March 28, 2016

U.S. Personnel Management Office Presentations

The U.S. Office of Personnel Management is offering a series of free online presentations covering “Pathways Programs/Writing Your Federal Resume” for students interested in federal internships or post-graduation employment. Attendees will be shown a real federal government job posting and walked through a process that helps them review the posting to determine their qualifications, identify the important requirements, and then tailor their resumes to that posting. For more information and to register, click on this link.

National Scholarship Office – General Information Sessions

The National Scholarship Office is hosting an information session for all VCU students to learn about national scholarships and opportunities to study, learn a language, research, or teach English abroad – fully funded! All VCU students — graduate and undergraduate — are invited, but first and second year students are especially encouraged to attend. Wednesday, March 30 at 2:00pm (Honors College Multipurpose Room 1303).

The Virginia Power Dialog

The Virginia Power Dialog is an open forum that aims to bring students attending Virginia universities together with administrators from the EPA and VA Department of Environmental Quality to discuss what Clean Power Plan means for Virginia. Participating schools include University of Richmond, University of Virginia, James Madison University, and Virginia Tech.

The Power Dialog will be held on April 8, 2016 in the VCU Student Commons Theater from 9 am to 12 pm. Click here for full information about this event.

Honors College Student Council Executive Board wants to hear from you!

One of the HCSC’s biggest goals for the semester is to host an event for everyone in the Honors College. We are still in the planning stages right now, but we would really love to hear from everyone in the student body as to what type of events they prefer. Please go to the link to share your feedback:

Health Advocacy Project at VCU

Hope everyone has enjoyed their weekend! Thank you for your interest in joining the Health Advocacy Project at VCU! This email serves as a friendly reminder that this TUESDAY (3/29/2016) is the screening of 50 Feet From Syria in the Commons Forum Room from 7-8 PM. Hope to see you there!

Out of Darkness Walk

Chi Sigma Iota, the Counselor Education international honor society, is bringing an Out of the Darkness Walk, a suicide awareness and prevention walk to VCU’s campus.  We would love for you to join us and others on Saturday, April 2nd from 10:00AM-11:00AM for a short walk around the Monroe Park Campus beginning and ending at The Compass behind Cabell Library.  Registration begins at 9:00AM.  Join us and Active Minds at VCU to raise awareness of suicide prevention and help end suicide in our own VCU community!

*Please contact Jen Gerlach at if you have any questions.