Joseph Aoun cheers in the student section at a Northeastern basketball game


Homecoming Weekend and Empowerfest
The Northeastern community celebrated the university-wide launch of its $1 billion Empower campaign with Empowerfest, an exciting showcase featuring dozens of interactive exhibits that served as the centerpiece of Homecoming Weekend.

State of the University
At the annual State of the University event, President Joseph E. Aoun was joined by Stephen Director, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, Richard Daynard, University Distinguished Professor of Law, Diane MacGillivray, Senior Vice President for University Advancement and Nick Naraghi, Student Body President in the Student Government Association.

Undercover President: Pop Quiz

State of Northeastern University 2013

Profiles in Innovation: Aereo, Inc.
President Joseph E. Aoun speaks with Northeastern graduate and founder of Aereo, Inc., Chet Kanojia as part of the Profiles in Innovation Series inside Raytheon. Kanojia is breaking new bounds with his online TV platform which is changing the way we watch and pay for television.
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GrandMarc Topping Off Ceremony
President Joseph E. Aoun and Boston Mayor Thomas Menino celebrated the Topping Off ceremony of the GrandMarc, the new student residence hall at Northeastern University adjacent to the YMCA building and New England Conservatory.

Welcome Week 2013
Welcome Week is an exciting time on campus where incoming students can meet their fellow classmates, mingle with President Aoun, explore Boston, and learn their way around campus.

Commencement 2013
Northeastern University celebrated its 111th commencement at TD Garden in Boston. More than 3,200 graduating seniors received diplomas. Jim Yong Kim, World Bank President, delivered the commencement address to a crowd of about 20,000.

Undergraduate Ceremony

Graduate Ceremony

President Aoun Commencement Speech

President Aoun Commencement Charge to Undergraduates

Torch Luncheon
The 2013 Torch Luncheon celebrated the accomplishments of the third class of Torch scholars. President Joseph E. Aoun made remarks alongside student speakers.

MLK Convocation
During the Annual Dr. Martin Lurther King, Jr. Convocation at Northeastern University, President Joseph E. Aoun welcomed Newton Mayor Setti D. Warren as the guest of honor.