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August 1, 2014

Students Head to Oaxaca, Mexico for Globe Service-Learning Course

As part of VCU Globe’s pilot Service-Learning course, eight students traveled to Oaxaca, Mexico May 16 to June 11, 2014 to work with a locally-based nonprofit community partner, Fundación En …

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July 30, 2014

Discovery Summer Program Leads Children to Explore Future Careers

The Discovery Summer Program at VCU provides a quality summer experience for diverse youth on an urban campus, challenging and supporting them to dream, explore and investigate. The program, part …

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May – Aug: Project Clean & Green Move

Project Clean & Green Move is being implemented where many VCU students live: Carver, Jackson Ward, Oregon Hill, Randolph and the Fan. The City of Richmond’s Department of Public Works, …

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June – Aug: ASPiRE Service Opportunities for VCU Employees

VCU ASPiRE students create positive change in local communities while addressing critical societal needs. This summer, ASPiRE, a community engagement focused living-learning program, is offering a unique opportunity for VCU …

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Aug 5: National Night Out Events

National Night Out, “America’s Night Out Against Crime,” will take place on August 5 in neighborhoods around the country. National Night Out, introduced in 1984, is an effort to promote …

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Aug 13: Making Meetings Matter

On August 13, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Nonprofit Learning Point presents “Making Meetings Matter” at The Boulders (7501 Boulders View Drive). In this hands-on class, participants will explore …

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Aug 15: “Value Your Values: Ethics in Action”

Having an ethical organization is essential to nonprofits depending upon public confidence and support. On August 15, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Nonprofit Learning Point presents “Value Your Values: …

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Aug 18: Staff Supervision and Performance Management

The workplace of today requires both new and experienced supervisors to cope with constant change and increasingly challenging situations. On August 18, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Nonprofit Learning …

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Aug 20: Visualizing Your Metrics

The business world is awash in project management and board members are coming to you with dashboards and scorecards and talking about green and red lights. On August 20, from …

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Aug 22: Fundraising Crash Course

Anyone who has done a bake sale or carwash, much less written a grant, has a basic sense of what fundraising is…but really, what is it? For those with limited …

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Aug 25: Working with Millennials as Interns and Volunteers

Working with individuals from different generations can be a challenge, particularly when integrating millenials (young adults born in the late 1980s and 1990s) into organizations. Whether they are volunteers, inters, …

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Aug 27: Leadership and Emotional Intelligence

On August 27, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Nonprofit Learning Point presents “Leadership and Emotional Intelligence: How Are You Smart?” at The Boulders (7501 Boulders View Drive). In this …

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