Yunus Social Business Centre @ Becker College

Solving social issues. Transforming lives.

The Yunus Social Business Centre @ Becker College is the first and only one of its kind at a U.S. institution of higher education.

The Centre is a hub for exploration, innovation, and leadership. We offer partnership development for businesses and nonprofits, and experiential service learning opportunities.

WE SEE poverty, unemployment and other social challenges as opportunities to inspire new ideas, new businesses, and new solutions. We always take creative, compassionate and sustainable actions to solve social challenges.

WE ENGAGE with a cross sector of people — students, faculty, staff, and community and business leaders — to feel, think., and act in ways that improve the quality of life for our neighbors near and far.

What's New

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Creating a Better World: An Entrepreneurial Showcase

Published on: March 22, 2019

Come to an entrepreneurial showcase and learn how to turn your passion into a business or a non-profit to make the world a better place! The event will be held on Wednesday, March 27,  from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, in the Multipurpose Room of Becker College’s Colleen C. Barrett Center for Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship, 80 William […]

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Three Becker College Students Will Make a Video Game in 52 Hours’ Time in Annual Train Jam

Published on: March 15, 2019

Their conversation started off sounding like typical trip-planning.  Three students sat in the Colleen Barrett Center lounge, hashing out the details of what they’d need for the trip: clothes, food, and sturdy luggage.  But their conversation took an intriguing turn when they started talking about flash drives, battery banks, and raspberries of the non-fruit variety.  […]

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Becker offers path-to-Pro Apex Legends Scholarship

Published on: March 14, 2019

Becker College, Team Genji and Helix eSports have launched the nation’s first path-to-pro Apex Legends esports scholarship program. Top performing gamers who newly apply, and are admitted, to Becker College will then be eligible to receive a one-time $5,000 scholarship to the school. Apex Legends rocketed to 50 million active players in its first month. The […]