Beeta Ansari

Universities Lauded for Community Engagement Join Changemaker Campus Network

Arlington, VA (March 29, 2016) – Ashoka U announced today that CQUniversity Australia and Canada’s Wilfrid Laurier University will join their consortium of Changemaker Campuses. The university initiative of Ashoka, called Ashoka U, has been selecting Changemaker Campuses since 2008 in an effort to demonstrate that a more entrepreneurial, innovative, and world-changing higher education sector is […]

Beeta Ansari

Two Universities Recognized for their Innovative Commitment to Social Change

Arlington, VA (February 11, 2016) – Ashoka U announced today that it has designated two new Changemaker Campuses. After navigating a rigorous selection process involving months of assessments, interviews, site visits, and strategy sessions, Florida International University and Northeastern University have joined the Changemaker Campus Network. The consortium now stretches across 35 campuses internationally, each […]

Beeta Ansari

Ashoka U and Cordes Foundation Recognize Global Leaders in Social Innovation Education

“[The Ashoka U-Cordes Innovation Award] casts a broad net and identifies the best and brightest innovations that are really affecting the ability of our students to be changemakers,” according to Ron Cordes, Co-Founder of the Cordes Foundation and founding sponsor of the award. Over the past six years, the Ashoka-U Cordes Innovation Awards have recognized […]

Beeta Ansari

Changemaking in Higher Education Increasingly an International Field

Arlington, VA (August 25, 2015) – What does changemaking in higher education look like in Singapore, Mexico, and the southeast United States? Though contexts vary, common interests and experiences unite these institutions across oceans. To celebrate this excellence, these three new institutions have been selected to join the Ashoka U Changemaker Campus network as leaders […]