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VCU da Vinci Center Announces Grand Opening of Shift Retail Lab at VCU

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lloyd Youngyoungel3@vcu.edu Richmond, Virginia: In celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week and VCU Homecoming Week, the VCU da Vinci Center has planned multiple events to introduce an exciting new retail space to the community. Shift Retail Lab at VCU will support founders with retail space, office space, and serve as a front […]

VCU da Vinci Center for Innovation Collaborates with Adobe to Enhance and Expand Design-Thinking Curriculum

The VCU da Vinci Center is embarking on a radical new offering that will train cross-disciplinary faculty members from across the university to master Adobe Creative Cloud applications. Additionally, the da Vinci Center will invite Creative Cloud graduate student ambassadors to serve as graduate assistants. The primary goal of this project is to advance digital […]

New In-Residence Positions at VCU da Vinci Center for Innovation

ANNOUNCEMENTS VCU da Vinci Center announces the newest members of their team for the Spring 2021 semester. Patricia Bradby, MBA: Ideator in Residence Patricia Bradby finds her joy in connecting people to resources. While pursuing a BM in Music Business from New York University, she created a nonprofit organization to connect local public schools to […]

VCU teams up with Activation Capital and The Jackson Ward Collective to earn grant to Improve 21st Century Skills for Underrepresented Students

ANNOUNCEMENTS The VCU da Vinci Center for Innovation is pioneering a new model of delivering 21st-century innovation and entrepreneurship skills. Through a new grant, the VCU da Vinci Center and VCU REAL will partner with the Jackson Ward Collective and Activation Capital to form the ‘VCU Entrepreneurship Academy,’ consisting of a blended learning environment where […]

VCU da Vinci Center for Innovation Announces Opportunity for Graduating Seniors at CodeRVA Regional High School

ANNOUNCEMENTS {Richmond, Virginia} – VCU da Vinci Center for Innovation is excited to offer admission to their undergraduate certificate program in Human Centered Design to CodeRVA Regional High School students.  “The skills that CodeRVA students develop in high school are natural building blocks for the type of innovative and entrepreneurial offerings at the da Vinci […]

Garret Westlake to join SISU as Visiting Scholar of Innovation

ANNOUNCEMENTS In August 2020 Garret Westlake, Executive Director of the VCU da Vinci Center for Innovation, was invited to be the inaugural visiting scholar for SISU: The Innovation Institute at Northern Michigan University during the 2020-2021 academic year. Westlake will engage virtually in guest lectures, research and strategy development with the new director of the […]