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Opening doors for community engagement.

The Office of Outreach & Engagement creates and coordinates opportunities to connect UConn with the community.  Our goal is to build and strengthen partnerships that advance an inclusive society, environmental sustainability, and economic growth in Connecticut.

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The Office of Outreach & Engagement is responsible for creating and coordinating opportunities to connect UConn with the community with the purpose of building and strengthening partnerships that advance an inclusive society, environmental sustainability, and economic growth in Connecticut.

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Assist

We help UConn faculty and staff develop partnerships with the local community to advance research, outreach, and teaching programs.

Chloe Murphy working at the Cottage Street Community Garden in New London Connecticut on Sept. 10, 2021.

Connect

We connect community partners with UConn’s talent and resources to address local problems.

Xiuling Lu with graduate students at her lab in the School of Pharmacy. Jan. 26, 2022. (Sean Flynn)

Support

We coordinate engagement activities across campus that result in educational experiences for students.

Student with a Uconn Nation sign at the Uconn Avery Point campus. April 14, 2022. (Sean Flynn)

Develop

We create guidelines and training to promote productive and authentic partnerships within UConn and with the community.

“Our ultimate goal is to improve people’s lives. We want our potential partners to know about the great work that we do at UConn and that our doors are open to collaborate on building an institution that promotes sustainable development, an inclusive society, and scientific advancement.”

Rosa Raudales, Ph.D.
Director of Outreach & Engagement