ORIC, provides a model for workforce development excellence, creating a University and community-wide integrated service delivery system of employment, training, educational programs to open employment career pathways and economic success for all community partners. The Office of Research facilitates the research and scholarship successes of our faculty and students by creating effective collisions between researchers and funding opportunities, marketing our research capabilities to collaborators and funding agencies, and forging institutional relationships with external stakeholders. Its ORIC that provides a culture of innovation where questions and connections across disciplines are encouraged. It"s a culture that is seeding future innovation. Our innovative ideas fuels a stronger tomorrow.