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New Degree Student Orientation

Orientation for newly admitted degree-seeking students will be held Thursday, August 23, 2018, starting at 6 p.m. (5 p.m. for graduate education students).

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Earn a Professional Certificate in Political Campaign Management

The application for the Spring 2019 Political Campaign Management Professional Certificate program is now open through November 15. Take your political aspirations to the next level — learn to manage all aspects of a political campaign.

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Osher Class Registration for Fall Now Open!

Online registration for fall 2018 classes and events offered by the Osher Institute is now open! Members may follow the link to access the member portal and log into their accounts.

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Fall Degree Program Classes at SPCS

Registration for Fall 2018 degree program classes is now available for continuing SPCS students in BannerWeb. 

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Summer Think Again Classes Remain Open for Registration

Summer Think Again classes remain available for registration through August. Access the schedule and see if there’s a class for you! Registration for Fall 2017 classes opens August 21.

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SPCS Strategic Plan Implementation Update

Provides an implementation update as of Spring 2018 that addresses goals 2 and 3 of the Strategic Plan.Read the Update

Faculty & Staff Updates

Alumni & Graduate Updates

  • Manyang Kher, C'14, lauded for sustainable development

    Manyang Reath Kher, C’14, is recognized by the United Nations Association of the USA (UNA-USA) for establishing 734 Coffee, a Richmond-based impact-focused business that supports a scholarship program for Sudanese children and employs over 100 people.

  • Brittany Schaal, GC'16, hired as risk manager at Capital One

    Brittany Schaal, GC’16, has been hired as Risk Manager, Crisis Management with Capital One. Schaal has served as the University’s Director of Emergency Management, completing her service on August 17, 2018. Schael earned a Master of Nonprofit Studies through SPCS.

  • Eric Beatty, '01, GC'12, earns promotion

    Eric Beatty, ’01, GC’12, Past-President of the SPCS Alumni Association Board of Directors, has been promoted to Police Captain in the University of Richmond Police Department. The promotion was earned July 23, 2018.

  • Stephen Story, C'86, C'91, featured in RTD story

    Stephen Story, C’86, C’91, president of James River Transportation, is featured in a Richmond Times-Dispatch article titled James River Transportation Trying to Stay Ahead of the Curve; Exploring New Possibilities including Driverless Vehicles, which highlights the companies local origins and focus on rider experience.

  • Mollie Brooks, GC'17, publishes paper in VA Engage Journal

    Mollie Brooks, GC’17, has published a research study titled Beyond the Buzzword: Examining Collective Impact as a Framework for Cross-Sector Collaboration in the Spring 2018 issue of VA Engage Journal. Brooks is an August 2017 SPCS graduate who earned a Master of Nonprofit Studies degree.

  • Alumni association announces new directors & officers for 2018-19

    The SPCS Alumni Association Board of Directors has announced incoming directors and officers for the 2018-19 academic year. Terms for directors and officers begin May 15, 2018. Congratulations to new board members and heartfelt thanks to those whose terms end in May!

  • Margaret Dalton, C'12, earns promotion with Henrico Schools

    Margaret A. Dalton, C’12, member of the SPCS Alumni Association Board of Directors and secretary to the Association, has been promoted to Information Technology Manager and Systems Engineer in the Henrico County Public Schools technology department.

  • Pleshette Bowens, C'16, accepted to graduate program

    Pleshette Bowens, C’17, member of the last Danville Weekend College graduating class, has been accepted into the Master of Nonprofit Leadership Studies program at Lynchburg College and will start coursework in the summer. Bowens notes she is “meant to live a life of service” and believes this program will help her “do it most effectively.”

  • David Johns, IOP grad & Ferrum president, featured in Roanoke Times

    Dr. David Johns, who earned a Fund Development certificate from the University of Richmond Institute on Philanthropy, was featured in a March 19, 2018, Roanoke Times article, New Ferrum President Takes a Big Picture View of Running a Small College.

  • Nicole Hood, GC'15, named director at The Bryn Mawr School

    Dr. Nicole G. Hood, GC’15, has been named to the position of Upper School Director at The Bryn Mawr School in Baltimore effective July 1, 2018. Hood earned a Graduate Certificate in Educational Leadership & Policy Studies at the School of Professional & Continuing Studies.

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