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Meet the 2022 VCU Alumni Pitch Competition winner

Inspired by his parents, Carlos Jimenez Morales develops translation software to support Spanish-speaking entrepreneurs By Catherine Brown Carlos Jimenez Morales (B.S.’18/H&S; M.P.I.’20/DVC; Cert.’21/N), a child of El Salvadoran immigrants, has often helped his parents navigate language barriers, in both their personal and professional lives. “Since I was a kid, I’ve been translating for them,” he […]

Alumni spotlight: Jasmine Luckey

Jasmine Luckey (B.S.W.’16/SW) graduated from VCU in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in social work and moved to Hampton, Virginia, because “I saw there was a need for social workers in the area.” She eventually took a job as a case manager working with the homeless population. After working in Hampton Roads for several years, […]

Entrepreneurial alum

Since graduating from VCU with a degree in religious studies, Jason Murray has helped launch and lead two successful businesses, including Fringe, a Richmond, Virginia-based company that helps employers provide personalized lifestyle benefits. Here he shares the characteristics of an entrepreneur, how companies can retain employees and his top fringe benefits.  By Catherine Brown Jason […]

A letter to the Class of 1972

Greetings, It is hard to believe that it has been 50 years since we received our degrees from VCU. They say “time flies when you are having fun,” so we must have had much more fun than we ever realized. My wife recently headed some college reunion activities for her school, and it has me […]

Alumni spotlight: Tracy Katz

Since earning degrees in music education and special education from VCU, Tracy Katz (B.M.E.’86/A; M.Ed.’90/E) has taken on numerous roles in both Richmond, Virginia, and Philadelphia, where she has lived since 2000.  Katz worked with Paul Wehman, Ph.D., at the VCU Rehabilitation Research and Training Center; she then remained involved in disability education and employment […]

Alumni spotlight: Skye Mullarkey

Skye Mullarkey (M.S.’09/H&S) earned her M.S. in Forensic Science from VCU in 2009 and worked in the Virginia Department of Forensic Science. Two years later, she moved from Richmond, Virginia, to Atlanta for a job with the Georgia Bureau of Investigations. “I’m a forensic toxicologist, so I analyze biological specimens for the presence of drugs,” […]

Alumni spotlight: Erica Coleman

Erica Coleman‘s (B.S.’17/B) passion for connecting with people comes together with her innovative mindset in her role as the social media and communications coordinator for the VCU Alumni DMV Chapter. Outside of her 9-to-5 public relations job at Toastmasters International, Coleman keeps her fellow Rams informed of the chapter’s news and upcoming events across many […]

Apply now for the 2022 VCU Alumni Pitch Competition

Have a product or a business idea that’s ready for a kick-start? Apply for the fourth annual VCU Alumni Pitch Competition to vie for a cash prize and invaluable resources to help make your venture a reality. To enter, create and submit a 60-second pitch video that outlines your entrepreneurial concept, service or product. All […]

Welcome, from the AAAC president

Welcome to the VCU African American Alumni Council web page. I am honored to have the opportunity to serve as president for the 2022-24 term. As president, I will continue to ensure that we are known as one of the best alumni groups at Virginia Commonwealth University as well as align our goals with VCU […]

Summertime fun in RVA

Nothing beats summer in Richmond: nights at The Diamond, rooftop happy hours, picnics in the park. The opportunities for summertime fun are endless. Get together with your fellow Rams to experience all of this and more. VCU Alumni has a full calendar of events to help you make the most of your summer here in […]

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