community engagement

Brooks Crossing Innovation and Opportunity Center (BCIOC)

The Brooks Crossing Innovation and Opportunity Center (BCIOC) makes STEM education services and workforce development accessible to businesses, students, and citizens. The center is a collaboration between Old Dominion University (ODU), the City of Newport News, Newport News Shipbuilding, the Newport News Economic Development Authority, and other community partners. The BCIOC is located within the… read more »

Children’s Learning and Research Center

The Childeren’s Learning and Research Center (CLRC) is a teacher training and research center at Old Dominion University (ODU) that provides childcare for children from 8 weeks to 5 years old. The center consists of two buildings, CLRC 1, located on 47th Street between Monarch Way and Killam Avenue, is dedicated to infants and toddlers… read more »


The Town-N-Gown is an independent, informal association of men and women dedicated to developing a mutual understanding between¬†Old Dominion University (ODU) and the various civilian and military communities of Greater Hampton Roads. Established as a social committee under the¬†Faculty Wives Club, Town-N-Gown was established in 1965 by Dr. John R. Tabb, Dean of the School… read more »