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Liz Quinn, Director of Accelerate Pre-College Programs

Liz has worked with Northeastern’s Accelerate: Pre-College Programs since 2017 and has been with the university since 2008, having primarily worked in international program development and management. Liz holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Rochester and a master’s degree in Higher Education Administration from Northeastern University. Over the past few years Liz has greatly enjoyed her time working with faculty in Northeastern’s various colleges to design programs that bring dynamic, hands-on experiences to pre-college students.



Alice Smith, Senior Assistant Director of Accelerate Pre-College Programs

Alice joined the pre-college team in spring of 2019 after serving for 3.5 years on Northeastern’s undergraduate admissions team. Alice completed her bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Strategic Communications at Elon University and her master’s in College Student Development and Counseling at Northeastern University. While completing her master’s degree, she discovered her passion for working closely with students through crucial developmental years. She’s enjoyed her time connecting with high school students prior to the application process and is excited to be part of the team that will build pre-college at Northeastern.


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