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Networked for Life 2019 Recap

Networking and Volunteer Recognition Luncheon 

Attendees enjoyed a luncheon honoring individuals who have made exceptional, distinguished contributions to Northeastern and its community.

Presidential
Update

We heard from President Joseph E. Aoun as he spoke about the future of higher education and how Northeastern is leading it.

Student-Alumni
Exchanges 

Guests partook in exchanges between alumni and the dynamic students who lead more than 340 of the university’s clubs and organizations.

Bridging the Network Reception

Our community connected with with alumni, students, colleagues and friends at a network-building reception.

2019 Networked For Life Agenda

Thursday, October 3, 2019

East Village, 17th Floor
291 St. Botolph Street
Boston, MA 02120

11:30AM     
Welcome and Networking

Northeastern University greatly benefits from the service of its volunteers, people who are committed to giving back and advancing the next generation of Northeastern graduates. Join us to kick off a day that celebrates our uniquely invested network.

12:00PM     
Volunteer Recognition Luncheon

To honor individuals who have made exceptional, distinguished contributions to Northeastern and its community, leadership will bestow the university’s Distinguished Service Awards, Pioneer Awards, and the inaugural Emerging Leader Award.

1:30PM         
President’s Report

The university’s academic plan, Northeastern 2025, outlines a visionary road map to achieve our bold objectives for the future—one that we invite you to shape with us. President Joseph E. Aoun and senior team members will give you a vantage point on the university’s strategy.

3:00PM         
Student and Volunteer Leadership Exchange

Northeastern has 420 student organizations, which work best when they collaborate with each other and with our parent and alumni leadership. Join us for an afternoon centered on networking and sharing advice on creativity, ethics, entrepreneurship, and cultural agility.

4:30PM         
Beyond Boston: Bridging the Network Reception

Our network is lifelong, worldwide, and loves to engage! Join us for this closing dessert and cocktail reception, which will onboard all guests to the NUsource networking platform.

Meet our 2019 award winners:

Every year, we celebrate the volunteers who keep our community vibrant.
Eugene Reppucci, E'60, MEd'65, H'95 & Corinne Reppucci, LA'64, MEd'71
Eugene Reppucci, E'60, MEd'65, H'95 & Corinne Reppucci, LA'64, MEd'71

DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Carole Shapazian, S'66, PNT'08
Carole Shapazian, S'66, PNT'08

PIONEER AWARD

Gary Dunton, DMSB'78, PNT'15 & Lea Anne Dunton, PNT'15
Gary Dunton, DMSB'78, PNT'15 & Lea Anne Dunton, PNT'15

DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

James L. Waters H'93
James L. Waters H'93

PIONEER AWARD

Janet Shoemaker Swanson, BHS'74
Janet Shoemaker Swanson, BHS'74

DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Mohammad Al Wazzan Esq., SSH'16, L'16
Mohammad Al Wazzan Esq., SSH'16, L'16

EMERGING LEADER AWARD

Meet the 2018 award winners:

H. Patricia Hanna, UC'74, H'98
H. Patricia Hanna, UC'74, H'98

PIONEER AWARD

Lawrence A. O'Rourke, DMSB'65
Lawrence A. O'Rourke, DMSB'65

DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Susan B. Welch, PNT'16
Susan B. Welch, PNT'16

DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Joseph M. Lillis, AS'93
Joseph M. Lillis, AS'93

DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Northeastern University Distinguished Service Award

The Northeastern University Distinguished Service Award recognizes individuals who have performed notable service to the university and its community. The award is given on the basis of distinguished service, meritorious achievement and meaningful contributions in promoting the mission of Northeastern. 

Northeastern University Pioneer Award

The Northeastern University Pioneer Award is given to individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the greater community and who are pioneers in their own right. The award recognizes university citizens who make a deep and lasting impact through their support of Northeastern, the depth and breadth of their engagement across the university, and for spearheading work in their personal and professional lives that create opportunities that otherwise may not have been attainable for those who follow.

Revisit the 2019 event through photos and videos.

Get in Touch

We are always happy to talk with you about the Networked for Life Volunteer Leadership Summit. Please feel free to reach out with any ideas or questions you may have for us!

Sarah Balal
Associate Director for SVP Projects and Leadership Relations Officer
617.373.3847
s.balal@northeastern.edu

Ingrid Ball
Administrative Coordinator
617.373.2106
in.ball@northeastern.edu

Carolyn Jasinski
Executive Director, Leadership Relations and Advancement Initiatives
617.373.4451
c.jasinski@northeastern.edu