The Northeastern community joined together Friday for its annual Veterans Day ceremony. “I’m very proud, as I know all of you are, that our school stops to remember every Veterans Day in this stirring and beautiful way,” said alumnus Neal Finnegan, chair emeritus of the university’s Board of Trustees.
The U.S. Navy has turned to Northeastern for its expertise in digital storytelling and data analytics to identify new ways to communicate the Navy experience to millennials. Student coders, designers, and storytellers can participate in the interactive hackathon, with prizes for the winners. The deadline to sign up to participate is today.
The university expanded its commitment to student veterans on Monday afternoon, officially opening a Veterans of Foreign Wars post during a ceremony at the Veterans Memorial.The post is just the second in the nation to be run by student veterans on a college campus.
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.
More than two dozen incoming student veterans began the next phase of their lives on Thursday at Northeastern, participating in a daylong series of workshops, information sessions, and campus tours.
A score of first-year student veterans attended a series of workshops and information sessions on Friday morning and then spent the afternoon swapping military stories with their peers.
The Northeastern chapter of the Student Veterans of America was recognized at the annual conference held last weekend in Orlando, Fla.
Northeastern’s incoming class of student veterans participated in a roundtable discussion on Thursday as part of the university’s orientation program for new students.
Northeastern student Adam Beatty, a Marine who has completed two tours of duty in Iraq, recently attended a workshop for student veterans on Google’s California campus.
Northeastern has reaffirmed its commitment to educating student veterans by increasing the number of servicemembers who can enroll through the Yellow Ribbon Program.
Several members of the Northeastern community will participate in a nine-kilometer fundraising run on Sunday morning to support veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.
More than 300 veterans connected with some 160 employers at the 8th annual fair, which was held in Cabot Cage.