NUCRI's key messages are:
- Toward Our Collaborative Future.
- The University as a Community Partner.
- Toward the Interrelatedness of Knowledge and the Interdependence of People.
- National University as a TeraGrid Campus Champion.
- PDX Online: The e-Learning Option for Teachers and Community Practitioners.
- CIERRA (Cyber-Infrastructure Education, Recruitment, Retention, Advancement) Corps for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) Careers, Health Informatics, and Interdisciplinary Practice.
- National University/TEAMS AmeriCorps for Professional Development and Project-based Service Learning.
- Discover CyberEdWorld and Space TIGERS (Today’s Innovation Generation Engaged in Reaching for their Stars).