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Who needs Cupid when you’ve got VCU?

Countless relationships are formed at Virginia Commonwealth University — friendships, mentorships, professional partnerships, academic collaborations and, of course, romantic connections, some of which last a lifetime. Below we share the love stories of couples whose relationships were formed or strengthened with help from VCU.

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$1.75M gift to fund VCU School of Education scholarships

Elise Blankenship, Ed.D., a retired associate professor in the VCU School of Education, recently pledged a $1.75 million estate gift to provide scholarships for full-time upper-level and graduate students in the school. The gift is the largest single donation in the history of the School of Education.

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