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.
The university-wide launch of Northeastern’s $1 billion campaign served as the centerpiece of Homecoming Weekend, which brought together generations of alumni, along with current students, faculty, and staff to celebrate and showcase their Husky pride.
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.
Emma Rubbins-Breen, a third-year international affairs major, whetted her appetite for social entrepreneurship while on a co-op in Paraguay.
Psychology major Kate Pellegrino worked on co-op with a Cape Town nonprofit that fosters fledgling entrepreneurs.