Practicing Language in the Community

By Kristopher Fernandez As any middle-school teacher will attest, teaching twelve-year olds is challenging.  Commanding respect and attention is difficult under any circumstances, and it is even more difficult if they speak a different language.  It is this situation in which I found myself when tutoring at the Wang YMCA.  My task was seemingly very... Continue Reading →

S-L at NU goes to IARSLCE

On Tuesday, November 17th, Becca Berkey, director of Service-Learning at Northeastern, Lisa Roe, assistant director of Service-Learning at Northeastern, Hilary Schuldt, associate director of the Center for Advancing Teaching and Learning through Research at Northeastern, and Gail Begley, director of the University PreHealth Program, presented their preliminary research on the second day of the International... Continue Reading →

My Service-Learning Journey

By Mackenzie Montgomery Before I entered Northeastern University I had never heard of service-learning. But as a freshman I learned that I would not only be studying abroad my first semester in London through the program, but I would also be doing something known as service-learning. Little did I know that this part of... Continue Reading →

Week 4 in the Writer’s Room

By Dilan Kurt Last week, as I was trying to get used to the weather of Boston, I got really sick and missed my shift at the Writer’s Room. My sickness made me realize one thing, one thing only: tutoring at the Writer’s Room is an indispensable part of my life! I never would have... Continue Reading →

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