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In lifelong quest to reduce violence, Ph.D. alumni award winner McLeod was ‘empowered to grow’ at VCU

As David McLeod, Ph.D., thinks about his time at Virginia Commonwealth University, his reflections turn to the people and culture that accepted and poured into a doctoral student with an atypical background. A place where both his daughters were born, bookending his time in Richmond. No wonder, then, that he uses a parental analogy when […]

Ph.D. alumni award winner Bricout reinvents while maintaining value-driven purpose

John C. Bricout (Ph.D.’98/SW) has embraced the disruptive nature of innovation, reinvention and, as he calls it, working outside the box. All the more reason to find grounding in several key tenets developed as a doctoral student at the Virginia Commonwealth School of Social Work. Twenty-four years after earning his Ph.D., Dr. Bricout has been […]

Alumni honoree working hard to make a difference in her research, personal life

You can forgive Trenette Clark Goings if the last five years have been a blur. Life has been so hectic the past couple, in fact, that it’s been impossible even to pin her down to receive an honor. But that’s all about to change. On Jan. 17, 2020, she will receive VCU School of Social […]

VCU School of Social Work presents the “Making a Difference” Ph.D. Alumni Award

At Virginia Commonwealth University School of Social Work, we have a strong sense of community among our Ph.D. students as well with our alumni. Our Ph.D. program places emphasis on developing and nurturing social work scholars and leaders who strive to make a difference in the lives of people served by social workers. In continuing […]