VCU School of Business news

‘Think on This’: Garret Westlake on solving complex problems in the world

‘Think on This’: Garret Westlake on solving complex problems in the world

Monday, June 21

Garret Westlake, executive director of the da Vinci Center for Innovation, discusses the importance of bringing people together from multiple disciplines to solve the complex problems the world faces today.

‘Shore U’ could be a game changer

‘Shore U’ could be a game changer

Tuesday, June 15

Executive MBA students in the VCU School of Business presented a business plan for the creation of a four-year University of the Eastern Shore of Virginia to Gov. Ralph Northam, a Shore native.

Amazon adds new programs to prevent workplace injuries as incidents are more common at its warehouses

Amazon adds new programs to prevent workplace injuries as incidents are more common at its warehouses

Tuesday, June 15

Besides being good public relations, the program could help reduce the company’s insurance costs, said Etti Baranoff, an associate professor of insurance and finance at Virginia Commonwealth University and a former state insurance regulator in Texas.

CCE Now Offering Credly Badges

CCE Now Offering Credly Badges

Monday, June 14

The Center for Corporate Education at VCU is excited to announce that we are partnering with Credly to offer several new digital badges.

Brandcenter students design award-winning marketing for The Commons at VCU

Brandcenter students design award-winning marketing for The Commons at VCU

Monday, June 14

Recent Brandcenter graduates Lex Coelho (XD, 2021) and Chris Cole (AD, 2021) are the creative minds behind the award-winning marketing for the University Student Commons at Virginia Commonwealth University—now known simply as The Commons.

VCU celebrates outstanding alumni volunteers

VCU celebrates outstanding alumni volunteers

Thursday, June 10

Virginia Commonwealth University honored a group of its most dedicated alumni June 3 at VCU Alumni’s Alumni Volunteer Service Awards celebration.

Brandcenter students and alumni sweep awards ad show

Brandcenter students and alumni sweep awards ad show

Tuesday, June 8

This year’s virtual Richmond Ad Show honored over a dozen other Brandcenter students and alumni for outstanding work last year.

Local doctors seeing a baby bust in wake of lockdown, 2020 birth rates continue years-long decline

Local doctors seeing a baby bust in wake of lockdown, 2020 birth rates continue years-long decline

Monday, May 24

The birth rate matters from an economic standpoint. “There are a number of different effects going on in the economy,” said VCU economics professor Leslie Stratton.

Investors Circle: We asked. You responded. We listened.

Investors Circle: We asked. You responded. We listened.

Thursday, May 20

The School of Business recently surveyed 510 current and recent Investors Circle members as we considered changes to the donor society levels and benefits.

Why this shot matters to me

Why this shot matters to me

Wednesday, May 19

If 7,637 fans in Siegel Center matters, this shot matters. — Coach Mike Rhoades (M.S.'02/B)

He got the shot to keep people around him out of danger – and back into the arena cheering on the VCU Rams.