Alumni Achievements


shelves full of books in a library

Recent Publications

May 10, 2022

Our graduates are accomplished writers and authors. This list highlights recent publications spanning topics from the Civil War to the Cold War, gun culture to popular culture, and even bloomers!

Laura Ping

A Tale of Two Bloomer Costumes

May 10, 2022

Professor Emilie Raymond spoke with Laura Ping (M.A. 2007) about her latest publication, "A Tale of Two Bloomer Costumes."

Awards and Recognitions

Emily Raymond and Schuyler VanValkenburg holding certificate

State Delegate Schuyler VanValkenburg receives alumni achievement award

April 13, 2023

State Delegate Schuyler VanValkenburg is the third person to receive the history department's highest honor for graduate alumni.

joe bendersky and michael lynch posing with award

A longtime military officer and historian returns to VCU

April 15, 2022

Michael Lynch, Ph.D., receives the 2022 Graduate Alumni Achievement Award from the Department of History.

ana edwards

Ana Edwards is preserving Black history — and sharing it with others

Feb. 23, 2021

The VCU alumna and chair of the Sacred Ground Historical Reclamation Project, will receive the VCU history department’s highest honor for graduate alumni March 18.