#CapturingCommunity Shivank Taksali

    Role within service-learning: Service-Learning student Service-Learning course: Advanced Chinese 1, Served with Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly Did you find service-learning or did service-learning find you? service-learning found me as it was already integrated into the curriculum for my Advanced Mandarin course. What is one thing everyone should know about service-learning? As you... Continue Reading →

#CapturingCommunity Amy Lantinga

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... Continue Reading →

#CapturingCommunity Neal Lerner

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... Continue Reading →

Congratulations to the Psychosocial Aspects of Healthcare Seminar Service-Learning Course Partnership!

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... Continue Reading →

What Keeps Us Up at Night?

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... Continue Reading →

Congratulations Sue Freeman!

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... Continue Reading →

Spring 2017 Service-Learning EXPO Recap

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... Continue Reading →

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