Community Partner Appreciation Playlist!

By Service-Learning Program Assistant and Co-op Henry Finnegan   This semester was an absolute blast, and we are so thankful for everyone who contributed to make it a success. In order to show our appreciation to our amazing community partners, the Service-Learning Street Team compiled a playlist of songs that community partners said reflected their experience... Continue Reading →

#CapturingCommunity Nicole Ganci

Role within Service-Learning: Student participant Service-Learning course: Human Rights in the 21st Century Did you find service-learning or did service-learning find you? Talk about how you entered this community. The service-learning community found me. I entered this community by chance when the class I signed up for had a service-learning component.   What is one thing... Continue Reading →

Fall 2016 Service-Learning EXPO Recap

By Service-Learning Program Assistant and Co-op Haomu Chen The Fall 2016 Service-Learning EXPO has come and gone! The hour and a half showcase was as beautiful and smooth as a symphony. Speaking of symphony, it was our intention to make music the theme of this semester’s EXPO – community partners, S-L faculty members, S-LTAs, students,... Continue Reading →

Service-Learning at Northeastern: Not Just an Undergraduate Experience

By Service-Learning Program Assistant and Co-op Henry Finnegan With 50 classes this fall, Service-Learning (S-L) at Northeastern experienced it’s biggest semester yet. S-L courses were offered in every college, ranging from 2 Dimensional Fundamentals in Surface and Drawing to Cornerstones of Engineering, and expanded beyond undergraduate opportunities. Six graduate S-L courses took place this fall, also... Continue Reading →

#CapturingCommunity Henry Finnegan

Role within service-learning: Service-Learning Program Assistant and Co-op, S-LTA. Service-Learning course: First-Year Writing Did you find service-learning or did service-learning find you? Describe how you entered this community. I found service-learning. While searching for my first co-op, I came across the job description for my current position. I researched more into what service-learning does and how... Continue Reading →

#CapturingCommunity Professor Lorna Hayward

Role within service-learning: Professor and member of the Service-Learning Advisory Board. Service-Learning course: Three of my courses include service-learning. One is an honors seminar with domestic service--this is the second year that this course has included a service element. The second course is a capstone course in physical therapy that includes an alternative spring break... Continue Reading →

Reflections from NU Service Day

By Sara Sang, S-L student in Community Learning Sara is an international student in the America Classroom Program in the College of Professional Studies. She serves as a weekly conversation partner at Morville House. I have gone to community service for several weeks. Every time I have a good time with my conversation partner [at... Continue Reading →

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