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How CPS Helped Raissa Talehata Turn a Concern About Food Waste into a Full-Time Career as a UX Climate Designer

Raissa Talehata, who just graduated from CPS with a Master of Professional Studies in Digital Media in 2022, remembers giving a presentation to her classmates in Australia during her junior year of high school about food waste in Solo, Java, Indonesia. She did not know then how researching food waste problems would become a permanent […]

Allison Ruda

Welcoming Change: AQA and the CPS Evolution

When a college embraces the work needed to deliver learning opportunities that build a global network of lifelong learners, profound things happen. Leaders at the forefront of this work are causing a paradigm shift for the entire Higher Education community. CPS embraces the unbundled approach to higher education, where traditional degree programs are broken down […]

Adebukola Ajao

The Mirror Effect: Adebukola Ajao Gives Back

A look at how the College of Professional Studies succeeds in its mission of meeting Learners where they are in their lives, helping them become leaders along that journey, and simultaneously enriching and expanding the quality of the vast Northeastern network. Adebukola Ajao, CPS Alumni, Adjunct Professor, and Business Owner, was recently honored by Northeastern […]

Tracy Threatt Veteran Education

“I wanted the women to tell their stories” – Tracy Threatt

Northeastern graduate making female veterans feel less ‘invisible’ with help from the George W. Bush Presidential Center CPS Alumn, Tracy Threatt, helps female veterans feel less ‘invisible’. She was recently named as a scholar in the Stand-To Veteran Leadership Program at the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas, and she embodies the college’s ethos of bringing opportunity to […]

Beyond the classroom

Discover How Three Dedicated CPS Professors Empower Underrepresented Entrepreneurs In 2021, visionary CPS professors Francesca Grippa, Youngbok Ryu, and Carl Zangerl leaped at the opportunity to further the College’s founding principles: meeting Learners where they are and going beyond the classroom to deliver opportunities. After the country found itself in a second civil rights wave […]

Krassimir Marchev, CPS Faculty

Faculty Spotlights: Krassimir Marchev

As a part of our Series called “Faculty Spotlights”, we had the pleasure of interviewing Krassimir Marchev. Krassimir Marchev, known as ‘Krassi’ to his friends and colleagues, has taught at the College of Professional Studies (CPS) for 30 years, although you wouldn’t know of his long tenure just by speaking with him. He’s got the […]

PMI and Northeastern University Launch New Partnership, More Opportunity and Value for Project Management Learners

Northeastern University’s College of Professional Studies (CPS) is pleased to announce an exciting new offering from its existing partner, Project Management Institute (PMI). PMI is offering a 30% discount on either the Project Management Professional (PMP) or the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) certification, as well as a discounted student membership to the organization […]

CPS Student Awards Round-Up

The College of Professional Studies is proud to announce its students who’ve been recognized with a variety of prestigious university awards. These awards not only celebrate our learners for their extraordinary academic achievements but also for their commitment to the values and mission of Northeastern University. This year’s winners come from both our undergraduate and […]

2023 Graduation Speaker Tony Gomes has invested in future STEM grads

Always proud of his Husky roots, Tony Gomes, Chief Legal and Administrative Officer for Cloud Software Group, and the 2023 CPS commencement speaker, recently made a generous gift of $500,000 to the College to establish the Antonio G. Gomes and Maria Cristina De Souza Associate-to-Master’s (A2M) Scholars Fund. Starting in the fall of 2023, this […]

Taking the hate out of high school sports – “We live for empowerment.”

Northeastern University’s Center for the Study of Sport in Society and the state of Massachusetts have recently partnered on a new initiative to address hate and build a healthy, inclusive culture in school sports. It was recently announced that Northeastern University’s Center for the Study of Sport in Society was chosen to partner with the […]