When Hunter Hustus earned his Doctor of Law and Policy (DLP) degree from Northeastern this year, it was a proud moment for the career Air Force officer. The technical advisor to the deputy chief of staff for strategic deterrence and nuclear integration, Hustus not only successfully completed his graduate degree program, but also received the Dean’s Medal for Outstanding Doctoral Work, the highest award presented to the college’s doctoral candidates.
Each year, Northeastern University College of Professional Studies honors two faculty members for their excellence in teaching. This year, the recipients were Corliss Brown Thompson and Darin Detwiler. Both were honored at the College’s graduation ceremony on May 13, 2016.
“When you walk out that door today, the future is in your hands, and your minds…. there’s no magic key to happiness and success. That requires competency, commitment, courage and lifelong development. “That was the guidance offered this morning to more than 1,000 graduates at Matthews Arena on Northeastern’s Boston campus by graduation speaker Retired Army General David D. McKiernan, the former top commander of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan.