School of Professional & Continuing Studies

Application Deadline: November 30

The application deadline is November 30 for Spring 2023 admission to one of our academic programs. If you’d like to enroll in one of our graduate or undergrad degree programs, be sure to submit your application by 11:59 p.m. on November 30 to be considered. 

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Don't Forget, We've Moved!

To accommodate renovation of the Special Programs Building, we have temporarily moved our main office to the 2nd floor of North Court, in the office wing of the building. Our street and mailing address is as follows:

School of Professional & Continuing Studies
421 Westhampton Way
University of Richmond, VA 23173

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Tom J. Shields
Shields Moderates Census Panel Discussion

Tom Shields, SPCS associate dean, graduate education professor & program chair, facilitated a panel discussion reflecting on the Unpacking the Census project during its 10th anniversary celebration on November 7. Panelists were Jovan Burton, Partnership for Housing Affordability; Kendra Norrell, Institute for Sustainable Communities; Genevieve Siegel-Hawley, Virginia Commonwealth University; and Albert Walker, Richmond Memorial Health Foundation.

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Daniel L. Hocutt
Hocutt Publishes Collaborative Article

Daniel Hocutt, SPCS web manager and adjunct professor of liberal arts, has published with several co-authors an article, “Writing Infrastructure with the Fabric of Digital Life Platform,” in the first of two special issues on communication design and infrastructures in Communication Design Quarterly, the journal of the ACM Special Interest Group on Design of Communication (SIGDOC).

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Tom J. Shields
Shields Discusses Redistricting & Schools

SPCS Associate Dean Tom Shields, chair & associate professor of graduate education, recently joined Professor Kim Bridges, GC’13, co-director of VCU’s doctoral program in educational leadership, to present “Socio-economic Issues in School Boundary Lines and Redistricting” during a Friday lunch series on redistricting in politics and government that was organized by Dave Soule in the Robins School of Business.

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Wendell Charles Roberts
Roberts Participates in Advisory Council Panel

Wendell Roberts, adjunct professor of educational leadership, recently participated on a UVA K-12 Advisory Council panel discussion on the topic “Managing Matters of Local Governance: Roles of the Respective Local Players,” joining a Hanover County School Board member and the superintendent of Brunswick County Schools in the discussion.

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