Year Up to Student Commencement Speaker: Puya Moghadam, BS Information Technology (‘24)

Puya Moghadam, a Year Up Boston alum, first generation college student and full-time employee at CarGurus in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is the student commencement speaker for the 2024 CPS Bachelor’s and Master’s graduation ceremony. Graduating with a bachelor’s degree in information technology, Moghadam has overcome more than most and leaned into every opportunity he earned to […]

CPS Faculty and Staff Amongst 2024 Graduates

Commencement is always an amazing time of year at Northeastern. CPS is no exception with three ceremonies honoring more than 1,500 graduates from around the nation and world!  Amongst these graduates, CPS is especially proud to recognize its own staff and faculty who embody the college’s commitment to lifelong learning. Like many of our students, […]

2024 Faculty Promotions

Congratulations to all of our faculty who have been promoted effective June 2024. Your dedication to our mission to transform the future in service to our students and in advancing critical research is deeply appreciated. Thank you for all you do! Jacques Alexis | Teaching Professor Jacques Alexis being promoted to Teaching Professor. A scholar […]

Ted Miller, Professor of Political History at Northeastern CPS, Speaks to WBUR

Edward (Ted) Miller, professor of political history at CPS joined WBUR’s “On Point” to address the vital question: “Is the United States a Republic or a Democracy.” As the nation navigates yet another presidential election year, Miller delves into the historical aspects of this question and shares insights into who we are as a country. […]

CPS Professor Darin Detwiler Shares Concerns Related To Avian Flu with The New York Times

CPS’s Darin Detwiler, a noted food safety expert, shared his perspectives with the New York Times on the risks of consuming raw milk as cows are increasingly contracting a strain of avian influenza. “I don’t think that one can make an argument that we shouldn’t be concerned about drinking raw milk in this era.” The […]

The Power of Experience: A celebration of the 2024 Experiential Learning Awards

On April 24, nominees and winners of the College of Professional Studies’ (CPS) Experiential Learning Awards were celebrated with family, friends, sponsors, faculty, and peers.    As Interim Dean, Jared Auclair, kicked off the event, he told the crowd: “I am a big believer in the power of learning by doing.”   This ethos represents the cornerstone […]

A Mathematician in Foundation Year

Spotlight: Fareed Hawwa, PhD, Assistant Teaching Professor Fareed Hawwa, Assistant Teaching Professor, enriches his students’ learning experience with his extensive real-world financial expertise. A significant career in the finance sector preceded his time at Northeastern University in Foundation Year, one of a variety of pathway programs offered by the College of Professional Studies (CPS). Hawwa […]

The National Association of Educational Procurement and The Northeastern Lab for Inclusive Entrepreneurship Announce Educational and Research Partnership

The National Association of Educational Procurement (NAEP) and the Northeastern Lab for Inclusive Entrepreneurship announced plans to collaborate on a range of research and educational initiatives in support of supplier diversity in higher education to expand access for diverse small businesses to the higher education marketplace. According to Francesca Grippa, Executive Director of the Lab […]

The Art of AI and Storytelling

How CPS’s Digital Media department is leading human-powered creativity using artificial intelligence. The power of story is an essential part of human existence. As relational beings, we have been connecting through story since the cave drawings of our Neanderthal forebearers 64,000 years ago. And while we have come a long way since over the millennia, […]

CPS Faculty Awarded Prestigious National Award for GenAI English Language Instruction

This past week, Rachel Toncelli and Ilka Kostka were awarded the Ron Chang Lee Award from TESOL International Association. Named in honor of one of the pioneers in the implementation of technology in English Language Teaching (ELT), Kostka and Toncelli’s work was recognized for its pedagogical innovation. The award recognized a blueprint the pair developed for […]