Excellence in experiential learning

Northeastern recognized 17 accomplished seniors at the Outstanding Cooperative Education Awards Ceremony, held last week in the Curry Student Center Ballroom. The students’ co-op experiences include working at Boston’s world-class hospitals; founding a social enterprise in Africa; designing compounds at a pharmaceutical company; and conducting independent field research in China.

The awards, established in 1971, recognize students who have demonstrated outstanding accomplishments in co-op. Bruce Ronkin, vice provost for undergraduate education, noted that co-op has been intricately woven into the fabric of Northeastern since the university’s founding in 1898. Since then, Northeastern has continued to lead and innovate in cooperative …read more