Feature Stories

April 1, 2014
Tim Bezbatchenko, '04Alumnus is playing to his strengths as general manager of a professional sports team

Tim Bezbatchenko, ’04, is using his leadership studies and economics knowledge to score big as the new general manager of major league soccer franchise Toronto FC.  

March 17, 2014
Jepson Study Abroad Photo ContestJunior sees leadership 'at world's end'

Emily Morse, ’15, snapped a photo when she saw leadership in action in Argentina and took first place in the 2014 Jepson Study Abroad Photo Contest. 

March 10, 2014
The Laramie ProjectThe Laramie Project facilitates a yearlong conversation about civil rights and social justice
From classroom discussions and theater productions to lectures from mothers and playwrights, The Laramie Project provides a structure for conversations about civil rights and social justice.
March 3, 2014
Jepson E.D.G.E. InstituteProgram draws on alumni experience to prepare students for the professional world and life after college

After a successful pilot program last year, the new Jepson E.D.G.E. Institute gives students an opportunity to connect with alumni to network and gain valuable professional skills.  

March 2, 2014
Politics as a Vocation?Harvard Law professor and former U.S. ambassador to the Vatican speaks at Jepson School as part of the Marshall Center Lecture Series

Mary Ann Glendon, a Harvard Law professor and former U.S. ambassador to the Vatican, was on campus to discuss the challenges leaders face and the idea of politics as a vocation.

February 20, 2014
Rose Wynn, '14 Internship leads to an unexpected job offer and a busy senior year

An internship leads to an unexpected job offer for Rose Wynn, ’14, and a request to work part-time this year. Now she is successfully juggling work, research and classes, all while enjoying her senior year.

February 6, 2014
Laura DelPrato, '14Opening doors through an internship at Disney ABC Television Group

DelPrato is a leadership studies major with a passion for photography and she landed an internship at Disney ABC Television Group that gave her the perfect opportunity to combine her two interests.

January 16, 2014
Mariah Genis, '16Beautiful campus, unique combination of schools draws student to Richmond to prepare for a career in international conflict resolution

Mariah Genis, ’16, was accepted to the Jepson School in the fall. She plans to major in leadership studies and religious studies and minor in Arabic to prepare for a career in international conflict resolution.

January 14, 2014
Harry Lambert, '16Boatwright Scholar explores interests in transportation and medicine through unique combination of majors and jobs

Harry Lambert, ’16, was accepted to the Jepson School of Leadership Studies in the fall. But it was not always obvious that the Boatwright Scholar, who was born in the U.K., would pick Richmond.

October 2, 2013
Kristina King, '14 Quick thinking helps basketball player on the court and in her sports marketing internship
As a marketing intern with a sports training academy, Kristina King, ’14, relied on quick decision-making skills she learned on the women’s basketball team.