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University Events Impacted Due to COVID-19

Events featured in TelegRAM have been moved to an online setting to avoid the spread of COVID-19. Please check with organizers for assistance in accessing the online venue. Information about the university's One VCU: Responsible Together plan for a phased return to campus is available at https://together.vcu.edu. It is the source for the latest VCU updates. You can also receive VCU Together notifications. Download "VCU Mobile" from your iOS or Android App Store, or visit https://mobile.vcu.edu with your smartphone and select the appropriate link.

This week

Savannah Smith will facilitate the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs discussion series, which will focus on dispelling misconceptions and lesser-known facts about cultural identity groups and general social justice issues. Register for the Zoom link at the following URL. For more information, contact Tiana Ingram at ingramtd@vcu.edu or visit http://omsa.vcu.edu/updates/.

Writing for college can be scary and different, but VCU's Writing Center can help successfully navigate the rocks and shoals. Learn about the center's services and how experienced peer writing consultants can help you become a stronger, more confident writer who doesn’t wait until the last minute to start a paper. Register for the Zoom link at the following URL. For more information, contact Brian McTague at bjmctague@vcu.edu or visit https://vcu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwtcO2qrzgqGdxEeEdoiVKyDaMz3sblOCer.

VCU Campus Learning Center will host informational sessions at noon and 5 p.m. on July 9 about summer services, including coaching, supplemental instruction and tutoring. Register for the noon session at https://vcu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUtdeGuqjkpGdOD5jR82Mfc3HON8QGabPaj. Register for the 5 p.m. session at https://vcu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0ud-igqjgvHdf9tYmj58J5f-JVAercg8TU. For more information, contact Michal Coffey at mzcoffey@vcu.edu.

Learn all about the Writing Center during this informational session on Zoom. The workshop will focus on the center's services, including working with an experienced peer writing consultant to become a stronger, more confident writer who doesn’t procrastinate until the last minute to start a paper. Register for the link at the following URL. For more information, contact Brian McTague at bjmctague@vcu.edu or visit https://vcu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMpdO6hqzIsH9I5VVR-ZW-g7v7QvshY1wH5.

Cristelle Brown will facilitate the discussion group, for students who identify as women of color. The group will provide students a safe space to discuss issues related to the social, cultural and political aspects of their identities with supportive peers. Discussions will feature a specific topic related to navigating the world as a person with multiple identities. Register for the Zoom link at the following URL. For more information, contact Tiana Ingram at ingramtd@vcu.edu or visit http://omsa.vcu.edu/updates/.

Coming up

Ever wonder what clinical trials are and how they make a difference? The VCU Office of Continuing and Professional Education presents this session as part of its Third Wednesdays Free Community Series. Join VCU's Mary Harmon, Ph.D.; Lauren Harris, M.S., M.Ed.; and Katie Schifano, M.S., to learn more about VCU clinical trials and what is happening related to COVID-19. They'll also share how individuals and families can become involved. Register at the following URL. For more information, contact VCU Office of Continuing and Professional Education at ocpe@vcu.edu or (804) 828-1322 or visit https://ocpe.vcu.edu/community.

The new Children's Hospital of Richmond Research Institute is starting. Zoom in to hear about major themes, becoming a member and the new grants programs that are the heart of the institute. Register for the Zoom link at the following URL. For more information, contact Henry J. Rozycki, M.D., at hjrozycki@vcu.edu or (804) 828-9602 or visit https://chrichmond.org/CHRIzoom.

Notices

Monroe Park Campus Fall Semester Parking Sales

The Monroe Park Campus parking sale will take place at 9 a.m. July 14. Monroe Park Campus commuter and housing (24/7 commuter) permits will be available for purchase online on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, contact VCU Parking and Transportation at parking@vcu.edu or (804) 828-7275 or visit https://parking.vcu.edu/parking/students/monroe-park-campus-sale/.

Call for Trans + Non-binary Participants for Paid Remote Oral History Interviews

Seeking interlocutors for paid initiative conducted by Andre Medina for VCU Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship. Selected participants will be compensated $30/hour for their reflections. Fill out an interest survey at the following URL. For more information, contact Andre Medina at medinaag@vcu.edu or visit https://bit.ly/2VNshxC.

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