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Council for Community Engagement

Representatives from all academic and major support units help facilitate community engagement at VCU.

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Working together, changing lives.

The VCU Division of Community Engagement mobilizes university-community partnerships that generate innovative solutions to societal challenges and prepares the engaged citizens of tomorrow. 

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Community Engagement Events



AmeriCorps Open House
Mar. 24, 2017

Learn more about VCU AmeriCorps summer service opportunities.



VCU Summer Camp Fair
Apr. 4, 2017

Faculty, staff and students are invited to learn about summer camp opportunities at VCU.



Service-Learning Class Development Workshop
Apr. 7, 2017

The Office of Service-Learning hosts "Developing Service-Learning Classes: A Boot Camp and Brainspace Workshop."

Community Engagement Faculty Stars

As part of the DCE’s 10th anniversary, the division is profiling VCU faculty members who are committed to community engagement.

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Six University-Community Programs Awarded 2016-17 Community Engagement Grants

VCU's Council for Community Engagement awarded six university-community programs one-year grants of up to $20,000 during a celebration of the university’s commitment to community engagement on May 4 at the Depot.

The grants, funded jointly by the Office of the Provost and the Office of the Vice President for Health Sciences, support interdisciplinary projects designed to enhance and increase university engagement with the Greater Richmond community and to contribute to the research and teaching of VCU units. In addition, four university-community partnerships were recognized for their impact.

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Profiles in Learning: VCU's Community Engagement

Vice Provost for Community Engagement Catherine Howard, Ph.D, is featured in the Provost Office's “Profiles in Learning” video series. She discusses the mission of VCU’s Division of Community Engagement and how it contributes to the success of VCU’s strategic plan, Quest for Distinction.