Feature Stories

May 22, 2013
Not your average English classPSA combines old-school research and rhetoric with digital storytelling

Eric Cox, SPCS student, combines academic research and writing with digital storytelling to produce a research-driven public service announcement: “Do you have what it takes to be a fireman?”

May 21, 2013
The Archaeology of SoundMusic professor and Latin jazz bandleader discuss influence of Latin rhythms on American music
During UR's Salsa Mania, music professor Mike Davison and S.Y.O.T.O.S. bandleader Chris Washburne discuss how Latin influences have shaped modern American jazz and pop music.
May 20, 2013
Dr. Ayers on SPCS at 50Dr. Ed Ayers, university president, finds the seeds of excellence in past & present

In his 2013 SPCS Commencement address, President Ayers examines capacity and power the School offers the University.

Tom Winfree, C'77SPCS alumni enriching the Richmond workplace

Tom Winfree, C’77, discusses the value of SPCS alumni to the Richmond workforce in his 2013 Commencement address.

Gerald L. Quirk, distinguished faculty award recipient2013 Itzkowitz Family Distinguished Faculty Award recipient see doors opened by UR degree

Gerald Quirk, C’74, uses personal experience to remind graduates of the value of their University of Richmond degree.

Finale 2013Jepson School founder tells graduates to "do the right thing"

Robert S. Jepson Jr., the visionary founder of the Jepson School, delivered the keynote address at Finale, the School’s senior recognition ceremony.

May 18, 2013
Assessing OrganizationsClass partners with local organizations to conduct leadership assessments

A fortuitous phone call resulted in students conducting leadership assessments for local organizations.

May 16, 2013
Mark Troemel, GC'13Graduate Human Resource Management program ignites the fire of passion

Mark Troemel, GC’13, encourages graduates of the School of Professional & Continuing Studies to allow “passion to work its magic” in their lives.

Djole Hinic, '13 A passion for leadership brought senior from Belgrade to Richmond

A passion for leadership and travel brought Djole Hinic, '13, to Richmond from Belgrade, Serbia. A summer research grant gave him an opportunity to study the challenges faced by youth in his home country in the aftermath of the revolution of 2000.


May 15, 2013
Kylie McCreesh, '13A theory to practice model at Richmond leads senior to embark on a graduate program that will include serving in the Peace Corps
Kylie McCreesh, ’13, will begin a graduate program this fall in intercultural service, leadership and management and then spend 27 months serving with the Peace Corps.