#CapturingCommunity: Kevin Wong

Name: Kevin Wong Role within Service-Learning: Community Partner Organization: Family Gym - Foundation for BCYF How are your values expressed through your community engagement and Service-Learning work? I feel that I learned a lot about myself during my first semester as a graduate student at Northeastern. Dr. Li's Intro to Assessment class was my first... Continue Reading →

Congratulations to Our 2018-2019 Course-Community Collaboration Award Recipients!

The Course-Community Collaboration Award celebrates excellence within the Service-Learning Program at Northeastern University. The award is meant to acknowledge collaborations between individuals or groups who went above and beyond the expectations of their role to contribute to a meaningful partnership that benefits the community while enhancing student learning and/or faculty scholarship. Each year the Service-Learning... Continue Reading →

My Service-Learning Journey: Stephenie Hou

Written by Stephenie Hou, S-L Community Partner Hi everyone! My name is Stephenie Hou and I am the Intergenerational Program Manager at Little Brothers-Friends of the Elderly, a community partner with Service-Learning (S-L) at Northeastern. I have a great appreciation for S-L and was actually first introduced to the idea as an incoming freshman at... 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 →

#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: Barak Soreff

Name: Barak Soreff Role within Service-Learning: Administrative Assistant for Camp Harborview Did you find Service-Learning or did Service-Learning find you? Service-Learning found me...then found me again...and seems to continue finding me in really meaningful ways. My introduction to the practice was in an English course that I took at community college. At the time I... Continue Reading →

#CapturingCommunity: Sheyla Carew

Name: Sheyla Carew Role within Service-Learning: Volunteer Interpreters Program Coordinator at Boston Housing Authority How are your values expressed through your community engagement and Service-Learning work? The Center for Community Engagement and Civil Rights started the Volunteer Interpreters Program as an initiative "from the community to the community". Students assist Boston Housing's clients who speak limited English... Continue Reading →

#CapturingCommunity: Sara Garrard

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: Action for Boston Community Development and Connections & Decisions

By Service-Learning Program Assistant & Co-op Asta MacKie This December, as a continuation of our #CapturingCommunity series, we’re highlighting the partnership between the Service-Learning course Connections & Decisions and the community organization Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD) by speaking to some of it’s key players.  Read on to see how Service-Learning student Liz Gmoser,... Continue Reading →

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