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May 3, 2013
Andrew Bowers, C'13
Fatherhood encourages student to pursue degree
Professional and Continuing Studies student Andrew Bowers, C’13, decided to return to school to give his children a “better future.”
April 25, 2013
Robert 'Bob' Perrin, C'13
Graduating senior comes full circle from 1964
Bob Perrin, C‘13, started at University College in 1964. 49 years later, he’s graduating with a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts.
April 22, 2013
Ryan O'Rourke, C'14
Confronted with the importance of a college degree, corporate professional finds inspiration and opportunity in Liberal Arts program
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.
March 18, 2013
Looking Back, Moving Forward Conference
Conference seeks to promote diversity in schools by learning from the past
In May 1973, the Supreme Court blocked a movement to consolidate Richmond public schools with its suburban counterparts. The ruling still has implications today.
March 12, 2013
Becky Siceloff, C'06 & GC'10
Undergraduate & graduate degrees paired personal, professional passion with academic studies
When the time came to change professions and return to school, Richmond offered the best fit for Becky Siceloff, C‘06 and GC‘10.
March 5, 2013
Shelby Longland, '13
Senior develops passion for immigration issues through civic engagement
Shelby Longland's involvement with the Bonner Center for Civic Engagement transformed her college career and helped her find her career path.
February 18, 2013
Justin Haskins, C'10
Paralegal Studies graduate excels in academic and humanitarian fields
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.
January 21, 2013
Beth Hellmer, Creative Gardener
Landscape Design program helped sustainable gardener sow and grow landscape business
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.
December 4, 2012
Howard Lee, C'07
SPCS and Alumni Association President Celebrate 50th
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.”
November 28, 2012
Leslie Crudele, '12 and C'14
Master of Liberal Arts degree offers opportunity to remain engaged as a UR student
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.