Our Vision

"Community engagement is the collaboration between institutions of higher education and their larger communities (local, regional, state, national, and global) for the mutually beneficial exchange of knowledge and resources in a context of partnership and reciprocity."


  • Community-based research & scholarship
  • Community-centered education and clinical care
  • Community service & volunteerism

(Ahmed et al., 2017)

Our Partners

Hospitals & Clinics - National (544 Total); International (two-not shown here)

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Hospitals & Clinics - State (452 in Michigan out of the 544 total)

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Schools - National (103 total)

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Schools - State (90 in Michigan out of the 103 total)

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Social Service Agencies - State (54 total; one outside of Michigan-not shown here)

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For additional information about our partners, please contact Susan Naeve-Velguth, Director of Community Engagement.

Outstanding Community Partner Award Recipients 2020-2021

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