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Corporate & Community Partnerships

Building businesses through relevant, experienced-based education.

For over 50 years, the University of Dallas has been helping companies solve challenges by connecting them with education, faculty experts and campus resources. We partner with businesses and organizations of all sizes and specialties, and we will work closely with you to determine how to meet your specific needs. Whether through consultations, internships or philanthropic endeavors, we will provide you with results that allow your organization to flourish.

Benefits of a University Partnership

University of Dallas faculty and students are well known for being able to collaborate with industries across all fields and to combine the strengths of academic research with corporate initiatives. We have an outstanding track record of building strategic partnerships with a diverse range of organizations in the following ways:

Corporate Partnerships Infographic

 

Corporate Solutions

UD has multiple avenues of engagement to add value to your company or organization. To learn more about what we can do for you review our five paths of engagement below. To learn more about each one, click here

Talent Development

Create an environment of personal and professional growth through education with the tuition reimbursement benefit and the corporate partner preferred tuition rate offered through the Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business.

The University of Dallas also offers nondegree-seeking courses through its Executive Leadership Programs and its Center for Executive Education. These educational opportunities range from specific certifications such as CISSP, CFP, TMP and PHR/SPHR to programs designed around topics such as leadership, ethics and CSR. If your employees need a specific program, UD can tailor courses created for your organization and deliver them on location, on our campus or online.

Consulting & Research

Have a business idea or problem that needs high-powered attention? For over 40 years, through the Capstone Consulting Experience, UD students have been assisting a variety of businesses and organizations ranging from startups to nonprofits and Fortune 500 companies.

MBA students at the University of Dallas, under the direction of a key faculty member, apply their knowledge and skills to actual business problems through the Capstone Experience. This program is designed to integrate the student's collective knowledge with real-world, real-time issues in need of solutions. The result is your business gaining a new perspective and UD students benefiting from this hands-on, real-world experience.

Executives on Campus

It is our mission to grow students into principled and moral leaders. A crucial element of this growth is the sharing of knowledge and experiences from community leaders. Through the Executives on Campus program, the University of Dallas invites over 70 executives into the classroom each year.

Join colleagues from Verizon, American Airlines, Comerica Bank, Southwest Airlines, 7-Eleven, Texas Instruments, Deloitte, Fidelity Investments and others who are sharing their insights with the leaders of tomorrow.

Internships & Recruitment

The University of Dallas awards hundreds of degrees annually, providing Dallas/Fort Worth employers with candidates who not only offer practical skills but also the ability to think critically and lead.

By taking advantage of our recruitment opportunities, your organization will gain access to a pool of well-qualified applicants from one of the nation’s most respected universities.

  • Recruit the way you want to recruit: come to a fair, set up an exclusive recruiting event, or interview on campus.
  • Get a first look at the resumes of both student and alumni job seekers.
  • Mentor students in relevant majors through our UD Executive Mentorship Program.
  • Join an academic advisory board to become part of curriculum design and strategy.
  • Post jobs and internships through Handshake, the Office of Personal Career Develpment's job posting platform.
  • Share your knowledge and expertise by serving on a panel through Corporate & Community Partnerships Executives on Campus events..
  • Bring students to your facility, distribution center or office for a tour.

Corporate Social Responsibility

Through the Office of Advancement and Corporate & Community Partnerships, the university enhances its visibility and engagement affinity within the DFW business and philanthropic arenas. Through our partnership, we can work together to better serve our community and society.

The Galecke Open
Sponsor, or participate in, The Galecke Open, one of Dallas/Fort Worth’s largest charity golf tournaments which raises funds annually for student scholarships and services. For tournament and sponsorship information, click here.

The Journey Speaker Series
The Journey Speaker Series is an open forum for highlighting best practices and fostering dialogue around issues of corporate social responsibility, costious capitalism, sustainability and eco-innovation, and corporate governance. As a corporate partner, you will have the opportunity to join in the discussion and network with like-minded executives at upcoming Corporate & Community Partnership events. 

Ready to get involved? Join our growing list of corporate partners.

 

For information contact:

Rebecca V. Almanza

Director of Corporate & Community Partnerships | External Relations 
Phone: 972-721-5149
Email: ralmanza@udallas.edu

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