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Northeastern graduate Alan S. McKim, vice chair of Northeastern’s Board of Trustees, received the 2019 Distinguished Entrepreneur Award from President Joseph E. Aoun for his leadership of Clean Harbors, the leading provider of environmental, energy, and industrial services in North America.

The 2019 Massachusetts Family Business of the Year Award winner for Small Firms describes what it’s like to cultivate and grow a family-centered firm.

Gary Dunton, DMSB’78, and Lea Anne Dunton, received the Distinguished Service Award at the annual Northeastern Networked for Life event. It honors graduates who have promoted NU’s mission by performing notable service to the university and its community.

Go the extra mile to help family, friends, and colleagues, Bob Davis, a venture capitalist who co-founded one of the internet’s first search engines, told graduates of Northeastern’s D’Amore-McKim School of Business on Wednesday. “You will be amazed at how your career will fly as people take notice,” he said.

Celebrating Massachusetts Family Business! Winners of the 2019 Massachusetts Family Business of the Year Awards were announced at the 13th annual Awards Program on June 12th, 2019.

Northeastern University’s student-run business accelerator, IDEA, connects students with the resources they need to get their businesses up and running. Dan Gregory, who was the founding faculty advisor of IDEA, had no idea how popular it would become.

People who want to help mitigate the effects of climate change need to focus on the problems they can solve in their lives and communities, says Rae André, a professor emeritus of leadership and sustainability at Northeastern. She recently received a lifetime achievement award from an international experiential learning society.

Northeastern University Center for Family Business Hall of Fame inductees will be recognized for their exceptional leadership qualities and ability to set an example for future generations of their family business.

Aoife Manley, DMSB’19, was the student speaker at the D’Amore-McKim School of Business Undergraduate Graduation Ceremony. She addressed more than 600 fellow Huskies during the celebration held on May 3 at Matthews Arena.

Mary King, DMSB’19, was recently named one of Poets&Quants for Undergrads “Best & Brightest” business students. King was one of 96 students to be honored, including fellow Husky Charlie Doherty, DMSB’19.