NU@Noon

NU@Noon

NU@Noon provides a broad range of educational and intellectual activities for retired, semi-retired, and other adult participants. This educational series offers alumni and friends the chance to learn and embrace the knowledge of the university's award-winning faculty, community leaders, and industry pundits. In addition to speaker presentations, we offer education on the road as trips to various locations.

Thank you to our 2016 NU@Noon Presenting Sponsor B&N College, and to our partner Au Bon Pain for providing in-kind refreshments for all events located on the Burlington Campus.

The spring 2016 NU@Noon schedule can be found below. Click on the name of the program to learn more about it. View full descriptions and register now. 

Spring 2016 Schedule

Thursday, June 2
The Ever-Changing Business of Sports
12 p.m. | Burlington Campus

Professor Roger Abrams will talk about the role in the history of sports that Boston, and Northeastern in particular, has played. He will highlight current issues that consume our attention involving the sports business, such as, the notorious Patriots Deflategate scandal and an explanation of why professional athletes receive such high salaries.

Saturday, June 18
Northeastern Night at the Pops and Fanfare Dinner
5:30 p.m. | Alumni Center

This year’s event will feature Beach Boys co-founder Brian Wilson, H’03, in honor of the 50th anniversary of the group’s acclaimed Pet Sounds album. Join us for the traditional Fanfare Dinner at the Alumni Center before the show!

Thursday, June 23
Red Sox Game
11:30 a.m. | African-American Institute  

Cheer on the Red Sox as they take on the Chicago White Sox at historic Fenway Park! Enjoy a cookout-style lunch at the Cabral Center in Northeastern’s African-American Institute.

NU@Noon Committee

Charlie Aaronson, E’63, ME’65, MBA’80
Jim Conley, DMSB'61
Eleanor Dustin
Paul Dustin, E’58
Marietta Ellis, UC'79
Joe Hunt, E'62
Angela Marcucci, UC'70, UC'77, MA'90
Gale Perron, MEd'81
Anne Wilson, Ed'72

Point of Contact


Samantha Boland

Samantha Boland
Program Assistant for Signature Programs and Affinity Engagement
617.373.8529
s.boland@neu.edu