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May 20, 2015
Kirsten McKinney, GC'15, and Andy McKinney, C'15
Husband and wife McKinneys earn interdisciplinary degrees on the same day at the University of Richmond School of Professional and Continuing Studies
On Saturday, May 9, Kirsten and Andy McKinney both walked across the stage and received their respective diplomas from Dean Narduzzi: Kirsten a master’s degree in liberal arts, Andy a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies.
James L. Narduzzi, outgoing SPCS dean
SPCS faculty, staff, students and alumni join together in tribute to outgoing Dean Narduzzi
21 years of service to the School of Professional and Continuing Studies makes an impact on co-workers and friends. We share some of the stories of the impact Dean Narduzzi has had on members of the SPCS community.
May 14, 2015
Freddie Hornedo, C'14
Freddie Hornedo, C'14, encourages fellow adult students to 'keep moving toward your goal'
Freddie Hornedo, C’14, is an award-winning student selected by his peers to address graduating students at SPCS Commencement 2015. He shares his educational journey and offers advice to those considering a similar journey.
August 6, 2014
Virginia's Poet Laureate
Passion for poetry and craft drives Ron Smith, R'71, G'74, and G'94
Football and great poetry have a lot in common. Just ask Virginia’s new poet laureate. Ron Smith, R’71, G’74, and G’94, is not only an accomplished poet but also a veteran from the Spider gridiron.
June 26, 2014
Kirsten McKinney, GC'15
A class project leads to independent study and, ultimately, a resource for comic arts researchers everywhere
Class projects usually end when the grades are handed out. For Kirsten McKinney, GC’15, that was just the beginning.
May 30, 2014
City provides a backdrop for students exploring the writing process
English professor David Stevens uses city destinations, including UR’s Center for Culinary Arts, to teach the craft of creative writing.
May 13, 2014
Congratulations SPCS Graduates!
SPCS faculty and staff celebrate the graduating class of 2014
Faculty and staff of the School of Professional and Continuing Studies offer a video tribute to students graduating in 2014.
May 6, 2014
Russell Hunter, GC'14
UR's Master of Liberal Arts program prepares Russell Hunter, GC'14, for doctoral study on the effects of drone use on different cultures
Commitment to continual learning drives Russell Hunter, GC’14, to consider the potential effects of drone use on different cultures and to predict unintended cultural shifts as the result of extending drone usage.
May 1, 2014
Megan Barger, C'14
Megan Barger, C'14, continues to follow her passion for law - this time at law school
After earning her bachelor’s degree in paralegal studies from the University of Richmond, Megan Barger, C’14, will follow her passion for law as a student at Appalachian School of Law in Grundy, Va.
April 18, 2014
Linda Fisher Thornton, adjunct assistant professor
Leading in Context CEO & author of '7 Lenses' talks about her engagement in Innovations in Teaching for SPCS
Linda Fisher Thornton, adjunct professor of HR management, finds fulfillment in collaborating with colleagues and providing tools for students to succeed in management and leadership roles.