Bob Perrin, C‘13, started at University College in 1964. 49 years later, he’s graduating with a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts.
After being denied a promotion because of his lack of advanced degree, Ryan O’Rourke, C‘14, decided to pursue a Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree, revealing a passion for education and opening up future opportunities.
In May 1973, the Supreme Court blocked a movement to consolidate Richmond public schools with its suburban counterparts. The ruling still has implications today.
When the time came to change professions and return to school, Richmond offered the best fit for Becky Siceloff, C‘06 and GC‘10.
Shelby Longland's involvement with the Bonner Center for Civic Engagement transformed her college career and helped her find her career path.
The SPCS Paralegal Studies program taught Justin Haskins, C’10, to be “a force for good in the world,” inspiring him to pursue impressive academic, professional and humanitarian careers.
Landscape Design classes gave Beth Hellmer the encouragement to finally take the step to starting her own sustainable landscape business, which has blossomed into a successful company.
Alumni Association President Howard Lee, C‘07, explains how SPCS helped him accomplish his education and career goals by reminding him that “it is never too late to be what you might have been.”
After graduating early from the School of Arts and Sciences, Leslie Crudele, ‘12 and C‘14, decided to remain part of the University community by pursuing a master’s degree through the School of Professional and Continuing Studies.
Manyang Kher, C’14, was a named a finalist for the 2012 Do Something Awards for his efforts to help Sudanese refugees through his nonprofit organization, Humanity Helping Sudan.