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This week

VCU Massey Comprehensive Cancer Center will host Patricia A. Ganz, M.D., a National Academy of Medicine member and national expert in quality-of-life outcomes and cancer survivorship at the Science Museum of Virginia, 2500 S. Broad St. As part of the Director's Distinguished Visiting Scholars Seminar Series, national visionaries in the field of science are invited to speak on the latest scientific advances influencing new approaches in cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment and survivor. Register at the following URL. For more information, contact Courtney Rose at or visit

Coming up

There are many different ways to save and invest. Join VCU HR and Bill from Fidelity for a brief overview and a chance to ask questions. Register for this virtual session in Talent@VCU or at For more information, contact Cindi Phares at or visit

Join faculty and staff from the VCU School of Nursing and VCU da Vinci Center for Innovation to ask questions about the graduate certificate program that will make it simpler for those with an interest in innovation to develop products and solutions to challenges facing the health care industry. Register for the Zoom link at For more information, contact VCU da Vinci Center at or visit

This class, brought to you by VCU HR and RecWell, offers an excellent abdominal and low back workout and challenges your other major muscle groups. Register for this virtual session in Talent@VCU or at: For more information, contact Cindi Phares at or visit

Learn more about VCU's Evening MBA program at a webinar hosted by the School of Business. This online presentation will provide an overview of the Evening MBA formats (flexible and online cohort), curriculum and admissions process. No registration is required; join via Zoom with the following URL. For more information, contact Hawley Smyth at or (804) 828-5127 or visit

The HR Learning, Development and Organizational Culture team offers a one-hour course via Zoom on coaching for managers. This course introduces managers to an easy-to-use mindset and model to help employees progress toward goals. Registration is required by Tuesday, June 11 in Talent@VCU at the following URl. For more information, contact Penny McFarline at or visit

HR Employee Relations and the Learning, Development and Organizational Culture team facilitate a series of case study workshops via Zoom for managers of university and academic professionals and classified staff. The next session on June 20 is in partnership with the Integrity and Compliance Office and aims for managers to strengthen their awareness and behaviors when employees report or disclose issues of ethics, equity or compliance. Register by Monday, June 17 at the following URL. For more information, contact Penny McFarline at or visit


VCU Libraries Announces Affordable Course Content Awards

VCU Libraries has selected six faculty projects involving 13 collaborating faculty for new Affordable Course Content Awards. This grant program supports faculty who enhance the learning experience for students through free and/or open course materials. Projects and recipients are detailed in the following URL. For more information, contact Sue Robinson at or (804) 591-5865 or visit

HR Course Catalog Now Available

VCU HR’s Organizational Effectiveness team announces the launch of a new HR course catalog for VCU employees. This resource brings together learning courses and programs in one location on its website. Explore the range of programs and courses available at the following URL. Additional courses will be added on a rolling basis. For more information, contact VCU HR at or visit

VCU Campus Card Services Office To Close Temporarily

The VCU Campus Card Services Office on the Monroe Park Campus will be temporarily closed for staff training on Tuesday, June 11 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The office on the MCV Campus, 1000 E. Marshall St., 3rd floor will remain open for services during this time. For more information, contact Lene Hunt-McMillan at or (804) 628-2273 or visit

Career Opportunities for Those Interested in Criminal Justice and Public Service

Those interested in a law enforcement career are invited to speak with VCU Police. Take courses in all levels of degree programs for free, work toward student loan forgiveness and receive a competitive salary and benefits as a VCU Police officer. VCU and VCU Health faculty and staff receive a $5,000 bonus upon completing the academy and field training. The 50th academy starts in fall 2024. For more information, contact Recruiter Conrad Simms at or visit

RecWell Faculty/Staff Summer Pickleball League

RecWell invites all faculty and staff to participate in a summer indoor pickleball league, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3-5 p.m., today, June 4 through Thursday, July 25. There is no requirement to participate in every session. Games will be held at Cary Street Gym. Equipment is provided, or bring your own. Sign up individually or as a pair. The cost is $10 per person. Register by Tuesday, July 2 to be eligible to participate in playoffs. For more information, contact Alex Bruman at or visit

Cary Street Gym Aquatic Center Closure

The Cary Street Gym Aquatic Center, 101 S. Linden St., will be closed for maintenance and repairs Monday, June 17 through Sunday, June 30. The spa will reopen Sunday, July 14. For more information, contact Mat Scott at or visit

New ICO Blog and New Videos

This month, VCU's Integrity and Compliance Office features videos with two more (fictional) employees who react to misconduct from one of their leaders. Then, FAQs are answered about speaking up and courses of action are offered about what individuals can do if they experience sexual harassment in the workplace. Find the blog at the following URL. For more information, contact Kim McQuillen at or (804) 828-2336 or visit

Long COVID Study Participants Needed

VCU School of Nursing is looking for participants ages 0-25 to participate in a Long COVID study. Have you or your child experienced lingering health symptoms or behavior changes since having COVID or a virus? Participants will be paid for their time. Sign up for the study at the following URL. For more information, contact Amy Rider at or visit

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