Mar 1, 2017
Faculty Remixed v2.0: Engagement Excellence in Teaching and Learning
By collaborating with community partners, VCU faculty advance community-engaged teaching and scholarship while addressing critical issues in the region and the world. Join the Division of Community Engagement and the Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence on March 1 from 9 to 11 a.m. in the Academic Learning Commons Room 4100 to hear from six community-engaged scholars that have successfully advanced their teaching and learning at VCU through community engagement.
Meet the Panelists
David Coogan, associate professor in the College of Humanities and Sciences, developed the Open Minds program, which brings VCU students into the Richmond City Justice Center for a service-learning course.
Rosalie Corona, associate professor in clinical psychology, founded and directs the Latina/o Mental Health Clinic, working with community partners and VCU psychology doctoral students to provide mental health services to the community.
Steve Crossman, associate professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Population Health, leads partnerships with free clinics in both Virginia and Honduras that allow teams of health sciences students to work together in clinical settings.
Tracey Gendron, associate professor in the Department of Gerontology in the School of Allied Health, is working to combat ageism through PALETTE, a transgenerational program that pairs students and older adults in professionally conducted arts programs.
Meghan Gough, Urban and Regional Planning associate professor, worked with students and community partners to launch "Beautiful RVA," a coalition to improve the quality of life in Richmond through landscape beautification and increased greenspaces.
Kelechi "K.C." Ogbonna, assistant professor in the Department of Geriatrics, co-leads the Richmond Health and Wellness Program, which pairs interdisciplinary teams of students together to provide community-based care for older adults.
9:00 - 9:30 a.m. Coffee and Light Refreshments
9:30 - 11:00 a.m. Panel Discussion (Includes Q&A Section)