Social Work Commencement

We're excited to be celebrating our Commencement for the Class of 2021 on Friday, May 14. Only registered graduates and guests (maximum of four) may attend, but you can watch a live stream of both our ceremonies here or on Facebook

  • M.S.W. - 9 a.m. ET
  • B.S.W. - 1 p.m. ET


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Mary Riddick

Director of development


Phone: (804) 828-7166

M.P.A. 2011, Old Dominion University
B.A. Communications 2005, Virginia Polytechnic and State University

Mary Riddick joined the School of Social Work team after three years in working with VCU Development and Alumni Relation’s annual giving team. As director of development, Mary is pleased to connect alumni, donors, and community partners with funding goals and priorities to ensure access and affordability of social work education, to foster 21st century education and innovative learning experiences, and to promote faculty research and excellence to maximize national prominence.

Riddick earned a B.A. from Virginia Tech, an M.P.A. from Old Dominion University, and spent six years in the nonprofit sector before joining VCU.