Northeastern’s student chapter of Best Buddies International counts more than 40 young humanitarians who volunteer to enhance the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Alex Linden, BHS’17, and Melissa Jacques, S’17, are two of those humanitarians. On Friday, they’ll help host Northeastern’s inaugural “Special Spirit” basketball game.
Northeastern on Tuesday hosted an employer-partner roundtable breakfast to discuss challenges and best practices for hiring recent college graduates with disabilities.
Sarah Honigfeld, a deaf human services major, has been honored for her humanitarian work with disabled children and their families.
In senior capstone project, engineering students apply eye-tracking technology to design a robot that can help the disabled with household tasks