Jeremy Gudauskas

Assistant Vice President and Co-Director of the Center for Social Impact; Managing Director of ConVerge

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Jeremy Gudauskas is an Assistant Vice President at North Central College. He co-directs the College's Center for Social Impact, a collaborative campus effort focused on engaging students in social entrepreneurship, civic engagement, service, community-based learning, and activism. In the classroom, Gudauskas teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in leadership, social change, and social entrepreneurship in the interdisciplinary Leadership, Ethics and Values program and Master of Leadership Studies program. He speaks and consults on topics related to social innovation and impact measurement.

Gudauskas also oversees the College's Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Office of Career Development, Office of Faith and Action, and Campus Recreation.

Over his 14 years at North Central, he has been involved in launching a variety of new student-focused initiatives including a student-run music venue (The Union), a social venture pitch competition (Changemaker Challenge), a community-wide day of service (Intersection), pre-orientation immersion experiences (Cardinal Camps), a men’s leadership expedition (Men vs. Wild), an outdoor adventure program (TRAIL Outfitters) and multiple conferences (including TEDxNorthCentralCollege).

Prior to returning to North Central (his alma mater), he gained valuable experience working for a global technology corporation, starting a small business, and being a founding board member of a local non-profit organization.

Courses Taught

LEV 301: Social Change and Servant Leadership

LEV 335: Social Impact Entrepreneurship

LEV 495: Applied Leadership

MLD 611: Developing a Vision for a Social Impact Venture

MLD 624: Student Development

MLD 692: Social Impact Measurement

MLD 697: Leadership Studies Capstone