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Nov 17, 2018
Cathy Howard, VCU vice provost of community engagement, served as a speaker during a closing session at The Association of Public and Land Grant Universities winter meeting, held November 11 to 13 in New Orleans, La.
Nov 13, 2018
Anita Nadal, an assistant professor of Spanish in the School of World Studies, and her Spanish 322 service-learning students organized the drive.
"What is the hallmark of a VCU education? It’s an engaged, real-world experience. That happens within the classroom, but also outside the classroom. It’s what you do on campus, as well as in the off-campus community. And voting is a large part of that.” - Lynn Pelco, Ph.D., associate vice provost for community engagement
VCU is recognized as a top college for student voters. VCU Votes is a coalition of students and faculty members across campus that are leading the effort to register, educate and mobilize VCU student voters.
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.