Every year the North­eastern com­mu­nity gathers for a Vet­erans Day cer­e­mony to honor all who have served in the U.S. mil­i­tary, espe­cially North­eastern stu­dents and alumni.

The annual Vet­erans Day cer­e­mony is held at the North­eastern Uni­ver­sity Vet­erans Memo­rial located on the Neal Finnegan Plaza adja­cent to the Egan Research Center. The memo­rial bears the names of the men and women from North­eastern who gave their lives serving in the military.

Remarks were given by: Max Spahn, S’17, President of Northeastern University Student Veterans Organization, Lt. Colonel Tim Ferguson, Professor of Military Science Northeastern University Army ROTC, Neal Finnegan, BA’61, H’98, Chair Emeritus Northeastern University Board of Trustees, Brian Fountaine, AMD’17, Member of Northeastern University Student Veterans Organization, Philomena Mantella, Senior Vice President and CEO Northeastern University Global Network, and Northeastern University President Joseph E. Aoun.