Education: Alumni donate Torah that survived the Holocaust
VCU announced the acquisition of a Sefer Torah, a powerful symbol and moving presence in Jewish worship and community life. Presented by an alumni couple with deep connections to the university, it will be held and safeguarded by the VCU Libraries’ Special Collections and Archives. Read more.
Education: Rhone retires after 33-year VCU career
A liberal arts education in biology from Amherst College and knowledge of the Greek Anthology and the Peloponnesian War provided Henry G. Rhone’s (M.Ed.’73/E) ticket into Virginia Commonwealth University 44 years ago. It was 1970 and he was interviewing with Vice President Walter Coppedge for the position of director of student activities. Read more.
VCU student wins Richmond cycling event
VCU student Chris Jones won the Division I men’s individual time trial in the 2014 USA Cycling Collegiate Road National Championships in Richmond, marking a formidable start for the VCU contingent competing in the races featuring roughly 400 athletes from 115 colleges and universities. Read more.
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