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Jan 18, 2018
More than $100,000 in funds will support youth programs in improving their quality and capacity to teach, engage and empower youth.
Jan 17, 2018
VCU students in Professor Lisa Cipolletti’s Children’s Literature service-learning course have been corresponding with assigned “writing partners” from J.E.B. Stuart Elementary since early September.
Community Engagement Events
Feb. 9, 2018
This faculty development workshop, jointly offered by the VCU Office of Service-Learning and the University of Richmond Bonner Center for Civic Engagement, is designed for instructors who are teaching community-engaged or service-learning courses.
Feb. 12, 2018
The Service-Learning Office will offer two engaging, discussion-based workshops to enhance service-learning partnerships through guided conversations and action planning Feb. 12 OR Feb. 15.
“Making it Real” with Community Engagement
Current and former VCU students reflect on how their real-world community engagement impacted them in this video series, created by students in Professors Joshua Smith and Hailey Spencer’s MASC 335 “PR Graphics and Production” service-learning courses.
Get to Know Richmond
Combining the amenities of a major metropolitan area with the charm and convenience of a small historic city, Richmond provides an engaging backdrop for work, play and study.
DCE Staff Pick:
The Valentine Museum’s neighborhood walking tours explore the history and evolution of Richmond’s diverse neighborhoods. Go beyond the highlights and uncover each neighborhood’s best-kept secrets.
RVA History and Culture
The DCE encourages faculty to check out RVA History and Culture, a project with representatives from University of Richmond, VCU, Virginia Union University, Reynolds Community College, and the Valentine Museum. The group was assembled to develop a collaborative strategy to orient faculty to Richmond’s History so that they have context for their teaching, research, and community engagement and can develop authentic partnerships.