Long-​​range plan objectives discussed at town hall meeting

On Wednesday, mem­bers of the North­eastern com­mu­nity heard from uni­ver­sity leaders about the long-​​range plan and dis­cussed the plan’s objec­tives, with areas of focus ranging from expanding per­son­al­ized expe­ri­en­tial edu­ca­tion to upgrading the university’s phys­ical and dig­ital infrastructure.

10/25/16 - BOSTON, MA. - Northeastern launched the region’s first university-supported loan program for women- and minority-owned businesses. The initiative, called the Impact Lending program was introduced by President Aoun and Mayor Walsh during a joint press conference in Dudley Square on Oct. 25, 2016. The program enables local small-business owners to secure loans, at below-market interest rates, to acquire crucial resources to expand their businesses. Martin J. Walsh, Mayor of Boston, President Aoun, Kevin Boes, LISC Small Business President and CEO, and Broovelt Lacet, Co-Owner and Vice President of Thom S. Carlson Corp. all gave remarks. Staff Photo: Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
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The Department of Theatre production of "Dead Man's Cell Phone" runs through Saturday, Oct. 29. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University

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Will Angell-​​James, SSH’19, hangs art­work on Wednesday for a new exhibit in Gallery 360 focused on tattoo art. Photo by Adam Glanzman/​Northeastern University

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