Feature Stories

September 19, 2012
Lisa Cheney, 2012-2013 SGA PresidentDeveloping a college strategy that complements her lifestyle and routine

Lisa Cheney, student government president, came to SPCS through the Institute on Philanthropy and remains engaged and involved in the life of the School.

August 29, 2012
Matt LeeChef brings new brand of culinary craft to downtown Richmond
As the new chef at the Richmond on Broad Café, Matt Lee combines cultural culinary influences and looks to local sources as he shapes UR’s addition to the city’s restaurant offerings.
August 28, 2012
Fifty Years & CountingSchool opens fiftieth anniversary year with SPCS Week, September 17-22
The School of Professional and Continuing Studies will open its fiftieth anniversary celebration year with SPCS Week, an opportunity to connect with the School and celebrate its history.
August 20, 2012
Kevin ButterfieldUniversity Librarian talks shop, renovations, and his required reading
The new University Librarian tells about falling in love with his profession, what the new Boatwright renovations will mean, and what five books he’d take to a desert isle.
June 18, 2012
Half-Century Age DifferencesSPCS graduates represent youngest, oldest UR graduates of 2012

Jimmy Nickerson & Angie Pell, C‘12, embrace continuing education from both ends of the generational spectrum.

June 4, 2012
Bianca Spurlock, C'12Bianca Spurlock, C'12, encourages working professionals to pursue a higher degree

When Bianca Spurlock, C’12, offers advice about returning to school, she speaks from personal experience when she says “Let go of your fears and go for it.”

May 30, 2012
William 'Bill' Bailey, Osher MemberAn Osher Institute membership offers the acceptance of family and the challenge of artistry

Bill Bailey’s experience at the University of Richmond reveals that membership has its own rewards.

May 21, 2012
Kellie Amberger, C'11Earning a degree as a working professional matches the challenges of starting a business in difficult economic times

Kellie Amberger, C‘11, finds in Weekend College both the challenge of academic rigor and the pattern for success in business.

May 14, 2012
John Miers, C'13Richmond campus, classes and community reinforce professional and academic direction

John Miers, C‘13, never lost sight of his dream to earn a bachelor’s degree despite a twenty-five-year postponement.

May 4, 2012
Improvise, Innovate, and Imagine!Partners in the Arts funds project at Linwood Holton Elementary
With support from the University's Partners in the Arts, Linwood Holton Elementary School students and teachers learn with local artists.