VCU’s Lynn Pelco, a champion of civic engagement, recognized with national award
The associate vice provost for community engagement has been honored for her leadership by the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities.
Lynn Pelco, Ph.D., associate vice provost for community engagement and director of the Service-Learning Office at the Virginia Commonwealth University Center for Community Engagement and Impact, received the 2020 Barbara A. Holland Scholar-Administrator Award from the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities on Oct. 21. The award honors a midcareer scholar-administrator for their leadership and impact.
“This award is so important to me because it highlights the scholarly approach that I and other university administrators around the country have taken to community-engagement work,” she said. “Especially in 2020, when university budgets are under such severe stress, this award reminds us why forward-thinking institutions are recommitting to their community-engagement missions and actively supporting their community-engaged scholar administrators.”
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