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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Shayna Buchin

Front Desk Assistant


Phone: (804) 828-1030

B.A., political science, University of Mary Washington

Shayna manages the front desk at the School of Social Work, as well as performs basic administrative tasks for the Office of Field Education, Development and Alumni Relations, the Child Welfare Stipend Program, and Human Resources. 

She has previously worked multiple jobs in customer service and as an administrative assistant, as well as working as an advocacy intern for Autism Speaks. She hopes to attend the VCU School of Social Work starting in the Spring of 2021 in order to one day become an LCSW and work as a therapist.