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Service Opportunities

Community service events and opportunities.


Funding Resources

Funding to support community engagement activities.

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Community Engagement Institute

Build a basic understanding of service-learning and community-engaged research, May 11-15, 2015.

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Working together, changing lives.

The VCU Division of Community Engagement mobilizes university-community partnerships that generate innovative solutions to societal challenges and prepares the engaged citizens of tomorrow.

Community Engagement News

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    Literacy Program Featured in Petersburg News
    Mar 28, 2015

    A local, grassroots literacy program supported by a VCU Community Engagement grant has had a hand in improving the grades and test scores of at-risk students at J.E.B. Stuart Elementary and A.P. Hill Elementary schools.

    Registration Open for Youth Center Camps
    Mar 26, 2015

    The Mary and Frances Youth Center will offer summer programming for rising Kindergarteners through ninth graders June 22 through July 17, 2015.

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Community Engagement Events



MFYC Young Aces Open
Apr. 15, 2015

The 6th annual Young Aces Open, hosted by the Mary and Frances Youth Center, will be held April 15, 2015.



Paint the Town Green
Apr. 18, 2015

VCU students, staff and faculty are invited to work with neighborhood volunteers to beautify streets and parks around the Monroe Park Campus.



Community Engagement Institute
May. 11, 2015

The Division of Community Engagement, along with the Center for Clinical and Translational Research, will host VCU’s annual Community Engagement Institute May 11-15, 2015.

Profiles in Learning: VCU's Community Engagement

Vice Provost for Communiy Engagement Catherine Howard, Ph.D, is featured in the Provost Office's “Profiles in Learning,” video series. She discusses the mission of VCU’s Division of Community Engagement and how it contributes to the success of VCU’s strategic plan, Quest for Distinction.

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