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Panel Discussion: Disrupting Criminalization in Education

You are invited to join the Wilder School at 11:00am-12:00pm on Wednesday, December 4 for a panel discussion on Disrupting Criminalization in Education based on the iCubed project of the same name and featuring expertise from Wilder School, School of Education, and Center for Public Policy faculty. This panel will explore ways in which the criminalization of trauma in schools may be disrupted through the coordination, facilitation, and evaluation of evidence-based programs that contribute to children’s healing, resilience, and empowerment to allow them to grow, learn, and thrive. Specific topics of discussion include how student mental health is addressed in schools, various approaches to promoting school safety, and alternatives to the traditional criminal justice system.

Location: Raleigh Building (1001 W. Franklin Street), Room: B001
RSVPs are appreciated:

PASA Winter Social - December 5th!

Join PASA for their Winter Social at Pupatella (1 N. Morris Street) from 5pm to 7pm on Thursday, December 5th!  Mingle with your peers, congratulate soon-to-be graduates, network, and enjoy pizza and drinks!

We hope to see you there!

PASA: Winter Social

Join the Public Administration Student Association (PASA) for their Winter Social. 

Mingle with your peers! Congratulate December 2019 Graduates! Network! Enjoy Pizza and Drinks!

The social will be held on Thursday, December 5 at 5:00pm-7:00pm at Pupatella (1 N. Morris St.)

The Winter Social is open to students, alumni, and guests.

VEMA Addison E. Slayton Jr. Scholarship Opportunity

The Virginia Emergency Management Association (VEMA) is a non-profit statewide organization. Its membership is composed of an extensive network of professionals from diverse backgrounds in emergency management, including state, federal and local officials, businesses and industry, and academia with the common goal of improving emergency management in Virginia.  VEMA funds at least one college student scholarship each year to an individual(s) pursuing a career in emergency management. The scholarship winners are announced at the annual conference held each year in March.  Completed applications must be received no later than close of business on February 1, 2020.

Please mail or deliver completed applications to:

VEMA Scholarship Award Committee

4461 Cox Road, Suite 110

Glen Allen, VA  23060

Students shall submit the following materials in the following order:

  • A completed VEMA Addison E. Slayton, Jr. Scholarship Application Form
  • A one page letter/ essay on why they want to pursue a career in emergency management.
  • Two letters of recommendation/reference.
  • Current resume.
  • Official transcripts for all college credit completed.
  • Proof of current enrollment.

See for additional information.

VCU Business Service Scholarships now accepting applications!

Each year, the Department of Business Services offers a variety of scholarships, all funded through key campus business partners and revenues generated from departmental programs.  This spring, our department will award 54 different scholarchips in amounts ranging from $5,000 to $7,500.

Our scholarships are diverse and include opportunities for out-of-state students, nursing students, graduate students, single parents, excellence in community service, and more.

For more information and to apply, go to  The application deadline is February 15, 2020.

Internship Opportunity -Pinsker Law

This internship is an opportunity for an up-close look at the American criminal justice system. You would work alongside criminal defense attorney and VCU Adjunct Professor Matt Pinsker and assist him in his cases which range from minor traffic infractions to serious crimes including drugs, guns, and homicide. Your duties would include interviewing persons charged with crimes, performing legal research, and devising trial strategies. You can expect to be in court on most days, occasional visits to local jails, and time at the office. You may also work on a small number of cases for veterans who are facing criminal or administrative action through the military, including separation boards and courts-martial.

This internship is an excellent fit for students considering a career in law enforcement. Matt Pinsker is a former prosecutor and by learning how the defense operates, you will know what to be aware of in the field. This internship is also a good fit for any students considering a career in law. Interns must dress professionally for days in court and be able to provide their own transportation to Matt Pinsker’s office in Henrico County, located by Short Pump at 2400 Old Brick Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060. You must be detail oriented and read carefully, and to prove this, in the post script of your cover letter, write the word "hamburger."

To apply, email the following materials to Matt Pinsker at

  1. Resume
  2. Cover letter
  3. Unofficial transcript

Sen. Ebbin Session Aide and Seasonal Constituent Service Liaison

Senator Adam P. Ebbin, Northern Virginia Democratic Virginia state legislator is seeking seasonal
full-time staff to assist with constituent service and general administrative functions. Unique and
valuable experience working in a Virginia legislative district office. Responsibilities include scheduling, constituent outreach, constituent service request management.

Interested candidates should send a résumé and writing/research sample to

Please see the attached documents for more information.

Multimodal Planner (Hourly Job) - VDOT

VDOT's Transportation and Mobility Planning Division (TMPD) is seeking a Multimodal Planner with strong Geographic Information Systems (GIS) skills and experience. The selected candidate will: support the Bicycle and Pedestrian Program, transportation demand management activites, the Park and Ride Lot program and the SMART SCALE scoring process; assist with corridor studies, perform projects that involve data management, spatial analysis, and mapping; create, edit and publish maps using ArcGIS and ArcGIS online; coordinate efforts to enhance public involvement, improve bicycle and pedestrian data; develop, update, and maintain content on the VDOT website and respond to internal and external program inquiries.

Job Posting:

Crime Scene Specialist (Senior Public Safety Analyst)

A job vacancy for Crime Scene Specialist (Senior Public Safety Analyst) is now posted on the Prince William County website under employment.  If you are interested you are encouraged to submit your application via the link below.  You may also forward this information to anyone you know who may be interested.  The position closes December 8, 2019.

To apply visit:


Delaware State Police

The Delaware State Police are currently accepting applications to our next Academy class scheduled for September of 2020. DSP is looking to expand our recruiting efforts in search of highly motivated men and women who are looking to serve.

Interested? See the attached flyer for more information!