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Rachel Toncelli Selected by U.S. Department of State for Prestigious English Language Specialist Project

by Natalie Bowers The U.S. Department of State announced the selection of Rachel Toncelli , CPS Lecturer for NU Immerse and Global Pathways, for a 2-week English Language Specialist project focusing on teaching academic writing in the age of generative artificial intelligence (GenAI) in Russia at a national conference focused on teaching writing. Toncelli is […]

The Employer Engagement Team at CPS

Staff Spotlight: Pete Cardillo, Associate Director of Employer Engagement

Last year marked an exciting milestone for CPS with the launch of its first-ever in-house Employer Engagement Team, dedicated to creating dynamic experiential learning opportunities for students.

The Spirit of Giving: From Co-op Student to Donor 

Few understand the value of co-op education quite like Jim Nolan.   As a graduate of the College of Professional Studies, BA Business & Administration ‘71, and lifetime career in commercial real estate, Nolan encourages everyone to embrace the practice of philanthropy.

The Power of Experiential Learning

Real world experience. Real life impact. Experiential learning is a cornerstone of the Northeastern student journey. At the College of Professional Studies, students engage in a variety of opportunities to gain meaningful hands-on experience working with businesses and organizations with real world challenges that need solving. At the same time, businesses and non-profit organizations gain […]

A Resume of Advocacy

Jeremy Thompson is currently enrolled at CPS as a BS Finance and Account Management major with a concentration in Entrepreneurship (‘25).

CPS Alum Recognized by the Equity Consortium for Helping Schools Achieve Equity

Northeastern EdD alum, Dr. Antonio Boyd receives honorable mention in the ACE 2024 Excellence in Equity Awards for Educators. This national award honors companies, leaders, authors, and educators whose tremendous efforts in education are helping schools achieve equity everywhere. For more than 25 years, Boyd has served as President and CEO of Think Tank Consulting […]

‘Double Husky’ John Lam is retiring from Boston Ballet. He’ll be busier than ever

The 20-year ballet veteran has balanced fatherhood, college and the grueling demands of life as an elite professional dancer. Northeastern’s College of Professional Studies has helped him do it — and prepare for his next chapter.

Master’s Degree in Sports Management Awarded to Distinguished Liberian Football Advocate Rochell Woodson

Former Liberia Football Association Executive Committee Member Rochell Woodson, who has been advocating for the betterment of women’s football and Liberian football at large, has earned a Master’s degree in Sports Management from CPS.

Global Accessibility Awareness Day: Accessibility for Everyone

This week, Northeastern is recognizing Global Accessibility Awareness Day, an annual event highlighting digital best practices related to inclusion. This year’s program slate (set for 1:00 PM ET both today and tomorrow) highlights topics such as accessibility in virtual meetings, digital document management, email, and social media. Check out the event website here to register […]

A Mother’s Journey Through College: Catherine Kigiri, BS in Advanced Manufacturing Systems, First Gen

Originally from Kiambu, Kenya, an agricultural village just eight miles outside of Nairobi, Catherine Kigiri arrived in Boston in 2000 on a visitor visa and was the only member of her family to take the trip. Upon arrival, she stayed with a friend who was from her village and who settled in Quincy a few […]