Metropolitan Engagement

The Office of Metropolitan Impact provides engagement support to faculty, students and community partners through a variety of ways.  OMI conducts a biennial inventory of engagement activity across campus, hosts and sponsors a variety community-based events, awards community-based research and engagement grants for faculty as well as participate in and complete a variety of other activities that support mutually beneficial community and campus engagement activities.  


Different ways we are engaged:


Poverty Simulations

Engagement Day Celebration

Seed Grants

Concert of Colors

Engagement Inventory


Neal Shine Award






Current Engagement News


If you would like further information, please contact:


Molly Manley, Program Coordinator

Office of Metropolitan Impact



Phone: 313-583-6361