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Regardless of where you are, your Northeastern network is there for you. Bond, socialize, learn, or build personal connections with your community and the global Northeastern network. Find an event to attend.

08.06.21 - 08.08.21

Black Alumni Weekend on the Vineyard

Join your fellow black alumni and friends on Martha’s Vineyard for a fun-filled weekend of bonding, socializing, and strengthening the personal connections that made your Northeastern experience unique. All black alumni from all classes, and friends, are invited and encouraged to attend as many events as you’d like.

08.1.21 | 1:05PM ET

Chicago Cubs vs Washington Nationals

Join the Northeastern Washington D.C. Community for a day at the ballpark. See the Chicago Cubs take on the Washington Nationals.

05.20.21 | 12PM ET/9AM PT

PAPER LANTERNS

Join us for a special discussion on the documentary film, PAPER LANTERNS: THE STORY OF 12 AMERICAN POWs AND THE MAN WHO REFUSED TO LET THEM BE FORGOTTEN. Featuring, Nobuko Saito Cleary, LA’70, Producer and Barry Frechette, Executive Producer/Co-Director. Opening Remarks by the Honorable Setsuo Ohmori, Consul General of Japan in Boston and University Welcome […]

5.17.21 | 12-1pm

The Journey after Huntington Avenue: How Three Trailblazing Black Alumnae Found Their Paths

An aspiring news anchor turned VP. A music major now working to bridge the gap between entertainment and advocacy. A psychology major investing in her community with a bookstore. What are the commonalities between these three trailblazing black alumnae? During this virtual panel a close-knit group of friends gathered to share the role that The John D. O'Bryant African American Institute and co-op played in their personal and professional development.

05.10.21 | 5:30PM ET

LGBTQ+ Alumni Community Rainbow Graduation Reception

Join the LGBTQ+ Alumni, Faculty & Staff Communities to celebrate the Class of 2021 Rainbow Graduates! Enjoy the Senior Slideshow & “Graditude” Awards, hear from Senior Speaker James Lyons, SSH’21 and connect with members of the LGBTQ+ Alumni Community as they share their experiences and insights from post-graduation.  

05.05.21-05.08.21

Golden Graduates Weekend 2021

Regardless of where you are, what you studied, or which path you took on your journey after Northeastern—once a Husky, always a Husky! Though we couldn’t come together in person this year, Golden Graduates celebrated with a week of virtual programming.

04.29.21 | 5:00PM ET

Uncovering the History of American Barbecue

Dr. Howard Conyers is a NASA rocket scientist, historian, and yes, barbecue pitmaster. As the descendent of farmers and barbecuing masters, he decided to dig deeper into the world of BBQ and quickly realized that the contributions of black Americans had been erased from those stories. He is now on a quest to fix the record and share the rich history of how black Americans have made barbecue what it is today. Join us to hear about how Dr. Conyers began his journey and what he has discovered along the way.

03.31.21 | 6:30PM ET

Wine & Whine Trivia with Northeastern’s LGBTQ+ Alumni Community

It’s been a full year of quarantine and with this past year leaving many of us exhausted,  the LGBTQ+ Alumni Community is hosting a Wine & Whine Trivia night.  Connect with members of the LGBTQ+ community alumni for trivia on history, pop culture, geography, and more! 

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