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Community Partners Breakfast

Community organizations connected to units across the University of Richmond are invited to learn and network with each other on Friday, March 15, 8 a.m.–12 p.m. Attendees will participate in a plenary session focused on strategies for deepening university-community partnerships prompted by the Carnegie Community Engagement Classification. After the plenary, attendees will have the opportunity to attend workshops focused on professional and organizational development and deepening connections with the University of Richmond.

 Attendees are welcome to participate in all or part of the program. The breakfast and plenary session will be held in the Alice Haynes Room, Tyler Haynes Commons. Workshops will be held on the third floor of Tyler Haynes Commons. Box lunches will be provided after the final workshop. Please register by Monday, March 11.


8-8:45 a.m. Breakfast

8:45-9:45 a.m. Plenary Session 

10-10:45 a.m. Professional & Organizational Development Workshops

11–11:45 a.m. Deepening UR Connections Workshops


The workshops for this year’s Community Partners Breakfast are designed to connect community partners with departments across campus who are offering unique resources and to speakers who have influenced our own professional and organizational development.

Professional & Organizational Development

Implicit Bias with Dr. Kristjen Lundberg, Assistant Professor of Social Psychology

Inclusive Hiring Practices with Bonner Center for Civic Engagement Staff

Sustainability Planning with Cassandra Collins, Sustainability, Communications & Engagement Specialist, Office for Sustainability

Best Practices in Media Relations with Cynthia Price, Director of Media & Public Relations

Deepening UR Connections

Boatwright Library with Kevin Butterfield, University Librarian

Modlin Center for the Arts with Shannon Hooker, Assistant Director

University Museums with Martha Wright, Coordinator of Visitor and Tour Services