SPCS Feature Stories

Jay-Z's Hall of Fame intro gets a remix from UR hip-hop scholar

Richmond rap legend Mad Skillz talks about adapting Jay-Z’s lyrics for his Rock and Roll Hall of Fame introduction.

December 6, 2021
1L Student Named Unsung Legal Hero
Mandy Truman, C’21 & L’24, and her husband, Bryn Swartz, L’11, launched their law firm in August 2019 – on the same day their son was born. Now, two-and-a-half years later, they have a successful workers’ compensation practice and are parents to an active toddler – all while Truman starts out on her new path as a law student.
November 15, 2021
Game changer: Spider athletes opt for grad degrees

The NCAA granted student-athletes an extra year of eligibility due to COVID. Some Spiders are using the time to boost their career prospects as well.

September 10, 2021
Books from UR authors top reading lists around the world

Faculty authors are awarded for their contributions in a wide range of areas, including leadership, history, and gender.

August 20, 2021
Student Experience
Richmond students make a global impact as Fulbright recipients

See how students used their time abroad to promote international connections and cultural exchanges.

July 12, 2021
UR Employees & SPCS Grads

Among the School of Professional & Continuing Studies graduating class of 2021 are 14 University of Richmond employees.

June 14, 2021
Sharif Delsouze, GC'21

Sharif Delsouze, GC’21, not only fulfilled his goal of learning about the nonprofit world, but also developed a meaningful piece of original research on nonprofit foundations in his home country, Afghanistan.

May 25, 2021
University News
Career advisors support alumni in transition during the pandemic

The pandemic has led some Spiders to seek new positions, and Career Services offers consulting and professional development –  free for life.

May 20, 2021
Providence Middle School UR Trifecta

Three graduates of the SPCS Educational Leadership & Policy studies program work together as administrators at Providence Middle School to set students up for success in virtual learning and support each other through unprecedented challenges. 

May 10, 2021
Dr. Drew Baker, C'08, Faculty Commencement Speaker

Dr. Drew Baker, C’08, represented the SPCS faculty on sharing remarks with graduating students at Commencement on May 8. Baker was nominated by SPCS students to receive the Itzkowitz Family Distinguished Adjunct Faculty Award.

May 10, 2021
Margaret Dalton, C'12, Alumni Commencement Speaker

Margaret Dalton, C’12, represented the SPCS alumni in sharing remarks with graduating students at Commencement on May 8. Dalton was nominated by SPCS Alumni Association board members to receive the Gibb Family Distinguished Alumni Award.

May 10, 2021
Cooper Sved, Class of 2021 Student Commencement Speaker

Cooper Sved, graduating with a Master of Teaching degree, represented the SPCS Class of 2021 as student Commencement speaker in extolling the graduates for their perseverance and tenacity.

April 22, 2021
Duan Hobbs, C'13, SPCS Alumni Association President

In this special Q&A session, Duan Hobbs, C’13, president of the SPCS Alumni Association Board of Directors, shares insights into the SPCS Alumni Association and how SPCS students and graduates can engage.