Chatting over coffee comes naturally to the Entrepreneurs Club, especially when its speaker helped make a $4.4 billion company that’s dedicated to making the caffeinated beverage. Dick Sweeney, co-founder of Keurig, joined members on Oct. 21 at the Curry Student Center to talk about his success in the industry.
Seven years after being hired to lead Northeastern, and a year after launching the university’s Empower campaign, President Joseph E. Aoun is hiring his first co-op.
President Aoun earned the René Moawad Foundation (RMF) Distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award at a gala in Washington over the weekend. The award served to recognize his outstanding contributions to education.
Junior journalism and marketing major Megan Haas was elected to be president of the Massachusetts Alliance of College Republicans (MACR) less than a month ago. Her antithesis, senior political science major Marvin McMoore, was elected in April to be the president of College Democrats of Massachusetts (CDM).
Hertz left a void for students last year when its on-demand car service, though successful on campus, was declared a corporate failure and its cars disappeared from Northeastern. On June 30, 2014 Hertz cars vanished from Huntington, but another service took its place the very next day: Enterprise CarShare.
Students of the D’Amore-McKim School of Business will temporarily say goodbye to associate dean Charles “Charlie” Bame-Aldred this semester following the announcement he will take a personal leave of absence for reasons unknown.
For the past five years, Relay for Life has brought hundreds of Northeastern students and community members together as they walk laps in Matthews Arena. The goal: to raise cancer awareness and honor those who have lost, survived or continue their battle with each lap.
Banners reading “50 Years Curry Student Center Northeastern University” hung in the Center on Oct. 7. The night celebrated Curry’s golden anniversary, commemorating the occasion with the opening of time capsules from 1964 and 1994. As people took their seats, host James Huessy introduced the Vice President of Student Affairs Laura Wenkel, Ph.D., to say a few words about the center.
This semester, the Northeastern School of Architecture announced the addition of a third major to join architecture and urban studies in the undergraduate curriculum. Architectural studies, housed in the College of Arts, Media and Design (CAMD), allows students to have greater flexibility with classes and pursue concentrations in one of three degree tracks: sustainability, design and culture and real estate development. Incoming freshmen and students entering their sophomore year had the choice of opting into the major.
The Husky Environmental Action Team (HEAT) hosted a talk by grassroots environmentalists Jay O’Hara and Marla Marcum along with Bristol County district attorney Sam Sutter at Northeastern Wednesday night.