Liberty University’s School of Communication and Digital Content and its School of Visual and Performing Arts are merging to create the School of Communication and the Arts, Liberty announced Friday. The newly combined school has more than 2,000 students and offer residential and online programs. Dean Scott Hayes will oversee residential students and Dean Kevin
Project would create 2,500+ jobs, tribe says.
Updated at 4 p.m. Friday The Pamunkey Indian Tribe has proposed a $350 million, 275-room resort hotel and casino in Richmond, the tribe announced Friday as the Virginia House of Delegates considers legislation to allow the Pamunkey to pursue commercial gaming in Norfolk and Richmond. The resort will include a four-diamond hotel tower with a
Jan. 20 gun-rights rally expected to draw tens of thousands of protesters
Richmond Circuit Court Judge Joi Taylor issued a ruling Thursday upholding Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s executive order to temporarily ban firearms from the grounds of the Virginia State Capitol in advance of a Jan. 20 pro-gun rights rally expected to draw tens of thousands of protesters. Northam had issued a state of emergency following what
Jane Ferrara was formerly Richmond's senior deputy director for economic development
The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) has selected Jane Ferrara as executive director of LISC Virginia, a nonprofit organization that raises capital and creates programs to support community revitalization and economic development. Ferrara starts the new position Feb. 3. LISC has raised more than $32 million locally and has invested $639 million into Richmond-area housing,
Law enforcement analysts have identified credible threats of violence related to the Jan. 20 protest.
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam declared a state of emergency Wednesday in advance of expected gun-rights demonstrations scheduled for Capital Square on Monday, Jan. 20 . Law enforcement intelligence analysts identified credible threats of violence surrounding the event, which is expected to attract tens of thousands of demonstrators, Northam said. The threats include white nationalist rhetoric
U.Va., Virginia Tech and VCU earned top 10 spots in U.S. News & World Report's Best Online Programs rankings.
Online degrees from three Virginia universities were cited in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Best Online Programs rankings. The University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education and Human Development was ranked third in the nation for online master’s in education programs. Master’s degrees offered through the online program include administration and supervision; curriculum
Kim Scheeler retired from the chamber in December 2019.
Richmond-based strategic communications firm West Cary Group has hired former ChamberRVA CEO Kim Scheeler as its senior policy adviser, the company announced Wednesday. Scheeler, who retired from the chamber in December 2019, will split his time between Richmond and Port Charlotte, Florida, for his new position. He worked for ChamberRVA from 2008, and before that
Ann Taylor has more than 27 years of nonprofit leadership experience
Charlottesville-based Focused Ultrasound Foundation has named Ann Taylor its chief relationship officer, the nonprofit organization announced Wednesday. She will start on March 1. Taylor has more than 27 years of nonprofit leadership experience as executive vice president of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation and as executive director of the Darden School Foundation at the University of
The commercial real estate analysis company would increase to 2,000 employees.
CoStar Group, the Washington, D.C.-based commercial real estate analysis company, announced Monday it plans to build a 400,000-square-foot building in downtown Richmond, doubling its local workforce, as part of the proposed $1.5 billion Navy Hill development. CoStar would double its number of employees to 2,000 in Richmond, where it already employs nearly 1,000 people, according
Located across from Henrico Doctors' Hospital, the Campbell Building is occupied primarily by health care tenants.
A Henrico County office building, the Campbell Building, sold for $6.3 million to Atlanta-based B&C CCPB LLC, Canada-based real estate company Colliers International announced Monday. The 55,920-square-foot class B office building is located at 8002 Discovery Drive in the Forest Avenue office corridor. HCA Healthcare’s Henrico Doctors’ Hospital is across the street. The property was