Arrick Wilson, a sophomore journalism major, serves as sports editor of the Commonwealth Times and started a magazine called The Black Creative. (Kevin Morley, Enterprise Marketing and Communications)

Meet-a-Ram: Arrick Wilson, CT sports editor and founder of The Black Creative

March 13, 2023

Wearing many hats, this journalism major’s creative spirit and desire to show meaningful representation always shines through.

NextGen Virginia holds a voter registration drive for VCU students in fall 2018. (Kevin Morley, Enterprise Marketing and Communications)

VCU Votes recognized with national award

March 8, 2023

VCU’s nonpartisan student voter engagement initiative received the top award from a national higher education organization.

VCU's Office of Multicultural Student Affairs and others are hosting numerous events celebrating women's history throughout March. (Getty Images)

An overview of upcoming Women’s HerStory events at VCU

March 8, 2023

Virginia Commonwealth University will observe Women’s HerStory Month with a slate of interesting, informative and fun events throughout March.

Bridget Ferguson interned as an interpreter with the Chesterfield County Office of the Virginia Indigent Defense Commission and the Federal Public Defender’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia. (Photo by Kevin Morley, Enterprise Marketing and Communications)

Class of 2023: Bridget Ferguson is providing much-needed Spanish interpretation services in the legal system

March 6, 2023

Ferguson, a student in VCU’s Spanish-English Translation Interpretation Certificate program, says it feels “meaningful and rewarding to be able to put my abilities to use in a way that helps people and helps to maintain the integrity of our legal system.”

The Department of African American Studies presents the Black History in the Making Awards to outstanding students each year. (File photo)

Founder of Black History in the Making Awards urges newest recipients to fight for truth

March 3, 2023

Daryl Dance, who started the awards in 1983, says, “Many of the major victories in African American history either began with college students or were joined and supported by college students throughout our nation.”

Amber Collier, a military veteran and former contractor and aircraft machinist, is pursuing a bachelor's degree in forensic science with a concentration in forensic biology. (Kevin Morley, Enterprise Marketing and Communications)

Adult and nontraditional students thrive with help of variety of resources at VCU

March 2, 2023

The Office of Adult and Nontraditional Student Services, Rams Reconnect and the Amazon Career Choice program are among the efforts to benefit adult and nontraditional students in their college educations.

Danielle Ansong, a first-generation Ghanaian American, chose to attend VCU because of its diversity and the sterling reputation of its School of Medicine. (Kevin Morley, Enterprise Marketing and Communications)

Danielle Ansong pursues longtime interest in medicine with research and volunteer work

March 1, 2023

Ansong, a VCU junior and president of the African Student Union, volunteers as an EMT and greeter and helps with the Simple Sunflower program.

Qingguo Xu, Ph.D., an associate professor in the Department of Pharmaceutics of the School of Pharmacy, was one of six recipients of the fall 2022 round of TechTransfer and Ventures’ Commercialization Fund Awards. (Tom Kojcsich, Enterprise Marketing and Communications)
Arnethea Sutton, Ph.D., studies the impact of sociodemographic, health care and psychosocial factors on racial disparities in cardiovascular toxicities experienced by breast cancer survivors. (File photo)

Arnethea Sutton selected for National Cancer Institute Early Investigator Advancement Program

Feb. 24, 2023

Sutton, a VCU alum, is an assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Sciences.

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Project Gabriel: President’s Special Commission on Slavery and Justice will help VCU reconcile the past with the present

Feb. 24, 2023

VCU’s journey of reflection and transformation continues with commission that will strive to continue to acknowledge the institution’s past, engage continuously with the community and make meaningful changes.