Though the country’s economy survives on agricultural exports, it is also a country where small farmers struggle to compete in a globalized market.
This week, 186 members of the Northeastern University community will travel to 15 communities across the U.S. and four other countries for Alternative Spring Break—a weeklong immersive living and volunteering experience. Participants engage in direct service projects that address critical, social needs such as affordable housing, disaster relief, and youth education. This year, the Honors… Read more »
“Being an honors student will enhance any students’ Northeastern experience through cultural events and a plethora of free food. However for me specifically, it helped me along my academic path to help narrow my focus within my major.”
Honors Students Emily Godward and Colleen Maney are part of “Toya Wirasa,” a social enterprise venture aiming to purified water to local schools and food to a local orphanage in Singaraja, Bali. This venture was recently accepted to the Clinton Global Initiative Conference in Phoenix this March.
Hometown: Chicago, IL
Major: Linguistics and Psychology, Minor in International Affairs
After Graduation: As a 2013 Fulbright Scholarship recipient I will be doing an English Teaching Assistantship in Germany next year! I will be teaching English, something that I love to do, and getting the chance to live abroad in Germany again for a year. After that, who knows!