Sports Leadership Takes Over Charlotte

January is wrapping up to be an exciting month for sports in Charlotte! Earlier in the month, twenty Master of Sports Leadership (MSL) students from across the country joined in the action by participating in the 2016 Winter Institute at the Charlotte campus. Modeled after the Sports Leadership Summer Institute offered in Boston, the week-long residency sparked thought-provoking and lively in-class discussions, ... Read More »

Tips for Grad School Success

The decision to pursue graduate education is rarely simple, especially if you are a working professional with multiple responsibilities and a full life. That being said, there is sound advice available for anyone considering a return to higher education: Prioritize. There will be a lot thrown at you from the minute you start graduate school, and it’s up to you ... Read More »

Preventing Purple

Unfortunately, we know their names as well as we know their faces, what position they play, and their stats from last night’s game. Greg Hardy. Ray Rice. Jeff Taylor. Adrian Peterson. Richie Incognito. Hope Solo. Over the past year, the world of sports has opened our eyes to a national epidemic that, if not addressed, could ruin the lives of ... Read More »

Social Media Know How

Facebook. Twitter. LinkedIn. Instagram. Pinterest. Like most people, I started out using these social tools for distinct purposes. LinkedIn was for connecting with current and former colleagues. Facebook was for updates on [then] college classmates, and rekindling on long distance friendships. Twitter was a little harder to figure out, but once you got the hang of it, you realize the ... Read More »

Northeastern University Charlotte Expands Degree Offerings

–New programs align with industry’s needs in areas of  Corporate and Organizational Communication, Homeland Security and Non Profit Management– CHARLOTTE, N.C. (April 14, 2015)—Northeastern University – Charlotte today announced it has received approval from the North Carolina General Administration and Board of Governors to offer an additional five master’s programs, one baccalaureate degree for second-degree students and one certificate for ... Read More »

Northeastern University Charlotte To Tackle Obstacles to Upward Mobility Topic

–Surveys Show Odds of Climbing Out of Poverty in Charlotte Area Among Lowest in Nation– CHARLOTTE, N.C. (March 31, 2015) – Northeastern University – Charlotte will host a panel discussion about the obstacles to upward mobility at their Uptown Campus on Wednesday, April 15 from 7:30-9:00am. Recent surveys confirm that the odds of climbing out of poverty in the Charlotte ... Read More »

Millennials and the Workplace

By 2020 millennials will make up 46% of the workforce and 75% by 2025; with older generations reaching retirement, companies will have to fill the gaps with millennials. Universum recently surveyed 46,554 students from 329 various US universities and intuitions. Including 1,227 Northeastern University students, to find out what recent college graduates desired in a workplace. The most common career ... Read More »

Alumni Reflection: Valjean Scott, Master of Education

Carlie: Tell me about your decision to pursue a graduate degree. Valjean: Pursuing a graduate degree was a goal since completing a Bachelor’s for a very long time; however, with life’s ebbs and flows, it took longer than anticipated.  As the world has rapidly changed, obtaining a graduate degree has helped me enhance my career and has opened the door ... Read More »


NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY – CHARLOTTE TO HOST SUCCESSFUL TRANSITIONS FROM MILITARY TO CIVILIAN CAREERS PANEL DISCUSSION –Both Veterans and Employers Encouraged to Attend Free Event — CHARLOTTE, N.C. (March 2, 2015) – Northeastern University – Charlotte will host a panel discussion about area companies tapping into the talent and experience of military veterans at their Uptown Campus on Tuesday, March 10 ... Read More »

Experience Matters: Recognizing Leadership and Service

The service that military veterans provide to our nation is crucial to our way of life. At Northeastern University, we continuously strive to answer service with opportunity. For nearly a century, Northeastern University has been dedicated to the education of our nation’s veterans and service members. During World War I and II, the government implemented military training programs and Northeastern’s ... Read More »