Community Partnerships

Community Partnerships

Saint Leo University welcomes 10 new community partners, continues current relationship with local community college. Saint Leo has announced professional working agreements with 10 new community partners in Florida and throughout the United States. It also updated its articulation agreement with another partner.

City of Madison

Established in 1838, the City of Madison, FL, is the county government seat and serves more than 3,000 citizens. It operates eight city departments and has 59 employees. (http://madisonsheriff.org)

City of Ocala

Located in Marion County, FL, the City of Ocala is more than 130 years old and serves more than 57,000 citizens. It operates 21 city departments and has more than 950 employees. (http://ocalafl.org)

Clay County Sheriff’s Office

The Clay County Sheriff's Office’s origins date to the 1800s and boast a rich history of service to the community. The office has 580 employees. (http://www.claysheriff.com)

Columbia County School District

Founded in 1882, the Columbia County School District has an enrollment of nearly 10,000 students and employs 1,400 full-time staff. (http://www.columbia.k12.fl.us)

CMA CGM (America)

Founded in Marseille, France, in 1978 by Jacques Saadé, the CMA CGM Group is the third-largest container shipping company worldwide and number one in France. The CMA CGM Group operates in more than 150 countries through its network of more than 650 agencies with more than 20,000 employees worldwide. (http://www.cma-cgm.com/local/united-states)

Eggleston

Eggleston, a multi-faceted organization, serves the needs of persons with disabilities. Eggleston has residential services, day-support programs, seniors programs, and a children’s learning center where children 6-weeks-old and older can receive care. The group operates 33 programs in 22 locations and is dedicated to the empowerment of those living with disabilities. The organization has more than 300 employees. (http://www.egglestonservices.org/mission-history)

Gilcrest County Board of Education

Gilcrest County is a small, rural school district located west of Gainesville, FL. It has an enrollment of approximately 2,700 students, who attend two elementary schools and two combination middle/high schools. The county has approximately 350 employees. (http://gilchristschools.schoolfusion.us/modules/cms/pages.phtml?pageid=216193)

Metropolitan Ministries

Metropolitan Ministries helps prevent homelessness by serving those living on the edge of homelessness. In the network of services provided by other social service agencies in the community, Metropolitan Ministries is known for offering a bridge to continuing self-sufficiency, especially to clients who have exhausted all other kinds of support. In addition to providing services in downtown Tampa, FL, the organization offers services to Hillsborough, Pasco, Pinellas, and Polk counties and has approximately 200 employees in the Tampa Bay area. (http://www.metromin.org)

Ocala Marion County Chamber of Commerce

The Ocala/Marion County Chamber and Economic Partnership (CEP) were formed to create a one-stop approach to business retention, attraction, and creation efforts. It has 16 employees and more than 1,400 members who are included in our partnership. (http://ocalacep.com)

Vanguard

Vanguard opened in 1918 and is a military insignia company with operations in Norfolk and Richmond, VA, and San Diego, CA. It has 250 employees. (http://www.vanguardmil.com)

Saint Leo updated an articulation agreement with:

Hillsborough Community College

An updated articulation agreement was fully executed with Hillsborough Community College (HCC). Saint Leo University has had a continuing partnership with HCC since 2007and looks forward to a continued partnership with HCC. (http://www.hccfl.edu)