Northeastern recognized for innovative commitment to social change

North­eastern Uni­ver­sity has earned a pres­ti­gious recog­ni­tion for its inno­v­a­tive and mean­ingful con­tri­bu­tions to social change in the global com­mu­nity, becoming part of a con­sor­tium of higher edu­ca­tion insti­tu­tions world­wide that embraces a “change­maker” mentality.

Ashoka, the largest inter­na­tional net­work of social entre­pre­neurs, recently des­ig­nated North­eastern as an Ashoka U Change­maker Campus, a title bestowed upon col­leges and uni­ver­si­ties whose inter­dis­ci­pli­nary and entre­pre­neurial achieve­ments have ben­e­fited society. Only 34 other higher edu­ca­tion institutions—including Duke Uni­ver­sity, Stan­ford Uni­ver­sity, and the Uni­ver­sity of Northampton in England—have earned the distinction.

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