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In the News: Coverage of New Cabell

A round up of news coverage tied to the grand opening and construction finale at James Branch Cabell Library. Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star/Capital News Service VCU library: VCU unveils renovated library (March 17, 2016) ABC 8 News VCU unveils $50.8 million library renovation (March 16, 2016) Commonwealth Times VCU celebrates $50.8 million completion of renovated Cabell Library (March 16, 2016)  WAVY 10/Capital […]

Cabell Foundation issues $1 million challenge grant to VCU Libraries

The Cabell Foundation, known for its generous support of area cultural centers, has issued a $1 million challenge grant to VCU Libraries. Money raised will assist VCU Libraries in fully outfitting and equipping the new James Branch Cabell Library, as well as provide funding for future furniture and equipment needs. The foundation has challenged VCU […]

Friday hard-hat tour gets behind-the-scenes look

The Library Development Office welcomed friends and neighbors to tour the new library building today. Word is getting out: New Cabell is going to be absolutely amazing.

Fundraising goal set for 2015-16 fiscal year.

We are moving forward in the Campaign for VCU Libraries and have set a goal to raise $500,000 in new gifts and pledges in FY 2016. This goal represents an increase of more than $200,000 from FY 15. “With the help of you, our very good friends, we can raise a transformative amount of money […]

Building funding update

Fiscal Year 2015  was the most successful year on record for VCU Libraries in nearly a decade, largely due to the launch of the campaign to raise funds in support of the new building. For the July 1-June 30 2015 time frame, $499,314.00 has been booked. This total is the sum of cash gifts and […]

Save the Date: March 18, 2 p.m. for “Topping Off” ceremony

Construction of the new library at Monroe Park Campus will celebrate a milestone on the Compass the afternoon of March 18. A time-honored tradition in the building trades, a Topping Off or Topping Out ceremony lifts the last and highest-elevation beam to its position in the structure. The occasion is marked with brief speeches, signatures […]

In the News

Mentions of VCU Libraries building plans: VCU Library Ready to Turn Page –  Richmond Times-Dispatch The Washington Post Washington Times NBC 12 (Richmond) FOX 5 (DC) KSL TV (Utah) ABC 8 (Richmond)  

End-of-the-year gifts so welcome

Make your annual gift today Give Online Your gift to VCU Libraries impacts the success of every one of our hard-working students at Virginia Commonwealth University. Additionally, your support sponsors compelling educational programming, including annual lecture series and exhibits that are free and accessible to all. The VCU Libraries provide students, scholars and the entire […]

New building on fast track, on schedule and budget set

An update on our plans from University Librarian John E. Ulmschneider, Associate University Librarian for Administration and Policy Development Jeanne Hammer and the VCU Libraries Office of Communications and Public Relations. Last week, the VCU Libraries community tangibly heard and felt our near future: the rat-a-tat-tat of jackhammers at dawn. A crew was exploring how […]

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