The State of the University

VCU State of the University

Venture Creation University

Venture Creation University is VCU's strategy for ensuring all students are exposed to innovation and entrepreneurship and have access to entrepreneurial pathways. To find out more about this effort, and to learn about innovation and entrepreneurial programs offered at VCU, visit:

On January 26, President Michael Rao, Ph.D., talked about the VCU mission of discovery, scholarship, and innovation. These are three topics that we’re well familiar with. Our university encourages research, and our startup mentality fosters that innovation that brings solutions to real-world problems. While his State of the University Address stressed the impact we make on our immediate community, there can be no doubt that our reach extends well beyond Richmond.

Read more about his remarks here.