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Cybersecurity as a Shared Responsibility

March 10, 2020

Presenters: Representatives from Information Technology Services

⋅ Importance of Two-Factor Authentication (2FA)
⋅ How to Enroll in 2FA
⋅ New Design: myNortheastern Family Portal
⋅ Key Takeaways

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Tuesday Talks Cybersecurity Presentation


Limitless Possibilities: PlusOne Accelerated Master’s Programs

February 25, 2020 @ 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. ET

Presenters: Thomas Sheahan, Senior Vice Provost for Curriculum and Programs, Office of the Provost; Susan Brown, Associate Director, Family Programs

⋅ Why PlusOne?
⋅ Program Structure
⋅ Eligible Undergraduate and Graduate Combinations
⋅ Program and Financial Benefits
⋅ Q&A

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NUterm: Academic Opportunity for Rising Sophomores

February 18, 2020 @ 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. ET

Presenters: Jason Nolen-Doerr, Director, Center for Student Involvement; Shannon Walker, Assistant Director, Housing Services; Kelsey Allen, Assistant Director, Student Financial Services; Susan Brown, Associate Director, Family Programs

⋅ Registration Timeline
⋅ Summer Programming
⋅ Housing Options
⋅ Financial Support
⋅ Q&A

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Healthy Decisions: Talking with Your Student about Alcohol and Drugs

January 28, 2020 @ 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. ET

Presenters: Abby Meszaros, LICSW, Senior Assistant Director of the Office of Prevention and Education at Northeastern (OPEN); Susan Brown, Associate Director, Family Programs

⋅ How Parents Can Partner with OPEN
⋅ Preventing Risky Student Drinking and Drug Use
⋅ Effects of Alcohol and Marijuana Use
⋅ Risk Reduction Strategies
⋅ Q&A

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Living Off Campus in Boston and Beyond

December 3, 2019 @ 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. ET

Presenters: Rebecca Regan, Director, Off Campus Housing and Support Services; Susan Brown, Associate Director, Family Programs

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

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Preparing for Winter Break & Fall 2020 Housing Selection

November 19, 2019 @ 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. ET

Presenters: Shannon Walker, Assistant Director, Housing Services; Susan Brown, Associate Director, Family Programs

⋅ Final Exams and Winter Break Process
⋅ Housing Applications & Deposits
⋅ Selection Process
⋅ Housing Resources
⋅ Important Dates and Events
⋅ Q&A

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Preparing for Spring 2020 Orientation

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

Presenters: Lisa Commendatore, Director, Student Orientation and Family Programs; Susan Brown, Associate Director, Family Programs

⋅ Student and Family Orientation
⋅ Registration
⋅ Travel and Accommodations
⋅ What’s next? Stay on task!
⋅ Welcome Week
⋅ Important Dates 2020

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Beyond Boston: Global Opportunities and Support Services

October 29, 2019 @ 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. ET

Presenters: Nora Salmon, Senior Global Experience Advisor, Global Experience Office; Aspa Papanastasiou, Associate Director of Global Employer Relations, Employer Engagement and Career Design; Celsey Lumbra, Assistant Director of Housing, Off Campus Housing and Support Services; Susan Brown, Associate Director, Family Programs

⋅ Northeastern’s Global Network
⋅ Global Experience Opportunities and Deadlines
⋅ Global Co-op Opportunities, Process, and Timeline
⋅ Off Campus Housing and Support Services
⋅ Q&A

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Maximizing the NU Family Experience

October 22, 2019 @ 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. ET

Presenters: Susan Brown, Associate Director, Family Programs; Jessie Harvey, Assistant Director, Family Philanthropy Program; Ilana Gensler, Assistant Director, Alumni Relations

⋅ Learn About First-Year Transition Resources
⋅ Stay Connected with Family Programs
⋅ Get Involved with Parents Leadership Council
⋅ Participate in Lifelong Learning Opportunities
⋅ Q&A including parent representative

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Spring 2020 Housing Process for N.U.in Students

October 15, 2019 @ 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. ET

Presenters: Robyn Golden, Director, Housing Services; Susan Brown, Associate Director, Family Programs

⋅ Introduction to Housing
⋅ How to Complete the Application
⋅ Review of Housing Styles
⋅ Discussion of Rates
⋅ Tips and Tricks
⋅ Next Steps
⋅ Q&A

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Plan Your Visit: Family & Friends Weekend

October 8, 2019 @ 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. ET

Presenter: Susan Brown, Associate Director, Family Programs

⋅ Timeline of Events
⋅ Signature Programming
⋅ Featured Speakers
⋅ Registration and Check-In
⋅ Q&A

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SAIL: A Lifetime of Experiential Learning

September 24, 2019 @ 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. ET

Presenters: Dave Merry, Associate Director for Experiential Integration, SAIL; Samsu Sallah, Co-op Student, SAIL; Susan Brown, Associate Director, Office of Family Programs

⋅ What is Self-Authored Integrated Learning (SAIL)?
⋅ How SAIL Works
⋅ The Future of SAIL
⋅ Q&A

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Past Tuesday Talks: 2018-2019

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Past Tuesday Talks: 2017-2018

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Past Tuesday Talks: 2016-2017

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