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Brandcenter brings former Martin Agency CEO into leadership fold

Brandcenter brings former Martin Agency CEO into leadership fold

Jonathan Spiers September 19, 2016 1

As it prepares for the university's largest capital campaign to date, the VCU Brandcenter is tweaking its leadership structure to give its director more time to focus on fundraising

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VCU dorm demo begins

VCU dorm demo begins

Jonathan Spiers September 1, 2016 1

Demolition has begun on a 30-year-old dorm on VCU's Monroe Park Campus to make way for a $96 million replacement

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D.C. nonprofit expands into Henrico

D.C. nonprofit expands into Henrico

Michael Shaw July 29, 2016 0

An afterschool nonprofit program will soon be in session in the region's second-largest school system

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New nonprofit helps local students with their ‘next move’

New nonprofit helps local students with their ‘next move’

Michael Shaw June 16, 2016 0

When Elizabeth Howley began teaching students with special needs about five years ago, she noticed a disconnect between the skills they would need after graduation and the curriculum they were taught. “I remember a young

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Sahara vanishes; other VCU buildings to follow

Sahara vanishes; other VCU buildings to follow

Jonathan Spiers May 16, 2016 0

Like a mirage in the desert, the Sahara is no more. The former Sahara restaurant – a holdout in the heart of VCU’s transformation of West Grace Street – was torn down Friday, leaving

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Career fair puts odds in Brandcenter grads’ favor

Career fair puts odds in Brandcenter grads’ favor

Jonathan Spiers April 29, 2016 0

It’s that time of the year again when the VCU Brandcenter becomes ground zero for recruiters looking to hire the latest additions to the creative industry workforce. About 225 recruiters from such companies as

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VCU eyes 12-story, $96M dorm project

VCU eyes 12-story, $96M dorm project

Jonathan Spiers March 24, 2016 4

VCU has given the go-ahead for a nearly nine-figure replacement of a 30-year-old student housing complex. The university’s board of visitors on Wednesday approved a $96 million project that will demolish and replace Gladding

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VCU marches north with $4M land deal

VCU marches north with $4M land deal

Katie Demeria March 11, 2016 1

VCU has quietly extended its reach northward. The university, through the VCU Real Estate Foundation, spent $4 million late last year to purchase a 2.6-acre tract at 505 W. Leigh St., the site of

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R-MC tops fundraising goal with $125M campaign

R-MC tops fundraising goal with $125M campaign

Jonathan Spiers February 29, 2016 0

A $125 million campaign that exceeded fundraising goals is being celebrated on the campus of Randolph-Macon College

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Grant to accelerate professor’s startup study

Grant to accelerate professor’s startup study

Jonathan Spiers February 22, 2016 0

An advocate of Richmond’s startup scene is getting a boost in her research of business accelerators. University of Richmond professor Susan Cohen has been awarded a three-year grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

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