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2023-24 school year

Aug. 18, 2023

Brandcenter Orientation

Aug. 22, 2023

Fall classes begin

Sep. 4, 2023

Labor Day / Closed

Oct. 20, 2023

Reading Day

Nov. 7, 2023

Election Day / Closed

Nov. 20 -Nov. 26, 2023

Fall/Thanksgiving Break

Nov. 27, 2023

Classes resume

Dec. 11, 2023

Last day of classes

Dec. 11 -Dec. 15, 2023

Final projects/presentations

Dec. 20 -Jan. 16, 2024

Winter Break

Dec. 22 -Jan. 1, 2024

University closed for Winter Break

Jan. 8 -Jan. 12, 2024

BC Sprint

Jan. 15, 2024

Martin Luther King Jr. Day / Closed

Jan. 16, 2024

Spring classes begin

Mar. 3 -Mar. 10, 2024

Spring Break

Mar. 11, 2024

Classes resume

Apr. 30, 2024

Last day of classes

May. 1, 2024

Reading Day

May. 2 -May. 9, 2024

Final projects/presentations

May. 10 -May. 10, 2024


In the NewsOctober 27, 2021

Brandcenter 2021 Pop-Up Shop Open

The Pop-Up Shop benefiting Brandcentral will be open until Friday, November 17.

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AlumniOctober 11, 2021

Tales from SIXTY: Pregnancy, Motherhood, and Brandcenter, Sharon Byun (XD, 2021)

"I was 24-weeks pregnant when my first semester started at the Brandcenter. I applied to the Brandcenter for a new challenge after working as a graphic designer for a long time, but I didn’t expect that challenge to include being a pregnant woman and a new mother."

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AlumniSeptember 27, 2021

Tales from SIXTY: Winning is Fun, Paige Majdic (CBM, 2021)

"It is hard to explain, but I felt like everything had happened for a reason. I felt as though soccer led me to a career in advertising."

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AlumniSeptember 13, 2021

Tales from SIXTY: Bet on Yourself, Nana Dadzie (ST, 2021)

"It felt like I was hitting a wall, and deep down I knew it was time for a more creative challenge. It was time to break some rules."

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AlumniAugust 30, 2021

Tales from SIXTY: Multiple Facets of Yourself, Monica Roebuck (CW, 2021)

"I knew I wanted to go to the Brandcenter about seven years before I finally got here."

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AlumniAugust 2, 2021

Tales from SIXTY: Ballet to Branding, David Ligon (AD, 2021)

“Growing up, I knew I was going to be a professional ballet dancer.”

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AlumniAugust 16, 2021

Tales from SIXTY: Restaurant Girl Turned Copywriter, Kate Power (CW, 2021)

“You don’t get all the answers in sixty weeks, but you get the tools you need to answer them for the rest of your life.”

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In the NewsJuly 28, 2021

D&AD Pencils Awarded to Two Brandcenter Teams

Two Brandcenter student teams were named winners in the 2021 New Blood Awards, a program by D&AD.

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AnnouncementsJuly 9, 2021

Tales from SIXTY: Who I Want to Be, Shrinidhi Vijay (AD, 2022)

"I remember being hesitant to apply to Brandcenter when I was looking at schools and in a way, I was holding myself back."

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AnnouncementsJuly 1, 2021

Concentration Chair Tom Scharpf Named VCU Outstanding Mentor

The award recognizes those in the VCU community who have made exceptional contributions to students’ professional and personal development through experiential learning.

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AnnouncementsJune 24, 2021

Two Brandcenter Student Teams Awarded in The One Club’s Young Ones

First and second-year teams were awarded merits in the 2021 Young Ones Student Awards, a program by The One Club for Creativity.

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AnnouncementsJune 21, 2021

Tales from SIXTY: Resilience in the Face of Adversity, Chandler Webb (XD, 2021)

"My Brandcenter experience has been full of hard work, exploration, growth, and continual learning—it just didn’t happen the way I imagined it."

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