Northeastern University

Student Co-op Awards

In 1971, the University established the Cooperative Education Awards to spotlight outstanding seniors in the co-op program. Selected from all undergraduate colleges by co-op faculty coordinators, the recipients are honored at an annual ceremony.

Alexandra Liu, Anthropology/International Affairs 2013
Outstanding Co-op Award

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Sarah Honigfeld, Human Services 2013
Outstanding Co-op Award

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Frank Marino, Human Services/International Affairs 2013
2013 Compass Award from the Alumni Office

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Abby Wagner, Human Services/International Affairs 2012
Outstanding Co-op Award

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Krupa Asher, Human Services/International Affairs 2011
Outstanding Co-op Award

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Danielle Moore, Human Services/International Affairs 2011
Outstanding Co-op Award

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Heather Porriello, Human Services/Criminal Justice 2011
McMahon Award

McMAHON AWARD Dean McMahon will long be remembered as a warm and caring individual who was always ready to lend a helping hand or attentive ear to students and staff alike who sought out his counsel and support. Accordingly, the award which bears his name is presented annually to a senior in the human service professions who in the course of his/her Cooperative Education work has demonstrated exceptional integrity and character combined with a high degree of devotion and commitment to serving the needs of fellow human beings.

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Josh Trautwein, Sociology 2010
Pratt Award

PRATT AWARD Dean Pratt epitomizes the philosophy of Cooperative Education. He participated in the Co-op program as a civil engineering student, went on to become a Cooperative Education Coordinator, and rose to become Dean of the Cooperative Education Department. Dean Pratt truly believes that Co-op makes a significant contribution to a student’s academic preparation. Accordingly, the award which bears his name will be presented annually to a senior student who demonstrated exceptional personal and professional growth as a result of their Co-op experiences.

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2010 Awards video

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Maria Graceffa, Human Services 2009
McMahon Award

McMAHON AWARD Dean McMahon will long be remembered as a warm and caring individual who was always ready to lend a helping hand or attentive ear to students and staff alike who sought out his counsel and support. Accordingly, the award which bears his name is presented annually to a senior in the human service professions who in the course of his/her Cooperative Education work has demonstrated exceptional integrity and character combined with a high degree of devotion and commitment to serving the needs of fellow human beings.

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Kaleena Seeley, Sociology 2006
Outstanding Co-op Award

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