& Financial Aid ▲
Northeastern's robust financial aid programs and broad academic, athletic, and cultural offerings help attract a diverse and talented student body. You can help bring the most deserving students to campus—and support our signature global co-op, study-abroad, service-learning, student-research, athletics, and campus-life enrichment programs.Read More ▶
& Expansion ▲
Distinguished faculty define a great university. To compete for world-class senior and junior teachers and researchers, Northeastern seeks endowment funds for chairs and professorships. Philanthropy will also enable "cluster hiring"—assembling teams of faculty researchers who can work across disciplines and define new fields: Law and health sciences, for example. Physics and digital media. Or sociology, anthropology, and international affairs.Read More ▶
& Research ▲
Ever since cooperative education began, over a century ago, innovation has fueled creativity at Northeastern. Our legacy as a change agent is evident in our pioneering online learning programs and in our research, in realms from nanomanufacturing and chemical and biological analysis to subsurface sensing and imaging. With your support, Northeastern will continue taking bold, calculated risks—the kind that revolutionize learning and open new lines of inquiry.Read More ▶
The Power of We
Unprecedented in its scope and ambition, Empower: The Campaign for Northeastern is about people empowering people. Fueled by the “power of we”—alumni, parents, friends, faculty, students, and staff, corporate and industry partners—our students and faculty will master and create knowledge that improves lives.
Northeastern’s momentum has been extraordinary, but the best is yet to come.
My father-in-law said if I was ever going to marry his daughter, I’d better go to college. Things worked out! Because of the people I met at Northeastern, I had a great career, and I and my late wife, Nancy—also an alum—were married for 37 years.
As a “double Husky,” I’ve had some great teacher-mentors whose knowledge and solid advice have propelled my career successes. Professor James Ramos is one, though we’ve only ever met online.
LI'59, UC'62, H'89
After I received my engineering degree, I went on to University College and took a course in business law with Professor Victor Cohen. He was one of the toughest professors I ever had, but I must tell you, he would really put the law into you.
Empower campaign surpasses fiscal year 2013 goal, raising $63.3 million
On the heels of the official announcement in May of the Empower campaign, Northeastern announced that the university has secured $63.3 million in new gifts and pledges in fiscal year 2013, handily surpassing the year’s goal by $8.3 million.
Empower to take Northeastern to ‘amazing heights’
President Joseph E. Aoun, presided over Northeastern launching its $1 billion comprehensive campaign on Thursday night at a kickoff event that featured interactive research exhibits and inspiring calls to support the university’s momentum.
Eenkema van Dijk family makes a splash
With their gift to Northeastern, the Eenkema Van Dijks hope to inspire a wave of support for the Empower campaign from other parents. Pieter and Yvette, PNT’14, endowed a coaching position for the Sailing Club, captained by son Maarten.