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Office of Community Engagement:About

Community engagement is a keystone of the university's mission and a tenant of the 2009-14 Strategic Plan, which focuses the university on building strong civic and community partnerships, applying our expertise to community betterment, providing new opportunities for service learning, and a place for innovative solutions.


Develop events and outreach opportunities to fulfill the university's community outreach mission by promoting service, partnerships, and expertise that connect the University to our communities for community betterment and mutual success.


Create a culture and spirit of community and civic-mindedness by building on and promoting existing efforts through strategic outreach to community organizations and integration of academic excellence to enhance ODU's role in the Hampton Roads community, the Commonwealth and beyond.