Service-Learning Faculty in the News: Spring 2019

Let’s take a moment to recognize how Service-Learning faculty members have been highlighted throughout the Spring 2019 semester in the news on campus and across Boston! December Sustainability Education: It's All Fun and GamesDecember 14th, 2018, Northeastern University College of EngineeringKathryn Schulte-Grahame- College of Engineering Student Work: Writing with a Camera in Ecuador, Summer II,... Continue Reading →

What You Missed: 2019 Eastern Regional Campus Compact (ERCC) Conference

Written by Service-Learning Program Assistant Ruthanne Bandy This year the Eastern Regional Campus Compact (ERCC) brought together campus executives, scholars, practitioners, students, and community partners to engage in the region’s biannual conference from March 25 - 27, in Providence, Rhode Island. The theme, “Education for Democracy: Innovating in Complex Times,” provided framing for keynote and... Continue Reading →

Publicly Engaged Scholar-in-Residence: A Discussion Series featuring Dr. Timothy K. Eatman

The countdown is on! Only three days until our inaugural Publicly Engaged Scholar-In-Residence event featuring Dr. Timothy K. Eatman. The Northeastern community welcomes Dr. Timothy K. Eatman for our inaugural two-day Publicly Engaged Scholar-in-Residence discussion series. Hosted by the Northeastern University Service-Learning Advisory Board (S-LAB), this event will take place from Thursday, January 31st, 2019 and Friday,... 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 →

The Urban Commons

Congratulations to Service-Learning faculty member Daniel O'Brien on the release of his new book The Urban Commons: How Data and Technology Can Rebuild Our Communities! Drawing on years of research into Boston's 311 reporting system, Professor O'Brien explains transformative insights into this "sophisticated city management tool" that has helped to revolutionize the way that average... 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 →

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