02/20/2013 06:12 pm ET

USD Using Business Sense For Social Change

Since it was founded more than six decades ago, the University of San Diego has sought to prepare future leaders who embrace the mission of making a difference in the world.

The private Catholic university was recognized in 2011 by the nonprofit group Ashoka as a “changemaker campus.” It’s a designation given to institutions committed to creating social entrepreneurs — people who act as agents of change to solve social problems on a large scale.

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