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 →

What Keeps Us Up At Night? 2018 Recap

By Service-Learning Program Assistant Kelsie O'Flanagan   On a very rainy evening in early April, community partners and faculty members came together to network and discuss what keeps them up at night.   This event consisted of networking and guided discussion for the purposes of exploring potential connections around what drives us in our work and the... Continue Reading →

#CapturingCommunity: Action for Boston Community Development and Connections & Decisions

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,... 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 →

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