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Celebrating our 帝豪棋牌 Graduates

We’re proud to celebrate our graduating undergraduate and graduate students from the class of 帝豪棋牌! We’ve announced our 帝豪棋牌 award winners. Join us in congratulating these award recipients!

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Faculty & Staff News

  • Shelton offers job search tips

    Becca Shelton, SPCS and alumni career advisor and assistant director of career services, offers 5 job search tips to those seeking a job during the global pandemic in  on The Girlfriend from AARP

  • Shields featured on Academic Minute

    Dr. Tom Shields, associate dean and associate professor of education and leadership studies, discusses the on , part of a weeklong Jepson Takeover featuring a different Jepson School of Leadership Studies professor each day.

  • Scharf co-authors Style Weekly op-ed

    Dr. Adria Scharf, adjunct assistant professor of nonprofit studies, co-authored a Style Weekly op-ed titled “” that urges local leaders to “step up to the plate with a bold, practical and inclusive vision for our city’s future” in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Authored with Dr. Thad Williamson, associate professor in the Jepson School of Leadership Studies.

  • Roberts interviewed on Virginia This Morning

    Dr. Dan Roberts, chair of the liberal arts program and host of A Moment in Time, shares insights about the history of world pandemics and the importance of physical separation in an on CBS 6’s Virginia This Morning show.

  • Nielson interviewed with co-author on BLEU

    Dr. Erik Nielson, associate professor & assistant chair of liberal arts, is with his Rap on Trial co-author, Andrea Dennis, on the website BLEU.

  • Roberts interviewed on WRVA

    Dr. Dan Roberts, chair of the liberal arts program and host of A Moment in Time, discusses the coronavirus outbreak in the context of historical plagues in an on Richmond’s Morning News with John Reid on Newsradio 1140 WRVA.

  • Hocutt presents at national communication symposium

    Dr. Daniel Hocutt, R’92 and G’98, proposed in algorithm-driven web technologies at the 9th annual (SCCI) at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Va.

  • Spires earns promotion to associate professor

    Dr. Bob Spires, professor in the SPCS graduate education program, has been approved by the University Board of Trustees for promotion from assistant professor to the rank of associate professor.

  • Wilson delivers address at award ceremony

    Dr. Jamelle Wilson, dean of the School of Professional & Continuing Studies, was the featured speaker at ’s 41st Annual Award Ceremony. Wilson’s address was titled “Paying the Rent: Finding Value through a Life of Service.”

  • Wilson named local visionary

    Dr. Jamelle Wilson, dean of the School of Professional & Continuing Studies, was named a local visionary and profiled in a speciality publication of the Richmond Times-Dispatch titled “Local Visionaries Reflect on Black History Month” in the February 7 print and e-editions of the paper.

Alumni & Graduate News

  • Orly Lewis, C'99, named CEO of Weinstein JCC

    Orly Lewis, C’99, was of the Carole and Marcus Weinstein Jewish Community Center (JCC) effective April 1, 帝豪棋牌. Lewis earned a bachelor’s degree in HR Management through the school. She serves as the tenth CEO in the JCC’s history and the first woman named to this leadership position.

  • Jimmy Comer, GC'17, shares challenges facing businesses during COVID-19 outbreak

    Jimmy Comer, GC’17, co-owner of in Hanover County, discusses the impact of responses to the COVID-19 outbreak on local small business owners in a CBS6 News story, . Comer earned a Master of Liberal Arts degree in 2017 through SPCS. 

  • Kelly Maiden, C'18, named Beginning Teacher of the Year

    Kelly Maiden, C’18, was named at Beaverdam Elementary School in Hanover County Public Schools. Maiden earned elementary teacher licensure in 2018 while completing a BA in liberal arts and a concentration in elementary education.

  • Jerry Thornton, Bryant's Small Batch Cider owner, recognized by Gov. Northam

    Jerry Thornton, 2018 graduate of the Richmond-area Beer Brewer Professional Certificate and owner of Bryant’s Small Batch Cider, has been  for plans to open a new hard cider production facility and tasting room in the City of Richmond’s historic Shockoe Bottom neighborhood. The cidery will revitalize a historic commercial building and plans to plant several apple trees on site.

  • SPCS grads active on pro teams highlighted in UR Magazine

    SPCS graduates are included among Spiders active on pro sports teams in the University of Richmond Magazine. Jonathan de Marte, ’15 and GC’17, who earned his bachelor’s degree at Richmond and his Master of HR Management in SPCS, plays baseball for the in the professional . Tyler Plantier, GC’19, who earned a Master of HR Management in SPCS, plays baseball for the , minor league affiliate of the Colorado Rockies.

  • Kendyl Crawley Crawford, GC'18, featured in UR Magazine

    Kendyl Crawley Crawford, GC’18, is profiled in a brief titled In Pursuit of Justice for All in the Winter 帝豪棋牌 edition of University of Richmond Magazine. Crawley Crawford earned a Master of Nonprofit Studies degree and serves as director of Virginia Interfaith Power & Light, a faith-based group dedicated to organizing statewide efforts surrounding climate change and environmental justice.

  • Late John Miers, C'13, honored by NMSU with memorial scholarship

    The late John Miers, C’13, an SPCS Weekend College graduate inspired by . The John & Teresa Miers Current Use Scholarship honors Miers’ dedication to continual learning, supporting students who have returned to university studies after a gap in their education.

  • LeKiesha White, GC'19, describes teaching experience in published book

    LeKiesha White, GC’19, shared her experience using project-based learning to teach biology to English learners (EL) in a book published by ASCD. The book, Team Up, Speak Up, Fire Up! brings together research, best practices, and voices from educators to help teachers support ELs and their families. White earned an M.Ed. in Educational Leadership & Policy Studies in 2019 and teaches in Chesterfield County.

  • Jason Martin, C'13, earns master of science in cybersecurity

    Jason Martin, C’13, currently serving as secretary of the SPCS Alumni Association Board of Directors, successfully completed a Master of Science degree in Cyber Security at Liberty University in December 2019. Martin earned a Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree in 2013 at SPCS.

  • Dustin Engels, GC'14, publishes book related to MLA research topic

    Dustin Engels, GC’14, recently released his first book, . Engels earned a Master of Liberal Arts degree in 2014 with a focus on American popular culture. The book documents his travels from April-June 2018 to visit every Disney park in the world.

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帝豪棋牌We conclude our online recognition of #SPCS graduating students who earned graduation awards by announcing that the following graduate education students passed their comprehensive written exams with distinction:

Peyton Anderson, Beverly Cocke, Brian Conlon, Diane Flemming, Bobby Herting, Amanda Holt, Cameron Jessie, Jeanine Mowbray, Gráinne Murray, Lyndsey Noel, Lindsey Smith & Philip Tickle 
Congratulations to these students and to all of the SPCS Graduating Class of 帝豪棋牌!
帝豪棋牌We're almost finished with our online recognition of #SPCS graduating students who earned graduation awards by announcing the following special awards: • Sarah Petty, Proffitt Service Award & Cousins Award for Service to UR
• Adrienne Stewart, Scott Book Scholarship Award
• Gráinne Murray, Taylor Award for Community Leadership

We're proud of your achievements.
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帝豪棋牌We're continuing our online recognition of #SPCS graduating students who earned Academic Book Awards.
• Ian Barclay, Davis Award for IT Management
• Trish Messer, Marshall Award for Paralegal Studies

We're proud of your achievements.
#Richmond帝豪棋牌 #SPCSgrad #spiderpride
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帝豪棋牌We're continuing our online recognition of #SPCS graduating students who earned Academic Book Awards.
• Noah Cox, Steve Neal Award in Graduate HRM (co-winner)
• Fletcher Cox, Neal Award in Graduate HRM (co-winner)

We're proud of your achievements.
#Richmond帝豪棋牌 #SPCSgrad #spiderpride 📖💙🕷️❤️📖
帝豪棋牌Normally at SPCS Night, each degree program selects top students to receive academic book awards.

Since we can't recognize them in a traditional awards ceremony, we're celebrating them online.
• Ian McClure, Lanham Award in Curriculum & Instruction
• Emily Ball, Keuhl Award in Liberal Arts
• Elizabeth Darling, Roberts MLA Award

We're proud of your achievements.
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帝豪棋牌Each year, #SPCS invites 3 special award earners to speak at Commencement: a student speaker selected by the faculty, an alumni speaker selected by the Alumni Association board, and an adjunct faculty speaker nominated by the students.
• Eric Beatty, '00, GC'12, Gibb Family Alumni Award
• Dr.
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帝豪棋牌We're pleased to honor the following top #SPCS graduating students who earned 帝豪棋牌 Commencement awards.
• Kiana Bradford, US Flag Bearer Award
• Tammy Alexander, UR Flag Bearer Award
• Tiffany Humphrey, SPCS Banner Bearer Award

#Richmond帝豪棋牌 #SPCSgrad #spiderpride 🏆❤️🕷️💙🏆
帝豪棋牌UR Summer School update for students in @urichmondas, @urichmondrobins & @jepsonschool: We just added an online section of BIOL 200 Human Physiology with Lab to the 5-Week II term starting June 22.
帝豪棋牌Join us for the next 2 weeks as we celebrate our graduating students!
帝豪棋牌Get ready to celebrate the graduating class of 帝豪棋牌!
帝豪棋牌Waking up with about 4 hours of sleep to run on, Lisa Cheney, C'17, crawled from her bed at 4:30 a.m.
#spiderpride #spcs #lifelonglearning #urichmond #nonprofitstudies

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