Emily Lamb

September News U Can Use

2019 Ashoka Exchange: Session Proposal Deadline is Approaching!  Session proposals for the 2019 Exchange “Beyond Boundaries and Borders: Expanding Possibilities for the Future of Higher Education” are due September 26 by 6:00pm PT. We’re accepting proposals for best practice sessions, workshops, Big Idea Talks, facilitator roles, and more. Learn more. Director of the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, North Central College […]

Emily Lamb

How Do You Make Changemaking a Daily Practice?

“Universities, it seems to me, should model something for students besides individual excellence… They should model social excellence as well as personal achievement… If institutions that purport to educate young people don’t embody society’s cherished ideals – community, cooperation, harmony, love – then what young people will learn will be the standards institutions do embody: […]

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.    […]