our work

At Pace, most of our events are student-led. That means students design the event, publicize it, and host it. Interested in getting involved in any of the below events? Have an idea for an event or program that will build commmunity at VCU? Fill out the form below to get started.



Community Cafe is a weekly, $1 lunch and social hour. Each week, a new student chef cooks a dish from their cultural background for all members of the VCU community.


open mic night

Students tell their stories through music, poetry, dance, or spoken word. They share their experiences and passions with an encouraging group of peers.

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lunch church

Come for Church, stay for Lunch. Our service includes music, prayer, a sermon, and communion. Reflect on the Word over our free, homemade lunch, provided by local Methodist Churches. Are you a church looking to get involved? Click on the link below to find out how you can help.


Community Conversations

Students share their diverse experiences in this theme-based conversational series. Each student is encouraged to learn about the experiences of others as they navigate topics such as mental health, voter advocacy, and racial discrimination.




 A 10 week course where students explore mindfulness techniques from the Christian tradition to find peace, balance, focus, and well-being in the midst of the everyday pressures of college life.


servant leadership institute

The VCU Community uses asset-based community development principles to identify their gifts and the gifts of others in order to build community on VCU's campus and with local Richmond community partners.

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multi-cultural thanksgiving

Students from all backgrounds prepare and share a communal Thanksgiving meal featuring cuisines from their cultures.