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Service Opportunities

Community service events and opportunities.


CMST 691

Learn about community-engaged research with students, faculty and community members May 23 to July 18, 2016.

CMST 691

2016 Community Engagement Institute

Explore university-community engagement with a unique focus on Richmond's influence May 17-19.

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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. 

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Community Engagement Events



Social Emotional Learning
May. 12, 2016

Join Dr. Charles Smith for a TED Talk style discussion.



VCU AmeriCorps Legacy Celebration
Jun. 3, 2016

Join VCU AmeriCorps for a legacy celebration honoring the 2015-16 team.



imPACT: 2016 Summit
Jun. 11, 2016

imPACT presents "Sex Trafficking of Minors in America's Schools: Why Prevention Education is Necessary."

Six University-Community Programs Awarded 2015-16 Community Engagement Grants

VCU’s Council for Community Engagement celebrated the university’s commitment to community engagement during a May 5 ceremony on campus.

During the event, one-year grants of up to $20,000 were awarded to six university-community programs. The grants, funded jointly by the Office of the Provost and the Vice President for Health Sciences, support interdisciplinary projects designed to enhance and increase university engagement with the Greater Richmond community and to contribute to the research and teaching of VCU units.

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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.