School of Professional & Continuing Studies

Upcoming Information Sessions

We’ve scheduled our online information sessions for the spring. February sessions will be held as follows:

  • Undergraduate degrees & certificates: Feb. 8
  • Graduate HR management, liberal arts & nonprofit studies: Feb. 15
  • Graduate education & teaching: Feb. 22

Our sessions last about an hour and focus on answering your questions. All sessions are hosted online via Zoom.

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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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Kate Cassada, associate professor & assistant chair of educational leadership, and Harold Fitrer, adjunct associate professor of education & CEO of Communities in Schools of Richmond, facilitated a panel presentation by former & current students Annika Kuruvilla, ’22; Addi Mansini, ’22; Katherine Pollock, ’22 & Nichole Schiff, ’23; at the Brightpoint Community College SYNCH 2023 Symposium.

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Harold Fitrer
Fitrer, Alums & Student Present at Symposium

Harold Fitrer, adjunct associate professor of education & CEO of Communities in Schools of Richmond, and Kate Cassada, associate professor & assistant chair of educational leadership, facilitated a panel presentation by former & current students Annika Kuruvilla, ’22; Addi Mansini, ’22; Katherine Pollock, ’22 & Nichole Schiff, ’23; at the Brightpoint Community College SYNCH 2023 Symposium.

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Robert McAdams Jr.
McAdams Facilitates MLK Day Community Conversation

Rob McAdams, director of Partners in the Arts, facilitated a community conversation with Glen Lea Elementary School principal James Gordon during this year’s MLK Celebration. The conversation, titled “How can we become beacons of light and hope in our communities?” focused on what Gordon calls “heartwork” and “hardwork.”

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Tom J. Shields
Shields Facilitates MLK Day Community Conversation

Tom Shields, SPCS associate dean and graduate education chair, facilitated a community conversation with Offce of Community Wealth Building director Caprichia Spellman during this year’s MLK Celebration. The conversation, titled “How do we respond to the intersectional crises in our communities?” focused on inequality in Richmond and the role of intersectional work in positively impacting communities.

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