Announcements

puru and tripti jena on a sunny oceanfront
The Jenas give to honor VCU’s impact on their family
Tripti Jena, M.D., and Purusottam “Puru” Jena, Ph.D., credit much of their family’s well-being to the careers and community they found when they joined Virginia Commonwealth University in 1980.
kenedy edmonds
Kenedy Edmonds joins CHS as new recruiter coordinator
Edmonds will continue fostering relationships with prospective students and families as they navigate the admissions and enrollment process and find their next academic home.
jennifer malat
Introducing "Porch Chats with the Dean"
No registration required. Come enjoy coffee, treats and conversation with Dean Malat.
mary johnson
CHS welcomes Mary Johnson
Johnson will serve as the new executive administrative assistant and office manager (the position formerly held by Janet Cousins).
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15 faculty and staff members honored at annual awards ceremony
The awards celebrate excellence of faculty and staff in the College of Humanities and Sciences.
the words employee evaluation written on a sticky note
Annual staff performance evaluation cycle for 2021 announced
Staff should review and edit performance goals and career development plans in Talent@VCU prior to beginning self-review.
scott andrews
CHS appoints interim director of finance
Scott Andrews comes to VCU with more than 30 years of experience in public and private higher education administration and finance.
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VCU students and employees donate more than 100 winter coats to Richmond southside apartment complex
The coat drive benefited residents of the Southwood Apartments.
rebecca segal
Segal appointed interim chair of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics
Rebecca Segal, Ph.D., has been at VCU since 2006 and is a professor of applied mathematics.
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Seed and Catalyst Awards: Request for Proposals
The College of Humanities and Sciences Seed and Catalyst Awards program offers and administers competitive funding for faculty-driven research and scholarship.
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CHS Faculty Council announces recipients of its 2021-22 research and professional development grants
Four proposals were awarded: two in full and two partially.
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Participate in the CAPS Council culture and climate survey
The survey will remain open through Feb. 10.
ashley opfar
CHS welcomes Ashley Opfar as new assistant director of human resources
In her new role, Opfar will assist Danielle Hairston, director of human resources, to help meet the needs of faculty, staff and our students.