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 →

Reconceptualizing Faculty Development in Service-Learning/Community Engagement

Congratulations to Director of Service-Learning, Becca Berkey on the release of her new book! "The role of educational developer in the realm of service-learning and community engagement (S-LCE) is multidimensional. Given the potentially transformational nature--for both faculty and students--of the experiences and courses in whose design they may be directly or indirectly involved, as well... 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 →

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