When the second edition of ‘Giving With Purpose’ on effective giving starts next month, students will have a chance to learn from actor Patrick Dempsey, billionaire Warren Buffett and other prominent philanthropists.
Course teaches about philanthropy before students give away Warren Buffett’s sister’s money By Associated Press | The Washington Post | July 14, 2013 OMAHA, Neb. — A free online course that starts Monday will offer students the chance to learn about giving from Warren Buffett and help decide how to spend more than $100,000 of […]
3Qs: Philanthropy in the wake of tragedy
Tragic events like last month’s Boston Marathon bombings and the devastating tornado in Oklahoma this week have inspired incredible acts of kindness from people living in those communities, as well as others across the country. Many of those efforts come in the form of philanthropy. We asked Rebecca Riccio, the founding program director of Northeastern Students4Givingwho teaches in the Human Services program, to examine how charitable efforts unfold in the wake of tragedy, and the importance of being an informed donor.
NS4G Celebrates Fifth Anniversary and Awards of $83,000
April 30, 2013 | by Leslie Casey
Northeastern Students4Giving, the University’s experiential philanthropy education program housed in the Human Services Program at the College of Social Sciences and Humanities, has awarded over $83,000 to local nonprofit organizations since its launch in 2008.