We will help you as a connector

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We strive to be a connector of people, resources and ideas. We are committed to:

Forming alliances with campus partners

Developing strategic campus and higher education partnerships that leverage our respective strengths for the common good.

Engaging our local community and the U.S.-Mexico borderlands

Engaging with the communities of Tucson, the state of Arizona and the U.S.–Mexico borderlands as a culturally and environmentally unique region.

  • Collaborate with the Arizona State Library, Archives, and Public Records on a National Endowment for the Humanities National Digital Newspaper Program grant to digitize and make openly-available newspapers that reflect the diverse communities of Arizona.
  • Strengthen outreach programming for K-12 students around information literacy and critical thinking skills by working with public and charter school teachers and with community-based organizations in the Tucson area.

Accomplishments thus far

We are making good progress toward this strategic direction. As of Spring 2019, we have: