Jul 24, 2017
Courtnie Wolfgang, assistant professor of Art Education and 2017-18 Service-Learning Faculty Fellow, has partnered with Performing Statistics and Art180 to combat the epidemic of youth incarceration.
Jul 2, 2017
Lindsay Chudzik, assistant professor in the Department of Focused Inquiry, is the 2017 Gulf-South Summit Faculty Award Winner in recognition for her dedication to service-learning and civic engagement in higher education.
Jun 6, 2017
Spring 2017 graduate Eunice Pokua Adu was recognized for her academic achievement and commitment to the field of community health.
May 24, 2017
Service-Learning Teaching Assistants Kirsten Ferguson ’18, a music education major and Zach Forbes ’17 a recent graduate in music, worked with community partner School of the Performing Arts in the Richmond Community (SPARC) as part of Assistant Professor Rebecca Tyree’s MUED 483 “Special Workshop in Music Education” service-learning course.
May 2, 2017
Arin Burke credits her service-learning class about the experiences of Latin Americans in the U.S. with leading her to research food justice issues and the rights of migrant farm workers.
May 1, 2017
Service-learning students are covering the General Assembly for 90 news outlets and feeding stories to the Associated Press.
Apr 8, 2017
The Cornerstone farm is a Currents of Change award winner and partner for Professor Joseph Cates' UNIV 211 "Food for Thought" service-learning course.
Mar 19, 2017
Students in Assistant Professor Marcia Winter’s PSYC 493 service-learning course are working with the Children’s Museum of Richmond to offer families hands-on science education.
Mar 10, 2017
Kristina Hipolito, a 2016 graduate of the College of Humanities and Sciences, was selected for the internship from a pool of 9,934 applicants.
Feb 21, 2017
Each semester, the Service-Learning Office invites every student enrolled in a service-learning class to participate in the Service-Learning Impact Measure evaluation to help improve the service-learning program at VCU.
Feb 5, 2017
Since taking Assistant Professor Jamie Fueglein's service-learning course during her first year at VCU, Ortiz has served as a Service-Learning Teaching Assistant for four semesters.
Dec 18, 2016
Throughout the 2015-2016 academic year, VCU Sociology service-learning students collaborated with "The Green Team," a group of students from the Oak Grove/Bellemeade Community Center, to create a video about their community.
Dec 9, 2016
Amanda Hall, a Ph.D. student in the School of Education’s curriculum, culture and change track, was named one of the Virginia Jaycess Outstanding Young Virginians for 2016.
Oct 11, 2016
The #ChangeOurSchoolsRVA campaign is organized by doctoral students in the service-learning course "Advanced Seminar in Social Processes of Education."
Sep 25, 2016
The Cornerstone Community Farm will help combat food insecurity and stormwater runoff in a setting that promotes education and conservation-minded agricultural production.
Aug 28, 2016
As hundreds of service-learning students kick-off another academic year this fall, the Service-Learning Office is evaluating last academic year’s courses to help determine the impact service-learning has on students.
Jul 6, 2016
A roughly $800,000 grant will allow the School of Nursing to implement a program to increase the number of nurses in community-based clinical sites that provide care to underserved populations.
May 31, 2016
Maya Chesley,'15, will travel to Panama to teach English and will work on a journal to chronicle the relationship between city residents and nature.
Apr 28, 2016
Part of a service-learning class, "Alleviating Food Deserts in Richmond, Virginia," helps to bridge the healthy food gap.
Mar 2, 2016
Dogs from the Richmond SPCA team up with the VCU Political Science Department to celebrate Super Tuesday with an Election Day Festival at the University Student Commons.