Role within service-learning: Service-Learning Fellow and Faculty Member in the Foundation Year Program for English Did you find service-learning or did service-learning find you? I have always incorporated days of service into my courses, as I’ve discovered that my students become their best versions of themselves when they are untethered from the classroom and engaging in the … More #CapturingCommunity Amy Lantinga
Role within service-learning: Faculty Member in the Department of English within the College of Social Sciences and Humanities Service-Learning course: First-Year Writing Did you find service-learning or did service-learning find you? I first taught a writing class with a service-learning component when I was teaching at MIT. It was a first-year writing (FYW) class with a focus on technical … More #CapturingCommunity Neal Lerner
Northeastern University’s Community Engagement Awards celebrate partnerships involving students, neighborhood organizations and/or residents, faculty, administrators, and staff from the campus and community that are committed to creating reciprocal partnerships that are mutually respectful, socially and ethically responsive, strategic, and purposeful. Congratulations to the Psychosocial Aspects of Healthcare Seminar service-learning course partnership for winning one of six … More Congratulations to the Psychosocial Aspects of Healthcare Seminar Service-Learning Course Partnership!
Written by Service-Learning Program Associate, Suzie Kim On a Wednesday evening in late March, close to 45 community partners and faculty members gathered for an evening mixer of creative collaboration! The What Keeps Us Up at Night? event was a space to support free-form connections between all stakeholders of Service-Learning to explore what keeps each … More What Keeps Us Up at Night?
Professor Sue Freeman of NU’s College of Engineering was recently awarded one of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston’s annual Volunteer of the Year award. Nominated by Yawkey Club Technology Director Murray Bass, Professor Freeman has dedicated six years of service with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston (BGCB) – both at the … More Congratulations Sue Freeman!
By Service-Learning Program Assistant and Co-op, Malia Bow On Reading Day at Northeastern, we held the biannual Service-Learning EXPO. And just like the few days of sun we’ve seen since 2017 started, it was fleeting yet celebrated. For this semester, we chose a tea party garden theme to encapsulate not only vibrant colors and a … More Spring 2017 Service-Learning EXPO Recap
Written by Marissa Watkins, CEP Peer Mentor and Program Assistant Pictured above: Shelby Fundin, Katy Davis, Michele Kinama, Marissa Watkins, Liza Ashley, Amy Stahl, and Vishal Makhijani In February, five student leaders from the Northeastern Center of Community Service travelled to St. Louis, MO to present and attend the 2017 IMPACT Conference. The group consisted of … More Northeastern CCS Student Leaders Present at 2017 IMPACT Conference
Each year the Center of Community Service honors a select group of undergraduate students with the Community Service Leadership Award. This award, first given out in 2006, now recognizes graduating seniors who have made a positive impact on the Northeastern and local communities, and has engaged in three or more Center of Community Service programs over the course of … More Congratulations 2016-2017 Community Service Leadership Award Recipients!
Pictured above: S-LTA Mackenzie Montgomery, Dr. Bret Keeling, S-LTA Emily Aoki Role within service-learning: Service-Learning Fellow and Faculty Member in the Department of English within the College of Social Sciences and Humanities Service-Learning course: First-Year Writing Did you find service-learning or did service-learning find you? I suppose I found Service-Learning at Northeastern because I’d already been involved in … More #CapturingCommunity Bret Keeling
Written by Emily Pisacreta, Service-Learning First-Year Writing Student I did my service this semester at Hurley K-8 Elementary School, specifically at Bodega de Arte, the after school program there. My job at Hurley was to help the teachers and students anyway I could, and a lot of the time, that meant with math homework. The very … More How are different methods of teaching tailored to different audiences?