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January 17, 2011
Pursuing Her Passions
Interior Decorating certificates offer local business owner exactly what she needed
Charlotte Kelly Turner spent 20 years in the cosmetology industry. She had always considered herself lucky to have had a chance to do what she loved for a living. After retiring, Turner decided to pursue another passion — making spaces beautiful.
Scott Strickler, C'87
Scott Strickler, C'87, believes it's important to stay connected to one's roots
“Who we are, is who we were,” proudly says Strickler, Treasurer at Robins Insurance and current chair of the School of Continuing Studies Dean’s Advisory Council.
Making a Splash
Swimming Spiders buddy up with children in after-school program
Members of the Women's Swimming and Diving Team treasure their "Fun Fridays" with children in a Northside Richmond after-school program.
Student Services Coordinator receives the Arlene Davis staff appreciation award
Recipient solves student registration problems, works with prospective students and serves as liaison between faculty and undergraduates
Dean Croushore, PhD
Long-term Federal Reserve leader brings legacy of macroeconomic contributions to the classroom
Former executive’s philosophy of balance between theory and data shapes his classes
Sadie Runge, '11
Art and environmental studies double major combines exhibit with experiment
During exam week, Sadie Runge, ’11, set off on a three-hour canoe trip that had been months in the making. A double major in art and environmental studies, Runge wanted to complete a senior thesis project that would bring together her academic interests.
January 14, 2011
The Common Good
Trip overseas gives living-learning community an opportunity to explore how societies pursue collective goals
A new living-learning community is spending this year examining how societies shape and pursue the common good. A trip to two European capitals is helping them tie what they’re learning in the classroom to the real world.
January 13, 2011
Orlando Woodson, L'11
Richmond native keeps eye on the prize of a law degree
Through persistent hard work and focus, Richmond native Orlando Woodson keeps his eye on the prize of a law degree. "The practice of law is the best way to fix what ails our society," he says.
Craig E. Ellis, L'12
From battlefield to courtroom
While on active duty with the U.S. Army Reserves, Craig Ellis gains valuable experience to pave his way to a career in national security law.