Antioch University New England Net Impact Chapter Achieves Gold Status

(Keene, NH) Every year, Net Impact central recognizes high performing chapters with Gold status. Gold status recognizes chapters that go above and beyond in providing members opportunities for professional development, positive community impact, and Net Impact network growth. To achieve Gold status, chapters must Net Impact’s requirements and complete Annual Chapter Reporting.

In the 2016 Net Impact Guide to Business Schools for Social and Environmental Impact, Antioch University New England is also ranked as one of the top 50 social impact programs, and top 50 environmental sustainability programs.

The MBA in Sustainability program at AUNE launched a chapter of Net Impact in 2007. Membership is open to all MBA in Sustainability students. Net Impact is a global organization for graduate business students, who want to use business to create a positive change in the world. Net Impact provides networking opportunities for students and business leaders that share a vision of progressive business. Membership in the organization gives students an opportunity to gain experience in business activities, while working with local companies and nonprofits on projects to benefit them and their communities.

AUNE student George Hurvitt, MBA ’17, attended the 2016 Net Impact conference and shared, “I had a great time at Net Impact, and came away with the following thoughts: Inspirational speakers and panelists who took the time to talk about very real issues and struggles that they have encountered as business professionals trying to right the ship of the world. This was a conference that created a sense of human connection beyond networking.”

AUNE’s MBA in Sustainability Program reflects AUNE’s progressive approach to education and its commitment to empowering leaders to create positive change. For them, sustainability is not just an area of study, it’s a way of life. With an interdisciplinary, hands-on approach, the Antioch community is collaborative, creative, innovative, and dynamic. AUNE’s MBA reflects the embodiment of a strong moral compass: ecological stewardship, community action, and social responsibility. The weekend program is designed to nest within the busy lifestyles of working professionals.

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About Antioch University New England

Founded in 1964, Antioch University New England’s (AUNE) commitment to social, economic, and environmental justice serves as a foundation for all certificate, master’s and doctoral degrees. Coursework integrates practice with theory in an environment that fosters scholarship and activism.  Academic departments include Applied Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Education, Environmental Studies, Management, and Self-Designed Studies. Based in Keene, New Hampshire, AUNE is just over two hours from Albany; two hours from Boston; and less than two hours from Hartford. For more information, visit: antiochne.edu.

AUNE is part of Antioch University, an accredited, non-profit university and a bold and enduring source of innovation in higher education that serves adult students around the world, online, and from its five campuses in four states, in addition to its University-wide international and doctoral programs. Antioch University provides learner-centered education to empower students with the knowledge and skills to lead meaningful lives and to advance social, economic, and environmental justice. Antioch University has been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools since 1927.

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