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?
Professor Sue Freeman of NU’s College of Engineering was recently awarded one of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston’s annual Volunteer of the Year award. Nominated by Yawkey Club Technology Director Murray Bass, Professor Freeman has dedicated six years of service with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston (BGCB) – both at the … More Congratulations Sue Freeman!
By Service-Learning Program Assistant and Co-op, Malia Bow On Reading Day at Northeastern, we held the biannual Service-Learning EXPO. And just like the few days of sun we’ve seen since 2017 started, it was fleeting yet celebrated. For this semester, we chose a tea party garden theme to encapsulate not only vibrant colors and a … More Spring 2017 Service-Learning EXPO Recap
Written by Marissa Watkins, CEP Peer Mentor and Program Assistant Pictured above: Shelby Fundin, Katy Davis, Michele Kinama, Marissa Watkins, Liza Ashley, Amy Stahl, and Vishal Makhijani In February, five student leaders from the Northeastern Center of Community Service travelled to St. Louis, MO to present and attend the 2017 IMPACT Conference. The group consisted of … More Northeastern CCS Student Leaders Present at 2017 IMPACT Conference
Each year the Center of Community Service honors a select group of undergraduate students with the Community Service Leadership Award. This award, first given out in 2006, now recognizes graduating seniors who have made a positive impact on the Northeastern and local communities, and has engaged in three or more Center of Community Service programs over the course of … More Congratulations 2016-2017 Community Service Leadership Award Recipients!
Written by Thomas Cahall, Center of Community Service Program Assistant and Co-op Pictured above: Thomas Cahall, Malia Bow, Jasmine Cheung, Mady Hahn-Smith On April 1st, the Center for Community Service’s (CCS) four co-op employees braved snow and ice to attend the Massachusetts Campus Compact Student Leadership Conference at Bentley University. The conference, “Students in Action … More Northeastern University Co-ops present at Massachusetts Campus Compact (MACC) Conference: “Students in Action for Social Change”
2016-2017 Course-Community Collaboration Award The annual Course-Community Collaboration Award celebrates Northeastern’s Service-Learning faculty, students, student leaders, and community partners who have made an exceptional impact through their partnership. Congratulations S-L Student Danielle Dottor! Nominated by Rachel Kirk of Hyde Square Task Force Human Services Professions with Dr. Lori Gardinier College of Social Sciences & Humanities … More Congratulations Danielle Dottor, Recipient of the 2016-2017 Course-Community Collaboration Award