Past Events

Summer 2017 Networking Event

The University-Community Partnerships to Build Community Coastal Resilience Program hosted a Networking Event on Friday, June 2, 2017 from 9 – 11am.

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Spring 2016 Kick-off Workshop

The regional ‘Service Learning for Community Resilience’ workshop was funded by the National Sea Grant College Program through its NOAA Sea Grant Conferences and Workshops 2015 Special Projects Competition. On Friday, May 20, 2016, the team brought together university partners with community organizations and leaders from urban neighborhoods and communities to foster relationships, build partnerships, and develop climate adaptation and coastal resilience service-learning projects.

We had the kick- off workshop at the ODU Peninsula Center in Hampton. Over 80 people registered for the event including faculty, students and organizations from all over Hampton Roads.


Service Learning Workshop Agenda

Workshop Presentations

List of Participants

  • Michael Allen, Old Dominion University
  • Mason Andrews, Hampton University
  • Seth Antozzi, Virginia Wesleyan College
  • Gary Beck, Old Dominion University
  • Brigid Belko, Averett University
  • Scott Bellows, Virginia Space Grant Consortium
  • Tuere Brown, Virginia Organizing
  • Russell Burke, Christopher Newport University
  • Justin Burns, City of Norfolk
  • Yolima Carr, The Hermitage Museum and Gardens
  • Reggie Carter, Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeast Virginia
  • Chris Carter, Virginia Space Grant Consortium
  • Joe Cooke, Sierra Club
  • Cliff Copley, Tidewater Community College
  • Michelle Covi, ODU/Virginia Sea Grant Consortium
  • Erica Deale, The Mariners’ Museum
  • Candy Dolcy, Norfolk State University
  • Abby Dotson, Nauticus
  • Emily Eddins, Old Dominion University
  • Renee Figurelle, Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia
  • Anthony Fontes, TCC Workforce Solutions
  • Jay Ford, Virginia Eastern Shorekeeper
  • William Gibson, Virginia Wesleyan College
  • Kaitlin Giles, Old Dominion University
  • Lynanne Gornto, The Planning Council
  • Angela Harris, Southeast CARE Coalition
  • Samantha Henderson, Fort Monroe Authority
  • Susie Hill, Nauticus
  • Roy Hoagland, Virginia Coastal Policy Center
  • Erica Holloman, Southeast CARE Coalition
  • Larry Hultgren, Virginia Wesleyan College
  • Davig Imburgia, City of Hampton
  • Anna Jeng, Old Dominion University
  • Nicole Kiger, Old Dominion University
  • Ryan Kmetz, Christopher Newport University
  • Christopher Loy, Christopher Newport University
  • Jonathan Lubrano, Virginia Coastal Policy Center
  • Elizabeth Malcolm, Virginia Wesleyan College
  • Owen Miller, City of Newport News
  • Curtis Moody, Moody Street in Barnesville
  • E. Nathan, Villa Heights Community
  • Claire Neubert, Hampton Waterways Restoration Project
  • Gail Nicula, Old Dominion University
  • Pam Northam, Lynnhaven River NOW
  • Chris Patrick, Virginia Sea Grant
  • Meg Pittenger, City of Portsmouth
  • Jennifer Privette, City of Newport News
  • Jaci Randal, Friends of Norfolk’s Environment
  • Pragati Rawat, Old Dominion University
  • Joe Reiger, Elizabeth River Project
  • Veronica Richardson, A Renewed Mind
  • Michael Rogers, Richard Bland College of William and Mary
  • Rogard Ross, Friends of Indian River
  • PJ Scully, City of Virginia Beach Department of Planning and Community
  • Michael Seek, ODU Engineering Technology
  • Deanne Shuman, Old Dominion University
  • Angela Shuttlesworth, Norfolk State University
  • Sally Sledge, Norfolk State University
  • Burton St. Joh, Old Dominion University
  • Teresa Stanley, Virginia Organizing
  • Skip Stiles, Wetlands Watch
  • Mujde Unal, Old Dominion University
  • Lindsay Usher, Old Dominion University
  • Chad Wiener, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies
  • Liyun Wu, Norfolk State University
  • Wie Yusuf, Old Dominion University