The Centers of University College foster, focus and coordinate civic and community engagement and research. As such, the College Centers engage in a variety of activities, such as:
- Fostering collaborations and approaches across disciplines and sectors (e.g., education, business, social service and government agencies, faith communities, and grass root organizations).
- Providing opportunities for faculty, students, and staff to get engaged and contribute their expertise in searching for solutions to challenges in local and global communities.
- Developing new models, providing expertise, and creating linkages to address relevant issues.
- Conducting, publishing, and disseminating results of sponsored research, polling, open-ended interviewing, mass media educational communication, teleconferencing, online and print communication, cross-cultural consultation, training, conferences, and other media.