The Carnegie Classification recognizes higher education's commitment to community engagement. Eastern Michigan University received the Carnegie Classification in Community Engagement in 2008.
View more information on the history of this classification as well as it's (re)classification.
Engage cultivates connections and collaborations between the University (faculty, staff and students) and nonprofits, municipalities, schools, and individuals.
EMU has a long history of collaboration with community members, non-profits, social enterprises and/or government entities to enhance the overall quality of life in our local area, region and internationally.
We work in partnership with the communities we serve and seek mutually beneficial outcomes for all institutions involved. For sustainability, we seek to build capacity with our partners