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January 18, 2012
Mario Lipari, '13
Mario Lipari, '13, chose UR for the business school, but found a way to continue his love of lacrosse
Mario Lipari, ’13, started playing lacrosse in the third grade, but didn’t think he’d continue high-level playing at college. The school's varsity club team gave him the opportunity.
January 17, 2012
Dr. Dale Kalkofen
Partners in the Arts Governance Committee chair reflects on her life as an educator
As a lifelong educator, Dr. Dale Kalkofen is utilizing her past educational experiences in her position as chair of the Partners in the Arts Governance Committee.
January 16, 2012
Mohammed Hadi, '94
A global career teaches alum the importance of cultural adaptability
Mohammed Hadi’s experience at UR was an introduction to the concepts of finance and accounting, and a lesson in how to adapt to new cultural environments.
Julie Stevenson, '11
Accounting and international business double-concentrated graduate finds fit as management trainee with Brink's Global Services in Hong Kong
Robins School alumna views international business courses as vital in teaching her cross-communication skills necessary for her full-time role after graduation
Craig Alvey, B '85
Consulting firm owner incorporates experience in financial services industry in Asian markets and starts his own business
Robins School alumnus felt his education and professors prepared him for the real world of international business after graduation
January 13, 2012
Michelle Huneke, '13
Junior leadership studies major focuses on education
Through PACE (Pathways to a College Experience), Michelle Huneke, ’13, mentored Richmond high school students and found a future career in education.
January 10, 2012
Collin Wilson, C'13
Experience in Teach for America results in returning to the classroom - this time as a student
After spending two years teaching in the Mississippi Delta region with Teach for America, Collin Wilson, C‘13, decided to go back into classroom to pursue a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction.
January 4, 2012
Joan Oates, arts advocate
Sharing her passion for the arts with the University of Richmond
Joan Oates, a long-time advocate of arts in Richmond, continues her tradition of incorporating arts into everyday life by endowing The Joan Oates Summer Institute for Partners in the Arts in the School of Professional and Continuing Studies.
January 3, 2012
Is Osher the best kept secret in Richmond?
I don’t want to miss out on a good thing. That’s the way I feel about the Osher Institute for Lifelong Learning. And I want others, 50 and better, to learn about the great courses, fun activities, and the benefits of becoming a student at the University of Richmond.
The Big Questions
Big Questions class leads to a big opportunity for two Osher learners
It all began in an Osher class titled “The Big Questions.” One of us took the class “because I’m always looking for big answers” (Anita). The other (Kathleen) was looking forward to a class of free-flowing ideas. Little did we know then what an unexpected opportunity was coming our way!