Alumni Travel Event 2013 - Princess Ruby Cruise

cruise ship

March 17-24, 2013

Bring your family and friends and join your colleagues on our first Northwestern Alumni Travel Event - a cruise on the Ruby Princess. Travel to the beautiful Islands of Princess Cays in the Bahamas; and St. Maarten, St. Thomas and Grand Turk in the Caribbean. Relax, have fun and earn up to 12 continuing education hours (CE hours are optional). 

Come Cruise with Northwestern!

Dates, Location

March 17-24, 2013
Depart: March 17, 2013 from Fort Lauderdale, FL
Arrive: March 24, 2013 in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Ruby Princess

Tour the Ruby Princess, one of the largest ships in the Princess fleet, and find out about her amazing amenities and spectacular staterooms.

Northwestern’s room block includes:

  • Mini-suites - with balcony
  • Oceanview staterooms - with balcony
  • Oceanview staterooms - no balcony, some obstructed view

Pricing starts at $859 – $1,534 per person based on double occupancy. Prices do not include airfare, additional fees and taxes.

Cruise reservations

Book early to receive the lowest costs, best room selection and dining choices. You must sign up in Northwestern's room block to be eligible for Northwestern Continuing Education and other group events. 

Extreme Destinations Travel LLC

Continuing Education Seminar (optional)

Beyond Inflammation: Nutritional Strategies to Address Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease

Learn about inflammation in the development of chronic disease. Find out not only how inflammation contributes to chronic disease but more importantly, what causes inflammation. Move beyond the static treatment of inflammation to address the underlying lifestyle and nutritional factors that contribute to diabetes, cardiovascular disease and obesity. (12 CE hours)


Paul Ratté, ND, is an assistant professor at Northwestern Health Sciences University and a doctor of naturopathic medicine. He specializes in functional medicine, a science-based healthcare approach that improves physiological function to restore health.


Continuing Education Seminar Registration

Only $239 for 12 hours
Register by March 10, 2013


CE seminar dates & times

March 19, 2013: 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
March 23, 2013: 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.


Doctors of chiropractic
Oriental medicine practitioners
Massage therapists

If you have questions about the event, contact:

Debbie Peterson, executive director
Office of Alumni and Career Services
952/800-888-4777 ext. 412

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