Wesleyan Engaged to Host Second Community Partners Workshop Sept. 27


Wesleyan Engaged: Center for Civic Engagement and Service Learning will host its second annual Civic Engagement Workshop, a meet and greet with several of the University’s community partners, on Thursday, September 27, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Pearce Hospitality Suite in the Jane P. Batten Student Center. The workshop gives Virginia Wesleyan students, faculty, and staff an opportunity to engage with various non-profits from the Coastal Virginia area to gain a better understanding of how the organizations work with VWU to aid the community. Agencies attending include: African American Cultural Center, Inc., Bridge Builders of Hampton Roads, Chesapeake Bay Academy, Envision Lead Grow, ForKids, Inc., Good Samaritan Episcopal Church, Hampton Roads Pride, Heartland Hospice, Heritage UMC, LIFT Fitness Foundation, New St. John Foundation, Norfolk Parks and Recreation, Norfolk Public Library, Samaritan House, Seniors Unlimited Lifestyles, Inc., Seton Youth Shelters - Mentoring Children of Prisoners Program, Sierra Club Virginia Chapter, Untamed Spirit Therapeutic Riding, VA811, Virginia Beach City Public Schools, Virginia Beach GrowSmart, Virginia Beach Human Services Department - Behavioral Health Division, Virginia Beach Office of Volunteer Resources, Virginia Beach Parks and Recreation, Virginia Beach Public Libraries, VOLUNTEER Hampton Roads, and Young Audience Arts for Learning Virginia. Learn more about Virginia Wesleyan University community partners.