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Community Engagement

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Engaging with Oklahomans and the World

Oklahoma State University faculty, staff and students are committed to learning the needs and aspirations of the people of our state and beyond. Serving the public by reciprocally sharing talent and knowledge for the greater good is one of the tenets of Oklahoma State University’s historic land-grant mission. OSU Extension, community engagement and outreach efforts take many forms and cross all disciplines. Whether it’s the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service and Agricultural Experiment Station systems, or efforts such as fire safety training, executive business training, nutrition and health programs, services and distance learning, Oklahoma State University takes its calling to serve and engage with Oklahoma and the world seriously.

  • University Network on Community Engagement (UNCE).

    In 2012, OSU created this network to advance a vision and understanding of community engagement at Oklahoma State University and the role it plays in advancing its instruction, scholarship and service missions.

  • OSU Civic Action Plan

    In 2017, OSU created a five-year plan to strengthen and expand its community partnerships. The plan includes a timeline and action items related to all aspects of community-university collaboration.

  • OSU's Community Engagement Definition

    Oklahoma State University is classified as a Community Engaged Institution of Higher Education by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

  • OSU's Carnegie Application