Advancement Communications Resource Library

Advancement Communications collaborates with partners across Northeastern—from fundraisers to faculty—to create materials that inspire our alumni, parents, and friends to help further the university’s mission. Our team develops marketing publications and design solutions, and produces multimedia projects that tell the story of how philanthropy is empowering our community to achieve what’s next.

COVID-19 Research Opportunities

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Northeastern’s students, faculty, and researchers are working across disciplines to predict and slow the virus’s spread, aid healthcare workers on the frontlines, secure the supply chain, and more.

To learn about projects within the university’s research enterprise, please explore the areas below. 

Biopharmaceutical Analysis Training Laboratory (BATL)
Digital Public Scholarship
Network Science Institute
Pharmaceutical Development
Public Health and Resilience

Downloadable Publications

We offer an assortment of materials, such as one-pagers inviting support of areas ranging from co-op to fellowships, to program-specific fundraising brochures. For more information or to request a publication, contact Noelle Shough, Executive Director of Advancement Communications, at 617.373.8419 or n.shough@northeastern.edu.

 

Advancement Video Library

The video library is an easy-to-access home for hundreds of videos created for various University Advancement-related events, initiatives, and messages.  Thanks to included metadata, this database is sortable using the provided tags or the search bar. 

Our Services

From crafting persuasive prose to producing polished documentaries, our team stands at the ready to create resources that help engage your audiences. To discuss your needs and objectives, contact Noelle Shough, Executive Director of Advancement Communications, at 617.373.8419 or n.shough@northeastern.edu.

Writing

Our writers will partner with you to develop compelling messaging for resources such as one-pagers and brochures; donor gift stories and profiles; and major gift proposals and cases for support. And when you need an extra set of eagle eyes on a document, we’re happy to lend our proofreading and editing expertise.

Design

Our design team delivers first-rate, stylish publications from beginning to end. We will work with you to generate brochures, multipage pieces, trifolds, ads, stewardship gifts, and newslettersand even your professional presentations. In addition, we advise on best practices in accordance with Northeastern branding.

Video

From short documentaries and biopics, to scripted narratives and punchy sizzle reels, we specialize in a wide array of video production. Our team is creative, capable, and goal-oriented—and we’ll manage your project from conception to completion

Web & Social Media

We engage Northeastern’s online audiences through interactive webpage design, strategic content management, and lively social media channels. We create sites for mini-campaigns, event coverage, and other initiatives; build digital fundraising proposals; design and refresh branding; and advise on best social media practices. 

Northeastern Brand Guidelines

Northeastern’s Office of External Affairs sets and oversees branding for the university, including graphic identity, web design and experience, editorial guidelines, and merchandise licensing. Review standards for:

Northeastern Ambassadors

Started by President Joseph E. Aoun in 2011, Northeastern Ambassadors are a group of alumni, students, parents, faculty, staff, and friends who are champions of the university. They serve in a wide range of volunteer roles—from board members to alumni community leaders—that reflect their unique interests and expertise.

Ambassadors receive insider information through emailed Ambassador Alerts and a yearly print mailing of the Institutional Accomplishments brochure, plus occasional swag. To add an individual to the roster, contact Christine Burgermaster, Senior Associate Director of Advancement Communications, at 617.373.5135 or c.burgermaster@northeastern.edu.

Who We Are

Noelle Shough

Executive Director

617.373.8419
n.shough@northeastern.edu

Jeb Fisher

Director of Video

617.373.6781
je.fisher@northeastern.edu

Christine Burgermaster

Senior Associate Director

617.373.5135
c.burgermaster@
northeastern.edu

Rachel Keane

Associate Director of Design

617.373.2730
r.keane@northeastern.edu

David Manning

Assistant Director

617.373.8057
d.manning@northeastern.edu

Shway Shreyarthi

Communications Specialist

617.373.7734
s.shreyarthi@northeastern.edu

Tony Simonetti

Post Production Specialist

617.373.2428
a.simonetti@northeastern.edu

Kendall Fowler

Videographer/Production Specialist

617.373.4994
k.hayden@northeastern.edu

Victoria Tsang

Communications Associate

617.373.4317
v.tsang@northeastern.edu