From Sept. 15 - Oct. 15 there are a lot of events you can participate in to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month 2014! — Presented by the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs.
Richmond Flying Squirrels mascot, Nutzy, riding around at VCU Broad Street Mile.
virginiacommonwealthuniversity: Calling all wanderlusters! Don’t forget to vote in @studyabroadvcu ‘s annual photo contest featuring all the incredible travels of our students. You have until Sunday 9/28 to vote on their Facebook page and Instagram (@studyabroadvcu) simply by liking your favorite shots. Shown is student Robert Scott enjoying a mountaintop lunch with friends near the tiny village of Tsdo in #Georgia. #goexplore #vcu #studyabroad #VCUreal #wanderlust #travel (at facebook.com/studyabroadvcu)
vculibraries: 1972 “Illustrated Map of the Fan” by Randall Spencer, Curtis Wilson and Ed Slipek via Volume 4, Issue 1 of VCU’s student newspaper, The Commonwealth Times. Published since 1969, the independent student newspaper, The Commonwealth Times, is fully accessible online. Hard copies are available in the Special Collections and Archives department, James Branch Cabell Library. See current issues.
The CT has outlined a timeline of the most fundamental facts of a globally important issue that, even all the way across the Atlantic, hits close to home for many students on VCU’s campus.
"You can do a lot with them pedagogically because they’re such well-known stories. But mostly American students know the Disney versions which are very different from the original," he said. "So when they read, for example, in ‘The Frog Prince,’ that the princess actually doesn’t kiss the frog, she throws him against the wall and tries to kill him, and then he turns into a prince and he crawls into bed with her. That’s the original Grimm Brothers’ version. There’s a lot there you can talk about." - Robert Godwin-Jones, Ph.D., a professor of German and international studies in the College of Humanities and Sciences' School of World Studies, is taking a deeper look at the Grimm’s Brothers fairy tales.
Check out our Student Newsletter for the beginning of September — travel award info., events, news, & featured student organizations.
From The Well at VCU: Today marks the first day of Suicide Prevention Month. During this month University Counseling Services at VCU will be tabling on both the Monroe Park and MCV Campuses. On September 22nd, 11am - 3pm Student Commons Plaza, they will be hosting a Mental Health Fair and Suicide Prevention Tour, open to all students.
Gift baskets, trolley & Segway tours, and Richmond Squirrels Diamond Club tickets are all items you can bid on at our Silent Auction until 4 p.m. today, Student Commons, 2nd floor - Virginia Rooms C&D. #vcu #vcuchs
Signed T-shirts and mugs from Shaka Smart are available to bid on at our Silent Auction, Student Commons, 2nd floor, until 4 p.m. today. #vcu #vcuchs