Congratulations to Our 2018-2019 Course-Community Collaboration Award Recipients!

The Course-Community Collaboration Award celebrates excellence within the Service-Learning Program at Northeastern University. The award is meant to acknowledge collaborations between individuals or groups who went above and beyond the expectations of their role to contribute to a meaningful partnership that benefits the community while enhancing student learning and/or faculty scholarship. Each year the Service-Learning... Continue Reading →

Congratulations to the Northeastern Students4Giving Grant Recipient!

Congratulations to the Northeastern Students4Giving (NS4G) Grant recipient, City Life/Vida Urbana! The grant was awarded in collaboration with Professor Rebecca Riccio's course, The Non-Profit Sector, Philanthropy and Social Change. This grant was awarded in connection with this year's NS4G's funding priority: Uplifting Community Voice and Public Participation in Civic Decision Learn more about City Life/ Vida... Continue Reading →

Spring 2019 Robotics Showcase

Photo courtesy of S-L Teaching Assistant, Lauren Scornavacca Written by S-L Teaching Assistant Lauren Scornavacca The showcase is an end of the semester gathering of all of Professor Sue Freeman's Cornerstones of Engineering students along with the kids that they worked with throughout the community. The showcase is a place to show family, friends, and... Continue Reading →

Here’s What You Missed: Spring 2019 Reception & Virtual EXPO

Written by S-L Co-op and Program Assistant Julia Barnes-Brown On Thursday, April 18th, Service-Learning at Northeastern hosted the Spring 2019 Service-Learning Reception & Virtual EXPO. This was the service-learning program’s second showcase of their re-imagined signature event. Over 200 people viewed artifacts from this semester's service-learning collaborations, hosted on the Virtual EXPO website, at viewing... Continue Reading →

My Service-Learning Journey: Stephenie Hou

Written by Stephenie Hou, S-L Community Partner Hi everyone! My name is Stephenie Hou and I am the Intergenerational Program Manager at Little Brothers-Friends of the Elderly, a community partner with Service-Learning (S-L) at Northeastern. I have a great appreciation for S-L and was actually first introduced to the idea as an incoming freshman at... 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 →

Enabling Engineering: A Reflection

Written by S-L Graduate Assistant Courtney Woodman & S-LTA Julia Hayward On December 4th, 2018, students in Professor Waleed Meleis' Enabling Engineering course, along with members of the student group, gave their final presentations on the progress on their projects. What is Enabling Engineering? In the words of Julia Hayward, Service-Learning Teaching Assistant for the... Continue Reading →

Welcome to the Round Table

Written by S-L Student and Graduate Assistant Courtney Woodman This semester marks the second year of Service-Learning at Northeastern’s involvement with Round Table Inc., a long-time community partner of Northeastern University’s Center of Community Service. Founded and run by George Benner and situated in the heart of the Mary Ellen McCormack housing project, Round Table... 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 →

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