Written by S-L Student and Graduate Assistant Courtney Woodman This semester marks the second year of Service-Learning at Northeastern’s involvement with Round Table Inc., a long-time community partner of Northeastern University’s Center of Community Service. Founded and run by George Benner and situated in the heart of the Mary Ellen McCormack housing project, Round Table… Continue reading Welcome to the Round Table
Written by S-L Street Team Member Cassandra Barrett While many people love taking Service-Learning courses, some other students may find it daunting for a number of reasons. In this new series of articles, S-L Myths Busted, follow along as S-L Student Leader Cassandra tackles some S-L myths with former and current S-L students. Tyler Hill… Continue reading S-L Myths Busted: Tyler Hill
Written by S-L Street Team Member Cassandra Barrett While many people love taking Service-Learning courses, some other students may find it daunting for a number of reasons. In this new series of articles, S-L Myths Busted, follow along as S-L Student Leader Cassandra tackles some S-L myths with former and current S-L students. Lilly Ryll… Continue reading S-L Myths Busted: Lilly Ryll
Written by Service-Learning Street Team member Asta MacKie For many students, Service-Learning is their first professional experience in college, and this is a valuable thing to utilize while applying to co-ops and internships! Particularly for those without prior co-op experience, Service-Learning is a powerful talking point for students to highlight their understanding of leadership, project… Continue reading Connecting Your Service-Learning Experience to Your Co-op
Written by Tyler Nicholson, Service-Learning Street Team member Being a successful leader is a skill that requires practice, effort and the ability to communicate and articulate effectively. When making a decision as a leader, it is important to consider the context of the situation: who are you working with? What are you looking to do… Continue reading Tips for Leading Your Peers
Written by Sophia LaCortiglia, Service-Learning Graduate Assistant On Tuesday, October 9th, Dr. Becca Berkey, Director of Service-Learning at Northeastern kicked off this semester's Faculty Author Talk series with a vivacious description of her latest publication “Reconceptualizing Faculty Development in Service-Learning/Community Engagement,” a book that delves into the intersection between educational/faculty development professionals and service-learning/community engagement… Continue reading Faculty Author Talks: Reconceptualizing Faculty Development in Service-Learning/Community Engagement
Start the Fall Semester off right with a few tips and tricks to make the most of your Service-Learning course. Below are the top 5 posts, hand-picked to help you have a great S-L experience! 1. "What You Can Expect to Learn at Your Service Site" Everyone knows the most basic approach to gathering information… Continue reading Top 5 Posts to Help Prepare for Service-Learning!
By Service-Learning Program Assistant Asta MacKie Did you know that there are five pairs of roommates within the Service-Learning Student Leader Program this spring and summer? While some of these pairings were coincidental, others have known each other for years, and several even met through their positions at Service-Learning! Read on to learn more about… Continue reading S-Love Your Roommates!
Name: Sara Garrard Role within Service-Learning: Community Partner and Pastor at Old West Church (OWC) How are your values expressed through your community engagement and Service-Learning work? One of the main aspects and values of my job is not only doing works of equity and justice, but empowering and equipping others to do the same.… Continue reading #CapturingCommunity: Sara Garrard
By Service-Learning Program Assistant & Co-op Asta MacKie Service-Learning can take many forms depending on the goals of the community partner and learning goals of the course. While many courses and groups on campus took place in weekly service this past semester, such as tutoring or office support, others spent their service time creating… Continue reading Lasting Visuals: Artifacts of Service-Learning Partnerships