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This page lists notable alumni and students of the
Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia.
Science [ edit ]
Wiley Miller - American cartoonist and author of the comic strip . Non Sequitur
Tom Robbins - American author, best known for his novel (1976). Even Cowgirls Get the Blues
David Baldacci - American author, best known for his novel (1996). Absolute Power
Stephen Furst - American Actor and Director, best known as "Flounder" in the National Lampoon classic (1978) as well as TV series Animal House and St. Elsewhere . Babylon 5
Robert Lanham - American author, best known for his book (2003). The Hipster Handbook
Boris Kodjoe - Austrian-born model (Ford Modeling), actor ( , Soul Food: The Series ) Madea's Family Reunion
Debbie Matenopoulos - American TV host, best known for co-hosting ABC's , The View The Daily 10, and TV Guide Channel's The Screening Room.
Robb Spewak - Producer and radio personality for and The Don and Mike Show . The Mike O'Meara Show
Zachary Knighton - Actor, starred most recently in the ABC series . Happy Endings
Christopher Poole aka moot - founder of 4chan [1 ]
Caressa Cameron - 2010 Miss America.
Lisa L. Opie American beauty pageant titleholder, actress, model, and swimsuit designer. [2 ] [3 ] [4 ]
Terrell Brown - CBS News Correspondent
Kevin Powers - novelist and poet, best known for (2013), a finalist for the National Book Award. The Yellow Birds [5 ]
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L. Wayne Batty - Former Chair of the Department of Music and Virginia's longest serving employee, employed at VCU for 58 years.
Sam Beam - Singer Songwriter known as Iron and Wine. [21 ]
Andrea Detwiler - 2006 Daytime Emmy Winner. [22 ]
Anhayla - singer-songwriter, guitarist
Tara Donovan - artist.
GWAR - Several founding members of the band.
Jason Butler Harner - Broadway, Television, and Film Actor, performed in original production of Coast of Utopia. Also was in Clint Eastwood's Oscar nominated film . Changeling
Donwan Harrell - founder of the New York-based urban clothing company, Akademiks. [23 ]
Eric Stanley - violinist, composer
Sterling Hundley - Artist
Boris Kodjoe- Actor/ Model
Lamb of God - Several founding members of the band.
Rob Gibsun - poet and visual artist
Stefan Lessard - Bassist for Dave Matthews Band.
Philip B. Meggs - historian of design. Irene Jessee Perry (artist) -painter, class of 1979
Carol Sutton (artist)- painter and sculptor, class of 1967
Robbin Thompson - singer-songwriter
Steve West - Drummer of the indie rock band Pavement and front man for Marble Valley
Mike Wieringo - Comic book artist for Marvel and DC comics, co-creator of Image Comics series Tellos.
Daryl Cobb - is an American Author, and [24 ] national children's (K-8) educational presenter Daryl is known for his work in children's literature (picture books fiction, middle grade fiction and real life fiction) with 17 books to his credit. [25 ] Daryl has received positive to glowing reviews for his work to date, notably Kirkus Reviews, calling his 2013 children's novel "Baseball, Bullies & Angels" "required reading for kids and parents." [26 ] In 2014 "Baseball, Bullies & Angels" a work of true life fiction that mirrors Daryl's own struggles in school—with bullies, Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and his love for baseball-- [26 ] won gold as a recipient of a Mom’s Choice Award [27 ] and was endorsed by Stand For the Silent, a non-profit anti-bullying organization in the United States. [28 ] [29 ]
Business & Finance [ edit ]
Government [ edit ]
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References [ edit ]
^ http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/02/16/AR2009021601565_4.html Washington Post
^ "College Student Starts Business on a Bikini String". WTVR CBS 6. 13 December 2012 . Retrieved . 3 December 2013
^ Kevin Powers
^ "Sean Marshall Stats". Baseball Almanac . Retrieved . December 10, 2012
^ "Brandon Inge Stats". Baseball Almanac . Retrieved . December 10, 2012
^ "Scott Sizemore Stats". Baseball Almanac . Retrieved . December 10, 2012
^ "Eric Demarqua Maynor". Basketball-Reference.Com . Retrieved . December 10, 2012
^ "Larry Sanders". Basketball-Reference.Com . Retrieved . December 10, 2012
^ "John Rollins". PGA Tour . Retrieved . December 10, 2012
^ "Cla Meredith Stats". Baseball Almanac . Retrieved . December 10, 2012
^ Sims, Dave (25 Sep 2007). "Growing a Bard". Paste Magazine . Retrieved . 7 July 2009
^ Bostwick, Joanne. "About Daryl Cobb". authorvisitsbydarylcobb.com/aboutme.html. Daryl Cobb Productions . Retrieved . June 26, 2015
^ Cobb, Daryl. "Author Visits by Daryl Cobb". Author Visits by Daryl Cobb. Daryl Cobb Productions . Retrieved . June 24, 2015
^ a b Kirkus, Reviews. "Daryl Cobb author page". Kirkus Reviews. Kirkus Reviews . Retrieved . June 15, 2015
^ Cobb, Daryl. "Baseball, Bullies & Angels". authorvisitsbydarylcobb.com/BaseballBullieandAngels.html. authorvisitsbydarylcobb.com . Retrieved . June 26, 2015
^ Cobb, Daryl. "Mom's Choice Awards". Mom's Choice Awards. Mom's choice awards . Retrieved . June 15, 2015
^ Smally, Kirk. "Baseball, Bullies & Angels". Author Visits. Stand for the Silent . Retrieved . June 24, 2015
^ VCU Foundation
^ "Abbitt, Watkins Moorman (1908-1998)". Project Vote Smart . Retrieved . November 4, 2012
^ "WITTMAN, Robert J., (1959 - )". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress . Retrieved . November 4, 2012
^ General Services Administration