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Tom J. Shields
Shields Co-Authors A&S Next Case Study

Tom Shields, associate dean and chair of graduate education, with Emmy Ready, visiting lecturer of Latin American, Latino & Iberian studies, co-authored an A&S Next case study titled “Multilingual Student Success in Public Schools” examining issues of Latinx students’ graduation and retention rates in Richmond Public Schools. Alums Lyons Sanchezconcha, GC’23, Victoria Case Gochez, GC’22, and Jonathan Zur, ’03, collaborated on the project.

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Daniel L. Hocutt
Hocutt Published in Computers & Composition

Daniel L. Hocutt, SPCS web manager and adjunct professor of liberal arts, published “Composing with Generative AI on Digital Advertising Platforms” in a special issue on composing with generative AI in Computers and Composition.

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Ann C. Hodges
Hodges Featured in WalletHub, Newsweek as Labor Expert

Ann Hodges, SPCS paralegal studies program chair and professor of law emerita, is featured as a labor market expert in a WalletHub article, Hardest-Working Cities in America (2024) and carried by Newsweek. Hodges answers questions about worker productivity, employee engagement, and employer contributions to workers’ quality of life.

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Dr. Lauranett Lee
Lee Honored as 2024 RVA Community Maker

Lauranett Lee, adjunct assistant professor of liberal arts, has been named an RVA Community Maker for 2024 by the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. The VMFA’s yearly project honors African American leaders from a variety of fields and showcases the Black history being made every day in Richmond.

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