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Equity and Inequality

Written by Northeastern University – Seattle’s Dean and CEO, Tayloe Washburn How do we provide equity and opportunity for all citizens in our region? The rapid expansion in the Seattle region’s economy has brought jobs and prosperity for many, but the benefits have been unevenly distributed, both nationally and in this region. These graphs help spell out the problem: Many would agree ... Read More »

S.M.A.R.T. Goals

  Eric Lopez is Northeastern University – Seattle’s Campus Concierge. Eric is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Student Development Administration at Seattle University. Additionally, Eric serves as Seattle University’s Graduate Assistant in the Office of Multicultural Affairs. Eric hails from the small, agricultural town of Kerman, California, and received a B.A. in Sociology with a minor in Black Studies ... Read More »

The Other Boeing: New CEO of Boeing Defense, Space, and Security Speaks Out about the Future

Boeing Building

by: Stephanie Pure, Northeastern University – Seattle, Senior Director of Business and Community Relations We in Washington are deeply familiar with the larger of Boeing’s two divisions, Boeing Commercial Airplanes. However, this week we got to hear from its other division known as Defense, Space and Security (BDS). Seven months ago, Chris Chadwick took the helm as CEO of BDS, ... Read More »

18 Tips for Making Your Own Luck

At Northeastern, our students learn to be innovative problem solvers through work, research, international study, and service. However, as local Seattleite Ellen Wallach notes, sometimes there are more elements involved in the “equation for success”. It is important for students and everyone to remember that your role as entrepreneurs, scholars, or change-agents means taking control of your own future and ... Read More »

10 Ways to Identify a Military Friendly University

(Originally posted by Andrew McCarty on the Northeastern University Aspire Blog) As the veteran services specialist at Northeastern University, I’m honored to serve our veterans and servicemembers on campus by helping them navigate the services we offer. I know first-hand the challenges of separating from the military, looking for employment, finding a place to live, and starting school after years ... Read More »

The Time to Take Action and Close the Skills Gap is Now!

Tayloe

Last month Northeastern University – Seattle hosted a program at the World Trade Center Seattle titled, Closing the Skills Gap: Collaboration and Innovation Leading to Change, which I was honored to moderate. Before the panel discussion, I wrote a blog post to outline the problem our region faces with a skills gap that yields thousands of unfilled jobs and just as many people without the desired qualifications ... Read More »