#CapturingCommunity Cynthia Wilkersen

Role within service-learning: Program Manager at Little Brothers--Friends of the Elderly What is one thing everyone should know about service-learning? Service-Learning is an opportunity and a chance to learn about your community! How are your values expressed through your community engagement and service-learning work? At Little Brothers-Friends of the Elderly we value community and connection. Our service-learning work offers students the... Continue Reading →

#CapturingCommunity Becca Berkey

Role within service-learning: Director of the Service-Learning Program What is one thing everyone should know about service-learning? Service-Learning is an experiential pedagogical approach that looks for meaningful partnership at the intersection of two questions: 1) What should the students learn through the experience(s)? and 2) What are the community’s goals? In this way, there is... Continue Reading →

#CapturingCommunity Amy Stahl

Role within service-learning: Massachusetts Campus Compact AmeriCorps*VISTA What is one thing everyone should know about service-learning?  Service-Learning can be a fantastic resource for community organizations. Generation Citizen has benefited hugely from partnering with NU Service-learning. We've gained traditional program volunteers as well as talented Computer Science majors who have developed tech far beyond what we... Continue Reading →

Hungry to learn about The Food Project?

Written by Service-Learning Program Assistant and Co-op Jasmine Cheung Pictured above (Top photo from left to right): Dr. Becca Berkey with her students hard at work shoveling, planting and dropping scallion seeds. On a sunny Wednesday afternoon two weeks ago, I was fortunate enough to tag along with the Food Justice and Community Development class... Continue Reading →

#CapturingCommunity Katy Davis

    Role within service-learning: Service-Learning Teaching Assistant  What is one thing everyone should know about service-learning?  Service-Learning should be incorporated into every course, in every school, period. Can you tell I have strong opinions about this? In a nutshell, I believe it is crucial for students to step outside the confines of a classroom... Continue Reading →

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