Owens Community College has been recognized for its outreach efforts by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
The college was one of 119 colleges and universities in the country selected for a 2008 Community Engagement Classification by the foundation.
The three classifications recognized by the foundation are curricular engagement, outreach and partnerships, and both curricular engagement and outreach. Owens was chosen in the out reach and partnerships category.
Defiance College also was recognized by the foundation for its commitment to both curricular engagement and outreach to the community.