VCU Department of English 50th Anniversary

May 1, 2016

VCU 50th Reunion English DepartmentVCU Department of English’s Bachelor of Arts Program celebrated its 50th Anniversary in 2016. On Tuesday, April 26, 2016 faculty, fellow alumni, and friends of the department joined in the celebration hosted at the VCU Scott House. Earlier that day, the department kicked off the festivities with our undergraduates reading from their award-winning creative and scholarly work. Then, alum Kevin Powers (BA ’08), finalist for the 2012 National Book Award for The Yellow Birds, read from his latest fiction. A general reception followed.

With 50 years of degree-awarding experience and over 3500 program alumni, VCU English is still going strong.

Upcoming Deadlines

Department Orientation Sessions
AUGUST 15, 2019

Classes Begin
AUGUST 20, 2019

Add/Drop Deadline
AUGUST 26, 2019

Graduation Application Deadline
SEPTEMBER 6, 2019

Fall Reading Day
OCTOBER 10, 2019

Course Withdrawal Deadline
NOVEMBER 1, 2019

Last Day of Classes
DECEMBER 9, 2019

British Virginia

British Virginia logo: simply the words

British Virginia is a VCU-hosted series of scholarly editions of documents touching on the colony. These texts range from the 16th and 17th-century literature of English exploration to the 19th-century writing of loyalists and other Virginians who continued to identify with Great Britain. Editions appear principally in digital form, freely downloadable. 

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