Campus Announcements

October 15, 2014
SPCS administrators, faculty & staff join student government, alumni to celebrate SPCS Student Week, October 19-25, 2014

The School of Professional and Continuing Studies Student Government Association and Alumni Association are joining the school’s faculty, staff and administrators in celebrating SPCS students during SPCS Student Week, October 19-25, 2014.

August 25, 2014
Christina Draper, senior noncredit program manager, named chair of board for Va. Museum of Natural History

Christina Draper, senior noncredit program manager in the School of Professional and Continuing Studies, has been named chair of the board of the Virginia Museum of Natural History in Martinsville.

August 21, 2014
Dr. Erik Nielson among scholars filing 'amici' brief on behalf of petitioner in Supreme Court case

Dr. Erik Nielson, assistant professor and coordinator of liberal arts, who has co-authored an “Amici Curiae Brief of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project and Rap Music Scholars (Professors Erik Nielson and Charis E. Kubrin) in support of Petitioner Anthony Douglas Elonis” filed with the United States Supreme Court, August 18, 2014.

August 20, 2014
Dr. Tom Shields named UR Distinguished Educator at University Colloquy

Dr. Tom Shields, assistant professor of education and director, Center for Leadership in Education, has been named among 2014 University Distinguished Educators during the annual University Colloqy on August 20, 2014.

August 12, 2014
River Road entrance at UR Drive to be closed May 13 - August 15 for major construction projects

The River Road entrance to the University at UR Drive will be closed from May 13–August 15 while the south campus area undergoes major construction.

August 7, 2014
Osher schedule of fall programs now available online; registration now open

The fall 2014 edition of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute schedule of classes is now available online. Registration is open for all classes.

July 30, 2014
Schedule of fall 2014 Think Again classes online; registration starts August 12

The schedule for fall 2014 Think Again classes is now available online. Registration for summer classes starts Tuesday, August 12. Remaining summer classes remain listed on the schedule and open for registration.

June 23, 2014
University of Richmond launches new graduate certificate in public history

The University of Richmond’s School of Professional and Continuing Studies is launching a new graduate certificate in public history. In addition, the School is adding a public history concentration as an optional focus area to the existing Master of Liberal Arts (MLA) program.

Fall 2014 schedule of degree-program classes now available online

The schedule of fall 2014 degree-program classes is now available online. Registration for fall 2014 begins at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, July 8.

June 19, 2014
New scheduling option offers back-to-back hybrid Saturday classes for SPCS undergraduates

The School of Professional and Continuing Studies is rolling out a new scheduling option for required courses for the Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies (BSPS): two hybrid classes with only eight back-to-back class sessions on Saturdays and an online component.