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Overview Nicholas D. Corsano was born on August 4, 1904 in the North End, Boston. He graduated from the Northeastern University School of Engineering in 1926, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering. Most of his working career was spent with Boston Building Department as an inspector and construction supervisor. He became a co-chairman of the joint 1925-1926 Northeastern reunion committee in 1987, devoting considerable time to documenting class meetings and communicating with...
Overview In the early 1900s, alumni activities at Northeastern University were organized by each department. In 1927 William C. White, who later became Executive Vice President of Northeastern University (NU), was appointed the first Alumni Secretary. Rudolf O. Oberg replaced White in 1929 as Alumni Secretary of the Day Colleges. Oberg expanded the role of organizing alumni events and furthering alumni relations, and due to his efforts, an alumni office was created in 1943, with Oberg as Director of...