This year the Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture estimates it will provide nearly $30,000 of free public relations work through a new student-led initiative.
Jeanine Guidry recently joined the faculty of the Robertson School of Media and Culture as an assistant professor of public relations. She teaches service-learning courses in social media.
Former Service-Learning Teaching Assistant Sanjay Iyer ’10 will begin a graduate program at Georgetown University this fall.
Courtnie Wolfgang, assistant professor of Art Education and 2017-18 Service-Learning Faculty Fellow, has partnered with Performing Statistics and Art180 to combat the epidemic of youth incarceration.
Lindsay Chudzik, assistant professor in the Department of Focused Inquiry, is the 2017 Gulf-South Summit Faculty Award Winner in recognition for her dedication to service-learning and civic engagement in higher education.
Spring 2017 graduate Eunice Pokua Adu was recognized for her academic achievement and commitment to the field of community health.
Service-Learning Teaching Assistants Kirsten Ferguson ’18, a music education major and Zach Forbes ’17 a recent graduate in music, worked with community partner School of the Performing Arts in the Richmond Community (SPARC) as part of Assistant Professor Rebecca Tyree’s MUED 483 “Special Workshop in Music Education” service-learning course.
Arin Burke credits her service-learning class about the experiences of Latin Americans in the U.S. with leading her to research food justice issues and the rights of migrant farm workers.
Service-learning students are covering the General Assembly for 90 news outlets and feeding stories to the Associated Press.
The Cornerstone farm is a Currents of Change award winner and partner for Professor Joseph Cates' UNIV 211 "Food for Thought" service-learning course.
Students in Assistant Professor Marcia Winter’s PSYC 493 service-learning course are working with the Children’s Museum of Richmond to offer families hands-on science education.
Kristina Hipolito, a 2016 graduate of the College of Humanities and Sciences, was selected for the internship from a pool of 9,934 applicants.
Each semester, the Service-Learning Office invites every student enrolled in a service-learning class to participate in the Service-Learning Impact Measure evaluation to help improve the service-learning program at VCU.
Since taking Assistant Professor Jamie Fueglein's service-learning course during her first year at VCU, Ortiz has served as a Service-Learning Teaching Assistant for four semesters.
Throughout the 2015-2016 academic year, VCU Sociology service-learning students collaborated with "The Green Team," a group of students from the Oak Grove/Bellemeade Community Center, to create a video about their community.
Amanda Hall, a Ph.D. student in the School of Education’s curriculum, culture and change track, was named one of the Virginia Jaycess Outstanding Young Virginians for 2016.
The #ChangeOurSchoolsRVA campaign is organized by doctoral students in the service-learning course "Advanced Seminar in Social Processes of Education."
The Cornerstone Community Farm will help combat food insecurity and stormwater runoff in a setting that promotes education and conservation-minded agricultural production.
As hundreds of service-learning students kick-off another academic year this fall, the Service-Learning Office is evaluating last academic year’s courses to help determine the impact service-learning has on students.
A roughly $800,000 grant will allow the School of Nursing to implement a program to increase the number of nurses in community-based clinical sites that provide care to underserved populations.