Muslim Student Association Jummah (Friday) Prayer
Friday, Oct. 8, 2021 at 1:15 p.m.
VCU's Muslim Student Association will hold Jummah (Friday) Prayer in the Virginia Rooms on the second floor of the University Student Commons, 907 Floyd Ave. First Khutbah will be held at 1:15 p.m.; the second will be at 2:15 p.m. Masks will be required.
For more information, contact MSA @ VCU at email@example.com.
Sirviendo a la Comunidad: A Conversation With Organizations Serving Virginia's LatinX Community
Friday, Oct. 8, 2021 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
VCU's Office of Multicultural Student Affairs will sponsor a virtual conversation with four local organizations: La Casa de la Salud, Latinos in Virginia Empowerment Center, Sacred Heart Center and Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce/Virginia Hispanic Foundation. Find out about the needs of the growing Latino population in Virginia, the work these organizations are doing in the community and how you can become involved. Register at the following URL.
For more information, contact Gabriela León-Pérez at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit https://linktr.ee/vcuomsa.
VCU Guitar Series To Present Andrew Stevenson, Classical Guitar
Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021 from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
The VCU Guitar Series will feature Andrew Stevenson in concert at Vlahcevic Concert Hall, W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts, 922 Park Ave. Stevenson, an alumnus of the VCU Department of Music, recently completed his Masters of Music degree at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in London. The program will feature works by Ponce, Ohana, Kellner and Jose. Admission is free. For those attending in person, a mask is required. The event will also be livestreamed at go.vcu.edu/concerthall.
For more information, contact John T. Patykula at email@example.com or visit https://arts.vcu.edu/event/andrew-stevenson-classical-guitar/.
Faculty Recital: Sonia Vlahcevic, Piano
Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
VCUarts Music faculty member Sonia Vlahcevic, Ph.D., will perform in the Sonia Vlahcevic Concert Hall, W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts, 922 Park Ave. The concert, which is free, will also be livestreamed at go.vcu.edu/concerthall.
For more information, contact John T Patykula at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit https://arts.vcu.edu/event/faculty-recital-sonia-vlahcevic-piano/.
VCU Career Services Drop-Ins
Monday, Oct. 11, 2021 from noon to 3 p.m.
Need a quick answer to a career question or a résumé review? Drop-in hours will be held in-person in VCU Career Services in the University Student Commons, 907 Floyd Ave., every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Drop-ins are to answer quick 10-15 minute questions regarding application documents such as résumé or cover letter review and job search resources.
For more information, contact Melinda Snyder at email@example.com.
Informational Session for Graduate Certificate in Health Care Innovation
Monday, Oct. 11, 2021 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Join faculty and staff from the VCU School of Nursing and VCU da Vinci Center for Innovation to learn about a new 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 the following URL.
For more information, contact Lloyd Young at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit https://connect.business.vcu.edu/register/oct-hc-cert.
Establishing Ancestral Connection
Monday, Oct. 11, 2021 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
This online session hosted by VCU's Office of Multicultural Student Affairs is meant to serve as a guide to help you connect with your ancestors, what a connection looks and feels like, what you need to build a connection and why such a connection even matters. Register at the following URL.
For more information, contact Tiana Ingram at email@example.com or visit http://linktr.ee/vcuomsa.
National Savings Day: Get Started and Save for the Future You
Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Oct. 12 is National Savings Day. Are you saving enough for your future? Join VCU Human Relations and Fidelity for an online workshop to learn strategies and tips to help you confidently manage your financial future. Questions: https://hr.vcu.edu/current-employees/worklife/. Register in Talent@VCU or at the following URL.
For more information, contact Cindi Phares at firstname.lastname@example.org or (804) 828-1521 or visit https://bit.ly/3AwlB9n.
Google Drive – Collaboration in the Cloud
Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
This class requires a minimum of five participants or it will be rescheduled. Collaboration Services will present Google Drive – Collaboration in the Cloud. Keep all your work in one secure place with online file storage in Google Drive. Learn how to share with others and access on any computer, smartphone, or tablet.
For more information, contact Dr. Gee at email@example.com or visit http://go.vcu.edu/gogoogle.
Change Management 101
Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
The Center for Corporate Education at VCU's School of Business will present Change Management 101 as part of the Level Up Learning series. This online workshop will allow participants to explore strategies regarding change management and transitions at work. The registration fee is $40. Register at the following URL or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
For more information, contact Carrie Hawes at email@example.com or (804) 828-3165 or visit http://go.vcu.edu/corped.
Wednesdays in the Workshop: Making Electronic Music 101
Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021 at 3:30 p.m.
This introductory-level workshop is aimed at students who are curious about electronic music production but have not been able to dabble with confidence yet. The session covers a mix of different tools and workflows to make this process as accessible (and fun) as possible. The event is organized by the Workshop at VCU Libraries. Questions: https://www.library.vcu.edu/about/events/2021-2022/wednesdays-in-the-workshop-fall-2021.html. Click on the following URL to receive a link to attend the session.
For more information, contact Gregory Kimbrell at firstname.lastname@example.org or (804) 393-2951 or visit https://vcu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMsf-Gsrz4rEtVk7LauDAYI5nEX6NkRuQui.
Data Management for Non-Data Clinical Research Professionals
Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021 from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Join VCU's Wright Center October Clinical Research Skills Series online and learn to recognize general data management challenges, apply basic data management principles and understand data management roles within the context of study design and conduct. Tim Aro, manager for clinical research informatics at the C. Kenneth and Dianne Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research, will speak. Register for the Zoom link at the following URL.
For more information, contact Catherine Brown at email@example.com or visit https://vcu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcpd-itqj4sG90g5XxA3m3rcAY15UT35v8y.
Art Auction To Raise Funds for Ronald McDonald House, Race for Unity
Friday, Oct. 15, 2021 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Heart to Soul in Action at VCU will hold a fundraiser art auction in collaboration with Katie’s Art Project at VCU and Race for Unity. The event will be at the Pace Center, 700 W. Franklin St. Art pieces made by local Richmond artists will be available for purchase. Proceeds will go toward the Ronald McDonald House and Race for Unity. Questions: Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, contact Mannat Narang at email@example.com or visit http://linktr.ee/HSAvcu.
Virtual Faculty Success and Wellness Day
Friday, Oct. 15, 2021 from 9 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.
Faculty are invited to join VCU's Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence to learn some contemplative practices to help balance their busy lives. The online sessions will be sponsored by VCU's Office of the Senior Vice President for Health Sciences and ADVANCE IT. The keynote speaker will be KerryAnn O'Meara, Ph.D., a Professor of Higher Education and Distinguished Scholar Teacher at the University of Maryland. Her talk will be co-sponsored by the Faculty Senate. Register for the Zoom links at the following URL.
For more information, contact Tiffany Freitas at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit https://ctle.vcu.edu/events/wellness/.
Training for Those Who Handle Dangerous Goods
Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021 from 9 a.m. to noon
VCU Environmental Health and Safety will hold online training for those who handle dangerous goods. Register for the class through BioRaft for Zoom information.
For more information, contact Barbara Back at email@example.com or (804) 241-0197.
2021 Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign
The Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign for 2021 is now open. Through this campaign, employees can safely and easily donate to their favorite causes throughout the year. Participants can do a one-time credit card payment or opt for payroll deduction. The campaign runs until Dec. 17.
For more information, contact Cindi Phares at firstname.lastname@example.org or (804) 828-1521 or visit https://hr.vcu.edu/cvc/.
Flu Immunization Clinics at VCU
VCU Human Resources and Walgreens are offering flu immunization clinics for all VCU faculty and staff. Clinics will take place on the Monroe Park Campus (Human Resources Training Room, 922 W. Grace St., Room 115, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 14); MCV Campus (Robert Blackwell Smith Building, 410 N. 12th St., Room 129, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 25) and the VCU Police Department (224 E. Broad St., 2-6 p.m. Oct. 27). Make an appointment at the following URL prior to the event.
For more information, contact Cindi Phares at email@example.com or (804) 828-1521 or visit https://hr.vcu.edu/current-employees/employee-health/flu-vaccination-clinics/.
Do You Smoke Tobacco Cigarettes?
Individuals who smoke tobacco cigarettes daily are needed to participate in a research study that requires multiple laboratory visits. Compensation may be available. This study will be conducted at VCU. Principal Investigator is Alison Breland, Ph.D., Department of Psychology.
For more information, contact Alison Breland at firstname.lastname@example.org or (804) 827-3562 or visit http://cstp.vcu.edu/studies.