Feature Stories

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.
May 1, 2012
Linda Hutson, C'12Living, studying history from the Civil Rights movement to the presidency of Barack Obama

Linda Hutson, C‘12, refused to let her past become an obstacle to earning a bachelor’s degree at the University of Richmond School of Professional & Continuing Studies.

March 30, 2012
Stacy Hawkins Adams, C'13Master of Liberal Arts program deepens novelist's appreciation for lifelong learning

Award-winning author, columnist, speaker, and writing coach Stacy Hawkins Adams, C‘13, is back in the classroom pursuing her passion for lifelong learning.

March 28, 2012
Horticulture Professional CertificateNew landscape program focuses on sustainable landscape practices

The Landscape Horticulture, Plants and Practices professional certification is perfect for anyone interested in expanding their knowledge of plants and sustainable horticulture practices including homeowners as well as professionals in a variety of fields.

February 15, 2012
Tom ParfittInstructor offers inside look at baking and pastries, and the art of making chocolate
Tom Parfitt brings his back-room kitchen experience front and center through the Baking and Pastry Arts Center—and gives a small taste of the art of making chocolate.