Travel the World with Service-Learning: Ireland

By Service-Learning Program Assistant Asta MacKie Northeastern University is well known for encouraging students to gain learning experiences abroad, and Service-Learning plays an important role in this opportunity. Read on to learn from some of the faculty members and past and present Service-Learning Student Leaders in our network about their own experiences participating in Service-Learning … More Travel the World with Service-Learning: Ireland

Travel the World with Service-Learning: The United Kingdom

By Service-Learning Program Assistant Asta MacKie Northeastern University is well known for encouraging students to gain learning experiences abroad, and Service-Learning plays an important role in this opportunity. Read on to learn from some of the faculty members and past and present Service-Learning Student Leaders in our network about their own experiences participating in Service-Learning … More Travel the World with Service-Learning: The United Kingdom

Travel the World with Service-Learning: Ecuador

By Service-Learning Program Assistant Asta MacKie   Northeastern University is well known for encouraging students to gain learning experiences abroad, and Service-Learning plays an important role in this opportunity. Read on to learn from some of the faculty members and past and present Service-Learning Student Leaders in our network about their own experiences participating in … More Travel the World with Service-Learning: Ecuador

Travel the World with Service-Learning: Zambia

By Service-Learning Program Assistant Asta MacKie Northeastern University is well known for encouraging students to gain learning experiences abroad, and Service-Learning plays an important role in this opportunity. Read on to learn from some of the faculty members and past and present Service-Learning Student Leaders in our network about their own experiences participating in Service-Learning … More Travel the World with Service-Learning: Zambia

Congratulations to the 2017-2018 Course-Community Collaboration Award Winners!

By Program Assistant & Co-op Amanda Tompkins and Program Assistant Asta MacKie Each year, the Service-Learning Program asks our community to nominate any student, faculty member, community partner, or Service-Learning Student Leader who goes above and beyond in their role within Service-Learning. This year, we received a record number of nominations, and were so pleased … More Congratulations to the 2017-2018 Course-Community Collaboration Award Winners!

#CapturingCommunity: Shan Mohammed

Name: Shan Mohammed Role within Service-Learning: Service-Learning Advisory Board Member What is one thing everyone should know about Service-Learning? The rewards of Service-Learning are well worth the hard work, dedication and patience needed to be successful. Having the support of the Service-Learning Office helps immensely. I have grown as a faculty member and person from … More #CapturingCommunity: Shan Mohammed

#CapturingCommunity: Caitlin Thornbrugh

Name: Caitlin Thornbrugh Role within Service-Learning: Faculty member for Service-Learning courses First-Year Writing and First-Year Writing for Multilingual Learners How are your values expressed through your community engagement and Service-Learning work? In every class I teach, I try not to shy away from difficult conversations while at the same time making sure all voices are … More #CapturingCommunity: Caitlin Thornbrugh

#CapturingCommunity: Missy McElligott 

Name: Missy McElligott  Role within Service-Learning: Professor for Service-Learning course Inquiries in Biology What is one thing everyone should know about Service-Learning? I think that it is important for students and faculty to know that Service-Learning not only enriches the learning experience in the classroom, it also gives students an opportunity to develop skills that are … More #CapturingCommunity: Missy McElligott 

#CapturingCommunity Becca Berkey

Role within service-learning: Director of the Service-Learning Program What is one thing everyone should know about service-learning? Service-Learning is an experiential pedagogical approach that looks for meaningful partnership at the intersection of two questions: 1) What should the students learn through the experience(s)? and 2) What are the community’s goals? In this way, there is … More #CapturingCommunity Becca Berkey

#CapturingCommunity Amy Lantinga

Role within service-learning: Service-Learning Fellow and Faculty Member in the Foundation Year Program for English Did you find service-learning or did service-learning find you?  I have always incorporated days of service into my courses, as I’ve discovered that my students become their best versions of themselves when they are untethered from the classroom and engaging in the … More #CapturingCommunity Amy Lantinga