Nationally known recording artists and 200 students with and without disabilities took the stage together for a night of music, dance, visual art and inspiring human connection June 11.
Construction training program offers a new chance to Richmond residents who have struggled with drugs, jail and homelessness.
VCU's Council for Community Engagement awarded seven university-community programs one-year grants of up to $20,000 during a celebration of the university’s commitment to community engagement on May 3 at Cabell Library. In addition, four ongoing projects were recognized with Currents of Change Awards, which recognize outstanding university-community partnerships in research, outreach, teaching and student-initiated projects.
Over the course of a decade, the CCE has awarded more than $1 million in grants to more than 70 projects with a direct impact on the community. Grants have provided a real-world context for research, teaching and service.
Vice Provost for Community 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.