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Northeastern University Student's Photo Published in National Honors Society Publication

Boston, Mass. –A Northeastern University student’s photograph was chosen for publication in The Collegiate Scholar, an online publication produced by The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS).

Ben Landsberg, a middler studying economics and mathematics, was recognized for his photo Charles River at Night.It was selected from more than 100 submissions in the art category.

“It’s always nice to get recognition,” Landsberg said. “Photography is a very serious hobby of mine.”

Steve Loflin, NSCS’ Executive Director, said, “Ben’s work stood out because it was really compelling and engaging.”

The NSCS is the nation’s premiere honor organization for high-achieving students.It aims to honor, inspire and engage its invitation-only members and recognizes those who combine their creative and academic pursuits.The Collegiate Scholar comes out three times per year, in the fall, spring and summer semesters.

For more information, please contact Jason Kornwitz at 617-373-5471 or j.kornwitz@neu.edu.

About NSCS

Founded in 1994 at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C., NSCS is an honors organization that recognizes outstanding academic achievement among first- and second-year college students. Membership is by invitation only, and students must have at least a 3.4 GPA and rank in the top 20th percentile of the freshman/sophomore class. NSCS aims to honor, inspire and engage its members, and offers benefits including scholarships, leadership development, travel opportunities and career resources.

About Northeastern

Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in interdisciplinary research, urban engagement, and the integration of classroom learning with real-world experience. The university’s distinctive cooperative education program, where students alternate semesters of full-time study with semesters of paid work in fields relevant to their professional interests and major, is one of the largest and most innovative in the world. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in six undergraduate colleges, eight graduate schools, and two part-time divisions. For more information, please visit www.northeastern.edu