Education: Memoir details civil rights activism, VCU’s roots
In a new autobiography, longtime Virginia Commonwealth University professor Edward Peeples, Ph.D. (B.S.’57/E), tells the story of his childhood in a working-class Richmond neighborhood in the 1930s and 40s and his surprising journey to become a civil rights activist and a key member of VCU’s faculty in the university’s early days. Read more.
Social Work, Pharmacy and Education: Better together
In the crowds of ecstatic family and friends at recent VCU School of Social Work commencement ceremonies, one of the most enthusiastic well-wishers has attended in an almost official capacity. Andrea Wiley, director of clinical services at Rubicon, a Richmond-based provider of chemical dependency treatment services, is always in the audience, cheering loudly for the former Rubicon interns among the newest graduates. Read more.
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