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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

Daryl L. Jackson
Daryl Jackson Earns Cybersecurity Certificate

Daryl Jackson, adjunct instructor of information systems, has earned a graduate certificate in cybersecurity management from the University of Virginia. Completing this post-graduate program qualifies Jackson to teach in our SPCS information security program.

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Peggy L. Watson
Watson Shares About UR Osher's 'Caste' Reading

Peggy Watson, W’76, director of the UR Osher Institute, provided a recap of the Osher’s community reading and discussion of Isabel Wilkerson’s Caste: The Origins of our Discontents in the April issue of the Osher National Resource Center (NRC) Newsletter. The community reading and discussions were managed in collaboration with Gather.

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Ann C. Hodges
Hodges a Featured Expert for WalletHub

Ann Hodges, SPCS chair of paralegal studies and professor of law emerita, is among a panel of experts featured in a WalletHub article on pandemic impacts, State Economies Hit the Most by Coronavirus. Panelists offered responses to questions about pandemic and post-pandemic economic and employment challenges.

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Erik Nielson
Nielson Appointed to RVA Task Force

Erik Nielson, professor and assistant chair of liberal arts, has been appointed to the City of Richmond’s Task Force on the Establishment of a Civilian Review Board, tasked with establishing a civilian review board for Richmond police oversight after unrest last summer following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

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