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Faculty Excursions & Events 

The CCE is dedicated to accompanying faculty in their community-engaged work by sharing possibilities for connection and collaboration and providing ongoing opportunities to enrich their teaching and to learn about the Richmond region.

RVA Connections

RVA Connections is a small group discussion series bringing together University faculty, staff, and community leaders around issues of shared interest in the hope of uncovering new collaborative opportunities. The CCE hosts one RVA Connections dinner per semester at UR Downtown.

 Is there a topic you would like to suggest? Email Terry Dolson.

Faculty Excursions

The CCE sponsors local faculty excursions that are led by faculty with expertise in an issue area of their choice. Recent excursions have focused on the Latin American cultural landscape in Richmond, monuments and the politics of memorialization, and transformed spaces. Transportation and dinner are provided. 

Happy Hours

The CCE’s Faculty Engagement Team welcomes colleagues back to campus at the start of each semester with a casual gathering in our offices on the third floor of Tyler Haynes Commons. Each happy hour is an opportunity to reconnect and to share community-engaged learning questions and resources.

To learn more about upcoming events or suggest future faculty excursions, please contact a Faculty Engagement Team member.