As first deaf employee at Altria, VCU Business alum embodies company’s push for diversityWednesday, January 5
Cristina Childers started last spring as a financial analyst, where she performs audits and analyzes financial data.
With cases surging, take-home COVID tests remain hard to find in Richmond-area storesWednesday, January 5
Demand for at-home tests began to accelerate around Thanksgiving as the omicron variant spread in the U.S. But manufacturing and distributing more tests can take up to six or eight weeks, said Jeff Smith, a professor of supply chain management at Virginia Commonwealth University.
Brandcenter at VCU offers new course focused on NCAA Name, Image, Likeness (NIL) ruleWednesday, December 15
“All collegiate athletic programs are in the process of analyzing the impact of the new NIL rights for college athletes,” says Vann Graves, Ed.D., executive director of the Brandcenter at VCU.
The strong women in Rabia Kamara’s life modeled how to blaze trailsTuesday, December 14
The “Ben & Jerry’s: Clash of the Cones” winner and Ruby Scoops ice cream founder reflects on her busy year, the opening of her second shop and how she hopes to be a role model for Black and brown kids.
School of Business alumni make gift to support CHoRMonday, December 13
VCU School of Business alumni Timmy Nguyen (B.S.’11/B) and Joseph Stemmle (B.S.’13/B) have made a joint gift of $125,000 to Children’s Hospital Foundation.
Two VCU School of Business students named 2022 Pickering fellowsThursday, December 9
The Pickering and Rangel programs funded by the U.S. Department of State provide graduate fellowships to qualified college seniors and graduates committed to joining the foreign service.
Class of 2021: As he combines passions for sports, law, politics and business, Andy Mensah remembers his rootsWednesday, December 8
Born in Italy to Ghanaian immigrant parents and orphaned in the U.S. at age 11, the VCU soccer player and School of Business student now sets his sights on being “a voice for my community.”
Ditto Defines SuccessTuesday, December 7
Brandcenter alumnae Elizabeth Heinberg and Claire Glisson had pitched Ditto many times before they won the 2021 VCU Alumni Pitch Competition, but perseverance finally paid off this November.