what we do
Active citizens conference
Learn about the best practices for impacting community and mobilizing social change
Collaborate on community engagement initiatives and learn from fellow institutions
VA Engage Journal
Empower students to reflect on their own community-engaged experiences and to disseminate knowledge
Share community engagement opportunities and engage in dialogue with other participants
Helping higher education faculty members deepen their skills in providing high-quality service-learning and community-based academic classes.
Looking for a way to collaborate, learn, and plan for the fall semester? Join the VA Engage Network for our first summer learning series – Engage Your Summer. Join colleagues from across the Commonwealth for informal discussions on a variety of topics. All programs will be facilitated through Zoom from 12:00-1:00 p.m. on Wednesdays. Cost: Read more about Engage Your Summer Series[…]
The Bonner Center for Civic Engagement has released its 2016-17 Annual Report, highlighting data, stories and photographs that speak to a robust civic engagement landscape at the University of Richmond. Explore it at http://engage.richmond.edu/_KP4_content/images/engage/aboutus/annual-report/CCE-annual-report-2016-17.pdf.
Save the date! On February 17, 2018, join fellow students, faculty and community leaders for the 2018 Active Citizens Conference. The Active Citizens Conference, hosted by William & Mary, brings together individuals in order to continue growing the practices of active citizenship and community engagement. For more information, visit http://www.wm.edu/offices/oce/active-citizens-conference/.
The VA Engage Journal promotes engaged scholarship by undergraduate, professional and graduate students. Volume 5 (2017) is now available at scholarship.richmond.edu/vaej/. Learn more at http://vaengage.org/what-we-do/va-engage-journal/.
The new State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) policy on quality and assessment of undergraduate education includes civic engagement as a core competency that institutions will be expected to assess. On June 9, 2017, SCHEV and the College of William & Mary hosted a meeting about how institutions can respond to this new expectation. Read more about Resources from SCHEV Civic Engagement Meeting[…]
On February 18, 2017, join fellow students, faculty and community leaders for the 2017 Active Citizens Conference, “The Daily Work of Justice,” at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. Submit your workshop proposal no later than January 23, 2017 and register to attend by February 8, 2017 by visiting http://www.wm.edu/offices/oce/active-citizens-conference/index.php. The Active Citizens Read more about 2017 Active Citizens Conference Accepting Proposals[…]
In an effort to continue the conversation about expanding service year opportunities in the Commonwealth, this year’s VA Engage Annual Meeting will combine with the Governor’s Summit on Advancing Engagement in the Commonwealth. To find out more and/or to register visit http://www.averett.edu/ccecc/summit-at-averett-invitation/. Proposals will be accepted until September 6. To learn more about proposal topics Read more about 2016 Annual Meeting: Registration and Request for Proposals Now Open[…]
Averett University will host the Governor’s Summit for Advancing Engagement in the Commonwealth from October 6 to 7, 2016 in Danville, Virginia. Optional events will begin on the evening of October 6. For lodging, request the Averett rate at the Courtyard by Marriott at 434-791-2661.
University of Richmond’s Spring 2016 issue of “Engage,” a newsletter from the Bonner Center for Civic Engagement, is now available. Read it at engage.richmond.edu/about/connect/newsletter-S2016.html.