2014 Projects

Bridging Opportunities in Human Health Services

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This project aims to develop a facilitated, in-depth site visit for VCU faculty interested in exploring human health services opportunities in the Richmond community. The site visit experience in intended to provide exposure to various community organizations specializing in human health, essentially creating a “bridge” between VCU’s campus and these facilities. The goal of this initiative is to motivate employees to action by enabling them to observe first-hand the services that these organization provide and to interact with representatives on site.


Tim Gibbs, Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU
Jessica S. Hill, University College
David Holland, School of the Arts
Valerie Holton, Division of Community Engagement
Antoinette Light, VCU Health Systems, Human Resources Department
Stephanie D. Tignor, Global Education Office


Lynn E. Pelco, Associate Vice Provost for Community Engagement

Quest for Distinction Theme

IV.B. "Create university-community partnerships with a focus on the key targeted areas of K-12 education, access to health and economic development.”