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.
May 5, 2019
Faculty members Lindsay Chudzik, Focused Inquiry, and Joanne Richardson, Kinesiology and Health Sciences; and two students, Meghan Mack, a senior psychology major, and Tucker Smith, a junior biology and pre-medicine major, were recognized.
Feb 21, 2019
During the fall 2018 semester, 453 students responded to the survey, which encompasses questions about academic learning, civic learning and career readiness.
Feb 17, 2019
VCU Presented “Engaging Community Partners as Co-Educators in Community-Based Learning and Service-Learning,” Feb. 8 in conjunction with the VA Engage Network and the University of Richmond Bonner Center for Civic Engagement.
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.
Oct 21, 2018
WeatherCubes: Thinking Globally, Measuring Locally
Sep 24, 2018
Key findings relate to students' application of course knowledge to real-life settings and awareness of community issues and becoming informed citizens.
Sep 24, 2018
Lynn Pelco, Ph.D., VCU associate vice provost for community engagement, was awarded the 2018 Outstanding Leader in Experiential Education in Higher Education award at the 47th annual National Society for Experiential Education (NSEE) annual conference, held in Savannah, Ga., Sept. 24-26.
Sep 13, 2018
Students taking a new service-learning course in the College of Engineering are gaining hands-on skills in repairing medical equipment to help patients in need, both locally and overseas in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
Jul 30, 2018
The program began with a small grant from the Service-Learning office.
May 18, 2018
Brooks served as a SLTA for VCU School of Social Work Assistant Professor Allison Ryals’ social justice service-learning class.
May 14, 2018
A new service-learning course at VCU connects music and social work students with the RVA Street Singers — a choir made up of individuals experiencing homelessness.
Jan 28, 2018
Associate Professor Beth Kreydatus has partnered with the Villa as part of her service-learning courses since 2014.
Jan 17, 2018
VCU students in Professor Lisa Cipolletti’s Children’s Literature service-learning course have been corresponding with assigned “writing partners” from J.E.B. Stuart Elementary since early September.
Jan 7, 2018
Former Service-Learning Teaching Assistant Jessica Diaz, '17, works to close the achievement gap in city schools while earning her master's degree.
Dec 15, 2017
Terrence Walker of VCU's University Counseling Services was a panelist at the "#RealCollege: A National Convening on College Food & Housing Insecurity” conference held in Philadelphia in October.
Dec 1, 2017
A VCU School of Education service-learning class was featured in the Dec. 1 Richmond Times-Dispatch article, “Next revolution for health comes to Richmond Public Schools gym classes.”
VCU, Richmond Commonwealth’s Attorney Partner to Divert 10 Low-Level Offenders from Jail to a VCU Classroom
Nov 28, 2017
A new program, Writing Your Way Out, will offer low-level offenders and VCU students a transformational educational experience involving reading, writing and self-reflection.
Oct 16, 2017
A former graduate assistant in service-learning, Stephen is now the education manager at The Visual Arts Center of Richmond.
Oct 13, 2017
VCU students in Kristina Anthony and Jeffrey Ledford's Math 391 course are partnering with Communities in Schools at Binford Middle School to offer a math club.