Northeastern Center for Sport in Society    

Social Impact Profile ™

Areas of Impact:
Children & Youth,Education,Race & Ethnicity

Sport in Society educates and supports emerging leaders and organizations within sport with the awareness, knowledge and skills to implement innovative and impactful solutions for social change. Topical areas of work include: leadership, healthy development, diversity and inclusion, violence prevention, community building, community service, and civic engagement. We achieve our mission through socially responsible leadership education and professional development, consulting and capacity building.


    Empowering students to prevent school bullying

    Sport in Society and the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association have teamed up to create an anti-bullying leadership training initiative for high-school student-athletes, coaches, teachers and community members. Three schools will be selected to participate in the first year of the three-year initiative, which will include a two-day training program In August. Topics will include bullying and violence prevention, sportsmanship and diversity Read More

    Branding Entrepreneur and Snowboarding Professor Joins SIS

    Sport in Society, a Northeastern University Center, is excited to welcome Frank Cutitta to the team. Cutitta, recognized by Folio Magazine as one of the media business’ Top 40 Innovators and Influencers, will serve as a Research Fellow focused on the relationship between global branding and content and how these elements relate to building community. In addition to his research work, Cutitta will contribute to Sport in Society at an operational level with branding, content development and event management while evolving outreach offerings. Read More