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Northeastern Recognized for Innovative Commitment to Social Change

Campus Feature

by Joe O’Connell   

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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