Community & Employer Partners

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Community & Employer Partners

A liberal arts education is an asset in today’s workplace and community. CLA has a deep commitment to engaging beyond campus borders and is preparing a workforce positioned to lead in a global economy.

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We're Developing Tomorrow's Talent

We work closely with students at every stage of their college career so that they understand and can apply their liberal arts advantage toward successful careers and purposeful lives. It’s no wonder CLA graduates establish themselves as leaders throughout every industry. They're exactly what you're looking for.

CLA's Commitment to Community

80%
of CLA faculty say that public engagement is very important to them as a member of the CLA community.
50%
of CLA students participate in community service learning on a weekly basis.
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Liberal Arts Engagement Hub

The Liberal Arts Engagement Hub (The Hub) in the College of Liberal Arts is a vehicle to deepen our culture of engagement with the community. Housed in a newly renovated Pillsbury Hall, the Hub manifests the College’s commitment to engaging humanistic scholars in the arts, humanities, and social sciences in a reciprocal partnership with the community to respond to important social problems.

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