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.
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.
Enhance your personal and professional wellness by learning how to activate your full potential. This session will explore what it means to be living your full potential and give you the tools to act so you can make it a reality. Learn about some of the benefits you can gain from this process and develop your personal game-plan for moving forward on this journey.
The Netherlands is the world’s showcase for sustainable urban transportation: 25% of trips are made by bicycle and 10% of travel is by public transportation (about 5 times more than the US), while its traffic fatality rate is the lowest in the world. Learn how the country developed its large, car-free and car-lite city centers so that they are thriving economically and home to world-renowned art, architecture, and, yes, cheese.
Learn about the major health, socio-economic, cultural, and political issues that characterize the every-day life of the people and communities of Kenya. Presented from the busting capital of Nairobi, you will learn why Kenya offers the most unique opportunity to learn about global health, while also discovering the food, history, and culture that make the country so special.
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.
Examine the social and cultural significance of fashion and explore global issues of gender, race, class, identity, material culture, and sustainability. Gain a deeper understanding of the complex world of the fashion industry while you “explore” this world-class city known for its unique fashion style.
Alumna Harriet Booth, MS’17, presented this family-friendly event exploring everything you need to know about oysters. Perfect for kids of any age, the content is engaging and everyone left with new fun facts about oysters and aquaculture, and a passion for marine biology!
Chicago Architecture Center docent Michelle Woods covered the history of the Chicago Riverwalk project, and highlighted some features of this unique park – at the bottom of a ‘canyon’ of world-famous architecture.
Anna Kuebler, MS’21, has lived on the island of Oahu, Hawaii for three years and gave the Northeastern community a local’s view of paradise. From breathtaking mountain views to hidden beaches to quirky cafés, Anna shared her personal favorites and brought Oahu to you.
Alumna Hilal Orhan, MBA’03, shared her work on combining the professional, social, and spiritual self, a format she calls “From Self-Awareness to Self-Management.” Explore how self-awareness is the first step on the path to achieving your true potential.