POLI Alumni Spotlight: Marcus Squires

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POLI Alumni Spotlight: Marcus Squires

Original article published on HAS.VCU.EDU — Link to source Alumni spotlight: Marcus Squires Marcus Squires, (BA Political Science ’15/H&S) is running for Richmond City Council. From a young age, he was told to take part in something that he was passionate about and for him that meant politics. As a high school student he would attend local political gatherings […]

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POLI Alumni Spotlight: Keith T. Parker

Original article published on HAS.VCU.EDU — Link to source Alumnus receives presidential appointment Keith T. Parker, B.A. Political Science ’90/H&S and M.U.R.P. Urban & Regional Planning ’93/Wilder, was recently appointed as a member of the National Infrastructure Advisory Council by President Barack Obama. Mr. Parker currently serves as General Manager and Chief Executive Officer of the Metropolitan […]

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POLI Alumni Spotlight: Lee Volger

Original article published 7/5/2016 by Brian McNeill, VCU News – Click here for full article VCU alumnus is youngest ever to serve on Danville City Council Lee Vogler, who won his first election in 2012 at age 24, was re-elected this spring. By Brian McNeill University Public Affairs 804-827-0889 bwmcneill@vcu.edu Tuesday, July 5, 2016 At the age […]

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POLI Alumni Spotlight: Evan Kaufman

*Original article published on HAS.VCU.EDU can be viewed here* Alumnus Brings Diplomacy Skills to Local Downtown Project Evan Kaufman began his student career at VCU thinking he would pursue a degree in business. After a few courses in the Political Science department, he declared the subject as his major and earned his degree from the […]

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POLI Alumni Spotlight: Sheila Bynum-Coleman

Sheila Bynum-Coleman, B.S. Political Science ‘10, has an unwavering optimism that fuels all of her many successful pursuits. A longtime civic and community activist, Shelia is taking her passion and positivity to the streets as she campaigns to win a seat as the Virginia 62nd house district representative. Sheila’s unquenchable work ethic was a characteristic […]

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POLI Alumni Spotlight: Ben Nelson

A Richmond, VA native, Ben Nelson graduated magna cum laude from Virginia Commonwealth University with a bachelor’s degree in political science in 2010. He majored in international relations and Middle East studies. In order to gain a foothold in international policy issues, he began a graduate program at The George Washington University’s Elliott School of […]

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2016 Reception for Alumni and Friends

Alumni and Friends of VCU Political Science are invited to a special reception to reconnect with faculty, fellow alumni, and friends of the department We are planning an Alumni and Friends Reception for 2016. Please make sure you update your contact information so we can send you an invitation. We look forward to seeing you! For […]

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POLI Alumni Spotlight: Adisada Dudic

Adisada is a 2007 graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, summa cum laude, with a Minor in Spanish Language. While at VCU, Adisada received the Outstanding Scholar in Political Science Award in 2006 and Dean’s Academic Achievement Award in 2007. She also served as a […]

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POLI Alumni Spotlight: Dung On

Dung is pictured here in front of the Bai Dinh Pagoda in the Ninh Binh Province of Vietnam, where she worked this summer for the Mekong Development Research Institute. After Dung On graduated with a Political Science degree in spring of 2010, she worked at a law firm in Richmond where she was the point-of-contact […]

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