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 →

Faculty Development & Service-Learning

By S-L Program Assistant & Co-op Henry Finnegan Service-Learning (S-L) is a form of experiential learning that both benefits the community through engaged, focused service and the student through application of learning outcomes in a community setting. It intentionally targets student development and takes the risk of challenging teaching norms by taking students out of... Continue Reading →

Fall 2016 IARSLCE Presentations

  This year, 11 Northeastern University faculty members, staff, and students traveled to New Orleans to participate in the annual International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE) conference. While there, our Northeastern contingent contributed several presentations about research that they are currently working on. We are proud of our team for representing Service-Learning at Northeastern... Continue Reading →

Wednesday Nights with Service-Learning Student Leaders

Service-Learning Teaching Assistants, Team Managers, and Street Team Members gain professional development in workshops at weekly meetings. By Lisa Randall “What’s good in life?” At the start of each large group Service-Learning student leader meeting, Assistant Director of Service-Learning at Northeastern Lisa Roe begins by posing this question to the group. Street Team members, Service-Learning... Continue Reading →

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