Northeastern launches first-​​of-​​its-​​kind veterans center focused on career preparation

The new Center for Advance­ment of Vet­erans and Ser­vice­mem­bers includes a host of career devel­op­ment and schol­ar­ship oppor­tu­ni­ties, aiming to elim­i­nate the gap between edu­ca­tion and employ­ment felt by returning vet­erans nation­ally. Photo by Brooks Canaday/​Northeastern University.

Military history in the digital age

North­eastern, with sup­port from the National Endow­ment for the Human­i­ties, hosted a work­shop to intro­duce mil­i­tary his­to­rians to dig­ital tools that could help them advance their own work and forge new col­lab­o­ra­tions with colleagues.

Honor, praise for all in uniform

The North­eastern com­mu­nity gath­ered on Monday to honor the hun­dreds of stu­dents, fac­ulty and alumni who lost their lives while serving in the military.

President Aoun urges Defense Dept. to restore military tuition assistance

In a letter to Defense Sec­re­tary Chuck Hagel on Sunday, Aoun wrote that active duty mil­i­tary, Reserve, and National Guard mem­bers shouldn’t be pre­vented from accessing higher edu­ca­tion ben­e­fits due to the gov­ern­ment shut­down. North­eastern will pro­vide direct finan­cial assis­tance to pre­vent a dis­rup­tion in their education.

Student veterans receive advice, support

North­eastern hosted Stu­dent Vet­eran Appre­ci­a­tion Day on Sat­urday, a day­long sym­po­sium fea­turing a series of dis­cus­sions, work­shops, and net­working oppor­tu­ni­ties for the young ser­vice men and women.