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Council for Community Engagement

Representatives from all academic and major support units help facilitate community engagemet 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


Sep

27

Carver Neighborhood Ice Cream Social
Sep. 27, 2016

Student residents of Carver are invited to meet fellow neighbors and community leaders.

Sep

27

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration (In English)
Sep. 27, 2016

Sacred Heart Center and VCU present a discussion with The Rev. Gregory J. Boyle, S.J., director of Homeboy Industries.

Oct

11

Community Tour of the New Cabell Library
Oct. 11, 2016

Join VCU Libraries on a 45 minute tour of the new Cabell Library.

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.