Category: Academics

Writing Center Workshop: Artist Statement

 April 29, 12 p.m. In this interactive Zoom workshop, we will help break down what an artist statement is, how to write an artist statement, and why art students should focus on their writing skills. This workshop will discuss the essential ingredients of a functional artist statement and prepare you to discuss your artwork in […]

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New! The Interdisciplinary Career Readiness Skills Minor

The IDS Program is excited to introduce the Interdisciplinary Career Readiness Skills (ICS) minor, an 18-credit pathway to the development of today’s most highly sought-after job skills. Research conducted by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) has identified eight Career Readiness Competencies that employers across industries value most in new hires. The ICS minor gathers […]

Center for the Creative Economy Announces Spring 2021 Classes


The VCUarts Center for the Creative Economy is a post-disciplinary, experiential learning environment that provides students opportunities to: collaborate with one another and learn from diverse experiences, thinking, and perspectives navigate their education in an entrepreneurial way develop innovative ways to apply their talents, skills and passions along new professional pathways Spring 2021 courses for […]

A conversation with new VCUarts dean Carmenita Higginbotham

Carmenita Higginbotham, Ph.D., stepped into her new role as dean of the Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts on Sept. 15.  Click here to read Higginbotham’s interview with VCUarts about her research, how she challenges students to seek out unasked questions, and why the arts are critical to understanding and addressing today’s social and cultural environment.  

Wednesdays in the Workshop (on the Web!)

The Workshop at VCU Libraries is offering virtual hands-on demonstrations of tools and software available at home to help you be productive and creative on academic and personal projects. Some highlights include these titles- Collaborative Poetry with Google Docs, Video Captioning (Zoom, Kaltura and YouTube), and Build Community through Online Music Making. Click here to register […]

Undergraduate Certificate Drop-In Hours

Thinking about applying to the Product Innovation, Venture Creation or Human-Centered Design certificate? Curious about how many extra classes you will need to take? Worried about the application process? Drop-in anytime during the hour to ask questions. These hours will begin August 19, 2020. Please email Mary-Chris Escobar with any questions: Every Wednesday 4pm-5pm: Zoom Link […]