Dec 22, 2013
VERDE is a VCU student organization that aims to deepen intercultural understanding and reduce the carbon footprint of foreign communities through translated signage, workshops and community engagement. It stands for Viable Environmental Research in a Diverse Energy-Conscience Community and is largely funded by a $20,000 International Strategic Initiative Award granted to Nadal by the Global Education Office for the 2013-2014 academic calendar.
Dec 16, 2013
Dr. Lynn Pelco, associate vice provost of community engagement, was selected for the Gulf-South Summit's 2014 Outstanding Practitioner Contributions to Service-Learning in Higher Education.
Dec 6, 2013
On Dec. 6, approximately 10 VCU student athletes volunteered to eat lunch with students from Elko Middle School who were visiting campus. The student athletes talked to the middle school students about the importance of school and what it is like to play sports at the collegiate level.
Dec 5, 2013
The VCU AmeriCorps and America Reads Programs were featured in the December issue of Volunteer Virginia, the newsletter published by the Virgina Office on Volunteerism & Community Service.