SPCS Feature Stories

Zariah Chiverton speaking at the podium
Zariah Chiverton, Class of 2024 Student Commencement Speaker

Zariah Chiverton, ’22, graduating with a Master of Liberal Arts from the University of Richmond School of Professional & Continuing Studies, was selected by faculty to present remarks on behalf of graduating SPCS students at 2024 Commencement Exercises on May 11, 2024.

Elisabeth Wray speaking at podium
May 16, 2024
SPCS Commencement
Elisabeth Wray, Faculty Commencement Speaker

Elisabeth Wray, adjunct professor of liberal arts, was nominated by students to receive the Itzkowitz Family Distinguished Adjunct Faculty Award at the School of Professional & Continuing Studies 2024 Commencement Exercises on May 11, 2024.

Annette Ardler speaking at the podium
May 16, 2024
SPCS Commencement
Annette Ardler, C'01, Alumni Commencement Speaker

Annette Ardler, C’01, a 2001 graduate of the University of Richmond School of Professional & Continuing Studies, was nominated by members of the SPCS Alumni Association board of directors to receive the Gibb Family Distinguished Alumni Award at SPCS 2024 Commencement Exercises on May 11, 2024. 

Education Studio director Director Angela Leeper
May 8, 2024
Research & Innovation
Hidden gem

The reimagined Education Studio offers a place for the next generation of teachers to create things and think big.

Headshot of Deon Price speaking at Commencement
May 10, 2023
SPCS Commencement
Deon Price, C'14, Alumni Commencement Speaker

Deon Price, C’14, a 2014 graduate of the University of Richmond School of Professional & Continuing Studies, was nominated by members of the SPCS Alumni Association board of directors to receive the Gibb Family Distinguished Alumni Award at SPCS 2023 Commencement Exercises on May 6, 2023. 

Headshot of Abbi Haggerty speaking at Commencement
May 10, 2023
SPCS Commencement
Abbi Haggerty, Faculty Commencement Speaker

Abbi Haggerty, adjunct assistant professor of nonprofit management and Executive Director of Richmond Performing Arts Alliance, was nominated by students to receive the Itzkowitz Family Distinguished Adjunct Faculty Award at the School of Professional & Continuing Studies 2023 Commencement Exercises on May 6, 2023.

Headshot of Winston Mugford speaking at Commencement
May 10, 2023
SPCS Commencement
Winston Mugford, Class of 2023 Student Commencement Speaker

Winston Mugford, graduating with a Master of Teaching from the University of Richmond School of Professional & Continuing Studies, was selected by faculty to present remarks on behalf of graduating SPCS students at 2023 Commencement Exercises on May 6, 2023.

Rebecca Byrd Musser headshot
May 5, 2023
SPCS Commencement Feature
Rebecca Byrd Musser, Master of Nonprofit Studies

Rebecca Byrd Musser is graduating with a Master of Nonprofit Studies (MNS) degree. She’s one of two students in the nonprofit studies program graduating with distinction in 2023.

Molly Morgan headshot
May 4, 2023
SPCS Commencement Feature
Molly Morgan, ’22, Master of Education

Molly Morgan, ’22, is graduating with a Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree in Curriculum & Instruction. She’s been selected as the 2023 recipient of the James W. Lanham Book Award for Excellence in Curriculum and Instruction.