The Collegian
Friday, January 27, 2023

Rhiannon Bell

Richmond hosts first Campus Pride Sports Summit

Richmond Athletics, UR Common Ground, Recreation and Wellness, the Office of the Chaplaincy and the Division of Student Development came together this past weekend to host Campus Pride and put on the first Campus Pride Sports Summit, a two-day event for University of Richmond students, administration and faculty, focusing on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered student-athletes. Campus Pride is a national nonprofit organization based in Charlotte, N.C., that focuses on creating safer campus environments for LGBT students. The event included speeches from former George Washington University student-athlete Kye Allums, Pennsylvania State University professor Sue Rankin and former National Football League player Wade Davis.

Richmond Advancement office launches funding campaign

The University of Richmond Advancement Office launched a 20-month, $150 million campaign Feb. 22 to fund new summer fellowships, scholarships and a new Center for Admission and Career Services. The Campaign for Richmond: Fulfilling the Promise, was debuted at a dinner last Friday and is expected to fund the completion of President Ayers' Richmond Promise by fall 2014.

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