The Department of Agricultural, Leadership, and Community Education is a social science unit in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Virginia Tech dedicated to advancing the priorities of the university and the college through applied social sciences, emphasizing teaching and learning in agriculture, leadership and social change, and community education and development Learn more about ALCE.


Following a national review/selection process, the Engagement Scholarship Consortium (ESC) has selected Virginia Cooperative Extension/Virginia Tech as a recipient of the ESC Excellence in Community Partner Community Engagement Award.  The award goes to Dr. Crystal Tyler-Mackey for Food for a Long Life: Engaging Community Partners to Tackle Food Access. - July, 2020

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