Conference highlights co-​​op benefits, preparedness of students

Northeastern’s Depart­ment of Coop­er­a­tive Edu­ca­tion and Career Devel­op­ment hosted the sev­enth annual Employer-​​Partner Con­fer­ence on Tuesday to help co-​​op employers cul­ti­vate their work­force landscape.

Here are this year’s coolest co-​​op video contest winners

The uni­ver­sity revealed the con­test win­ners on Wednesday after­noon at the Coop­er­a­tive Edu­ca­tion Awards, an annual cer­e­mony hon­oring the co-​​op accom­plish­ments of a dis­tin­guished group of high-​​achieving students.

Meet the graduates: Lindsay Weigel

Weigel, BHS’15, found her career calling in health and med­i­cine from her many vol­un­teering and com­mu­nity ser­vice expe­ri­ences both in Boston and across the globe. After grad­u­a­tion, she’ll begin grad­uate studies at Tufts Med­ical School.

Marine science student wins Hollings Scholarship

Ben­jamin Moran, S’18, has been awarded the Ernest F. Hollings Schol­ar­ship by the National Oceanic and Atmos­pheric Admin­is­tra­tion. The schol­ar­ship includes a 10-​​week paid intern­ship working on a research project under the guid­ance of an NOAA mentor.

I feel like I’ve made an actual impact on the world’

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.

Northeastern to make unprecedented $239 million investment in financial aid

North­eastern Uni­ver­sity will pro­vide a record $239 mil­lion in finan­cial aid—not loans—for under­grad­uate stu­dents in 2015–16. The unprece­dented invest­ment rep­re­sents a 7.9 per­cent increase over last year, and con­tinues a […]