July 10, 2012

ATTENTION DECEMBER 2012 GRADS: Dossiers Due August 1!

If you are planning to graduate in Fall (December) of 2012, you must submit an Honors College dossier in addition to your VCU graduation application. The dossier consists of evidence that students have satisfied the requirements to graduate with University Honors and will include a large essay component in which students must demonstrate that they have taken responsibility for their education. It is essential that students follow directions and use the format for their year of entry to VCU (Bulletin year). Details on the dossier including a link to the application can be found here.
Dossier workshops are held each semester. The last chance to attend a dossier workshop will be Wednesday, July 18 at 5pm. This workshop will be held in room 1303 at the Honors College. The Honors College is undergoing renovations to students will need to enter through the back door located in the alley.
For more information on completing the VCU graduation application, visit the FAQ section of the Records and Registration website.

July 2, 2012

Interested in Studying Non-Profits?

VCU currently has a non-profit track for graduate students but to meet the demand among undergraduate students, VCU is offering a course this Fall called “Nonprofit Organizations and Society.” The class will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8am till 9:15 am (CRN 28923).
Course Description:
POLI 370 Nonprofit Organizations and Society
Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. Examines the history and foundations of the nonprofit agency in the U.S. and abroad. Compares and contrasts relationships between business, government and the nonprofit sector. Discusses requirements for formalizing and managing nonprofit organizations from the perspectives of the volunteer board and employees. Examines issues of accountability, policy, research and resource development.