By Service-Learning Program Assistant Asta MacKie Take a few minutes to learn about Becca Berkey, Lisa Roe, Amanda Tompkins, Kelsie O’Flanagan, and Asta MacKie – the Service-Learning team behind this semester’s partnerships (and meet their furry friends!). Name: Becca Berkey Role within Service-Learning: Director of Service-Learning and faculty member for Food Justice & Community … More Meet the Spring 2018 Service-Learning Program Staff!
By Service-Learning Program Assistant Asta MacKie In continuation of our #CapturingCommunity series, this month we’re highlighting service-learning course Community Learning, part of Northeastern University’s American Classroom program in the College of Professional Studies, by speaking to several of the faculty members, S-LTAs (Service-Learning Teaching Assistants), and community partners involved! Read on to see how faculty members … More #CapturingCommunity: Community Learning
By Service-Learning Program Assistant & Co-op Asta MacKie Service-Learning can take many forms depending on the goals of the community partner and learning goals of the course. While many courses and groups on campus took place in weekly service this past semester, such as tutoring or office support, others spent their service time creating … More Lasting Visuals: Artifacts of Service-Learning Partnerships
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, … More #CapturingCommunity: Action for Boston Community Development and Connections & Decisions
By Service-Learning Program Assistant & Co-op Asta MacKie Let’s take a moment to recognize how Service-Learning faculty members have been highlighted throughout 2017 in the news on campus and across Boston! 1/20/17 – Best Posts of the Week: Jan. 15 to Jan. 20 – featuring S-L faculty member and Director of Service-Learning Becca … More Service-Learning Faculty in the News: 2017
By Service-Learning Program Assistant & Co-op Mike Henetz On Thursday, December 7th the Curry Student Center Ballroom was full of students, faculty, representatives of community organizations and members of the local / NU community. All were there to learn from student presenters about their experiences with S-L this semester. The theme of this semesters EXPO was A … More Fall 2017 Service-Learning EXPO Recap
By Service-Learning Program Assistant & Co-op Asta MacKie Creating Partnerships in Service-Learning Service-Learning is, first and foremost, a relationship constructed to meet the goals of a community organization and the learning goals of a course. A successful partnership is one in which students are able to perform meaningful service with a community organization while simultaneously … More Partnership Spotlight: Catholic Charities of Boston, Labouré Center
By Service-Learning Program Assistant and Co-op Asta MacKie Each year, members of the Northeastern community travel to participate in the International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE) conference. While Northeastern University hosted the event in 2015, this year the conference took place at the National University of Ireland Galway and was … More Fall 2017 International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement Conference
Northeastern University’s Community Engagement Awards celebrate partnerships involving students, neighborhood organizations and/or residents, faculty, administrators, and staff from the campus and community that are committed to creating reciprocal partnerships that are mutually respectful, socially and ethically responsive, strategic, and purposeful. Congratulations to the Psychosocial Aspects of Healthcare Seminar service-learning course partnership for winning one of six … More Congratulations to the Psychosocial Aspects of Healthcare Seminar Service-Learning Course Partnership!
Written by Service-Learning Program Associate, Suzie Kim On a Wednesday evening in late March, close to 45 community partners and faculty members gathered for an evening mixer of creative collaboration! The What Keeps Us Up at Night? event was a space to support free-form connections between all stakeholders of Service-Learning to explore what keeps each … More What Keeps Us Up at Night?