Professor Yunus joins Hillary Rodham Clinton in New York
Professor Muhammad Yunus joined former United States Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton in New York to announce a commitment by Grameen America to invest $50million in more than 7000 women-owned businesses in the city’s Harlem area.
Kerry Kennedy celebrates Social Business Day
Chancellor Muhammad Yunus was joined by human-rights activist Kerry Kennedy and more than 1000 delegates from around the world to celebrate the fifth annual Social Business Day.
Robert F. Kennedy Center honours Professor Muhammad Yunus
GCU Chancellor, Professor Muhammad Yunus has been presented with the Ripple of Hope Social Justice Award by the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights in recognition of his international anti poverty work to empower people through the use of microfinance.
Chancellor Yunus launches GCU New York campus
Glasgow Caledonian University celebrated the launch of its New York campus with a reception hosted by its Chancellor, Professor Muhammad Yunus, and attended by more than 200 guests.
Leaders honoured during second day of GCU graduations
Hundreds of students from the University’s Glasgow School for Business and Society have celebrated years of hard work as the University’s second day of summer graduation ceremonies were held at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC).
Grameen micro-lending launches in Scotland
The Grameen micro-lending system, which has helped lift millions of people out of poverty worldwide, is to be launched in Scotland early next year with the aid of Tesco Bank and other major supporters.
Nobel Laureate appointed Chancellor of Glasgow Caledonian University
The world thought leader in social business and international anti-poverty campaigner, Professor Muhammad Yunus, is to be the new Chancellor of Glasgow Caledonian University. The Nobel Peace Prize winner succeeds Lord Macdonald of Tradeston, who has completed a distinguished five-year term of office.