Community Events: November 2019

Looking for something to do in November? Check out these awesome events in the neighborhood! ABCD Community Heroes Celebration What?  Come join Service-Learning community partner Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD) as they celebrate 22 exceptional volunteers with Tony, Grammy, and Emmy Award winner Audra McDonald. These individuals share their skills, time, and compassion to... Continue Reading →

Spring 2019 Robotics Showcase

Photo courtesy of S-L Teaching Assistant, Lauren Scornavacca Written by S-L Teaching Assistant Lauren Scornavacca The showcase is an end of the semester gathering of all of Professor Sue Freeman's Cornerstones of Engineering students along with the kids that they worked with throughout the community. The showcase is a place to show family, friends, and... Continue Reading →

Here’s What You Missed: Spring 2019 Reception & Virtual EXPO

Written by S-L Co-op and Program Assistant Julia Barnes-Brown On Thursday, April 18th, Service-Learning at Northeastern hosted the Spring 2019 Service-Learning Reception & Virtual EXPO. This was the service-learning program’s second showcase of their re-imagined signature event. Over 200 people viewed artifacts from this semester's service-learning collaborations, hosted on the Virtual EXPO website, at viewing... Continue Reading →

What You Missed: 2019 Eastern Regional Campus Compact (ERCC) Conference

Written by Service-Learning Program Assistant Ruthanne Bandy This year the Eastern Regional Campus Compact (ERCC) brought together campus executives, scholars, practitioners, students, and community partners to engage in the region’s biannual conference from March 25 - 27, in Providence, Rhode Island. The theme, “Education for Democracy: Innovating in Complex Times,” provided framing for keynote and... Continue Reading →

Publicly Engaged Scholar-in-Residence: A Discussion Series featuring Dr. Timothy K. Eatman

The countdown is on! Only three days until our inaugural Publicly Engaged Scholar-In-Residence event featuring Dr. Timothy K. Eatman. The Northeastern community welcomes Dr. Timothy K. Eatman for our inaugural two-day Publicly Engaged Scholar-in-Residence discussion series. Hosted by the Northeastern University Service-Learning Advisory Board (S-LAB), this event will take place from Thursday, January 31st, 2019 and Friday,... 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 →

Fall 2018 Service-Learning Reception & Virtual EXPO: Here’s What You Missed and How You Can Still Get Involved!

Written by S-L Co-op and Program Assistant, Chelsea Lauder The Service-Learning Program at Northeastern really decided to switch some things up this semester with their signature event. The Fall 2018 Service-Learning Reception & Virtual EXPO on Thursday, December 6th, from 10-11:30, brought together over 200 people. Community partners, faculty, S-L students, Northeastern community members, and... Continue Reading →

2018 Robotics Showcase Reflection

Written by Service-Learning Teaching Assistant Alex Spak "Cornerstones of Engineering," is one of the first classes required of all freshman students in the college of engineering. Professor Susan Freeman is one of several professors who teach this course. The noticeable difference, however, is that Professor Freeman incorporates Service-Learning into her Cornerstone class by partnering with... Continue Reading →

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