Celebrating 100 years of
During our 2022-23 academic year, we'll honoring the 100 years of experience-powered learning and innovation that has led us here. Join us!
A century of innovation has led us here…
The history of the D'Amore-McKim School of Business is deeply intertwined with the university's, dating back to its earliest days of existence when commerce and industry courses were offered by the School of Commerce and Finance of the Boston YMCA. The College of Business Administration (CBA) was established in 1922 and offered Northeastern's first full-time business programs, and by 1924 the college was incorporating cooperative education into its curriculum.
Northeastern University pioneered the practice of directly leveraging the power of real business experience with learning in the higher education classroom. The innovation of cooperative education, by all accounts, made an immediate impact on students, faculty, and employer partners.
Now, that innovation is at the very core of what we do and how we do it, proving its value 100 years later. We still do it for so many reasons: it continues to enrich our research and curriculum, engage our students, impact alumni outcomes and their success, and unite our global network.
Thanks to a generous joint gift of $60 million from alumni Richard D'Amore and Alan McKim in 2012, we became the first named college or school at Northeastern: the D'Amore-McKim School of Business. We continue to build upon this legacy today, which has allowed us to be more innovative than ever before.
In 2022, we're tirelessly working on expanding the possibilities of our experience-powered learning legacy, adding more global opportunities, incorporating interdisciplinary research and learning, and nurturing Northeastern community startups in interesting ways.
All of this progress calls for a celebration! Please visit this website often, which is the hub of all things D'Amore-McKim 100. Over the next academic year, we'll be sharing stories and community profiles that have had an impact through the years and detailed event information.
Happy birthday, D'Amore-McKim! You've never looked so good.