Community Engagement & Recruitment

Our college is committed to ensuring that our students establish solid connections to the local and regional community, including service learning/community service, customized projects, and mentoring relationships. As one of our strategic objectives, the college is commited to establishing and maintaining strong connections with the community - local, regional, national, and international. Consistent with that commitment, the college's faculty, students, and staff are engaged in strong community partnerships that form the foundation for organizing the application of our expertise and energies to promote community well-being, provide student internships and mentoring opportunities, and offer continuing business and government education.

Transitional Entrepreneurship Colloquium

The fourth annual colloquium will explore Entrepreneurship Among Historically Marginalized Groups and will be held on May 31st and June 1st, 2024.

Community Connection Highlights


"Real-world business experience, understanding the challenges and dynamics of working on a team solving complex problems, and positive exposure to local business leaders and organizations...this is what colleges of business should strive to give their students."

- Michael Griffin, MBA '12; Students on Site participan

Recruiting at ODU

Corporate partnerships fuel our student's knowledge and experience. They recruit from Strome to solve their biggest problems and advance business!