VCU Police Headquarters: New Home for Transgender Day of Remembrance Tree

March 31, 2017

On March 31, International Trans Day of Visibility, Richmond and VCU Police collaborated to dedicate a cherry tree to honor transgender lives lost to violence.
Guests included representatives from local law enforcement agencies, VCU staff who specialize in LGBTQIA+ programming on campus, and allies who work with the LGBTQIA+ community citywide.  Read More

Immigration and Race Symposium at VCU

April 5, 2017

Everyone is invited to attend the Immigration and Race Symposium at VCU, Wednesday, April 5, 2017, from 3:30 pm - 6:15 pm. Location is the Academic Learning Commons at 1000 Floyd Avenue, Room 1102.

Panel 1, starting at 3:30 pm will discuss Immigration Policy and its Impact on Education, with Mona Siddiqui, JD, and Saltanat Liebert, PhD, from the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs.

At 5:00 PM, Panel 2 will discuss Ethical and Historical Insights on Immigration, with Javier Hidalgo, PhD, University of Richmond, and Melis Hafez, PhD, VCU Department of History.

This event is free and open to the public:  Immigration and Race Symposium at VCU.

Live Theater Production at VCU: The Fannie Lou Hamer Story

March 23, 2017

Everyone is invited to attend the live theater production of The Fannie Lou Hamer Story, written and performed by Mzuri Moyo Aimbaye, Friday, March 31, 2017 from 12-1:30 pm.  Location is Commonwealth Ballroom B at the University Student Commons (Monroe Park Campus).

This event is free and you can view the flyer here:  Fannie Lou Hamer Story

This event is sponsored by the Division for Inclusive Excellence, Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, and VCU Health Sciences.  For information contact Eduardo Vidal: 804.828.8947,

The Great Place: HR Redesign Draft Policy Open for Comment

March 10, 2017

The Great Place: HR Redesign draft policy is now open for university comment through Friday, March 17. The draft policy addresses career advancement, career development, networking and mentoring, performance evaluation, merit pay and enhanced leave programs.

Click here to review and submit feedback.

For more information, contact Jessica Bryant at

Helping People with Disabilities Make Rock Climbing a Reality

March 16, 2017

Virginia Commonwealth University’s Outdoor Adventure Program is partnering with a local nonprofit to help people with disabilities make rock climbing a reality.  Read More Here.

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