H&S: Author-alumnus Kevin Powers shares lessons
Best-selling author and Virginia Commonwealth University alumnus Kevin Powers (B.A.’08/H&S) visited campus in mid-November as part of Veterans’ Day activities. Powers, author of “The Yellow Birds” and 2013 finalist for the National Book Award, is a Richmond native who deployed to Iraq with the United States Army from 2004 to 2005. Read more.
H&S: Alumni recognized in Top 40 Under 40
For a year, Ryan Rinn’s (Cert.’11/H&S; M.U.R.P.’12/H&S) office was a park bench. Sometimes it was his car or the Fire House 15 cafe operated by the nonprofit Boaz & Ruth. As a community organizer in Highland Park, that was exactly where he wanted to be, he says: “Listening to people who live there, whose neighborhood it’s been for 40 years.” Read more.
News from Development and Alumni Relations
A message from Vice President Marti Heil — I am delighted to now call Virginia Commonwealth University and Richmond my home. I have spent my life in the Midwest, and I am excited to finally be here. VCU is truly a special place. And that’s why I embarked on this new adventure. Read more.
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