Student being interviewed.


GEO News 2014-15


March 16, 2015

Bike Race Banners

GEO in the News: 200 street banners linked to bike race are going up in Richmond

Broad Street is still haunted by the Ghost of Christmas Past, but it’s about to be renewed by a glimpse of things yet to come.

February 24, 2015


VCU wins Prestigious Award for VCU Globe

Virginia Commonwealth University has been awarded the 2015 Senator Paul Simon Spotlight Award, which recognizes a specific international program or initiative that contributes to the comprehensive internationalization of a university.

February 18, 2015


Year of the Ram

“Gong Xi Fa Cai,” a Mandarin expression meant to wish someone well, will be heard often this week as more than 1 billion people celebrate the Chinese New Year. The festive celebration, which takes place this year on Feb. 19, runs on a 12-year cycle with a different animal representing each year. In China, 2015 is the Year of the Sheep, but Virginia Commonwealth University is declaring it the Year of the Ram, to symbolize the university’s new focus on China.

December 11, 2014

Haiti Midwives

VCU Partners with Midwives for Haiti to Reduce Infant and Maternal Mortality

Virginia Commonwealth University is partnering with Richmond based non-profit organization Midwives for Haiti to offer support to their skilled birth attendant training and reproductive health services offered to women in Haiti.

December 1, 2014

ELP Grad 2014

ELP Fall 2014 Graduation

Students of VCU's English Language Program complete the program and celebrate at the ELP Fall 2014 graduation.

December 1, 2014

ELP Students

Helping Faculty Teach International Students

VCU is featured in latest issue of International Educator for leading the way in educating international students.

November 25, 2014

PCP launch

VCU launches Peace Corps Prep Program

Virginia Commonwealth University has become one of only 25 institutions across the nation to participate in the Peace Corps Prep program.

November 1, 2014

VCU Compass

Special Announcement: GEO statement on Ebola outbreak

In light of the outbreak of Ebola in some African nations, the VCU Global Education Office and Division of Student Affairs are reaching out to students and scholars with personal, geographic or cultural ties to affected areas and to anyone with concerns.

October 28, 2014

FFACE on InSight

FFACE program Featured on InSight

VCU InSight features the Friendship Family and Cultural Exchange program, exploring the opportunities VCU international students have to connect with the community..

October 24, 2014

Global Visiting Scholar researches Sustainable Supply Chains in Sub-Saharan Africa

Joseph Miemczyk, Ph.D., H.D.R., associate professor in Operations and Supply Chain Management at Audencia Nantes Ecole de Management in Nantes, France has joined the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Business as a Global Visiting Scholar.

October 16, 2014


Promoting Undergraduate Research: Awards help undergraduates pursue research interests abroad

For three undergraduate students at Virginia Commonwealth University, research projects conducted over the summer continue to make a significant impact as the fall semester takes shape.

August 13, 2014

ISO 2014

International Student Orientation 2014

Virginia Commonwealth University and the VCU Global Education Office were pleased to welcome nearly 200 new international students for the fall 2014 semester at International Student Orientation on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 in the Academic Learning Commons.

August 5, 2014

Deans Visit China

A truly international research university

A few weeks ago, I had the profound honor of representing Virginia Commonwealth University in China, a trip focused on creating and strengthening strategic partnerships with the leading universities in the world’s most populated nation.

July 23, 2014

 Friendship Family and Cultural Exchange Program

Richmond residents connect with VCU international students: A story of friendship and family

Friendship Family and Cultural Exchange connects international students and Richmond-area residents.

July 16, 2014

Univille University collaboration

VCU collaborates with Univille University on research

For four years, Dr. Ruben Garcia, professor of dentistry, has traveled from Univille University Dental School in Joinville, Brazil to the VCU School of Dentistry in the name of research.