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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



Service Opportunity with VCU ASPiRE
Jun. 29, 2015

VCU faculty and staff are invited to volunteer with VCU ASPiRE students at the Fairfield Boys and Girls Club.



Collaborative Curiosity: The Power of Language
Jun. 30, 2015

Join CMST 691 for a live interview with Adam B. Caldwell, director of communications for the VCU School of Social Work, as he discusses the power of language.



Service Opportunity with VCU ASPiRE
Jul. 1, 2015

VCU faculty and staff are invited to volunteer with VCU ASPiRE students at the Peter Paul Development Center.

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.

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