Lasting Visuals: Artifacts of Service-Learning Partnerships

By Service-Learning Program Assistant & Co-op Asta MacKie   Service-Learning can take many forms depending on the goals of the community partner and learning goals of the course.  While many courses and groups on campus took place in weekly service this past semester, such as tutoring or office support, others spent their service time creating … More Lasting Visuals: Artifacts of Service-Learning Partnerships

#CapturingCommunity: Action for Boston Community Development and Connections & Decisions

By Service-Learning Program Assistant & Co-op Asta MacKie This December, as a continuation of our #CapturingCommunity series, we’re highlighting the partnership between the Service-Learning course Connections & Decisions and the community organization Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD) by speaking to some of it’s key players.  Read on to see how Service-Learning student Liz Gmoser, … More #CapturingCommunity: Action for Boston Community Development and Connections & Decisions

Service-Learning Faculty in the News: 2017

By Service-Learning Program Assistant & Co-op Asta MacKie   Let’s take a moment to recognize how Service-Learning faculty members have been highlighted throughout 2017 in the news on campus and across Boston!   1/20/17 – Best Posts of the Week: Jan. 15 to Jan. 20 – featuring S-L faculty member and Director of Service-Learning Becca … More Service-Learning Faculty in the News: 2017

Fall 2017 Service-Learning EXPO Recap

By Service-Learning Program Assistant & Co-op Mike Henetz On Thursday, December 7th the Curry Student Center Ballroom was full of students, faculty, representatives of community organizations and members of the local / NU community. All were there to learn from student presenters about their experiences with S-L this semester. The theme of this semesters EXPO was A … More Fall 2017 Service-Learning EXPO Recap

Service-Learning in the D’Amore-McKim School of Business

By Kelsie O’Flanagan and Jenny Chan, Fall 2017 Street Team Happy December everyone! Our names are Kelsie O’Flanagan and Jenny Chan and we are both Service-Learning Street Team Members for this fall semester. We have both been S-LTA’s in former semesters and also happen to both be business majors here at Northeastern. We are following … More Service-Learning in the D’Amore-McKim School of Business

Service-Learning in the College of Engineering

By Kalon Goonetilleke, S-L Street Team At Northeastern, there are many methods set in place so that engineering students can apply and enhance technical skills that they have learned in classrooms. A prime example of this would be the co-op program, where students gain experience by apply their skills to a job, be it coding … More Service-Learning in the College of Engineering

Partnership Spotlight: Catholic Charities of Boston, Labouré Center

By Service-Learning Program Assistant & Co-op Asta MacKie Creating Partnerships in Service-Learning Service-Learning is, first and foremost, a relationship constructed to meet the goals of a community organization and the learning goals of a course.  A successful partnership is one in which students are able to perform meaningful service with a community organization while simultaneously … More Partnership Spotlight: Catholic Charities of Boston, Labouré Center

Fall 2017 International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement Conference

By Service-Learning Program Assistant and Co-op Asta MacKie   Each year, members of the Northeastern community travel to participate in the International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE) conference.  While Northeastern University hosted the event in 2015, this year the conference took place at the National University of Ireland Galway and was … More Fall 2017 International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement Conference