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January 26, 2012
Peter Valavanis, '13
Junior learns what it takes to build programs from the ground up
Mentoring a third grader through Big Brother Big Sisters inspires Peter Valavanis and the junior class president’s cabinet to support city schools.
January 19, 2012
Women Studies without Walls
WILL program models effective community-based learning
Richmond faculty, students, and community partners present at the National Women’s Studies Association Conference in Atlanta.
January 18, 2012
Mario Lipari, '13
Mario Lipari, '13, chose UR for the business school, but found a way to continue his love of lacrosse
Mario Lipari, ’13, started playing lacrosse in the third grade, but didn’t think he’d continue high-level playing at college. The school's varsity club team gave him the opportunity.
January 17, 2012
Dr. Dale Kalkofen
Partners in the Arts Governance Committee chair reflects on her life as an educator
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.
January 16, 2012
Mohammed Hadi, '94
A global career teaches alum the importance of cultural adaptability
Mohammed Hadi’s experience at UR was an introduction to the concepts of finance and accounting, and a lesson in how to adapt to new cultural environments.
Julie Stevenson, '11
Accounting and international business double-concentrated graduate finds fit as management trainee with Brink's Global Services in Hong Kong
Robins School alumna views international business courses as vital in teaching her cross-communication skills necessary for her full-time role after graduation
Craig Alvey, B '85
Consulting firm owner incorporates experience in financial services industry in Asian markets and starts his own business
Robins School alumnus felt his education and professors prepared him for the real world of international business after graduation
January 13, 2012
Michelle Huneke, '13
Junior leadership studies major focuses on education
Through PACE (Pathways to a College Experience), Michelle Huneke, ’13, mentored Richmond high school students and found a future career in education.
January 10, 2012
Collin Wilson, C'13
Experience in Teach for America results in returning to the classroom - this time as a student
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.
January 4, 2012
Joan Oates, arts advocate
Sharing her passion for the arts with the University of Richmond
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.