Some 2,800 new students were officially welcomed into the Northeastern community on Tuesday at the President’s Convocation, where they were encouraged to take advantage of the many opportunities they’ll have at the university.
In May, some 30 Northeastern students began the Social Enterprise Institute’s monthlong field study program to Cuba and the Dominican Republic. In June, they returned with a deeper understanding of life in Latin America.
Three leaders in gender equality and literacy education in the developing world discussed the value of giving back during a panel discussion on Wednesday evening in Blackman Auditorium.
John Wood discussed his journey from corporate America to founding Room to Read, which has built thousands of libraries and schools in the developing world, at an event hosted by Northeastern’s Social Enterprise Institute this week.
On a Dialogue of Civilizations program in South Africa this summer, students worked closely with local entrepreneurs to deliver sustainable and socially responsible solutions for a variety of challenges facing their businesses.
Emma Rubbins-Breen, a third-year international affairs major, whetted her appetite for social entrepreneurship while on a co-op in Paraguay.
Through co-op with a business incubator in Cape Town, two Northeastern students helped transform social enterprises devastated by a long history of poverty and racism.
Northeastern University business student, moved by working with orphans in South Africa, is on 4,000-mile trek to raise money for HIV/AIDS relief in Rwanda
As innovative dean of the College of Business Administration, Moore left a powerful legacy, including launching new global and online programs
Micro-finance experience in South Africa and a presidential speech inspire a young Northeastern alumna to follow a path of helping others