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Thank you, Giving Day donors!

Virginia Commonwealth University’s third annual Giving Day on April 24 united the VCU community in support of more than 70 initiatives across both campuses. By the end of the day, 5,313 VCU friends from around the world made 5,286 gifts and raised more than $16.8 million. “Giving Day is just one of the many ways […]

Voices of Giving Day: Making waves in education with strategic giving

Leslie Brown, a leader in higher education with a rich background spanning 25 years, has left an indelible mark on institutions such as New York University and the American Museum of Natural History. In her current VCU role as a special assistant for special projects to the Senior VP & CFO, Brown continues to showcase […]

Submit artwork to ‘Reflections’ exhibit

To celebrate the opening of its new Reflection Room, VCU Libraries seeks visual works of art for a curated exhibit for The Cabell Screen. The large digital screen on the front facade of the library building is a high-profile exhibit space designed to delight the VCU community with outstanding public art. The art selected for […]

Author Robin Farmer joins the Friends of VCU Libraries Book Club to discuss ” Malcolm and Me” on January 29th

Open to all, the Friends of VCU Libraries Book Club will discuss Malcolm and Me by Richmond writer, Robin Farmer. The author will join the discussion at 2 p.m. on Sunday, January 29 at the Cabell Library. We will meet in the Mapp Room on the 4th floor. You may join via Zoom, if preferred. […]

The Friends of VCU Libraries Book Club to Discuss “The Final Revival of Opal and Nev”

Join the Friends of VCU Libraries Book Club on Sunday, December 4th to discuss The Final Revival of Opal & Nev,. Dawnie Walton’s debut novel is the winner of the 2022 Cabell First Novelist Award which honors an outstanding debut novel published during the preceding calendar year. The Final Revival of Opal and Nev, follows […]

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 […]

Health Sciences Library marks 90 years on N. 12th Street

On September 14, faculty and staff of the Health Sciences Library celebrated 90 years at 509 N. 12th Street. Though the Health Sciences Library, in one form or location or another, has been a part of the medical campus since 1897, the current building was completed and opened in 1932. The building was expanded in […]

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

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