Charlotte Campus Media Coverage

Feature Story | June 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Northeastern’s Papageorge Discusses Cyber Security at Charlotte Conference

Dr. Themis Papageorge, associate professor and director of Northeastern’s Information Assurance graduate program, recently spoke at a conference in Charlotte about cyber crime and how companies can protect themselves against digital thieves.

Papageorge said that electronic crime is the number one threat against the United States, noting that it “has become an easier way to rob a bank than at gunpoint.” He added that 4 billion computers, tablets and smartphones complicate the response.

The conference, sponsored by the North Carolina Technology Association, presented an opportunity for cyber crime experts to share information and notes about new cyber crime schemes. NCTA plans to hold a similar conference in the fall.

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Media Coverage | June 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Boston.com Cites New Degree Programs at Charlotte Campus

Boston.com recently reported on the expansion of Northeastern University–Charlotte’s degree programs. This fall, the Charlotte campus will offer seven new master’s programs and two doctoral programs, bringing the campus’ total portfolio to 17 graduate offerings.

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Charlotte Campus News | June 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Charlotte Observer Highlights Northeastern’s Specialty Degree Programs

In addition to bringing new industry-aligned degree programs to the Charlotte region, Northeastern University–Charlotte offers several specialized programs that provide prospective students a more focused curriculum.

The campus has nine new specialty degree programs launching this fall—including seven new master’s and two doctoral programs—bringing the campus’ portfolio to 17 degree offerings.

In addition to degrees offered, the Charlotte campus participates in the university’s cooperative education program, connecting students from all campuses to local Charlotte companies. There is also collaboration with the university’s Boston-based research centers, which allows for information sharing with local Charlotte employers and researchers, including ones at the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis.

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Media Coverage | May 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

WSOC Covers Local Leaders Event at Charlotte Campus

Fred Whitfield, president and chief operating officer for the Charlotte Bobcats, and Peter Roby, athletic director at Northeastern, were featured speakers at Northeastern University–Charlotte’s Local Leaders Global Impact Speaker Series event on “The Ethics & Role of Sports in Our Society.” The speakers discussed ways in which the sports industry and its figures impact our society. They also examined ethical leadership in sports and the engagement of professional athletes as role models within our communities, including the industry’s obligation to the prevention of bullying and domestic violence.

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Media Coverage | May 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

News 14 Carolina Interviews Northeastern Panelist and Bobcats COO Whitfield

Fred Whitfield, president and chief operating officer for the Charlotte Bobcats, talked about changes within the Bobcats organization as a guest speaker at Northeastern University–Charlotte’s Local Leaders Global Impact Speaker Series event. The event, titled “The Ethics & Role of Sports in Our Society,” paired Whitfield with Peter Roby, athletic director at Northeastern, for a discussion on ways in which the sports industry and its figures impact our society.

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Charlotte Campus News | May 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

WFAE Talks New Graduate Programs With Dr. Richards

Dr. Cheryl Richards, CEO and Regional Dean of Northeastern University–Charlotte, spoke with WFAE regarding new degree program offerings at the Charlotte campus. Seven master’s degrees and two doctoral degrees have been added to the curriculum in industry-aligned areas such as business, education, science healthcare and leadership.

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Charlotte Campus News | May 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

News 14 Carolina Highlights Northeastern’s Additional Degree Programs

News 14 Carolina recently spoke with Dr. Cheryl Richards, CEO and Regional Dean of Northeastern University–Charlotte, regarding the addition of the university’s 15 new master’s degrees and two doctoral programs.

Said Dr. Richards, “We’re not duplicating and we’re not competing with the other universities here, but instead enhancing the workforce and adding to the capacity building for the city.”

Charlotte Chamber of Commerce President Bob Morgan noted that the additional degrees offered by Northeastern will help serve the need for qualified employees in the Charlotte region.

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Charlotte Campus News | May 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dr. Richards Discusses Program Expansion, Growth & the Future With the Charlotte Business Journal

Dr. Cheryl Richards, CEO and Regional Dean of Northeastern University–Charlotte, shared her insight with the Charlotte Business Journal on the Charlotte campus’ recent expansion of graduate degree programs—including 15 master’s and two doctoral degrees. Dr. Richards outlined Northeastern’s unique degree delivery format, and discussed why the university chose to come to uptown Charlotte, the partnerships the university is establishing and what the future holds for the Charlotte campus and its students.

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Charlotte Campus News | May 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Expansion of Northeastern’s Graduate Programs Noted in The Washington Post

In a recent article, The Washington Post featured the expansion of Northeastern University to graduate campuses in Charlotte, N.C., and Seattle, Wash. The article examined the current trend of many colleges and universities who now offer more graduate-level degrees than bachelor degrees. To read the article in its entirety, click here.


Media Coverage | October 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Boston-Area Colleges Branch Out Across The Country

WBUR, March 9, 2012

Boston has always been a center for higher education, but now many of the area’s best-known names in education are creating satellite campuses around the country. By building a national network, universities say they can address educational needs that are not met in other parts of the country, and keep growing.

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