Reflection from a Tutor at 826 Boston

Written by Mufan Xu, service-learning publication arts student Mufan served with 826 Boston’s Writers Room at Burke High school through the First-Year Writing course with Sebastian Stockman in Spring 2017   My service-learning experience at the Burke High School has been a unique and memorable experience. In the past month, I have grown from an insecure … More Reflection from a Tutor at 826 Boston

#CapturingCommunity Kerrin Bersani

Role within service-learning: Ethos Volunteer Coordinator AmeriCorps*Vista What is one thing everyone should know about service-learning?  Service-Learning is a great way to put into practice all of the skills you have been learning in the classroom. Reflecting on your service challenges you to further understand what you have gained from your experience. It can be fun … More #CapturingCommunity Kerrin Bersani

Fighting Against Single Stories Through Service-Learning

Written by Service-Learning Team Manager, Anika Krause Education in the Community was my first introduction to service-learning. It was my very first class on my very first day of my freshman year, and I’ve been hooked ever since. Education in the Community was the first class I was an S-LTA for and, this past semester, … More Fighting Against Single Stories Through Service-Learning

#CapturingCommunity Malia Bow

Role within service-learning: Service-Learning Program Assistant & Co-op at Northeastern University What is one thing everyone should know about service-learning? Service-Learning is a fantastic way to get the best of both worlds. Not only do students fulfill academic and educational goals, but they also interact with the community becoming more engaged with different cultures and … More #CapturingCommunity Malia Bow

#CapturingCommunity Catherine Stillerman

Role within service-learning: Jumpstart Site Manager What is one thing everyone should know about service-learning? Service–Learning is fun! You are gaining experience and insight to important things that are currently happening in our community and our world. You are getting to put into practice what you are learning in class into real life situations. Students who … More #CapturingCommunity Catherine Stillerman

Four Benefits of Partnering with a Service-Learning Program

Written by Street Team Member, Becca Sirull On the surface, it’s easy to see why a university Service-Learning Program is mutually beneficial for both student volunteers and community-based organizations (CBOs). Students get a chance to engage in the community while gaining practical skills relevant to their coursework and CBOs are supplied with additional volunteers for … More Four Benefits of Partnering with a Service-Learning Program

#CapturingCommunity Kieran Collier

  Role within service-learning: Community Partner-Volunteer Engagement Coordinator, AmeriCorps VISTA at 826 Boston How are your values expressed through your community engagement and service-learning work? There’s no “one way” to volunteer. In the past we’ve had S-L students tutor high schoolers during their school day, work with elementary school students on creative writing in after-school programs, … More #CapturingCommunity Kieran Collier