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Preparing for Commencement 2019

March 12, 2019 @ 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. ET

Presenters: Christina Pasquale, Assistant Director, Commencement Office; Susan Brown, Associate Director, Office of Parent/Family Programs

⋅ Planning Tips
⋅ Ceremony Details
⋅ Tickets and Parking
⋅ Hotels and Travel
⋅ Commencement Fest and College Events
⋅ Q&A

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NUterm: Academic Opportunity for Rising Sophomores

February 26, 2019 @ 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. ET

Presenters: Robyn Golden, Associate Director, Housing Services; Brock Walsh, Assistant Director of Scholarships, Student Financial Services; Nora Salmon, Senior Global Experience Advisor, Global Experience Office; Susan Brown, Associate Director, Office of Parent/Family Programs

⋅ What is NUterm?
⋅ Housing and Meal Plan Options
⋅ Global NUterm Opportunities
⋅ Financial Support
⋅ Q&A

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Achievable Global Experiences at Northeastern

February 19, 2019 @ 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. ET

Presenters: Anne McDonnell, Assistant Director for Global Experience Advising, Global Experience Office; Susan Brown, Associate Director, Office of Parent/Family Programs

⋅ Program Opportunities Year Round
⋅ Considering a “Global” NUterm
⋅ Affordability of Global Programs
⋅ Value of Forward Planning – Think Spring
⋅ It’s Not Too Late – Upcoming Deadlines
⋅ Q&A

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Engaging in Cultural Life at Northeastern

Presenters: Bob Jose, Associate Dean for Cultural and Spiritual Life, Student Affairs; Susan Brown, Associate Director, Office of Parent/Family Programs

⋅ Our Commitment: A Diverse and Inclusive Community
⋅ Meet Our Cultural Centers
⋅ Getting Involved
⋅ Q&A

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Careers by Design: Meaningful Work that Makes an Impact

February 5, 2019 @ 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. ET

Presenters: Diane Ciarletta, Director, Employer Engagement and Career Design; Susan Brown, Associate Director, Office of Parent/Family Programs

⋅ Career Design Resources and Services
⋅ Exploring Careers and Making Connections
⋅ Gaining Experience: Internships, Volunteering, Clubs/Orgs
⋅ Mastering the Job Search: Designing Your Toolkit
⋅ Career Management Beyond Graduation
⋅ Important Dates & Events
⋅ Q&A

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Happy and Healthy in the New Semester

January 15, 2019 @ 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. ET

Presenters: Owen Wyatt, Director of Behavioral Health, University Health and Counseling Services; Kellianne Carfi, Assistant Director, Office of Prevention and Education at Northeastern; Susan Brown, Associate Director, Office of Parent/Family Programs

⋅ Medical and Behavioral Healthcare at Northeastern
⋅ Resources, New Services, and Appointments
⋅ Alcohol and Drug Prevention and Education
⋅ Q&A

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Tips & Tools for Living Off Campus

December 11, 2018 @ 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. ET

Presenters: Rebecca Regan, Director, Off Campus Student Services; Susan Brown, Associate Director, Office of Parent/Family Programs

⋅ Off Campus Resources
⋅ Neighborhoods
⋅ Finding an Apartment
⋅ Leases
⋅ Tenant Rights & Responsibilities
⋅ Important Dates & Events
⋅ Q&A

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Fall 2019 Housing Selection Process

November 27, 2018 @ 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. ET

Presenters: Béa van den Heuvel, Database/Operations Manager, Housing Services; Susan Brown, Associate Director, Office of Parent/Family Programs

⋅ Housing Applications & Deposits
⋅ Selection Process
⋅ Understanding Selection Numbers
⋅ LightView Apartments Update
⋅ Housing Resources
⋅ Important Dates & Events
⋅ Q&A

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Preparing for Spring 2019 Orientation

November 13, 2018 @ 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. ET

Presenter: Susan Brown, Associate Director, Office of Parent/Family Programs

⋅ Student and Parent/Family Orientation
⋅ Registration and Fees
⋅ Travel, Accommodations, and What to Bring
⋅ Welcome Week
⋅ Important Dates 2019
⋅ Q&A


Residential Life: Your Student’s Home Away from Home

October 16, 2018 @ 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. ET

Presenters: Emily Johnson O’Brien, Area Coordinator, Residential Life; Susan Brown, Associate Director, Parent/Family Programs; Student Presenters

⋅ Meet Our Team
⋅ How Residential Life Supports Your Student
⋅ The Living Learning Community Experience
⋅ What’s Ahead: Upcoming Programs
⋅ Opportunities to Get Involved
⋅ The Role of Parent/Family Members
⋅ Q&A

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Plan Your Visit: Family and Friends Weekend

October 2, 2018 @ 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. ET

Presenter: Susan Brown, Associate Director, Office of Parent/Family Programs

⋅ Featured Presenters
⋅ College Events
⋅ Social Activities
⋅ Travel and Parking
⋅ Registration and Check-In
⋅ Q&A


Getting Globally Ahead!

September 25, 2018 @ 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. ET

Presenters: Garrett Margliotti, Senior Associate Director of Advising and Programs, Global Experience Office; Anne McDonnell, Assistant Director for Global Experience Advising, Global Experience Office; Susan Brown, Associate Director, Office of Parent/Family Programs

⋅ Global Opportunities
⋅ Why Study Abroad?
⋅ Financing Global Experiences
⋅ Health, Safety, and Well-Being
⋅ How can you be involved
⋅ Q&A

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Past Tuesday Talks: 2017-2018

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Past Tuesday Talks: 2016-2017

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