At North­eastern, an impres­sive 50 per­cent of grad­u­ates receive a job offer from a pre­vious co-​​op employer. But in one Boston apart­ment, that number is a per­fect 100 percent.

“The experience that this program provided me was absolutely essential in moving my career forward,” says Manny Epperly, MS in Finance/MBA'15.

The Northeastern University Marketing Association took home four awards total for Outstanding Chapter Reporting, Outstanding Membership, and Outstanding Communications, as well as Second Place Social Media Campaign in the Be the Match Competition.

As Northeastern's men's basketball team prepares for its first NCAA tournament since 1991, another student squadron – this one comprised of top talent from D'Amore-McKim School of Business – just completed its fourth Final Four run in 8 years at Georgetown University's Business Strategy Challenge.

“I started the program about five years ago and have since been promoted three times. The D'Amore-McKim MBA program has definitely put me on the fast track.” – Tim Lopes, MBA'15

“The program really prepares you for public accounting by learning to work with different personalities successfully and working towards deadlines. Having spent 8 years in public accounting before my current position, these skills were invaluable,” Pilcher says.

“The Supply Chain Management certificate program enabled me to understand the world of logistics so that I can work effectively with my business partners in the logistics space,”says Kane.

The D'Amore-McKim School of Business undergraduate team of Tianyuan (Tian) Bai, Megan Reuss, Maxim (Max) Russkikh, and Mary Tobin, along with their advisor Will Lovely, placed second at this year's Northeastern University – Consortium for Undergraduate International Business Education (NU-CUIBE) International Business Case Competition, held on campus from Oct. 30-Nov. 1, 2014.

Ryan Wright, E'09, is the young entrepreneur behind a novel startup focused on designing solar-powered charging stations for cell phones and tablets. Photo courtesy of Ryan Wright.

Tiffany Kelley, MS/MBA'08, recognized a need for better tools to help nurses and improve patient care. She set out to fix that problem and founded Nightingale Apps, a health information technology company offering mobile applications aimed at improving safety and increasing efficiency for nurses delivering direct patient care in hospital settings. She is now developing the venture's initial product, Know My Patient. We asked Kelley to share her inspiration for her business and what she's learned along the way.