The Baumhart Center’s impactful year

The Baumhart Center’s impactful year

Baumhart Center events and initiatives reached across the Loyola campuses and throughout Chicago during the 2017-18 academic year. (Image: Getty)

The Baumhart Center for Social Enterprise and Responsibility is laying the foundation to be a leading global center in advancing the practice of social business.

During the 2017-18 academic year, the center welcomed Director Seth Green, developed six new learning and capacity building initiatives, and involved thousands of leaders and students. Download Baumhart Center annual report →

“This first year has been a dream come true,” says Green. “At the outset of the year, we wondered, ‘If we build it, will they come?’ The response was an overwhelming yes.”

By the numbers

The numbers illustrate the successful year in the Baumhart Center:

“We were awed to see thousands of students and leaders play a meaningful role in our programs and activities this past year,” says Green.

Baumhart Center approach

The center has a three-prong approach to advancing social business:

“Most exciting of all has been to see the impact the center is making on campus and in Chicago,” says Green. “Many students engaged in our efforts envisioned new goals for their future and even connected with new jobs through our network. And many nonprofits, social enterprises, and businesses enhanced their strategy and impact through our partnerships.”

Partnership makes it possible

More than a dozen partners co-sponsored programming with the Baumhart Center in 2018. Examples include:

Join Baumhart in 2018-19

The Baumhart Center has an exciting 2018-19 planned, including:

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