The 2018 MLK Celebration Week keynote address with Martin Luther King III, human rights advocate, community activist, political leader and the oldest son of Dr. Martin L. King Jr., has been rescheduled to Sunday, Feb. 18 at 5 p.m. in the University Student Commons, Commonwealth Ballroom.
Dr. Harris, whose leadership helped shape Virginia Commonwealth University during a pioneering 48-year career at the university, died on Monday at the age of 84.
Virginia Commonwealth University will celebrate Black History Month with a series of thought-provoking, educational and entertaining events throughout February, centered on the theme of continuing the legacy, including author Ibram X. Kendi, who will discuss his book “Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America.”
The Presidential Awards for Community Multicultural Enrichment (PACME) recognize contributions and efforts made by VCU and VCU Health System administrators, faculty, staff and students that enhance the goals of inclusive excellence and VCU’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. Nominations are open.More news »
Diversity is absolutely essential at a research university, just as it is in life. It is an indispensable part of the learning process. It shapes what we learn and how we learn it, how we solve problems, how we interact with one another, and how we think about ourselves and each other.Michael Rao, Ph.D., president, Virginia Commonwealth University and VCU Health System