Emily Lamb

Announcing the 2017 Ashoka U – Cordes Innovation Award Winners

Since 2011, Ashoka U and the Cordes Foundation have recognized outstanding programmatic innovations that transform how colleges and universities foster changemaking education on campus. This is the only award of it’s kind, designating premiere innovative programs that advance social impact education. We are thrilled to announce the 2017 Cordes Innovation Award winners! They were selected […]

Emily Lamb

Ashoka U September News U Can Use

Must Read! AAC&U’s publication on “Social Innovation and Civic Engagement” We know students can gain a sense of efficacy through projects focused on social innovation; we also know they can ground this work in community-identified priorities through civic engagement experiences. Yet too often, social innovation and civic engagement efforts are separate from each other.    […]

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

Everyone a Teacher – Inspiration from Ashoka U’s Education Track

By David Castro, Ashoka Fellow Imagine… A conference room is filled with diverse leaders poised to create the future of learning—deans of major university schools of education from across the nation, researchers, school leaders, faculty, entrepreneurs and education innovators. Building on weeks of preparation, these leaders spend several days engaged in patient, reflective dialogue surfacing […]