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Order Your Founders Day CD & DVD
VUU Founders Day CDs & DVDs are available for order. The Keynote speaker is Bishop Rudolph W. McKissick, Jr., Senior Pastor of the Bethel Church in Jacksonville, Florida. More »

 

Virginia Union University To Host Alumnus Gov. L. Douglas Wilder For Discussion Of New Autobiography
Governor Lawrence Douglas Wilder will return to his alma mater for a book signing and discussion of his new autobiography on Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. in the Wilder Library Lecture Hall. More »

VUU President Dr. Claude G. Perkins Among Top 10 Finalists in Richmond Times-Dispatch Person of the Year Program

The Richmond Times-Dispatch has named Virginia Union President Dr. Claude G. Perkins among the top ten finalists in its Inaugural Person of the Year awards program. More »

Virginia Union University Announces Founders Day Speaker
Bishop Rudolph W. McKissick, Jr., Senior Pastor of the Bethel Church in Jacksonville, Florida, will be the guest speaker at Virginia Union University’s Founders Day on Friday, February 5, 2016. More »

Dr. Howard-John Wesley Joins Virginia Union Board of Trustees

Rev. Dr. Howard-John Wesley, Pastor of Alfred Street Baptist Church in Alexandria, Virginia was unanimously elected to the Virginia Union University Board of Trustees. More »

Chair of Congressional Black Caucus to Visit Virginia Union

Congressman George Kenneth “G. K.” Butterfield, chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) will address students at Virginia Union University (VUU) on Thursday, December 3, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. More »

2015 Fall Convocation CD and DVD Order Form
2015 Fall Convocation CDs and DVDs are available for order. The Keynote speaker was Rev. Dr. Todd C. Davidson. More »

Virginia Union University Announces Convocation Speaker
Rev. Dr. Todd C. Davidson, Senior Pastor of Antioch Baptist Church of Cleveland, Ohio, will be the guest speaker at Virginia Union University’s Fall Convocation on Friday, October 16, 2015. More »

Virginia Union University Receives $25,000 Planning Grant Towards Establishment of African-American Male Student Initiative 
The grant was awarded by the Robins Foundation for the planning and eventual establishment of an initiative targeted at expanding access and supporting the persistence of black male students. More »

Virginia Union University Celebrates Its 150th Anniversary with First-Ever Crowdfunding Campaign
Virginia Union University has set aside the week of June 22, 2015 through June 28, 2015 to celebrate it’s first-ever crowdfunding campaign,150 Hours of Giving. More »

Order Your 116th Baccalaureate Service /116th Commencement Exercises DVD

Virginia Union University will hold its annual Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 9, 2015 at Hovey Field beginning at 10:00 a.m. The Honorable Judge James R. Spencer, the first African-American federal judge in the Commonwealth of Virginia, will be the keynote speaker. More »        

Virginia Union University will Confer Honorary Degrees on Four Distinguished Leaders

Virginia Union University President Claude G. Perkins and the Board of Trustees are pleased to announce that the University will confer honorary degrees on four distinguished leaders at its Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 9, 2015. More »

 The Honorable Judge James R. Spencer will be VUU Commencement Speaker
Virginia Union University will hold its annual Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 9, 2015 at Hovey Field beginning at 10:00 a.m. Dr.James C. Perkins, President of the Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc., will serve as keynote speaker for Baccalaureate service. More »

Order Your VUU 150th Founders Day CD & DVD
 
Virginia Union University celebrates Founders Day on Friday, February 6, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. in Coburn Hall. The speaker is Dr. Steven G. Blunt, President of the Baptist General Convention of Virginia. More »

Virginia Union Receives Grant for Learning Community
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded Virginia Union University $98,456 to create a Learning Community Program (LCP). More »

Virginia Union University Announces New Master of Arts Degree
The Evelyn Reid Syphax School of Education, Psychology, and Interdisciplinary Studies will offer a Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction, starting in the spring semester of 2015. More » 

Virginia Union Professor Publishes New University History Book
Dr. Raymond Pierre Hylton has authored the first history publication for general circulation in nearly 90 years.More »

 Order Your VUU 150th Convocation CD & DVD
Dr. Dwight C. Jones, Mayor of Richmond, Virginia, was keynote speaker for the 150th Convocation. Order your copy today. More »

Virginia Union University Receives Record-Setting Gift

New Living and Learning Center will be named after President Claude G. Perkins More»

Virginia Union University Holds Ribbon-Cutting for Living & Learning Center
New $17 Million Facility is First New Construction in More Than 15 Years More »

Ribbon Cutting and Tour of Virginia Union’s New Living & Learning Center
Virginia Union’s first new construction in more than 15 years is both a residence hall and a conference and seminar facility. More »

Accreditation Continued for Virginia Union University Teacher Education Program
NCATE has continued the national accreditation of VUU’s Teacher Education Program, located in the Syphax School of Education, Psychology, and Interdisciplinary Studies, through the spring of 2020. More »

















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