OSUN promotes collaboration across its partner institutions, including the codesign
of research projects, to explore issues of global and local relevance through
socially engaged research, interdisciplinary collaboration, or comparative research.
OSUN expands access to higher education by creating new pathways for underserved
communities. Academic integration and connected learning bring educational
opportunities to students beyond OSUN’s brick-and-mortar campuses.
With a belief in the public purpose of higher education, civic engagement across OSUN
promotes best practices and bold new initiatives to help students, faculty, and
institutions realize their full potential as community actors and educators.
OSUN offers myriad opportunities and events to undergraduate and graduate students,
researchers and scholars, and faculty. News and features provide updates on project
impacts and the people involved.
OSUN faculty and institutions have worked collectively to assemble this dynamic
collection of student-centered teaching methodologies and instructional strategies.
Whether working online, in person, or in a blended context, establishing a clear and
consistent communication plan with students is central to all of these practices.
OSUN aims to educate students for tomorrow’s global challenges, fostering critical
thinking and open intellectual inquiry to strengthen the foundations of open society
amid the current authoritarian resurgence.