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December 28, 2018   •  Here For Good

Global Days of Service 2018: Celebrating Our Impact in Communities Around the World

In October 2018, the Laureate network came together for the fifth annual Global Days of Service event in which Laureate volunteers from institutions and offices across the globe contributed thousands of service hours in their local communities.... Read More »

December 26, 2018   •  Here For Good

YouthActionNet: Helping Young Entrepreneurs Create Social Impact in Their Communities

Since 2006, Laureate has partnered with the International Youth Foundation (IYF)to support young social entrepreneurs who are creating positive change through the YouthActionNet (YAN) program. Today, 15 Laureate institutions in 10 countries have established national YAN institutes.... Read More »

December 26, 2018   •  Here For Good

Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas Becomes First and Only Peruvian 4-Star University in QS Ranking

Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC) has become the first and only Peruvian university to achieve a 4-star rating in the prestigious international QS Stars University Ratings. This score, out of a possible five stars, recognizes UPC as an institution that meets the highest standards of global academic excellence in areas such as research, faculty, inclusion, and social responsibility.... Read More »

December 26, 2018   •  Here For Good

Universidad De Las Américas In Chile Receives 4-Year Accreditation by the National Accreditation Commission

In early December, Universidad de Las Américas (UDLA) was notified by the National Accreditation Commission (CNA) that it had obtained a new institutional accreditation for a period of four years, valid from March 2019 to March 2023.... Read More »

December 12, 2018   •  Press Releases

Laureate Education, Inc. Agrees to Sell its Universities in Spain and Portugal to the Permira Funds

Baltimore, Dec. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) ­­-- Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ: LAUR), the world’s largest global network of higher education institutions, announced today that it has signed an agreement with a company backed by the Permira funds, for the sale of Laureate’s institutions in Spain and Portugal, contingent on the receipt of all necessary regulatory and accreditation approvals.... Read More »

December 11, 2018   •  Press Releases

Laureate Education Announces Changes to Its Board Of Directors

Baltimore, Dec. 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ: LAUR), the global leader in higher education, today announced that Douglas L. Becker, Chairman of the Board of Directors, will step down from the board effective December 31, 2018.... Read More »

December 6, 2018   •  Press Releases

Laureate Education Recognizes Outstanding Students and Faculty

Baltimore, Dec. 6, 2018 -- Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ: LAUR) the global leader in higher education, announced its 2018 Here for Good Award winners and honorees. The annual Here for Good Award recognizes exceptional students, graduates, and faculty who have meaningful positive impact in their communities and the world.... Read More »

December 6, 2018   •  News From the Network

Laureate Education, Inc. Hosts the Social Impact Forum with Atlantic Live

On December 7, 2017, The Atlantic and Laureate Education, Inc. is gathering top business, education, and government leaders together at the Newseum in the nation’s Capitol to discuss the future of the social impact business model and how companies are incorporating social impact into their bottom line. ... Read More »