School of Social Work

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Message from interim dean, President Rao on racially motivated violence

Dear SSW Community, It is heartbreaking to be writing to you again so soon, after the confirmation that the shooting Sunday in Laguna Woods, California, is being investigated as a “politically motivated hate incident,” according to authorities. We grieve for the Taiwanese community, and for the  five victims, including John Cheng, who was fatally shot […]

Historical marker commemorating 1917 origin of VCU’s Monroe Park campus dedicated

A state historical marker commemorating the origins of Virginia Commonwealth University’s Monroe Park Campus was unveiled outside Founder’s Hall. The marker recognizes the 1917 founding of the Richmond School of Social Work and Public Health, which later became the Richmond Professional Institute and ultimately merged with the Medical College of Virginia to create VCU.