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Discuss readings and videos related to community engagement.

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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



National Night Out
Aug. 4, 2015

Join VCU Police, Richmond Police and local neighborhoods for National Night Out.



AmeriCorps Information Session
Aug. 7, 2015

Join VCU AmeriCorps for an information session from 1 to 2 p.m. at 1103 West Marshall Street.



Community Engagement Cafe
Sep. 10, 2015

Join the DCE to discuss pre-selected readings and/or videos that impact community-engaged teaching, learning, outreach and research.

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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