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  • Ferry, Simon Earn CIAA Track Honors
    January 18, 2018


    Virginia Union University's Head Men's Track & Field Coach, Melissa Ferry, has been named the CIAA Men's Track Coach of the Week while VUU's Devin Simon has been named the CIAA Runner of the Week, the CIAA announced on Thursday, January 18.
  • Volleyball Leads Nation in Aces Per Set
    January 17, 2018


    The NCAA has announced that the Virginia Union University volleyball team led the nation in aces per set during the 2017 season.
  • Lady Panthers Move to #7 in Nation
    January 16, 2018


    Virginia Union University's women's basketball team has moved up two notches to #7 in the nation in the latest Women's Basketball Coaches of America poll, released on Tuesday, January 16.
  • Alexis Johnson Named CIAA Player of the Week
    January 16, 2018


    Virginia Union University's Alexis Johnson has been named the CIAA Women's Basketball Player of the Week, the CIAA announced on Tuesday, January 16.
  • McNeill Twins Power VUU to 16th Straight Win
    January 15, 2018


    Virginia Union University's Shareka McNeill scored 22 points while her twin sister Shameka McNeill scored 13 points to lead VUU to an 84-54 win over the University of the District of Columbia on Monday, January 15, in Barco-Stevens Hall in Richmond, Va.
  • Paige Scores 21, Grabs 12 Boards in Freedom Classic
    January 14, 2018


    Virginia Union University's James Paige scored 21 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, but Virginia State University defeated the Panthers in the 2018 Freedom Classic 82-72 on Sunday, January 14, at the Richmond Coliseum in Richmond, Va.
  • Lady Panthers Shine at HBCU Track & Field Battle
    January 14, 2018


    The Virginia Union University women's track and field program had an outstanding day at the inaugural HBCU Battle held at the famed Armory Track in New York, N.Y., on Friday, January 12. Hosting teams from up and down the eastern seaboard, the HBCU Battle also included a college fair and opening ceremonies honoring some of HBCU's best alumni athletes. Competing teams included Division I programs such as Morgan State, Howard, Maryland-Eastern Shore, Coppin State and Division II's such as Lincoln, Claflin, Allen, Benedict, and Monroe College.
  • Men's Track Excels at HBCU Battle
    January 14, 2018


    The Virginia Union University men's track and field program had an outstanding day at the inaugural HBCU Battle held at the famed Armory Track in New York, N.Y., on Friday, January 12. Hosting teams from up and down the eastern seaboard, the HBCU Battle also included a college fair and opening ceremonies honoring some of HBCU's best alumni athletes. Competing teams included Division I programs such as Morgan State, Howard, Maryland-Eastern Shore, Coppin State and Division II's such as Lincoln, Claflin, Allen, Benedict, and Monroe College.
  • Lady Panthers Upend Virginia State 65-56
    January 13, 2018


    PHOTO GALLERY | Virginia Union University's Alexis Johnson came off the bench to score a game-high 19 points and pull down 10 rebounds as the #9 Lady Panthers defeated previously unbeaten Virginia State University 65-56 on Saturday, January 13, in Barco-Stevens Hall in Richmond, Va.
  • Ferry, Wilcox Earn CIAA Track Honors
    January 11, 2018


    Virginia Union University's Head Men's Track & Field Coach Melissa Ferry and senior Ed'Treon Wilcox have been named the CIAA Men's Track Coach of the Week and CIAA Men's Runner of the week, respectively, the CIAA announced on Thursday, January 11.

Quick Facts

Quick Facts

Virginia Union University
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Nickname: Panthers
Founded: 1865
Enrollment: 1,700
Chancellor/President: Dr. Hakim J. Lucas
Athletics Department Phone: (804) 342-1484
Athletics Director: Joseph Taylor
Faculty Athletics Rep: Patricia Murray
Senior Woman Administrator: Felicia Johnson
Sports Information Director: Jim Junot