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A swim meet inside Franklin Street Gym

More memories from Franklin Street Gym

Letters and stories from alumni underscore the building’s charm. Among them: a chance encounter with a future basketball Hall of Famer and an underwater photo shoot.

Terry Austin conducting the band

Terry Austin’s encore

The band director’s friends, colleagues and former students celebrate his VCU career — and retirement — with a concert in his honor

Neil Duman in his glass workshop

A star is born

Glass artist Neil Duman takes us into his workshop to share how he created the 2022 VCU Alumni Stars awards