VCU Forensic Science Alumni Return (Virtually) to Share Their Experiences

February 23, 2021

Flyer for Not on my Resume event- Feb 26 at 6:00

This Wednesday, February 24th the Science Hub at VCU's Campus Learning Center is hosting the second virtual session of the "Not On My Resume" speaker series. This week's guests are Christina Hayes Nash and Trevor Arneaud. Christina is a 2012 (BS) and 2014 (MS) Forensic Science Graduate from VCU and is currently a Senior DNA Analyst. Trevor is a 2018 Mechanical Engineering Graduate from VCU and is currently a Mechanical Design Engineer in the Defense Industry.

The session will be held from 6 pm to 7 pm EST, conducted through Zoom and registration in advance is required.  There will be time for a short Q&A session with the speakers at the end of each session. Come hear all about the things that happen on the path to success that DON’T end up on your resume! 

Please join us in welcoming back these two extraordinary alumni back to VCU virtually on February 24th.  You can register for the event in advance through the following link:

Flyer for FRSC Alumni panel on March 3 at 5pm

Interested in learning about what you can do with a Forensic Science degree?

On March 3 at 5pm, the Department of Forensic Science welcomes back alumni for a panel discussion of different career paths that may be open to you.

Yaa Adarkwo Darko BS in Forensic Science, (Physical Evidence). Currently works as a laboratory technician at Genetworx

Melanie Eckberg BS in Forensic Science, (Chemistry) and Chemistry PhD in Chemistry with a focus in Forensic Toxicology Currently works as a Forensic Toxicologist at Virginia Department of Forensic Science

Kevin Martin Transferred to VCU- BS in Forensic Science (Chemistry). Currently works as a Forensic Scientist in the Toxicology Section for New York State Police

Michael Murphy BS in Forensic Science (Physical Evidence). Currently works as a Forensic Scientist in the Firearms and Toolmarks Section of the Cheney Crime Lab

Shirrell Smith Sutton BS in Forensic Science (Biology), MS in Healthcare Administration. Currently works as a Senior Quality Assurance Associate at Abbott Laboratories

To register, go to: