VCU Make it Real

Connect with us:

Today

Monday, Dec. 9 - Tuesday, Dec. 17

Final examinations for fall semester – Monroe Park campus

Wednesday, Dec. 18

Final grades are due by noon using grade sheets available on Faculty eServices

Saturday, Dec. 21

Official date for certifying December diplomas

Saturday, Dec. 21 - Wednesday, Jan. 1

University closed

Saturday, Dec. 21 - Wednesday, Jan. 1

University closed

Healthcare Reform Impact on Clinical Research

11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The Office of the Senior Vice President for Health Sciences and the Center for Clinical and Translational Research host a presentation by David Vulcano, LCSW, MBA, in the Hermes A. Kontos Medical Sciences Building auditorium. A leader in the clinical research industry through numerous associations, boards and initiatives, Vulcano is the assistant vice president and responsible executive for Clinical Research at HCA. The presentation is free and open to all members of the VCU and VCUHS communities. No registration required. For more information, contact Elizabeth Micalizzi at eamicalizzi@vcu.edu or (804) 828-7701.

This week

Men's Basketball hosts Wofford at the Siegel Center. For more information, contact VCU Ticket Office at tickets@vcu.edu or (804) 828-7267.

Coming up

The Center for Teaching Excellence offers the Preparing to Teach @ VCU Workshop Series in the Academic Learning Commons, Room 4100. These workshops aim to offer participants practical, hands-on guidance on how to be as successful as possible within, and outside of, the classroom. For more information, contact Enoch Hale at ehale2@vcu.edu or (804) 828-4798 or visit http://www.vcu.edu/cte/programs/new_faculty_orientation.htm.

The Service-Learning Office in collaboration with the Bonner Center for Civic Engagement at the University of Richmond presents "Is There an Elephant in Your Room?: Strategies for Transforming Difficult Dialogues into Constructive Conversations." This half-day workshop will be held at the University of Richmond. Register at the website below. For more information, contact Erin Brown at embbrown@vcu.edu or (804) 828-2238 or visit http://www.servicelearning.vcu.edu/teach/training-opportunities/spring-workshop.

Notices

Winter Break RamRide Schedule

From Saturday, Dec. 21, through Wednesday, Jan. 1, the VCU Campus Connector will not be operating. The VCU Medical Center - I lot and VCU Sanger Express - A lot routes will be running on its normal schedule except for Wednesday, Dec. 25, and Wednesday, Jan 1; there will be no transit service on these holidays. MCV Campus parking subscribers can reciprocal park in the D and N decks on Wednesday, Dec. 25, and Wednesday, Jan. 1. For more information, contact VCU Transportation at ramtransit@vcu.edu or visit http://www.parking.vcu.edu/vcupark/RamRide.htm.

Refer a Scholar

The Office of Admissions seeks faculty and staff input in the search for academically strong undergraduate applicants who fit the university profile. Potential student names and email addresses should be submitted to the contact information below by Wednesday, Dec. 18. For more information, contact Vishon Luck at referascholar@vcu.edu or (804) 827-0422 or visit http://www.ugrad.vcu.edu/apply/freshman/classprofile.html.

Final Grading for Fall 2013

Grading for Fall 2013 has begun. Grade sheets are available on faculty eServices. Grades are due by noon on Wednesday, Dec. 18, at which time grading will be turned off. Faculty may only access grade sheets for courses to which they have been assigned in the class schedule. Faculty who do not see one of their grade sheets should contact their department's course scheduling representative. For more information, contact Office of Records and Registration at rar@vcu.edu.

Library
See a schedule of workshops and classes that teach how to use collections and databases.
Tech Services
See a schedule of workshops and seminars that teach how to use computer applications.