The National Science Foundation has awarded a $288,273 grant to VCU to expand its collaboration with Science Pub RVA to host science café events in Richmond featuring leading scholars from the field of science and technology studies.
The project was in partnership with Communities in Schools Richmond, which supports K-12 students in 39 Richmond City and Henrico County high poverty neighborhood schools.
Attendees will enjoy performances, remarks from Latonya Waller and engage in community conversations.
Dr. Anthony S. Bryk will provide the keynote address for the School of Education's Research Colloquium.
University of Richmond hosts "Mindfulness and Embodied Reflection: New approaches to developing reflection in service-learning students."
VCU's Council for Community Engagement provides one-year Community Engagement Grants and one-year Community-Engaged Research Partnership Development Grants to enhance and increase university engagement with the Greater Richmond community and contribute to research and teaching. Awards up to $20,000 are available for Community Engagement Grants and up to $10,000 for CEnR Partnership Development Seed Grants.
Proposals are due Feb. 24, 2017.
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.
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.