Chamber RVA Racial Equity SeriesThursday, Aug. 12, 2021 from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
ChamberRVA, along with VCU, VCU Health and other sponsors, will host a summer series of virtual conversations inspired by the recent Brookings Institute report, “From Commitment to Action: How CEOs Can Advance Racial Equity in Their Regional Economies.” The final conversation in the series will be "Setting an Agenda and Measuring Progress Toward Inclusive Growth With the Greater Washington Partnership." Questions: Elizabeth Tulip at firstname.lastname@example.org. Register at the following URL. For more information, contact Heidi A. Crapol, VCU Office of Institutional Equity, Effectiveness and Success, at email@example.com or visit http://go.chamberrva.com/events/details/all-sessions-shared-values-conversations-5674.
Teaching With Technology Survival Camp 2021Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
This four-day boot camp, sponsored by VCU Online and Academic Technologies, is designed to assist faculty in preparing for online and technology enhanced courses. The boot camp, in Canvas and on Zoom, will include morning workshops and afternoon open office hours for personalized assistance with course design and technical support. Register at the following URL. For more information, contact Brianne Jackson at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit https://vcuonline.catalog.vcu.edu/browse/vcuonlineworkshops/courses/teaching-with-technology-survival-camp-2021.
Getting To Know Google SheetsThursday, Aug. 19, 2021 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
This class must have a minimum of five participants. If the minimum number is not reached, the class will be canceled. Whether you're using Google Sheets for the first time or just want to see what new, innovative functionality Google has added, join us for this hands-on workshop hosted by Collaboration Services. The session will be held in Room 108, Technology Administration Building, 701 W. Broad St. Register at the following URL. For more information, contact Dr. Gee at email@example.com or visit http://go.vcu.edu/gogoogle.
Getting To Know Google FormsThursday, Aug. 19, 2021 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
This class must have a minimum of five participants. If the minimum number is not reached, the class will be canceled. Whether you're using Google Forms for the first time or just want to see what new, innovative functionality Google has added, join us for this hands-on workshop hosted by Collaboration Services. The session will be held in Room 108, Technology Administration Building, 701 W. Broad St. Register at the following URL. For more information, contact Dr. Gee at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit https://go.vcu.edu/gogoogle.
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 email@example.com or visit https://gehli.vcu.edu/.
Teaching English as a Foreign Language Certificate Program
VCU's English Language Program is accepting applications for its TEFL Certificate Program. The program is designed for individuals interested in teaching English to multilingual students, locally, internationally or online. Courses are non-credit bearing, accommodate all levels and do not require prior teaching experience. Apply at the following URL. For more information, contact Rachel Aziz at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit https://global.vcu.edu/outreach/specialprograms/tefl/.
Records Management 101 Training
VCU's Records Management Office will hold Records Management 101 training online via Zoom in the upcoming months. Training will cover recordkeeping requirements and practices to be compliant with state regulations and university policy. Register in Talent (keyword "records"). Busy but can’t make it? Try self-paced Records Management 101 training available in Canvas. For more information, contact Amber Peranski at email@example.com or (804) 828-2097.
Participate in a Survey Study on Behavior Change Counseling
Are you a health-care clinician or student who practices or trains in Virginia? If so, then you are likely eligible to participate in a survey study conducted by faculty at VCU. 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 bimonthly gift-card drawing. Click on the following link to participate. For more information, contact Rashelle Hayes at firstname.lastname@example.org or (804) 827-3695 or visit https://redcap.vcu.edu/surveys/?s=NWWYMP4W44.
Volunteers Are Invited for Study Evaluating Effects of Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation on Pain Perception in Patients With Diabetic Neuropathy
We are inviting male and female patients with diabetic neuropathy ages 18-75 to participate in a research investigation into the effects of noninvasive brain stimulation on pain perception. This study involves transcranial magnetic stimulation, which is a noninvasive and widely used brain stimulation technique. It also involves completing surveys and undergoing tests to evaluate perceptions of pain. Volunteers will be compensated for their time. You are only required to come once for the study and it will take approximately two to two-and-a-half hours to complete the study. The study is conducted within the VCU Neuromuscular Rehabilitation Engineering Lab at 737 N. Fifth St. Recruitment is ongoing. Questions: Bhushan Thakkar or Edmund Acevedo, Ph.D., at email@example.com. For more information, contact Bhushan Thakkar at firstname.lastname@example.org or (804) 300-5578.