List of Virginia Commonwealth University alumni

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This page lists notable alumni and students of the Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia.

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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.[20]
  • 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.
  • 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,[24] and national children's (K-8) educational presenter[25] 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.[26] 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--[27] won gold as a recipient of a Mom’s Choice Award[28] and was endorsed by Stand For the Silent, a non-profit anti-bullying organization in the United States.[29]

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References[edit]

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  5. ^ Kevin Powers
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  7. ^ "Brandon Inge Stats". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved December 10, 2012. 
  8. ^ "Scott Sizemore Stats". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved December 10, 2012. 
  9. ^ "Eric Demarqua Maynor". Basketball-Reference.Com. Retrieved December 10, 2012. 
  10. ^ "Larry Sanders". Basketball-Reference.Com. Retrieved December 10, 2012. 
  11. ^ "John Rollins". PGA Tour. Retrieved December 10, 2012. 
  12. ^ "Cla Meredith Stats". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved December 10, 2012. 
  13. ^ http://www.enotes.com/topic/Sherman_Hamilton
  14. ^ http://www.fifa.com/worldfootball/statisticsandrecords/players/player=199133/index.html
  15. ^ http://www.wnba.com/playerfile/quanitra_hollingsworth/
  16. ^ http://www.todayszaman.com/news-284416-turkish-womens-basketball--team-reaching-for-the-stars.html
  17. ^ http://www.sports-reference.com/olympics/athletes/ba/saeed-basweidan-1.html
  18. ^ http://www.sports-reference.com/olympics/athletes/bo/yann-bonato-1.html
  19. ^ http://www.vcuathletics.com/sports/mbkb/archives/199091_roster
  20. ^ "http://www.vcu.edu/arts/music/dept/faculty/batty.html". 
  21. ^ Sims, Dave (25 Sep 2007). "Growing a Bard". Paste Magazine. Retrieved 7 July 2009. 
  22. ^ "http://www.timesdispatch.com/servlet/...". 
  23. ^ "http://scholar.lib.vt.edu/VA-news/...". 
  24. ^ Bostwick, Joanne. "About Daryl Cobb". authorvisitsbydarylcobb.com/aboutme.html. Daryl Cobb Productions. Retrieved June 26, 2015. 
  25. ^ Cobb, Daryl. "Author Visits by Daryl Cobb". Author Visits by Daryl Cobb. Daryl Cobb Productions. Retrieved June 24, 2015. 
  26. ^ a b Kirkus, Reviews. "Daryl Cobb author page". Kirkus Reviews. Kirkus Reviews. Retrieved June 15, 2015. 
  27. ^ Cobb, Daryl. "Baseball, Bullies & Angels". authorvisitsbydarylcobb.com/BaseballBullieandAngels.html. authorvisitsbydarylcobb.com. Retrieved June 26, 2015. 
  28. ^ Cobb, Daryl. "Mom's Choice Awards". Mom's Choice Awards. Mom's choice awards. Retrieved June 15, 2015. 
  29. ^ Smally, Kirk. "Baseball, Bullies & Angels". Author Visits. Stand for the Silent. Retrieved June 24, 2015. 
  30. ^ https://www.wellsfargoadvisors.com/about-wells-fargo-advisors/executive-committee.htm
  31. ^ http://eon.businesswire.com/news/eon/20110124006306/en
  32. ^ VCU Foundation
  33. ^ http://www.business.vcu.edu/give/foundation.html
  34. ^ "Abbitt, Watkins Moorman (1908-1998)". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved November 4, 2012. 
  35. ^ "WITTMAN, Robert J., (1959 - )". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved November 4, 2012. 
  36. ^ General Services Administration