Boushall Middle School after-school youth leadership group holds fundraiser

Boushall Middle School after-school youth leadership group holds fundraiser

June 13, 2017

The Boushall Middle School after-school youth leadership group held a fundraiser that resulted in a $530.70 donation to the Children's Hospital Foundation.

Corona recognized for excellence in community-engaged research

Corona recognized for excellence in community-engaged research

May 22, 2017

The VCU Department of Psychology recognized Rosalie Corona, Ph.D., at its annual student and faculty awards ceremony with an inaugural award for community-engaged research.

New $6 million grant aims to advance youth violence prevention strategies in Richmond

New $6 million grant aims to advance youth violence prevention strategies in Richmond

October 6, 2016

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently awarded the VCU Clark-Hill Institute for Positive Youth Development a nearly $6 million research grant to promote healthy communities and reduce violence rates in Richmond. The grant resulted from a strong collaboration between community partners and the university. The co-principal investigators on the grant are Drs. Saba Masho and Terri Sullivan.

Al Farrell promoted to Commonwealth Professor

Al Farrell promoted to Commonwealth Professor

October 1, 2016

“Receiving this recognition from the university means a great deal to me,” Farrell said. “I joined the VCU faculty as a new assistant professor in 1980. My career has been largely shaped by the unique opportunities provided by VCU, my faculty colleagues, and the Richmond community. They share much of the responsibility for any success I have achieved."

Terri Sullivan receives $2.6 million grant to study anti-bullying program

Terri Sullivan receives $2.6 million grant to study anti-bullying program

October 22, 2014

Terri Sullivan, Ph.D., an associate professor in the Department of Psychology in the College of Humanities and Sciences, received the grant from the National Institute of Justice to evaluate the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program, a school-based program that aims to prevent youth violence and bullying in middle schools across the country.

McLeod and Sutherland receive $1.6 million grant to improve programs for preschoolers with behavior problems

McLeod and Sutherland receive $1.6 million grant to improve programs for preschoolers with behavior problems

September 11, 2014

"The grant's objective is to improve the early intervention and prevention services for young children who have chronic problem behavior by improving the implementation and efficiency of delivery of evidence-based programs."