#CapturingCommunity: Madhavi Venkatesan

Name: Madhavi Venkatesan Role within Service-Learning: 2018-2019 Service-Learning Fellow and S-L Faculty Member College: College of Social Sciences and Humanities Department: Economics How are your values expressed through your community engagement and Service-Learning work? Service-Learning (S-L) provides a tangible learning opportunity to students that classroom instruction alone cannot provide. Through a curriculum integrated S-L project, students can gain... Continue Reading →

#CapturingCommunity: Yao Xiao

Name: Yao Xiao Role within Service-Learning: Center for Community Service Co-op and Program Assistant Major: Informatics Minor: Analytics How are your values expressed through your community engagement and community service work? I was a business student, and all I care was profit and efficiency until I am work with CCS, I start to feel more related to... Continue Reading →

#CapturingCommunity: Sophia LaCortiglia

Name: Sophia LaCortiglia Role within Service-Learning: Graduate Assistant Program of Study: JD/MS in Criminology and Criminal Justice How are your values expressed through your community engagement and Service-Learning work? I highly value community advocacy and through my work in Service-Learning I can become a better advocate for future clients. What is one thing everyone should know... Continue Reading →

#CapturingCommunity: David Meshoulam

Name: David Meshoulam Role within Service-Learning: Community Partner What organization do you represent: Speak for the Trees How are your values expressed through your community engagement and Service-Learning work? We aim to connect residents to their community through appreciating and inventorying trees as a way to connect people to space and neighbors. What is one thing... Continue Reading →

#CapturingCommunity: Asta MacKie

  Name: Asta MacKie Role within Service-Learning: Service-Learning Program Assistant How are your values expressed through your community engagement and Service-Learning work? I believe that it is so important for large institutions, companies, and universities to take accountability for their presence and influence in a community and do what they can to make a positive impact rather... Continue Reading →

#CapturingCommunity: Shelbe Van Winkle

Name: Shelbe Van Winkle Role within Service-Learning: Service-Learning Team Manager and Service-Learning Teaching Assistant for Becoming a Global Leader What is one thing everyone should know about Service-Learning? I think everyone should know about the fluidity of Service-Learning. It's something of practice, planning, learning, and reflecting, however, the best thing about it is that no... Continue Reading →

#CapturingCommunity: Amanda Tompkins

Name: Amanda Tompkins Role within Service-Learning: Service-Learning Program Assistant & Co-op and Service-Learning Teaching Assistant for Boston in Literature and Writing & Community Engagement How are your values expressed through your community engagement and Service-Learning work? I try and look at the world through a social justice lens and my work so far in S-L... Continue Reading →

#CapturingCommunity: Emily Mann

Name: Emily Mann Role within Service-Learning: Professor for Child Intervention & Treatment What is one thing everyone should know about Service-Learning? Two things! 1. Service-Learning Teaching Assistants are amazing! 2. Students who may feel nervous about jumping into a community organization always find value in their experiences. For most students, these experiences provide a foundation... Continue Reading →

#CapturingCommunity: Kelsie O’Flanagan

Name: Kelsie O'Flanagan Role within Service-Learning: Service-Learning Program Assistant, Service-Learning Team Manager, and Service-Learning Teaching Assistant for Community Learning How are your values expressed through your community engagement and Service-Learning work? I value working in the community in which I live and study, to ensure I'm stepping outside of the college bubble and interact with... Continue Reading →

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