A CCS Trifecta: Three Students Awarded for Community Service Leadership at the 2016 NU Student Life Awards

By Ben Sanders This year, the Center of Community Service took the Student Life Awards by storm, showcasing the amazing work put in by students in the Center. On Thursday, April 14, the Center of Community Service recognized three exemplary students during the event for the honor of receiving the 2016 Community Service Leadership Award. Each year, since … More A CCS Trifecta: Three Students Awarded for Community Service Leadership at the 2016 NU Student Life Awards

Emily Breen Reflecting from the Street Team

By Emily Breen When I started attending admitted students days at various colleges, I tried to keep an open mind. However, I knew that Northeastern was my top choice. Surprisingly, one of the driving decisions for me to attend Northeastern was not its fantastic location in Boston or the co-op program. While of course I join … More Emily Breen Reflecting from the Street Team

A Year of Firsts

By Ben Sanders As a freshman, I really went head first into Service-Learning not knowing much about the program in general. The whole process kicked off in my First-Year Writing course where I established a strong connection with the intention behind service-learning, and then next thing I knew, I was joining the Street Team! So … More A Year of Firsts

My Place to Contribute: A Reflection on First-Year Writing

As an outsider, I must respect the space that has already been created while recognizing my place to contribute. By Akiro Duey Service-Learning has provided me with a different view of my learning in the classroom, especially based on my own placement. During my work with Boston Scholar Athletes, I have gained a significant amount … More My Place to Contribute: A Reflection on First-Year Writing

Dr. Sarah Finn’s First-Year Writing Students Partner with on-campus Groups

By Emma Clouse This semester, students in Dr. Sarah Finn’s First-Year writing course, Science, Technology, and Human Values, have been serving on-campus student groups advocating for change ranging from local to global action. The course is structured to bring fresh and current perspectives from these groups on campus into the classroom discussions and assignments, while … More Dr. Sarah Finn’s First-Year Writing Students Partner with on-campus Groups

Six Semesters of Service-Learning with Professor Bret Keeling

By Megan Fowler Street Team member Megan Fowler sat down with First-Year Writing faculty members Bret Keeling and Chris Featherman to talk about how Service-Learning is integrated into two different sections of the same course. Professor Keeling’s students are partnered with seven community-based organizations (826 Boston, X-Cel, BalletRox, Boston Scholar Athletes, Let’s Get Ready, the Hurley School, and EMK), while … More Six Semesters of Service-Learning with Professor Bret Keeling

Chris Featherman uses his First-Year Writing course as a vehicle to explore literacy issues

By Megan Fowler Street Team member Megan Fowler sat down with First-Year Writing faculty members Chris Featherman and Bret Keeling to talk about how Service-Learning is integrated into two different sections of the same course. Professor Featherman’s students serve as writing tutors in the John D. O’Bryant School of Math & Science Writer’s Room, a space run by … More Chris Featherman uses his First-Year Writing course as a vehicle to explore literacy issues

Becoming a Global Leader through Service-Learning

By Jordan Perras As a leading expert in the field of Organizational Psychology, Dr. Paula Caligiuri has focused her studies on how to develop culturally competent employees. With the help of the Service-Learning program, her class ‘Becoming a Global Leader’ puts that into practice for Northeastern’s MBA students. Throughout the semester, students discuss varied topics … More Becoming a Global Leader through Service-Learning