Richmond city skyline with VCU Alumni Volunteer Leaders Summit next to it

Volunteer Leaders Summit

This year’s Volunteer Leaders Summit, Nov. 7-9, is held during VCU Homecoming. Join other VCU alumni leaders for a full weekend of personal and professional development to build on last year’s tremendous success.

Registration includes: 

$35 early bird registration ends Oct. 1. Registration increases to $50 after Oct. 1.

Scholarships

Thank you to everyone who submitted a scholarship application to this year's VLS. Applications are no longer being accepted.

Host Hotels: The Graduate, 301 W. Franklin St., Richmond, VA 23220. Discounted rate $147 per night.

Linden Row Inn, 100 E. Franklin St., Richmond, VA 23220, Discounted rate $109 per night.

Schedule

Friday, Nov 8 (Cabell Library Lecture Hall, 901 Park Ave., Richmond, Va. 23284)
Saturday, Nov. 9 (HR Training Facility, 930 W. Grace St., Richmond, Va. 23284)

Keynote Speakers: 

Mim Golub (M.S.‘85/HP), Another Limited Rebellion

Mim began her career teaching second-graders in New York City after studying at NYU Graduate School of Education. She worked extensively as a trainer for the Department of Social Services throughout Virginia. She has created programs for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute and the Partners in the Arts School of Professional and Continuing Education at University of Richmond. She taught Art Foundation at Virginia Commonwealth University for 18 years and is a staff educator at the Virginia Museum of Fine Art, Studio School. Her art has been featured in the Whitney Museum Art-O-Mat and throughout the United States. She has exhibited work in Korea, Venezuela, Poland, France and more. She has a B.F.A. in painting and printmaking from University of Illinois, Champagne-Urbana and an M.S. in counseling from VCU.

Calvin Hall (B.A.'15/H&S; B.S.'15/H&S; M.S.'18/H&S)

Calvin Hall is a fourth-year graduate student in health psychology at Virginia Commonwealth University and a passionate social activist. As a scholar, Hall examines the effects of social biases on decision-making processes and their effects on health with a focus on queer, trans, and gender non-conforming people of color. 

As an activist, Hall has worked for eight years with survivors and advocates of sexual and intimate partners on a local, state and national level. He currently serves as a faculty trainer with the Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance; a passionate member of the Richmond chapter of Southerners on New Ground, a multi-racial queer liberation non-profit. Hall is also a board member at the Virginia Anti-Violence Project.  

Hall received a B.S. in Psychology and B.A. in Philosophy from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2015, and an M.S. in Psychology in 2018. He completes his doctorate in 2021.