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Support students at the Rising Scholars fundraising luncheon June 1

The Rising Scholars award program returns this spring and features author David Baldacci. Save the date for the 10th Anniversary of the Friends of VCU Libraries Rising Scholars Author Luncheon to be held on Thursday, June 1, 2023 at noon, featuring author David Baldacci and honored guest VCU President Michael Rao, Ph.D. Previously known as […]

Join author Bonnie Newman Davis for a community zoom about Black women journalists

Bonnie Newman Davis is the author of “Truth Tellers: The Power and Presence of Black Women Journalists Since 1960” Bonnie Newman Davis — journalist, professor, managing editor of the Richmond Free Press, and author — will present a VCU Libraries Community Zoom on Thursday, February 13, 2023. Her newly published book presents biographies of key […]

Back to the Stacks 2023

VCU Libraries student workers (from any and all decades) are invited to reconnect and reminisce Save the date of Saturday, June 3, 2023 for the 2nd annual VCU Libraries Student Worker Reunion! Last year’s event included student workers from the 1970s to 2019. Student workers from both James Branch Cabell Library and the Health Sciences […]

Rising Scholars celebration

VCU Libraries celebrated Rising Scholars award winners at reception. Congratulations to the more than 40 high school Rising Scholars recipients from last year! High school guidance counselors nominated one high school junior from each school to receive this award. Each student received a certificate and book at their high school award ceremony. Additionally, if Rising […]

Retired faculty invited back to campus

Retired VCU faculty are invited back to campus for a lunch on November 4th, 2022 to reconnect and learn about the VCU Book Art Collection in Special Collections and Archives. If you haven’t yet received an invitation, please email libdevelop@vcu.edu and we’ll send you the information.

Welcome, new Friends Board members!

New Friends of VCU Libraries Board members started their terms on July 1, 2022 Look for great things to come from the Friends of the VCU Libraries Board as they welcome new members Tiona Johnson and Faith Wilkerson, Ed.D. Tiona and Faith are VCU alumnae who are passionate supporters of VCU. Tiona Johnson B.S. ’13/H&S and […]

Supporting Youth Wellness through Community Partnerships: Art 180 + The Workshop

Community Zooms continue Join the next community zoom and learn about a community partnership between VCU Libraries’ The Workshop and local nonprofit Art 180 that facilitated youth advocacy through experimental animations. Oscar Keyes, Multimedia Media Teaching and Learning Librarian, will talk about how this partnership was formed and some of the work that was produced by these artists. Session will […]

They came back to the stacks!

Former VCU Libraries student workers and supervisors enjoy a picnic on the terrace of Cabell Library

VCU Libraries After Dark 2022

More than 40 VCU alumni were welcomed back to the Cabell Library last week for a look at the resources available to alumni after graduation. This social and educational event, sponsored by VCU Alumni and VCU Libraries, allowed alumni to explore library technologies and spaces including 3D printing/scanning, community digitization and publishing. One of the […]

Back to the Stacks: VCU Libraries Student Worker Reunion 2022

Calling all former student workers from VCU Libraries! Were you a student worker at VCU Libraries? VCU Libraries invites student workers from decades recent and vintage back to the library for a reunion. You bring the memories, we’ll provide lunch and building tours! This event is free (thanks to support from the VCU Foundation) but […]

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