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Check out these upcoming events offered by VCU Alumni and follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for the latest updates.

Feb. 9

AAAC Young Alumni Networking Happy Hour

Alumni of the past 15 years are invited to join the African American Alumni Council at Charlotte’s, a Richmond, Virginia, Black-owned business, for Young Alumni Happy Hour. Look forward to the chance to win prizes from Black alumni-owned businesses, snag some VCU giveaways and enjoy passed hors d’oeuvres included with your registration.

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Feb. 11-18

VCU Alumni Homecoming

Join VCU Alumni for a Homecoming filled with special opportunities to connect with VCU, Richmond and classmates.

  • Painting Floyd and Franklin, 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12: Make your mark at Homecoming and paint a VCU logo on campus. Students and alumni will join together to stencil VCU logos on Floyd Avenue and West Franklin Street. Coffee and hot chocolate provided. No painting experience required. 
  • Online BinGO hosted by Students Today Alumni Tomorrow, 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15: Test your Ram trivia and pop culture knowledge at a special Homecoming bingo. Prizes will be awarded to the winner of each game and all attendees will be automatically entered to win a prize. This online event is open to all students and alumni. 
  • Alumni Night Out at The Park RVA, 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17: Welcome home, Rams! Kick off Homecoming Weekend at one of Richmond’s newest nightlife spots, The Park RVA, and reconnect with friends. Enjoy duckpin bowling, mini golf and more. Get Homecoming started right.
  • VCU Emerging Leaders Program Alumni Event, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18┃West Grace North Residence Hall, 830 W. Grace St.: The VCU Emerging Leaders Program invites program alumni to campus to celebrate ELP friendships and to learn what ELP has been up to for the past 16 years. Lunch provided and RSVP required.
  • Golden Alumni Get-together, Noon-2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18┃SHIFT Retail Lab, 1235 W. Broad St.: Welcome RPI, VCU and MCV graduates from 1973 and earlier. Join friends old and new for a pregame party at VCU’s new SHIFT Retail Lab for creative thinkers and doers. Enjoy food, drink and fellowship before we continue to the Siegel Center to watch the men’s basketball team take on Fordham.
  • All-alumni Tailgate, 12:30-2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18┃Harrison Street next to the Siegel Center: Get gametime ready at the Homecoming tailgate. VCU Alumni and VCU Athletics have teamed up to bring you the Homecoming fan zone. Enjoy games, music, food, swag and more before the men’s basketball team takes on Fordham at 2:30pm. Bring your Ramily! You can find us on Harrison Street between Marshall and Broad. Look for the big VCU Alumni tent. RSVP to reserve your limited-edition SWAG only available at the alumni tent.

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Feb. 15

Improving Your Heart Health: A webinar with AAAC and alum Jovonni Spinner, Ph.D.

With February designated as both American Heart Month and Black History Month, now is an opportune time to call attention to rising cardiovascular disease mortality and the need to reduce health care disparities in the Black community. Join the VCU African American Alumni Council and Jovonni Spinner, Ph.D. (B.S.’02/H&S), founder and CEO of Beacon Public Health, for a conversation about heart health and steps you can take now to prevent future heart disease.

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Feb. 24

Triangle, N.C., Chapter Watch Party: VCU vs. UR

Join Triangle, N.C., alumni to cheer on the men’s basketball team in the upcoming game taking on RVA rival the University of Richmond. Meet us at Tobacco Road in our own private viewing room.

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Feb. 24

Charlotte (N.C.) Chapter Watch Party: VCU vs. UR

Join local alumni at Dilworth Grille as the Rams take on cross-town rival, the Spiders.

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Feb. 25-March 25

Alumni Career Design Fellowship

If you’re not getting the work-life balance, growth or compensation you deserve in your career, it’s time to make a change! Join the Career Design Fellowship, a collaborative online program for VCU alumni that gives you the structure and accountability to figure out your next career move.

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Making connections

Student involvement with STAT

Students Today Alumni Tomorrow, or STAT, is one of VCU’s largest and most active student organizations. STAT has several opportunities for your student this spring:

Join STAT: With a $10 gift to support VCU’s Student Life and Learning Fund, your student can attend and plan the best events on campus, enjoy opportunities to meet alumni and build leadership skills. Make a $10 gift today to join and get a free T-shirt! Follow STAT on Facebook or Instagram for more information.

Connect with the VCU community

Tap into the global VCU community of alumni, students, parents and friends through VCU Link. VCU Link is your link to your VCU network, where you can find:

  • A networking directory
  • Industry-based networking groups
  • Career-related resources
  • Mentoring opportunities

VCU Link isn’t just another networking platform — it’s designed specifically for the VCU community, with no extra costs for “premium” services. You and your student already have your VCU experience in common, so no call is a cold call when you already have a foot in the door. Share ideas on discussion boards, explore industry networks and directly email fellow Rams to make meaningful contacts.

Get ready to tap into the power of your network to achieve what’s next! It’s free and only takes a few minutes to sign up.

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