Campus Announcements

October 3, 2011
School of Professional & Continuing Studies announces name change
Effective October 3, 2011, the School of Continuing Studies is known as the School of Professional & Continuing Studies.
SPCS offers free professional development courses to current degree-seeking students
The School of Professional & Continuing Studies announces a pilot program that makes available select non-credit professional development courses to current part-time and full-time degree-seeking students for free.
September 30, 2011
September 30 UPDATE 1-FASB weighs 'going concern' self-test for US firms (Reuters)
Marshall Geiger, accounting professor in the Robins School of Business at the University of Richmond, offers comments.
September 29, 2011
Osher Institute director to make presentation at regional continuing education conference
Jane Dowrick, director of the School of Continuing Studies Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, has been invited to present at the annual Southern Regional Conference of the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) on October 18, 2011.
September 28, 2011
September 28 Local CEOs' outlook improves slightly (Richmond Times-Dispatch)
Local business executives and owners are slightly more optimistic about sales and hiring in the next six months compared with earlier this year, according to a survey to be released this morning by the Virginia Council of CEOs and the University of Richmond's Robins School of Business.

E-Resource of the Week: Global Reference Center
E-Resource of the Week:  Global Reference Center
September 27, 2011
September 27 Hurricane cut traffic at RIC in August (Richmond Times-Dispatch)
Comments by George Hoffer, transportation economist in the Robins School of Business.  
September 27 Are new airline-fee rules helping travelers? (The Seattle Times)
George Hoffer, transportation economist in the Robins School of Business, comments.
Friends of the Library Talk features Dr. Joe Hoff

The Friends of Boatwright Memorial Library will host a talk with Dr. Joseph Hoff, Associate Dean of International Education, University of Richmond.

Certificate program in museum management partners with Institute on Philanthropy
The Virginia Association of Museums (VAM) has partnered with the University of Richmond Institute on Philanthropy (IOP) to provide fundraising course work for the requirements of VAM’s Certificate in Museum Management.