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 →

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 →

I Dare to Communicate with Strangers: Examining International Students’ Communication Goals and Strategy Use during Service-Learning

Congratulations to Service-Learning faculty member, Professor Lucy Bunning for her featured article in the latest issue of The Reading Matrix, an international online journal published semi-annually! The article, co-written with Professor Ilka Kostka, features Professor Bunning's research with The Center for Advanced Teaching and Learning Through Research (CATLR) Faculty Scholars program in 2016-2017 using data... 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 →

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 →

Northeastern Hosts Conference on Revolutionary Scholarship on Service-Learning and Community Engagement

  By Lisa Randall From Monday November 16th to Wednesday November 18th  2015, leaders in service-learning and community engagement from around the world congregated at the Boston Marriott Copley Place for the 2015 International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE) conference. Northeastern University, in collaboration with Massachusetts Campus Compact, served as the... Continue Reading →

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