A scholarship made Peter Polito’s dream of attending college a reality. Now he and his wife, Claire, are making that dream come true for Northeastern University students by generously establishing the Peter and Claire Polito College of Science Scholarship.
In 1956, during one of Ken Bronstein’s first engineering classes at Northeastern, a professor made predictions about what might change by the year 2000. The Space Race was on, and personal jet packs and regular trips to the Moon were a couple of the possibilities that sparked Bronstein’s imagination.
Friend to many, fierce advocate, ardent mentor, renowned educator, passionate pioneer, and Boston community leader, Dr. Nancy J. Caruso remains a pillar in every community she touched—and the Northeastern community is no different.
As a student, Carol Roberts was deeply impacted by the faculty of what was then known as Boston-Bouvé School of Physical Education at Tufts University. Find out how she is honoring those inspiring educators and supporting current students in the physical therapy program.
Carla Oblas taught Balfour Academy scholars for 30 years. Her lifelong commitment to providing quality education for students will continue with her gift to create the Carla B. Oblas Balfour Scholarship Fund.
"Northeastern trains students to be thoughtful, skilled lawyers and to heal and repair the world—in part through cooperative legal education. This is why I have named the law school as a beneficiary of my estate."
"For those alumni who, like me, navigated successful career paths built on Northeastern's experiential and academic foundation, consider partnering with the university to ensure future students will have similar opportunities."
"I really want to make sure that I contribute to the future of Northeastern and invest in the generations to come. We all have to give back in life. Once I took care of my family, I knew I would provide for Northeastern and my other charitable interests."