H&S: Alumnus pursues career in foreign affairs
It’s a small world, and it’s getting even smaller. Careers in foreign affairs are becoming more important in the United States and abroad. Virginia Commonwealth University alumnus Gai Nyok (B.A.’10/H&S; B.S.’10/H&S) is determined to explore those careers – with a little help from some prestigious friends at the U.S. Department of State. Read more.
H&S: Former Ram serves through disaster relief organization
Former VCU women’s soccer player Cara Howard (B.S.’10/H&S; M.A.’12/H&S) is doing just that. The Newport News, Va., native is two months into her job as a reporting analyst at National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster, a nonprofit, nonpartisan membership-based organization that serves as the forum where organizations share knowledge and resources throughout the disaster cycle. Read more.
H&S: Alumnus studying in the UK on Fulbright scholarship
Eating dinner in a formal dining hall at an old, historic British University while wearing long, black academic robes sounds like a scene from "Harry Potter," but in reality, it is an experience Fulbright student scholar Kunal Kapoor (B.A.’12/H&S) has become accustomed to during his time at Durham University. Read more.
VCU names vice president for Development and Alumni Relations
Virginia Commonwealth University announced the appointment of Marti K.S. Heil as vice president for Development and Alumni Relations, effective Sept. 15. Heil, a nationally recognized leader in higher education fundraising, currently is senior vice president for development at the Indiana University Foundation, where she directs all fundraising activities and capital campaigns. Read more.
Rams on vacation
It's easy to take part in VCU Alumni's summer Facebook contest. A new winner will be selected at the end of each month (June, July and August). Enter today for your chance to win a prize pack! Read more.
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