December 15, 2015

Title IX Mini-Conference

The VCU School of Education is excited to announce Save the Date for an important and timely mini-conference:
It’s On Us:
Title IX, Sexual Violence Prevention, and Trauma-Informed Response
in K-12 Schools and Higher Education
JANUARY 20, 2016
8:30 am – 1:00 pm
VCU Student Commons
Please join keynote speaker Ava Bedden, VA Assistant Attorney General, to discuss how we all  play a role in solving the challenging puzzle of responding to and preventing all forms of sexual and dating violence in schools and on college campuses.
Schedule and registration information available: CLICK HERE (right click and open in new tab)
More information will follow. 
If you have any questions, please email Abigail Conley at


December 7, 2015

Interdisciplinary Co-Curricular Course Offering

HumanCare, an upcoming interdisciplinary co-curricular course being offered by Health Sciences Student Initiatives and Inclusion in the Spring 2016 semester. The 5-part course explores topics about diversity, leadership and inclusion specific to healthcare providers.

The course is being offered at two levels; one for beginning participants and one for continuing. In Part 1, new students will learn how patients’ social, cultural, and religious backgrounds might affect their healthcare needs. Students will also learn how their personal experiences can be harnessed to make them better healthcare providers. Part 2 centers on putting those lessons into action and becoming diversity leaders in their fields. Questions? Please contact The deadline to apply is January 29, 2016. More information can be found here:

SML Good Neighbors Summer Internship Opportunities

SML Good Neighbors is a non-profit organization in southwestern Virginia providing free educational and enrichment programs to children from families with limited resources. Through our programs we also provide life-changing internship opportunities for carefully selected college students.We are recruiting 11 summer teachers this year. This is an increase from nine. The increase is in support of a new pilot program for middle school students focusing on academics and liberal arts. We specifically recruit Honors students, Bonner Scholar and Bonner Leader students as well as other service oriented students for this experience.

Please Note: Summer interns have very diverse academic majors.Those selected to teach will receive a stipend of $2,000 and provided room and board. The teaching team receives extensive pre-service training plus regular support and coaching during the two months of the summer program.

We encourage candidates to apply early, as we will be conducting interviews throughout the application period.

Questions? Please contact Lisa Lietz,

(540) 585 4912