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 →

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 →

Save the Date: Fall 2018 EXPO

Each semester the Service-Learning Program hosts its signature event – the Service-Learning EXPO. This year it is getting a face lift! The Service-Learning Program is excited to announce the launch of the Virtual EXPO. The EXPO now includes two components:  A website where service-learning students, faculty, and community partners can submit digital artifacts of their... 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 →

Putting the Pieces Together at the Spring 2018 EXPO

By Service-Learning Program Assistant Kelsie O’Flanagan As the Spring 2018 semester wraps us, many of the pieces of our Service-Learning puzzle had a chance to come together to celebrate another successful semester at our Spring 2018 Service-Learning EXPO! To see details on presenters, Spring 2018 community partners, and more, explore our Spring 2018 Service-Learning EXPO... Continue Reading →

What Keeps Us Up At Night? 2018 Recap

By Service-Learning Program Assistant Kelsie O'Flanagan   On a very rainy evening in early April, community partners and faculty members came together to network and discuss what keeps them up at night.   This event consisted of networking and guided discussion for the purposes of exploring potential connections around what drives us in our work and the... Continue Reading →

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