Office of Engagement

Connecting the university and external partners in work that improves the human condition – developing the next generation of leaders and innovators, tackling critical public and social challenges, promoting economic vitality and enhanced quality of life, and revitalizing democratic culture.


Faculty & Staff

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Student Kayla Vasilko Inspires

Engaged students like Kayla Vasilko humble and inspire us every day.

Kimber Nicoletti-Martinez Wins National Jefferson Award

“I’m hoping that this award allows us to increase our impact on underserved communities. I’d like to use this moment to amplify our work and focus on the sustainment of the Multicultural Efforts to end Sexual Assault program.”

Purdue Kenya Partnership Receives Community Partner ESC Award of Excellence in Engaged Scholarship

“To be honest, I think clinical care is a very, very small piece of the puzzle for underserved populations. All of these other areas have long been neglected by the health care system, so we’re trying to reemphasize that focus on these other areas and address these other social determinants of health.”


The collaboration between institutions of higher education and their larger communities for the mutually beneficial exchange of knowledge and resources in a context of partnership and reciprocity.


Faculty Promoted on Engagement


Student Grant Dollars Awarded


Engagement Partners