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May 21, 2019
Through interactive workshops presented by 18 scholars, institute participants explored the power and potential of community-academic partnerships from a variety of angles.
May 6, 2019
The fellowship program enrolls faculty members who have experience in teaching service-learning classes to serve as campus leaders in teaching excellence.
Register for Community Engagement Institute
May 14 & 15, 2019
The Institute brings together those who share a commitment to solving today's grand challenges through community-academic partnerships.
VCU and VCU Health System Community-Engaged Partnership Database
The partnership database is an online resource that places university-community relationship data in the hands of faculty, staff, students and community partners. The partnership database is a collaboration between the Offices of the Provost and the Vice President for Health Sciences.
Contributing to and accessing data is easy:
Step 1: Login with your eID.
Step 2: Filter projects by interest area.
Step 3: Browse by Partner or Faculty/Staff to find projects and begin networking.
Be sure to share with colleagues and give us feedback.
Need help? Contact David Timberline, project manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (804) 929-2460.
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.