Scholar Lightning Talks
In celebration of the DCE's 10th anniversary, six Community Engagement Scholars from VCU gave 3-minute "lightning talks" about aspects of community engagement and shared their experiences on how the community has enhanced their teaching and scholarship.
Assistant professor, Department of Pharmacotherapy and Outcomes Science
Ogbonna collaborates on a healthcare model that impacts healthcare education, supports research and provides quality care.
Associate professor in clinical psychology and director of the Latino Mental Health Clinic
Corona helps promote mental health in Richmond’s Latino community.
Associate professor in the College of Humanities and Sciences
Coogan developed the Open Minds program, which brings VCU students into the Richmond City Justice Center for a service-learning course.
Associate professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Population Health
Crossman and his colleagues within the VCU Health System lead partnerships with free clinics in both Virginia and Honduras that allow teams of health sciences students to work together in clinical settings.
Associate professor and chair of urban and regional studies in the Wilder School
Gough focuses on how collaborative partnerships can affect local sustainability goals.
Aassociate professor in the Department of Gerontology in the School of Allied Health
Gendron works to combat ageism by combining her teaching, outreach and scholarship through Palette, a transgenerational program that pairs students and older adults in professionally conducted arts programs.