Northeastern kicks off Empower campaign

The uni­ver­sity launched its $1 bil­lion com­pre­hen­sive cam­paign on Thursday night at an event held in the Marino Center that fea­tured inter­ac­tive research exhibits and inspiring calls to sup­port the university’s momentum.

Photos by Brooks Canaday and Mary Knox Merrill

  • The Marino Center hosted guests at an event marking the start of Northeastern's Empower campaign.

  • Northeastern mascot King Husky poses for photos at the start of the Empower launch.

  • Musicians play for guests at the Empower launch.

  • Andrea Parker, an assistant professor of health sciences and computer science, shows President Joseph E. Aoun a game designed to encourage healthy eating.

  • Student a cappella groups performed at the start of the Empower launch.

  • Diane MacGillivray, senior vice president for university advancement, welcomed guests and introduced the Empower campaign.

  • Henry Nasella, chairman of the Board of Trustees, speaks at the Empower launch.

  • Alumni and Empower campaign co-chairs Richard D'Amore, right, and Alan McKim address the attendees.

  • President Aoun spoke about Northeastern's new Empower campaign.

  • Bayliss Fiddiman, L'13 (left), speaks with an attendee about the School of Law's Civil Rights & Restorative Justice project.

  • Northeastern student Natalie Audelo speaks about Njabini Inc. with an Empower guest.

  • Josh Trautwein, AS '10, speaks with an attendee about Fresh Truck.

  • Marine Science Center outreach coordinator Carole McCauley holds sugar kelp, a local brown algae, as part of the touch tank exhibit.

  • Empower guests Yugendra Pawar (left) and Carmen Zelaya (right) touch starfish and snails at the Marine Science Center touch tank.

  • Empower guests place pushpins on a world map, showing the places their Northeastern experience had taken them.

  • Richard D'Amore, BA'76, and President Joseph E. Aoun at the Empower event.

  • President Aoun made a toast alongside members of the Senior Leadership Team, Richard D'Amore, BA'76, and Alan McKim, MBA'88.

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