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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 smythh@vcu.edu or (804) 828-5127 or visit https://vcu.zoom.us/j/82934059929.

VCU's Rehabilitation Research and Training Center will host a webcast via Zoom. Learn about resources from experts and successful entrepreneurs and discuss self-employment topics. Registration is required. Register at the following URL. For more information, contact Teri Blankenship at tcblanke@vcu.edu or visit https://vcurrtc.org/training/webcasts/.

This week

The Pace Center, 700 W. Franklin St., will host a midsummer trivia night. Meet new people, sample snacks and answer brain-teasing questions. All are invited. For more information, contact Russ Kerr at kerrr@vcu.edu or visit https://www.thepacecenter.com/.

VCU Health Office of Inclusive Excellence and the VCU Health Arts in Health Care will host a free family-friendly cultural festival on 12th Street between Broad and Marshall streets. The event celebrates the cultures and backgrounds of the VCU Health team and its patients. Free food will be available for the first 200 people who attend. For more information, contact Adam Austin at acaustin@vcu.edu or visit https://www.vcuhealth.org/news/inaugural-cultural-festival-to-be-held-at-vcu-medical-center.

Coming up

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 mcfarlinep@vcu.edu or visit https://rb.gy/95xi0h.

Join VCU HR and Virginia Credit Union to learn everything you need to know about one of the most important financial documents. Register for this virtual session in Talent@VCU or at: https://bit.ly/3V4DebW For more information, contact Cindi Phares at cphares@vcu.edu or visit https://ramstrong.vcu.edu/.

RecWell’s Mindful Ambassador Program invites students, faculty and staff to join a two-hour workshop on creating a mindful and healthier campus community. Participants will learn about different meditation techniques, belly breathing, mindful posture and leading meditation sessions. Upon completion, those who attend will receive mindfulness resources and a leadership sticker. Register at the following URL. For more information, contact Starr Robinson at peerhealth@vcu.edu or visit https://vcu.zoom.us/j/85254753781.

Notices

Supervisors of Student Workers Research Interview

Supervisors of student staff are invited to participate in a research study about the experience of supervising students. Interested individuals who qualify and participate may enter for a chance to win a pair of Beats headphones. The event is sponsored by VCU Career Services through the VCU Work+ team. Complete the following URL to indicate your interest in participating. For more information, contact Jonathan Fuller at fullerjd2@vcu.edu or visit https://forms.gle/edckVL1y4gXxjyUf6.

Participants Are Invited for Study Examining the Impact of Acute and Chronic Stress on Cardiovascular Health

Individuals between the ages of 18 and 30 who identify as Black or African American are invited to participate in a research study examining the effect of acute and chronic stress on cardiovascular and inflammation responses to an acute mental challenge. Raffle drawings for financial compensation will be conducted. This study will take place at 500 Academic Centre on VCU’s Monroe Park Campus. Principal Investigator: Lee Franco, Ph.D., Department of Kinesiology and Health Sciences. For more information, contact The KHS Healthy Heart Lab at the following email address. For more information, contact Healthy Heart Lab at healthyheart@vcu.edu.

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