Award Recipients


Empower Campaign Team
The Empower Campaign team is led by University Advancement, but the team also includes numerous faculty members, staff, and students from across the university. This year, the stipend that is usually awarded to the honorees will be added to the Faculty/Staff Scholarship, as a gift to the campaign.


University Events Team

  • Brian Loutitt, Senior Director, University Events;
  • Matt Campbell, Director, Development Events;
  • Leila Eid, Associate Director, University Events;
  • Suzanne Feeley, Associate Director, University Events;
  • Amanda Lipacis, Project Coordinator, University Events;
  • Mary Schlaff, Assistant Director, University Events;
  • Candice Springer, Coordinator, University Events;
  • Natasha Taylor, Graphic Designer and Marketing Coordinator, University Events

The highly creative University Events Team works together with diverse constituents across the university to create memorable events for any occasion, providing production, consulting, and referral services. The team members are unusually adept at complex events; this year, they flawlessly handled the intricate naming event for the D’Amore-McKim School of Business, creating a special time for the donors, their families, and the Northeastern community. The team also organizes events hosted by President Aoun, as well as visits from distinguished scholars and administrators from around the world.