#CapturingCommunity: Asta MacKie

  Name: Asta MacKie Role within Service-Learning: Service-Learning Program Assistant How are your values expressed through your community engagement and Service-Learning work? I believe that it is so important for large institutions, companies, and universities to take accountability for their presence and influence in a community and do what they can to make a positive impact rather... Continue Reading →

#CapturingCommunity: Amanda Tompkins

Name: Amanda Tompkins Role within Service-Learning: Service-Learning Program Assistant & Co-op and Service-Learning Teaching Assistant for Boston in Literature and Writing & Community Engagement How are your values expressed through your community engagement and Service-Learning work? I try and look at the world through a social justice lens and my work so far in S-L... Continue Reading →

#CapturingCommunity: Kelsie O’Flanagan

Name: Kelsie O'Flanagan Role within Service-Learning: Service-Learning Program Assistant, Service-Learning Team Manager, and Service-Learning Teaching Assistant for Community Learning How are your values expressed through your community engagement and Service-Learning work? I value working in the community in which I live and study, to ensure I'm stepping outside of the college bubble and interact with... 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 →

Meet the Spring 2018 Service-Learning Program Staff!

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... Continue Reading →

Fall 2017 Service-Learning EXPO Recap

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... Continue Reading →

#CapturingCommunity Colleen Holohan

Role within service-learning: Director of Massachusetts Promise Fellowship Did you find service-learning or did service-learning find you?  I’d say service-learning and I found each other simultaneously! After starting work in the Center of Community Service at the Massachusetts Promise Fellowship, I quickly realized that service-learning could play a great role in building the capacity of our program. I’ve since had... Continue Reading →

#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... Continue Reading →

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