Alum and Donor News
Filmmaker, storyteller, neuroscientist: Charlotte Wincott’s latest project is a reflection of her many skills
Nov. 8, 2021
In “The Issue with Elvis,” the VCU grad’s many talents are on full display, as she weaves together a story about people, science and mental health in a way few others can.
Paying it forward
Nov. 4, 2021
Through their scholarship, Iris Harrell and Ann Benson help first-generation students reach their capacity.
From red cell development to cultural preservation, VCU’s Baldacci scholars continue to further their studies
Oct. 25, 2021
The grant program, created by a gift from alum David Baldacci and his wife, Michelle, provides students with funds to pursue experiential learning opportunities.
In memoriam: Rodney Harry, former president of the VCU African American Alumni Council
Oct. 21, 2021
He was the longest serving president in the organization’s 30-year history, and was instrumental in creating programming to keep Black graduates connected to VCU.
New scholarship will support students and honor a longtime LGBTQIA+ champion
June 23, 2021
The Dorothy Fillmore Scholarship will help VCU students actively engaged with the LGBTQIA+ community who face housing instability, food insecurity, tuition issues or other financial hurdles.
Enjoli and Sesha Joi Moon’s JXN Project is an effort to tell Black Richmond stories ‘truthfully and completely’
June 16, 2021
Their work, which celebrates 150 years of history in Jackson Ward, is capturing the neighborhood's pivotal role in the evolution of the Black American experience.
In memoriam: Philanthropist and alum Dorothy Pauley. She ‘carried an air of happiness everywhere she went.’
May 24, 2021
The longtime university benefactor was the namesake — along with her husband, Stan — of VCU Health Pauley Heart Center and also helped lay the foundation for the VCU College of Engineering.
Class of 2021: Problem solver Carlos David Jimenez Morales wants to make an impact on health care
May 5, 2021
Later this month, he will become the first graduate of VCU’s Graduate Certificate in Health Care Innovation program.
‘It takes a village to succeed’: Student earns national scholarship to finish her Ph.D.
April 30, 2021
Josly Pierre-Louis’ parents immigrated to America from Haiti. Their daughter, a VCU grad, is the rising tide for all boats when it comes to her success in chemistry and health research.
The Jenas give to honor VCU’s impact on their family
April 26, 2021
Tripti Jena, M.D., and Purusottam “Puru” Jena, Ph.D., credit much of their family’s well-being to the careers and community they found when they joined Virginia Commonwealth University in 1980.