The Dolce Center for the Advancement of Veterans and Servicemembers (CAVS) is hosting the annual veteran community reception. This free event brings together local veterans/servicemembers, veteran service organizations (VSO), vet friendly employers, and local partners for a casual reception that fosters relationships on campus and throughout the broader community.

Enjoy free appetizers, complimentary beer/wine, and time getting to know about the resources, experiences, and opportunities available in our area. 

NU student vets and servicemembers are welcome to invite a significant other.

Please note:

  • Dress Code: Casual
  • Parking options are limited to on-street availability or paid garages. Both the Green Line (E) and Orange Line have stops on campus.

At the event, you will have the chance to meet our Assistant Dean of Graduate Admissions:

Mary McNamara

Mary McNamara is the Assistant Dean of Graduate Recruitment and Admissions. She provides strategic leadership and direction for the marketing, recruitment, and admissions activities for the Full-Time MBA, Part-Time MBA, specialty masters, and graduate certificate programs. Mary fulfills her passion for serving entrepreneurs as a co-chair of the McCarthy(s) Venture Mentoring Network at Northeastern, a professional advisor at the MIT Trust Center for Entrepreneurship, and a MassChallenge HealthTech judge.

Following over three decades in the private sector, Mary joined Northeastern University in 2020. She continues to serve as managing director at Angel Healthcare Investors and was a founding member of the Angel Capital Association. Previously, Mary was the COO of an early-stage digital health company and a marketing VP with Fidelity Investments. Early in her career, she worked in software development at John Hancock, NYNEX, Computer Sciences Corporation, and Bankers Trust Company.

Mary earned an EdD in Organizational Leadership from Northeastern University, an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, and a BA in Mathematics and Economics from Bowdoin College.