Our award-winning alumni magazines, Shafer Court Connections and Scarab, are available to active, dues-paying members of VCU Alumni.

The fall 2015 alumni magazines look at VCU’s community of problem-solvers and how they use innovative, creative strategies to tackle even the toughest challenges. Join now to read these articles in the latest issue and to access magazine archives.

Shafer Court Connections Fall 2015


Scarab Fall 2015

Windows of opportunity
Gifts invested in key areas, such as scholarships, research and outreach, give the university needed resources to make a powerful and lasting impact.

A new spin
Innovative tweaks to the tried-and-true career fair produce meaningful connections between job-seeking students and A-list employers.

Food for thought
VCU’s RamPantry joins a growing list of food pantries on university campuses that help students stay in school.

Paying it forward
VCU’s last capital campaign ended in 2007, but the benefits of the eight-year effort are still being felt.

A 118-year legacy
A love of medicine runs strong in the Ray family, whose connections to the School of Medicine date back four generations to 1897.