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Distinguished alums honored at annual service awards

Richmond's Alumni Awards for Distinguished Service recognize alumni with outstanding achievements to their profession, community, or alma mater.Read more

Trailblazing alum is Miami's first dissertation fellow

Brian Doherty, '14, is pursuing his PhD in computational chemistry at the University of Miami and is the graduate school's first recipient of the Dissertation Fellowship.Read more

New York Jets tap alum to be general manager

Joe Douglas, '99, helped lead the Philadelphia Eagles to the Super Bowl and is now taking his talent to the Big Apple.Read more

Scene change

Nadine Marsh-Carter, W'86 and L'95, a nonprofit leader in Richmond, has been an eyewitness to how the university and city have changed.Read more

Behind the diagnosis

Pathologist Marissa White Daniels, '09, diagnoses cancer in patients by looking at glass slides but never loses sight of the person behind each one.

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A Lifelong Relationship

Life changed the moment you became a Spider. You're one of the few who can call this place home and wear our unique mascot with a pride that surpasses all fear. You are part of a family, forged around the lake, that is 50,000 strong and growing all over the world.

Your four years here were only the beginning of your lifelong relationship to this one-of-a-kind place.

No matter where you roam in the world, you'll always have a home on this campus and among your Spider family. So, we hope to see you often, and we invite you to explore the many ways you can show your Spider Pride.


It's always good to come home. Revisit the old days at Homecoming or Reunion, or get a feel for campus today at a football game, lecture, or a performance at the Modlin Center.


The Spider network has helped thousands of alumni launch their careers. Pay it forward by sharing jobs and internships or inviting a student to shadow you for a day. Or, come back for help with your own job search.


We want to know all about your big accomplishments, weddings, and babies. Stay in touch by sending a class note for the alumni magazine, sharing a story idea for Spider Pride, or connecting with us on social media.


The strength of the Spider community depends on active and involved alumni. Do your part by serving on alumni boards, volunteering for regional and class events, or speaking on campus.


Help us find the next class of Spiders by signing up for the Alumni Recruitment Committee. These enthusiastic volunteers share their love of Richmond and personalize the admission process for prospective students.