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Jack Grinold remembered for lifetime of service to Northeastern

Jack Grinold remembered for lifetime of service to Northeastern

Charlie Wolfson

September 9, 2017


Filed under Sports

Members of the Northeastern University community gathered Wednesday to celebrate the life of former sports information director Jack Grinold, who died in April. Grinold, who served Northeastern from 1962 to 2012, was known by many as the “Dean of New England College Athletics.” The longtime ...

Obituary: Jack Grinold was “the encyclopedia of Northeastern Athletics”

Obituary: Jack Grinold was “the encyclopedia of Northeastern Athletics”

April 29, 2017


Filed under Campus, Obituaries, Sports

By Jenna Ciccotelli, sports editor Jack Grinold, 81, who made a home on Huntington Avenue for over half a century as Northeastern University’s sports information director and was recognized both nationally and locally for his pride and dedication to the institution, died April 21 after years of d...

Historic campaign targets wealthy donors

December 5, 2013


Filed under Campus

By Todd Feathers, News Staff On a Thursday afternoon in October, Jack Grinold tucked into a free steak lunch at the $6.2 million estate Northeastern owns and operates in Weston. The mansion, known as Henderson House, was donated to the university in 1961 by a former trustee. It has gone on to serve as...

Grinold honored at Matthews Arena

September 15, 2011


Filed under Sports

By Zach Sampson, News Staff With the simple drop of a large black curtain in Matthews Arena Saturday, Northeastern immortalized its sports information director of 59 years with the newly named Jack Grinold Media Center. The dedication of the facility’s press box served as the big reveal during...

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