Alumni

Virginia Commonwealth University honored a group of its most dedicated alumni June 3 at VCU Alumni’s Alumni Volunteer Service Awards celebration. [View Image]

VCU celebrates outstanding alumni volunteers

Virginia Commonwealth University honored a group of its most dedicated alumni June 3 at VCU Alumni’s Alumni Volunteer Service Awards celebration.

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Marius Valdes. [View Image]

Creating something ‘magical’: Alum’s passion for doodling leads to murals at children’s hospital

Marius Valdes created five wall-size murals at the Medical University of South Carolina. The artist and professor said mentors at the VCU School of Arts have inspired him throughout his career.

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School of Nursing graduates [View Image]

Scenes from spring commencement

VCU photographers attended several of the university's in-person graduation events and captured the unique and emotional celebrations unfolding on and off campus.

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Meet VCU's newest graduates [View Image]

Meet VCU's newest graduates

Another pandemic semester is ending, and with it comes hope that better days are ahead. We interviewed 20 students this spring on the eve of their graduation. These are their stories.

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Brandee Branche [View Image]

At spring commencement, a celebration of VCU’s newest graduates and their ‘undeniable courage’

At virtual and in-person events, the university community gathered to honor new graduates and praise them for their courage and patience in the face of the challenges they faced over the past year.

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Alumni headlines

Enjoli and Sesha Joi Moon standing in the middle of the street in Jackson Ward [View Image]

Enjoli and Sesha Joi Moon’s JXN Project is an effort to tell Black Richmond stories ‘truthfully and completely’

Their work, which celebrates 150 years of history in Jackson Ward, is capturing the neighborhood's pivotal role in the evolution of the Black American experience.

Virginia Commonwealth University honored a group of its most dedicated alumni June 3 at VCU Alumni’s Alumni Volunteer Service Awards celebration. [View Image]

VCU celebrates outstanding alumni volunteers

Virginia Commonwealth University honored a group of its most dedicated alumni June 3 at VCU Alumni’s Alumni Volunteer Service Awards celebration.

Marius Valdes. [View Image]

Creating something ‘magical’: Alum’s passion for doodling leads to murals at children’s hospital

Marius Valdes created five wall-size murals at the Medical University of South Carolina. The artist and professor said mentors at the VCU School of Arts have inspired him throughout his career.

Dorothy Pauley [View Image]

In memoriam: Philanthropist and alum Dorothy Pauley. She ‘carried an air of happiness everywhere she went.’

The longtime university benefactor was the namesake — along with her husband, Stan — of VCU Health Pauley Heart Center and also helped lay the foundation for the VCU College of Engineering.

Why this shot matters to me [View Image]

Why this shot matters to me

VCU students and employees — and members of the Richmond community — share their hopes for the end of the pandemic, and why the COVID-19 vaccine matters to them.

School of Nursing graduates [View Image]

Scenes from spring commencement

VCU photographers attended several of the university's in-person graduation events and captured the unique and emotional celebrations unfolding on and off campus.

Brandee Branche [View Image]

At spring commencement, a celebration of VCU’s newest graduates and their ‘undeniable courage’

Meet VCU's spring 2021 graduates [View Image]

Meet VCU's spring 2021 graduates

Another pandemic semester is ending, and with it comes hope that better days are ahead. We interviewed 20 students this spring on the eve of their graduation. These are their stories.

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