Date: May 26, 2011
Department: Charlton College Of Business
Gold Chapters are recognized as the most outstanding chapters in the global organization for providing opportunities for members to develop professionally, network and make a positive change through programs on their campus and in their communities.
This honor places the UMass Dartmouth chapter in the top tier of business schools worldwide, an honor shared with 23 out of 260 chapters globally on 6 continents. Other Gold Chapter business schools include the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and the HEC School of Management.
Inaugurated in 2007, Net Impact UMass Dartmouth is a group of students and professionals who work towards using business for positive social, environmental and economic impact. The chapter had previously earned Silver Chapter honors in 2009 and 2010. The Chapter also earned Net Impact Small Chapter of the Year Runner Up in 2010.
Net Impact UMass Dartmouth earned Gold Chapter distinction for a wide variety of activities on the UMass Dartmouth campus, including annual university sustainability reporting, lectures, networking events, curriculum changes, and the development of the sustainability studies programs. While formed as a graduate chapter, Net Impact UMass Dartmouth welcomed undergraduates to the group in 2010.
For more information on the UMD Net Impact Chapter, visit
http://netimpact.umassd.edu/ or contact via email at NetImpactUMD@gmail.com. For more information on Net Impact visit www.netimpact.org.