As a political science student, Sara Thornton enjoyed several civic-engagement experiences thanks to a scholarship specifically for local students.
Two scholarships gave School of the Arts alumna Megan James both motivation and financial assistance to pursue her calling of comic book creator.
VCU Health's Community Internship program demystifies the work of VCU Medical Center for donors, board members, politicians and others.
Making news in NYC
A gift from Robertson School alumnus Kirk Laughlin provides a stipend to send two journalism students to an internship in New York City.
VCU's Neuromuscular and ALS Clinics are providing optimal care for ALS sufferers thanks to a fund created by late patient Vic Harper and his family.
The trouble with being first
New programs and funds target first-generation students in an effort to help them be more successful at adapting to, and staying in, college.
Talk of the town
An annual lecture series at the Wilder School highlights new ways to tackle planning and design issues in Richmond, Virginia, and beyond.
Circle of influence
Business scholarship recipients find commonality at event celebrating 30-plus years of personal, financial and professional guidance
Timely scholarship gives nontraditional student the help he needs to return to the classroom
Seat of power
A handful of VCU’s endowed chairs from across campus share how the funding has provided the resources needed to take their work to the next level.
Room to grow
Fountainhead Fellowship provides residency, studio space and teaching opportunities for nation’s top young artists
An idea that stuck
Scholarship enables engineering student to immerse herself in the creation of a promising grocery-shopping app
This way up
Scholarships provide path out of debt and toward the right career for two generations of medical students.
Successful plein air painter Andre Lucero credits a scholarship he received as an art student in the 1980s with helping him pursue his career.
The new Virginia Treatment Center for Children will transform mental health services for the region's kids when it opens this fall.
Open 24 hours
Robertson School students stay up all night to deliver creative services to local nonprofits during the annual CreateAthon event.
Setting the stage
Three recipients of a theater scholarship discuss the boost it has given them in their burgeoning careers.
The Emswiller Symposium promotes ways for health care professionals to collaborate and improve patient care.
Pushing the agenda
Students lead a campaign to replace some of the most worn-out chairs in the James Branch Cabell Library.
A fellowship in the School of Education provides research support for faculty and mentoring experience for a student.
Practice makes perfect
The student-athlete experience at VCU has improved, thanks to the new Basketball Development Center.
Start of something good
The Massey Pilot Research Grant Program provides startup dollars to investigate promising new cancer treatments.
Rising to the challenge
New donors respond to a challenge grant maximizing donations to the renovated James Branch Cabell Library.
Tools of the trade
A couple donates to a game-changing new training program at Massey Cancer Center.
The life and untimely passing of a VCU professor inspires a scholarship dedicated to solving neurological diseases.
The bigger picture
An art lover's scholarship allows a student to shrug off financial considerations and focus on her creativity.
Voyage of discovery
Intercultural experiences gained through a service-learning scholarship broaden students' horizons
With a gift made in memory of his mother, a retired art history professor honors the past and supports the future.
Student entrepreneurship program Go For It! draws on the support of some regional big hitters.
Strength to strength
A scholarship established in 1982 by a retired physical therapy professor has helped more than 200 students.
Meeting a need
A long-established medical scholarship helps attract the best students and alleviate their debt burden.
A former faculty member gives the rehab counseling department its largest endowed scholarship.
Two authors living in the heart of the Monroe Park Campus show their appreciation to two cultural hubs.
Brandcenter students benefit from a scholarship and stewardship from the head of an ad industry mainstay.
A common bond
A doctor from Iraq and a student from Togo are united by a gift to relieve the burden of medical education debt.
Out of the dark
Theatre VCU faculty, staff and friends establish a scholarship to honor the life of a department professor's son.
The facts of Life
Massey Cancer Center's Research for Life campaign closed in June, exceeding its fundraising target.
Back to nature
An overnight lodge boosts the Rice Rivers Center's standing as a beacon of environmental research.
A scholarship in the name of a beloved School of Dentistry staff member supports kind and compassionate students.
Listen & learn
Delivering the second annual Lee Memorial Lecture holds special meaning for one School of Medicine alumnus.
Travel fund encourages bonds, friendships
It’s an opportunity you shouldn’t miss and when you don’t have the money, it can be impossible
Planned gift celebrates School of Social Work
The Colbys are grateful for the foundation that VCU provided.
Award recipients share gratitude with donors
The Thalhimer family’s investment in me has allowed me to invest in my future in ways I could never have before
Bequest creates scholarship in mentor’s memory
The planned gift memorializes Poole’s mentor and friend, Daniel T. Watts, Ph.D
Surprise scholarship recognizes childhood friend
George “Steve” Loder (B.S. ’71) and Richard T. “Dick” Robertson (B.S. ’67; H.L.D. ’05) have been friends for more than 50 years
Nursing school grads leave scholarship legacy
To date, more than $5,000 has been raised through gifts and pledges
Planned gift encourages sustainability efforts
This generous gift will allow students to benefit from special lectures, travel abroad and other educational programs.
Alumna’s gift to nursing school sparks leadership
Johnson hopes to spark new ways of thinking for future students at the School of Nursing.
VCU Libraries shares history of area Girl Scouts
VCU Libraries secured a significant donation of records and materials from the Girl Scouts Commonwealth Council of Virginia
Walk-a-thon turns 10, helps students to finish line
In 10 years, the walk-a-thon has raised more than $80,000
Dentistry school honors professor, ‘The First 100’
School of Dentistry, the school has launched a fundraising initiative to celebrate diversity
New rooms enhance the care of very ill children
The pediatric palliative care room is like no other room on the pediatric floor
Historic landmark reflects the prosperity of early 20th-century Richmond
The Scott House, now a Virginia Historic Landmark, is one of Richmond’s most important architectural survivors
Establishing Christianity chair fulfills dream
In 14 years, the fund has ballooned to more than $120,000
Unique engineering scholarship program encourages students to pursue interests i
Eilerson has set up a unique scholarship program through the College of Engineering
Alumnus funds the growth of creative writing at VCU
Established the David Baldacci Fund for Creative Writing at VCU with a pledge of $112,000
Endowed fund provides financial assistance to single mothers enrolled at VCU
I am hoping this scholarship will be one way of alleviating some of the worry
Staunch advocate of VCU’s Schools of Nursing and the Arts donates
His gift will support the School of Nursing’s $13 million campaign
Richmond real estate magnate commits nation’s largest Jazz gift to VCU
W.E. Singleton committed $2 million to benefit the Jazz Studies Program
Back pain evidently leads to couple’s donation for neurological services
The couple made a $2 million gift
Gift provides an immeasurable benefit to the College of Engineering
The $500,000 gift will provide an immeasurable benefit to the school
Local foundation supports VCU and the Richmond community
Grandis made a $150,000 gift to establish the Grandis Lung Cancer Research Fund
Alumni leave mark on VCU through an endowment tribute
The School of Pharmacy Class of 1956 contributed $15,000
Scholarships honor family’s dedication and hard work at VCU
The award is given to an entering freshman
VCU School of Pharmacy gains independent community pharmacy
Lance Berkowitz and his wife, Fran, endowed a $100,000 scholarship
Alumnus gift is largest in VCU School of Dentistry history
Dr. Perkinson’s support of VCU continues to be extraordinary
A $2.5 million gift establishes the Kornblau Institute
A $2.5 million gift will establish a real estate institute
Golf scholarship offers benefits for donors, too
Will and Betsy wanted to give back to their alma maters
Mass Communications major sets his sites on an advertising career
Dong-Hyok is passionate about his studies and about the advertising industry
Doctoral student honors the memory of her mentor through research
I definitely want a career that involves research.
Thomas H. Tatum Scholarship recipient demonstrates grace under pressure
the scholarship honors a dental student who demonstrates an ability to overcome adversity with grace
VCU senior makes connections with alumni through the College of Humanities
The phone-a-thon helped us generate 925 alumni gifts
VCU mass communications senior Lisa Figueroa interns with Warner Brothers
She spent two weeks as an intern at Warner Bros. Entertainment
VCU School of Dentistry students find time to give back to their school while st
For the students, the program is a win-win.
Scholarships help recruit star education student
Jacobs received the Deans’ Scholarship for the 2007-08 academic year
Chapel renovations establish an interfaith venue
The Chapel at the VCU Medical Center is undergoing renovations
Art history expert plans to leave lasting legacy
In 2000, Perry established the Regenia A. Perry Merit Scholarship.
Couple’s annual gifts exemplify power of giving
Over the years, the couple made gifts to the VCU schools of Dentistry and Nursing
Chemist leaves legacy of research, scholarship
In the world of chemistry, Lidia M. Vallarino, Ph.D., is a pioneer
Catholic studies chair reiterates global message
We ended up with 37 pledges and a little over $1 million
Advertising executive supports VCU Brandcenter
Scarpelli has served on the Brandcenter’s board of directors since 2003
Scholarship fulfills student’s wish to help others
Badamas received the Anne Marie and Jonathan Seth Perel Medical Scholarship
Thalhimer gift creates legacy in business school
The Thalhimer Family Scholarship was established in 1986
Partnership ushers in next generation of radio ads
The bureau has pledged $250,000 over the next five years
Donors make a difference in scholarship shortfall
We did not want to interrupt that momentum because of the economic situation
Donor aims to advance the field of palliative care
Oates also became a champion for the Palliative care
New dentistry building ushers in new era for school
The new facility is the hub of oral and dental research at the dental school
Scholarship helps ballerina spin career options
Scholarship awards make it possible for VCU nursing students to borrow less
Dental grads support clinical program with pledge
Graduates pledged to give $2,009 over the next five years to their alma mater
Gift commemorates creation of dental hygiene program
It was unheard of for women to take dental classes
New president engages donors in shared vision for VCU
This is where we want to be because we know we can get there.
Mentor spurs gift, planned giving helps it grow
The couple recently made a planned gift through a $250,000 life insurance policy
Reunion memories lead to medical education gift
" It’s a golden opportunity to positively influence physicians of the future."
Alumnus's planned giving helps students thrive
Derring transformed his annual scholarships into endowed awards.
Surprise honors alumnus, boosts class gift
The Class of 1962 holds a place of honor at the VCU School of Dentistry.
Scholarship honors a family's dental legacy
The brothers established the Jeremiah J. Kelliher Sr., D.D.S. Scholarship
Library gift shows changes in pharmacy field
White donated his collection of personal items to VCU’s Tompkins-McCaw Library
Couple joins the cancer fight with Massey gift
Jen and Win Sheridan are all too familiar with the fight against cancer.
VCU opens renovated Siegel Center centerpiece
The 15,000-square-foot renovation and expansion provided a complete facelift
VCU unveils new Institute for Contemporary Art
The landscape of downtown Richmond, Va., is about to change
Mentor inspires gifts to medical education center
Her presence in the OB-GYN department blazed trails for future female students
Fund honors professor, longtime chemistry mentor
The fund will provide resources in the areas of greatest need
Gerontology scholarship promotes staying active
Her philosophy is preserved and promoted through the Scholarship
Faculty philanthropy bolsters medical tradition
Neifeld created one of seven scholarships worth more than $500,000
$25 million gift funds medical education center
McGlothlins made a $25 million gift to the VCU School of Medicine
Alum sees life insurance as a way to give back
"It was my intention to give a gift to make a difference"
Daughter's VCU experience inspires gift, praise
To show their appreciation the Naders have made several generous contributions
Gifts help address need for eldercare workforce
People don't think about aging until it affects them directly
Siegel Center's first-class facelift to add club venue
A $3.5 million enhancement project is under way
Campaign gift honors one mother's inspiration
The new school opens up a whole new opportunity of education for the future
Alumnus repays gift, supports Opportunity VCU
When I was a student, I ran out of money and didn't know where to turn
$1 million gift accelerates clinical trials process
The result was a $1 million gift from the Royalls
Education school welcomes endowed professor
The endowed professorship was created with a generous gift from the Harrises.
Pharmacy scholarships honor alumnus, student
Scholarships in memory of alumnus Paul Heron and student Neil Van Pelt
Fountainhead Fellowships draw talent to school
The foundation made a $150,000 anonymous gift to support 10 fellows
Single gift sparks support for building campaign
His gift will help the school reach its $37 million private-gifts goal
Practice adds alumni membership to benefits list
Working for W. Baxter Perkinson, Jr., D.D.S. and Associates Ltd., just got a little sweeter
VCU student Emily Murphy inspires scholarship
The Emily R. Murphy Scholarship was established in her memory
Alumna aids School of Medicine building campaign
Dr. Vivian M. Wilkerson (M.D. ’58) is something of a trailblazer
Scholarship gift solidifies grandparents’ legacy
The winner must spend 10 weeks in the Dominican Republic
Family endows cancer research chair at Massey
The Charles S. Luck III family made a commitment to endow a $1.5 million chair
D.D.S. alumni help School of Dentistry go digital
A total of 62 students pledged $2,008 each to be paid over five years
Gift honors RPI, paves way for plaza construction
He made a final gift to Virginia Commonwealth University, donating $42,000
Public policy alumna creates graduate awards
Her gift to VCU will fund the Dr. Bonnie G. Mani Awards in Public Administration
Couple’s gift supports veterans, future teachers
The Meadows L. Phillips and Thomas H. Weatherford Veterans Scholarship was endowed in 2005
Friends fund lecture to honor MCVAA president
In fundraising, the pros talk about giving to bricks and mortar
CLS alumnae create innovative ways to give back
Doris Costley revealed that she made provisions for a gift to VCU in her will
Corporate leader establishes engineering awards
Two full scholarships, one for an in-state student and one for an out-of-state student