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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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Scholar Lightning Talks

Six Community Engagement Scholars from VCU present 3-minute "lightning talks" about aspects of community engagement relevant to their work.

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“Making it Real” with Community Engagement

Current and former VCU students reflect on how their real-world community engagement impacted them in this video series, created by students in Professors Joshua Smith and Hailey Spencer’s MASC 335 “PR Graphics and Production” service-learning courses.

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Get to Know Richmond

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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.

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