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We’re bringing Northeastern to you!

The university is expanding beyond boundaries, and our global communities are going strong. Northeastern Near You brings programs from the Office of Alumni Relations, along with the essence, and spirit of the university to your backyard!

Join us for a variety of events to reconnect with your fellow Huskies, meet current students and co-op members in your community, keep updated on the university’s progress, and strengthen your bond with your local Northeastern community.

Northeastern Near You: California – September 23-28, 2017

Learn more and register for events in our communities in Northern California, Los Angeles, and San Diego below.

  • Northern California

    UPDATE: The location of the Creating an Engaging Company Culture has changed to the Hotel Zetta in San Francisco.

    Saturday, September 23, 2017
    Beyond the Vine: Napa Valley
    9 a.m–5 p.m. | Napa Valley

    Tour Napa Valley and enjoy a leisurely day of wine tastings with your fellow Northeastern community members! Hop onboard our bus departing from Mayes Oyster House in Nob Hill and travel through the scenic valley, stopping for lunch and tastings at two of Napa’s most iconic wineries.

    Sunday, September 24, 2017
    Huskies Fitness: The City is Our Gym
    9–10:30 a.m. | San Francisco

    Break a sweat with your fellow Northeastern alumni! Join us for our first-ever Huskies Fitness event in San Francisco. This hour-long outdoor workout will incorporate a variety of weight, posture, core, and resistance training. You’ll work hard with personal trainer Coach B as you take in the beautiful San Francisco landscape! Register today to secure your spot.

    Monday, September 25, 2017
    Huskies Hands-On: Learn to Make French Macarons
    6:30–9 p.m. | San Francisco

    Can’t make it to France, but crave those French Macarons? No problem! Join us for this Huskies Hands-On class with Chef Lindsay Kinder to become a pro at baking and decorating macarons. Sip on champagne as you get creative with fillings and decorations. You’ll even get to take your creations home to show them off!

    Tuesday, September 26, 2017
    Career by Design: Creating an Engaging Company Culture
    6:30–8:30 p.m. | NEW LOCATION: Hotel Zetta, San Francisco

    Pandora may be your favorite way to listen to music you love, but did you know that it’s also a great place to work? Learn how Colleen Finnegan, AMD’11, created an inclusive, inspiring and unique workplace in her role as Senior Manager of Employee Experience and Marketing. Don’t miss the opportunity to meet Rick Davis, Vice President of Alumni Relations, who will also join us for this lively evening of networking and idea-sharing.

     

    Wednesday, September 27, 2017
    Career by Design Webinar: Gigs, Hustles, and Side Jobs: How to Be a Successful Freelancer
    12–1 p.m. | Online

    Whether you’ve freelanced before or are interested in starting, this webinar will cover everything from identifying your freelance niche and landing opportunities, to how to run a “business of one.” Get advice on how to be a part-time or full-time freelancer.

    Thursday, September 28, 2017
    Palo Alto Happy Hour
    7–9 p.m. | Palo Alto

    Enjoy a happy hour at Dan Gordon’s with the Northeastern Community living and working near Palo Alto. Registration is $5 and includes complimentary appetizers, and one drink ticket. Bring your friends and connect with your local fellow Huskies!

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  • Los Angeles

    Saturday, September 23, 2017
    Beyond the Vine: Malibu
    10:30 a.m–5 p.m. | Malibu Wine Country

    Join us for a beautiful day along the coast and into Malibu’s Wine Country. This all-inclusive trip includes luxury transportation from Santa Monica, wine tastings at three local wineries, plus a delicious lunch (with wine, of course), at one of Malibu’s finest restaurants by the Pacific. Just show up, sit back, and let us worry about everything else.

    Sunday, September 24, 2017
    Huskies Fitness: Paddleboard Yoga
    9–10:30 a.m. | Marina Del Rey

    Get fit and make a splash with your fellow alumni at a paddleboard yoga class. Yes, that’s yoga on a paddleboard! Tickets are available at an exclusive discounted rate for our Northeastern community.

     

    Tuesday, September 26, 2017
    Northeastern Circuits: Behind the Scenes with Actor David Marciano
    7–9:30 p.m. | Beverly Hills

    Get a glimpse into the life of Northeastern’s very own alumnus and celebrity, David Marciano, who has starred in shows like The Shield, Homeland and Shooter. Connect with the Northeastern Los Angeles Community and enjoy delicious food and drink on the Paley Center’s rooftop with sweeping views of the city.

     

    Wednesday, September 27, 2017
    Career by Design Webinar: Gigs, Hustles, and Side Jobs: How to Be a Successful Freelancer
    12–1 p.m. | Online

    Whether you’ve freelanced before or are interested in starting, this webinar will cover everything from identifying your freelance niche and landing opportunities, to how to run a “business of one.” Get advice on how to be a part-time or full-time freelancer.

    Thursday, September 28, 2017
    Huskies Hands-On: Sushi-Making Class
    7–8:30 p.m. | Torrance

    Always wanted to make sushi? Here’s your chance! Join the Northeastern Los Angeles Community for a 1.5 hour class, where a professional chef will teach you how to create California rolls, hand rolls, maki rolls, and more. This class is being offered an at exclusive discounted rate for our Northeastern community.

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  • San Diego

    Saturday, September 23, 2017
    Beyond the Vine: Food and Wine Walking Tour
    2–5 p.m. | La Jolla

    Northeastern wine lovers unite! Enjoy a leisurely walk by the ocean while being entertained by the history and culture of La Jolla by-the-sea. This food and wine walking tour is a great way to discover hidden gems in La Jolla and sample some of the best restaurants and wine bars in the area.

    Sunday, September 24, 2017
    Huskies Fitness: Hike Black Mountain
    10 a.m.–12 p.m. | San Diego

    Fall is the best time to enjoy a walk in the park and reminisce about your time at Northeastern! Join your fellow Northeastern community members for this free Huskies Fitness event to get together, stay active, and catch up!

    Wednesday, September 27, 2017
    Career by Design Webinar: Gigs, Hustles, and Side Jobs: How to Be a Successful Freelancer
    12–1 p.m. | Online

    Whether you’ve freelanced before or are interested in starting, this webinar will cover everything from identifying your freelance niche and landing opportunities, to how to run a “business of one.” Get advice on how to be a part-time or full-time freelancer.

    Thursday, September 28, 2017
    Community BBQ
    6–8 p.m. | San Diego

    Meet this semester’s cohort of co-op students, and catch up on their exciting new projects and job experiences. Enjoy breathtaking sunset views, great food and games in the company of Northeastern alumni, parents and students at Kate Sessions Park, hosted by San Diego community leader, Eric Willard, AS’07.

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