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Council for Community Engagement

Representatives from all academic and major support units help facilitate community engagemet at VCU.

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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


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18

MLK Keynote Speaker: Marc Lamont Hill
Jan. 18, 2017

Marc Lamont Hill, Ph.D. will deliver a keynote address on race, politics and social justice.

Jan

19

CCE Grant Info Session
Jan. 19, 2017

Learn more about Council for Community Engagement grant opportunities and the application process.

Jan

19

MLK Week: Homelessness in Richmond: A Community Conversation
Jan. 19, 2017

Discuss and learn how "home" and "homelessness" are part of the lived experience in our community.

Community Engagement Faculty Stars

As part of the DCE’s 10th anniversary, the division is profiling VCU faculty members who are committed to community engagement.

Learn more at community.vcu.edu/10years.

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Now Accepting Proposals for Community Engagement Grants

VCU's Council for Community Engagement provides one-year Community Engagement Grants and one-year Community-Engaged Research Partnership Development Grants to enhance and increase university engagement with the Greater Richmond community and contribute to research and teaching. Awards up to $20,000 are available for Community Engagement Grants and up to $10,000 for CEnR Partnership Development Seed Grants.

Proposals are due Feb. 24, 2017.

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Six University-Community Programs Awarded 2016-17 Community Engagement Grants

VCU's Council for Community Engagement awarded six university-community programs one-year grants of up to $20,000 during a celebration of the university’s commitment to community engagement on May 4 at the Depot.

The grants, funded jointly by the Office of the Provost and the Office of 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. In addition, four university-community partnerships were recognized for their impact.

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Profiles in Learning: VCU's Community Engagement

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.