The Grand Valley State University Office for Community Engagement believes in cultivating and sustaining mutually-beneficial and impactful relationships with community partners. Mutual responsibility and empowerment are key qualities of successful engagement partnerships. The information included in this section is designed to help community partners get the most out of teaching, research, and service partnerships with Grand Valley.
There are many things to consider when collaborating on projects. We hope that the information below provides you with a foundation to get started with your partnership. If you have any questions about building mutually beneficial partnerships, contact Ruth Stegeman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Getting involved with GVSU
There are different options to consider when choosing to work with Grand Valley State University students and faculty. There are opportunities for students to help your organization with short-term or long-term projects.
Something to consider
One of the most important pieces of any partnership is reciprocity. Your organization, and the other participants should each benefit from the collaboration. Click here for more information on roles within a partnership.