ASU as an anchor institution

Central to ASU’s charter is a commitment to be fundamentally responsible for the economic, social, cultural and overall health of the communities it serves. To achieve this bold mission, ASU partners with the community in mutually beneficial ways — deeply rooted in its place as a vital anchor institution in the local community and beyond.


About social embeddedness

ASU engages with people and issues in the community through mutually beneficial partnerships. See what makes our collaborative model unique.

Get Connected

Get connected

Whether you're a community organization or K-12 school, ASU has an opportunity for you. See how to get connected to ASU community programs, expertise and resources.

Awards and Recognition

Awards and recognition

ASU is continually awarded for its engagement with community needs and challenges, and recognizes others for their involvement. See how you can be recognized.