As the Associate Vice Provost for Engagement at Oregon State University, Dr. Marina Denny provides leadership for driving university-wide, community engaged scholarship and public engagement best practices. This includes seeking opportunities for greater collaboration and integration across colleges and divisions, while engaging community partners and stakeholders in developing reciprocal and mutually beneficial solutions to real-world issues. Marina joined OSU in 2022 from her role as associate professor and Extension specialist in organizational and staff development at Mississippi State University. She previously served as a county faculty and county Extension director for the University of Florida and has served her universities and the profession at the local, regional, and national level. Marina has a B.S. in wildlife ecology and conservation and master’s degree in curriculum and instruction, both from the University of Florida. She earned a doctorate in organizational leadership in 2007 from Nova Southeastern University.