Service-Learning Faculty in the News: Fall 2018

Let’s take a moment to recognize how Service-Learning faculty members have been highlighted throughout the Fall 2018 semester in the news on campus and across Boston! Books Reconceptualizing Faculty Development in Service-Learning/Community Engagement: Exploring Intersections, Frameworks, and Models of Practice July 31st, 2018 Stylus Publishing Becca Berkey- College of Social Sciences and Humanities The Urban... Continue Reading →

#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 →

Questioning Service-Learning and Community Engagement: A Workshop

Written by S-L Graduate Assistant Sophia LaCortiglia For the past few years, members of Northeastern's Service-Learning community have attended an annual Service-Learning conference hosted by Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). Using the knowledge and information they learned from these conferences, a group of Service-Learning faculty hosted a Service-Learning workshop. This workshop centered on the research... Continue Reading →

Enabling Engineering: A Reflection

Written by S-L Graduate Assistant Courtney Woodman & S-LTA Julia Hayward On December 4th, 2018, students in Professor Waleed Meleis' Enabling Engineering course, along with members of the student group, gave their final presentations on the progress on their projects. What is Enabling Engineering? In the words of Julia Hayward, Service-Learning Teaching Assistant for the... Continue Reading →

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... 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 →

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