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Huntington 100

The Huntington 100 is an annual award given to a select group of Northeastern students. The honor recognizes the juniors and seniors who have excelled in the classroom and in the community, with a particular focus on research, entrepreneurship, experiential learning, and service. Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun invited the 2015 recipients to his home for…
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Published On: April 23, 2015 | Tags: ,,,
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University to honor students, faculty, staff

The fifth annual Academic Honors Convocation will honor both students and faculty in Blackman Audi­to­rium on Thursday, April 23 at 3 p.m. Recipients include Human Services student Christie Civetta, CSSH, ’15…
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Published On: April 22, 2015 | Tags: ,,,,
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Dialogues in the Campaign for Victory over Veteran Homelessness

This spring 2015 semester the Human Services Organization (HSO) joined forces with the Student Veterans Organization (SVO) in a two-part project to raise awareness around an issue that exists everywhere but is often avoided or ignored: veteran homelessness…
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‘I feel like I’ve made an actual impact on the world’

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While studying at Northeastern, Christie Civetta, SSH’15, has worked throughout the world to tackle the prevention of suicide and drug abuse. She’ll share her journey with her fellow graduates on May 8 when she delivers her Commencement address…
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Published On: April 17, 2015 | Tags: ,,,,,,,,
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Lord Mayor of Belfast visits Northeastern

Lord Mayor of Belfast recently visited Northeastern. He was given a tour of the campus by Michaela Anang, Human Services and International combined major…
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Published On: April 15, 2015 | Tags: ,,
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Northeastern, MLB partner on domestic violence education program

March 31, 2015 by Jason Kornwitz North­eastern University’s Center for the Study of Sport in Society is working with Major League Base­ball to strike out domestic vio­lence, sexual assault, and child abuse. Over the past five weeks, center staff and con­sul­tants have been vis­iting the Spring Training facil­i­ties of all 30MLB teams and admin­is­tering the new,…
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Published On: March 31, 2015 | Tags: ,,
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Harold D. Hodgkinson Achievement Award

 Christie Civetta (Human Services 2015) has been selected as one of  three recipients of the 2015 Harold D. Hodgkinson Achievement  Award. The Harold D. Hodgkinson Achievement Award is based  primarily on distinguished scholastic achievement with due  consideration of character, personality, qualities of leadership,  cooperative work experience and service in voluntary organizations  and activities. The Hodgkinson Award…
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Published On: March 18, 2015 | Tags: ,,
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Campus forum analyzes Paris attacks

Five North­eastern Uni­ver­sity fac­ulty mem­bers came together last month to examine January’s attacks in Paris and dis­cuss dif­ferent ways the tragic events fit into the larger con­text of con­flicts, ter­rorism, free speech, and inequality…
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Published On: March 16, 2015 | Tags: ,,
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Why they loved their global co-ops

Gemma Bon­figlioli, SSH’17, a third-​​year inter­na­tional affairs and human ser­vices major, devel­oped her first co-​​op at Vision of Hope, a non­profit in Zambia founded in 2009 to address HIV/​AIDS pre­ven­tion, per­sonal hygiene, and repro­duc­tive health with young girls in crisis in that country…
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Student groups hope to redefine sexual assault

Amid a developing dialogue about sexual assault and a Title IX case filed against the university, Northeastern students have begun pushing the administration to redefine sexual assault in the Code of Student Conduct (CSC).Advocates for the change are hoping the university will provide more educational and supportive services for students while also creating clear guidelines…
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Published On: February 26, 2015 | Tags: ,,
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