants will learn strategies for managing and assessing large online courses. Register at the following URL. For more information, contact Brianne Jackson at bljackson@vcu.edu or visit http://vcuonline.catalog.vcu.edu/browse/vcuonlineworkshops.

Join VCU Human Resources and VCU Recreational Sports to strengthen all your body's major muscle groups. With a focus on utilizing your bodyweight with high repetitions, participants will be guided through a series of exercises targeting the chest, back, arms, legs, glutes and core. No equipment is required, but a yoga mat is recommended. Questions: https://ramstrong.vcu.edu/events/. Register in Talent@VCU or at the following URL. For more information, contact Cindi Phares at cphares@vcu.edu or (804) 828-1521 or visit https://bit.ly/3jcR8Hz.

Representatives from VCU Massey Cancer Center, VCU Health Virginia Poison Center and the Virginia Department of Health will discuss how to keep food safe. The presentation will be hosted by the Massey Cancer Center and the VCU Medical Center Health and Wellness Library. This Zoom program is free and open to all. Space is limited; registration is required. Register at the following URL. For more information, contact Dana Ladd at dlladd@vcu.edu or (804) 828-2432 or visit https://vcu.libcal.com/event/7751662.

Notices

Now Accepting Applications: 2022 Leadership Programs

Applications are now available for the 2022 cohorts of the VCU Leadership, HIGHER Ground, and Minority Political Leadership Institute programs in the VCU Grace E. Harris Leadership Institute, L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs. For more information, contact Kiara Faulks at faulksks@vcu.edu or visit https://gehli.vcu.edu/.

Recreational Sports Facilities Hours for July 4

All VCU Recreational Sports facilities will have special hours of operation on Independence Day, July 4. View the hours at the following URL. For more information, contact Amanda Simmons at alsimmons@vcu.edu or visit https://recsports.vcu.edu/facilities/hours/.

Volunteers Needed for COVID-19 Study

Researchers are looking for VCU employees, as well as their family members, to volunteer for the COVID-CARES study. Volunteers must be 18 and older and have one of the following apply to them: have had a known exposure to COVID-19 in the last 14 days, currently have suspected COVID-19 symptoms, or have had no known exposure to COVID-19 and no suspected COVID-19 symptoms. Volunteers will be asked to review and electronically sign an informed consent document, complete a survey pertaining to your current symptoms (if any) and any known exposures in the last 14 days. You will be asked to complete two COVID tests at home, provided at no cost. Volunteers are paid for their time. Access the study website and see if you are eligible at the following URL. For more information, contact Allison Rocha at study4u@vcu.edu or (804) 827-4202 or visit http://www.covidcarestudy.org/.

Participate in a Survey Study on Behavior Change Counseling

Are you a health-care clinician who practices in Virginia? If so, then you are likely eligible to participate in a survey study conducted by faculty at Virginia Commonwealth University. We are interested in how health-care professionals have learned behavioral health counseling, specifically motivational interviewing. Those who complete the 20-minute survey will be entered into a bi-monthly gift-card drawing. Click on the following link to participate. For more information, contact Rashelle Hayes at rashelle.hayes@vcuhealth.org or (804) 628-6752 or visit https://redcap.vcu.edu/surveys/?s=NWWYMP4W44.

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