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 … More Community Partner Appreciation Playlist!
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 … More #CapturingCommunity Nicole Ganci
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, … More Fall 2016 Service-Learning EXPO Recap
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 … More Service-Learning at Northeastern: Not Just an Undergraduate Experience
By Service-Learning Street Team member Tyler Nicholson With the end of the Fall semester looming, the winter months and holiday season are fast upon us. Winter not only brings a lot of commonly celebrated holidays, it also brings the cold. It REALLY brings the cold. Between runs to class in the frigid weather and dodging … More Reasons Why Service-Learning is the Gift That Keeps on Giving!
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 … More #CapturingCommunity Henry Finnegan
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 … More #CapturingCommunity Professor Lorna Hayward
By Joanne Choi Joanne Choi is a student in Education in the Community, a service-learning course. The following is a reflection she wrote about a service experience while volunteering at 826 Boston. *= Name change for privacy purposes What: It was October 27, and I was coming in for a volunteer shift at my Service-Learning site … More What, So What, Now What: A Service-Learning Experience
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 … More Reflections from NU Service Day
Role within service-learning: Tutor with 826 Boston Service-Learning course: ENGW1111 Did you find service-learning or did service-learning find you? Describe how you entered this community. Service-Learning found me. I went to class on the first day and learned that I would be doing service for my English class. What is one thing everyone should … More #CapturingCommunity Benjamin Saint-Fort