Connecting Your Service-Learning Experience to Your Co-op

Written by Service-Learning Street Team member Asta MacKie For many students, Service-Learning is their first professional experience in college, and this is a valuable thing to utilize while applying to co-ops and internships! Particularly for those without prior co-op experience, Service-Learning is a powerful talking point for students to highlight their understanding of leadership, project... Continue Reading →

Faculty Author Talks: Reconceptualizing Faculty Development in Service-Learning/Community Engagement

Written by Sophia LaCortiglia, Service-Learning Graduate Assistant On Tuesday, October 9th, Dr. Becca Berkey, Director of Service-Learning at Northeastern kicked off this semester's Faculty Author Talk series with a vivacious description of her latest publication “Reconceptualizing Faculty Development in Service-Learning/Community Engagement,” a book that delves into the intersection between educational/faculty development professionals and service-learning/community engagement... Continue Reading →

Reconceptualizing Faculty Development in Service-Learning/Community Engagement

Congratulations to Director of Service-Learning, Becca Berkey on the release of her new book! "The role of educational developer in the realm of service-learning and community engagement (S-LCE) is multidimensional. Given the potentially transformational nature--for both faculty and students--of the experiences and courses in whose design they may be directly or indirectly involved, as well... 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 →

More Than Just a Co-op

By Service-Learning Program Assistant Asta MacKie Our Service-Learning Team Managers go above and beyond in their roles within the program, and many have brought their passions for leadership and social justice beyond the Northeastern realm and into their co-op experiences. Read on to learn more about the professional experiences of Tyler Nicholson, Chelsea Lauder, and... Continue Reading →

Fall 2017 International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement Conference

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... Continue Reading →

Northeastern University Co-ops present at Massachusetts Campus Compact (MACC) Conference: “Students in Action for Social Change”

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... Continue Reading →

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