Welcome to the Round Table

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 →

A Weekend at the Boston Book Festival

Written by S-L Street Team Member, Kelsie O’Flanagan Earlier this semester, the Street Team promoted the Boston Book Festival - an annual event that allows book-worms across Boston to join together for a day to celebrate both reading and 826 Boston (one of our beloved Community Partners). I had a chance to connect with Executive Director... 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 →

The Urban Commons

Congratulations to Service-Learning faculty member Daniel O'Brien on the release of his new book The Urban Commons: How Data and Technology Can Rebuild Our Communities! Drawing on years of research into Boston's 311 reporting system, Professor O'Brien explains transformative insights into this "sophisticated city management tool" that has helped to revolutionize the way that average... Continue Reading →

Join the Team Today!

Join the Service-Learning Team! Applications are now open for Service-Learning Teaching Assistants and Street Team members. Are you interested in joining the S-L family or taking on a student leadership position? Make sure to get your application in by the newly extended deadline of Wednesday, November 7th. Want to learn more about what it means... Continue Reading →

Faculty Author Talks: Reconceptualizing Faculty Development in Service-Learning/Community Engagement

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 →

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