Information For Specific Audiences

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People like you are the reason we’re here. If you’re a current student or Osher member, a member of our full-time or adjunct faculty, a graduate of the School or a member of our staff, you’ll find the information and resources you need in these pages.

Students & Osher MembersAlumniFacultyStaff

Students & Members

Information tailored for degree-seeking students (graduate & undergraduate), professional education students, and lifelong learning students including Osher Institute members.

~500

SPCS degree-seeking students each year

1,000+

SPCS Think Again students served each year

1,000+

Osher members in a year

Alumni

Graduates who’ve earned an undergraduate or graduate certificate, bachelor’s degree or master’s degree through University College (1962-1993), the School of Continuing Studies (1994-2011) and the School of Professional & Continuing Studies (2012-present) are considered alumni, automatically members of the SPCS Alumni Association and the University of Richmond Alumni Association.

6,000+

Total number of SPCS alumni

100%

All SPCS graduates are members of the UR Alumni Association

40,000

Alumni profiles in UROnline

UR Online alumni portal & directory

Faculty

Our faculty make a difference in the lives of our students. This section provides instructional resources, administrative resources and contact information to help faculty teach effectively and efficiently.

12

Faculty appointments

~150

Active adjunct faculty members

12

Average number of students in SPCS classes

Staff

Behind the scenes, staff at the University of Richmond support the work of faculty and students to advance knowledge through teaching, learning and research.

SPCS staff support marketing and engagement efforts, professional education and lifelong learning program management and development, recruitment and enrollment, finance and technical services, and administrative oversight of the School’s efforts.

~40

Full-time & part-time staff in SPCS

1

Dean of SPCS

2

Associate deans

Staff & Faculty Accomplishments

James Campbell
Campbell Successfully Defends Dissertation

James Campbell, senior director of marketing and engagement in SPCS, successfully defended his doctoral dissertation on July 26 through Northeastern University in Boston. His dissertation is titled “Understanding the Recruitment, Admissions, and Enrollment Experiences of Nontraditional Students Across Generations.”

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Sandra S. Park
Park Receives ABA Award for Service, Leadership

Sandra Park, adjunct assistant professor of paralegal studies and senior staff attorney for the ACLU Women’s Rights Project, was named the 2021 Sharon L. Corbitt Award winner by the American Bar Association. The award recognizes exceptional service and leadership to improving the legal response to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and/or stalking.

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Daniel L. Hocutt
Hocutt Presents Research at National Conference

Daniel Hocutt, adjunct professor of liberal arts and SPCS web manager, presented a paper titled Usability Testing to Trace Posthuman Agency: Uncovering Language, Access, and Power during the Engaging Power in Technical Communication Practices session of the annual virtual conference of the Association of Teachers of Technical Writing (ATTW).

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Karen Work Richardson
Richardson Wins Inaugural Influencer Award

Karen Richardson, adjunct assistant professor of education and executive director of the Virginia Society for Technology in Education, has been named the inaugural recipient of the Candice Dodson Influencer Award by the State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) following a competitive application process.

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