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March 1, 2011
Crystal Thornhill, '11
Senior's exploration of diversity includes teaching others to be examples of inclusivity
Crystal Thornhill, ’11, felt the welcoming spirit of UR on her first visit to campus. She spent the next four years inspiring others to build relationships “on a human level” to create an environment of acceptance for everyone.
February 28, 2011
Idil Cazimoglu, '14
Freshman involved in documentary screening for peace in Cyprus
University of Richmond freshman and Fulbright scholar Idil Cazimoglu traveled to Cyprus and England in February to support the screening of a Peace Initiative documentary made for The Elders Foundation.
MBA Student Mentors Undergraduate
MBA students now have the opportunity to mentor undergraduate business students alongside EAC board members and other corporate partners
Lauren Napolitano, Robins School grad and MBA candidate, advises current business student on job market and how to make the most of her time at the University
Chris Johnson, MBA candidate
Graduate student has been serving as a mentor through the Big Brothers Big Sisters organization for over seven years
Concepts learned in The Richmond MBA program complement role as a volunteer to local children
February 25, 2011
Sehrangez Blackburn, L'13
A non-traditional student finds the support she needs to succeed in law school
As a child in Tajikistan, Sehrangez Blackburn, L’13, witnessed the chaos of civil war and dreamed of someday becoming a lawyer. Today, the University of Richmond School of Law is helping to make her dream become reality.
Eric Piasecki, '11
Vocalist finds a way to combine singing, service
Although senior Eric Piasecki’s two passions are seemingly quite different, he said he found that his musical experiences have made him that much better as an interpreter.
The Richmond MBA Alumni Society Update
Recap from Economic Outlook Breakfast and a preview of upcoming events
More events are still being planned for this semester
MBA Town Hall Meeting
Senior Associate Dean Richard Coughlan held current student-department forum to aid in planning process
Students attended gathering where feedback and suggestions on the program were exchanged.
February 24, 2011
Stop Hunger Now
UR community comes together to pack 20,000 meals for orphanage and school in India
UR students, employees and friends packed 20,000 meals for a school and orphanage in India — all in under three hours. But the lessons learned about hunger and education may last much longer.
Kevin Eastman, R'77, M'89
Former Spider basketball captain coaches Boston Celtics
Former Spider basketball two-time team captain, three-year starter and member of the university’s athletic hall of fame, Kevin Eastman began his professional career at Richmond as an assistant coach for the men’s basketball team.