Celebration, Seattle Style

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Seattle is in the midst of celebrating its first ever Super bowl Victory – it is magical. The journey Seattle has been on to get to this point has been absolutely incredible. The Seahawks never doubted themselves, no matter what anyone else said – they knew they were special, they knew they had what it takes to be world champions! ... Read More »

The Amazon.com Experience

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As a third year student at Northeastern, I’m more prepared for the corporate world than most college students my age. I don’t value this advantage by a paycheck or résumé, but by the way co-op has taught me how to market myself, make connections and deal with the inevitable rejection any job hunt entails. Northeastern’s Cooperative Education program (co-op) is ... Read More »

Why I Chose to Learn Online

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This week, the 2013 Sloan Survey of Online Learning Report was released. The report is informed by responses from over 2,800 U.S. colleges and universities so it provides a fairly comprehensive analysis of the state of online learning. As I was reviewing some of the impressive statistics regarding the number of students taking online courses, I found myself wondering why ... Read More »

Navigating Non-Profit Management

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Questions: A good starting point for learning about financial management for nonprofit organizations is to question whether money or mission guides the organization. Is having a purposeful mission sufficient for long-term financial sustainability? Should start-up nonprofit organizations focus on delivering programs and services or on operating reserves? Answer: I strongly believe that a nonprofit cannot effectively execute on its mission without financial stability. ... Read More »

GAMES, girls and STEM: fitting it all together

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The GAMES Initiative (Girls Advancing Math, Engineering and Science) enters 2014 with a lot of positive momentum. The three co-founders, – Northeastern University, the Institute for Systems Biology, and the National Girls Collaborative Project (NGCP) – are thoroughly behind this initiative. The specific initiative is to launch, by fall 2017, three free, commercial-quality video games that engage middle school girls ... Read More »

Welcome to Re:Connect

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Northeastern University is excited to launch its new blog for its Seattle Graduate Campus – Re:Connect. Our goal is to use this blog to inform folks interested in education and their career development. We plan to keep you abreast of emegering trends affecting your education prospects and career advancement. We invite our readers to weigh in with their thoughts, ideas ... Read More »