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.
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.
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.
Outdoor learning spaces are on the rise and benefiting students in a number of ways. A new program from SPCS aims to equip teachers with the resources to bring nature to the classroom.
This past March, students traveled with the School of Continuing Studies Human Resources Management (HRM) department to Seville, Spain, for a hands-on spring break study abroad experience titled “Immigration, Labor Markets, and Societies.”
Free, contemporary and foreign — the International Film Series is now 23 years into its run as Richmond's premier destination for fans of world cinema.
“Coming to the University 20 years ago opened a whole new world to me in so many ways. It’s been great. I can’t imagine having spent my career anywhere else.”
Partners in the Arts, with the support of Joan Oates, leads the region in arts-integration training for K-12 teachers.
Junior Colin Billings spent part of his summer in the Middle East, learning ways to break down barriers between people of different faiths.
A partnership between UR and the Valentine Richmond History Center is training Richmond residents to tell the story of the city, both past and present.