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Corporate & Community Engagement

At Northern Kentucky University, we offer a wide array of engagement opportunities for our regional partners and stakeholders. As a one-stop point of entry, the goal of the Corporate & Community Engagement team is to leverage the resources and talents of our students, faculty and staff to make a positive, significant and lasting impact on our region.  Apart from the core mission of producing the talent needs of the region, NKU also provides corporate training, professional development and coaching, advanced degree pathways, credentialing, business and start-up incubation, consulting and contract research projects, service learning projects and more.


Explore the options below to learn more, or reach out to the Corporate & Community Development team

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(859) 572-5236

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Engagement Opportunities


Academic Engagement

Gain access to NKU’s faculty and students for solutions to your company’s talent needs, research challenges, and innovation insights through an array of engagement pathways.


Career & Professional Development (Team)

Build your team through leadership or technical training, on-demand learning, or customized coaching, all available from NKU’s knowledgeable and experienced faculty and staff.

Career Building

Career & Professional Development (Individual)

Enhance your skills, earn a certificate or microcredential, or pursue a higher degree. At NKU, we offer diverse continuing education opportunities that fit every lifestyle and budget.


Access Talent/Recruitment

Connect with our students on and off campus. Nurture future talent through internships and experiential learning projects.

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Build Brand On Campus

Create brand awareness and equity for your company by connecting with an on-campus student organization, sponsoring an event or student project, or speaking to a class.

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Invest in NKU student success through financial support in the form of scholarships, fellowships, building or event sponsorships, gift matches and more.


Entrepreneurial/Small Business Support

Ignite your entrepreneurial mindset, jumpstart your ideas and gain real-world advice and support from NKU’s faculty and staff dedicated to nurturing small and start-up businesses


Engage With NKU Centers

NKU hosts world-class centers focused on areas of expertise, including healthcare, technology and informatics, the sciences, innovation, education, economic development and more, staffed by NKU’s accomplished faculty and staff.


Connect With An Expert

Collaborate with experts across a variety of fields by tapping into our talented pool of researchers, scholars and students who are available as consultants, speakers, and real-world problem solvers


Campus Facilities

Host your next special event, off-site training or team-building experience at an NKU facility. There are spaces to meet the needs of all sizes and budgets.


Community Engagement

As a pillar of NKU’s strategic framework, the university is focused on building connections between campus and the community through partnerships, service, and engagement.