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Partnerships and Community Relations

Discover how Syracuse University’s dynamic partnerships are shaping innovation, economic growth and positive social change.

Real-World Opportunities Through Local and Global Connections

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From fueling the regional economy to shaping public policy, Syracuse University actively cultivates strong partnerships and community relationships for lasting impact. In collaboration with corporations, nonprofit organizations, city and community programs, and government and industry entities, we drive innovation and impact near and far.

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Community Engagement

Community engagement is at the heart of our mission. Through initiatives such as volunteer programs, educational outreach and collaborative events, we actively contribute to the betterment of the local and global community.

Learn more about Community Engagement
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Industry and Government Partnerships

Our industry and government partnerships are instrumental in driving research and innovation. These collaborations harness the expertise of both academic and external stakeholders to tackle complex challenges, from technological advancements to policy solutions, fostering valuable contributions to society and industry.

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Corporate and Nonprofit Partnerships

Corporate and nonprofit partnerships at Syracuse University foster and further impact-driven research and innovation. By leveraging the expertise of academia and the resources of external organizations, we are addressing critical societal issues to uplift people, communities and the world.

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I love being involved in working with other people, especially community-based work where I can create initiatives that actually impact and help people.

Sofia de la Grana '23 Public Relations and Citizenship and Civic Engagement S.I Newhouse School of Public Communications and Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs
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