By Service-Learning Program Assistant & Co-op Asta MacKie Creating Partnerships in Service-Learning Service-Learning is, first and foremost, a relationship constructed to meet the goals of a community organization and the learning goals of a course. A successful partnership is one in which students are able to perform meaningful service with a community organization while simultaneously … More Partnership Spotlight: Catholic Charities of Boston, Labouré Center
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 … More Fall 2017 International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement Conference
Role within service-learning: Service-Learning Program Associate What is one thing everyone should know about service-learning? Once you start service-learning, you never go back to “regular” learning! I often used to say this as a joke but after going through a multitude of positions in the S-L program, I recognize that being part of S-L caused … More #CapturingCommunity Suzie Kim
Written by Service-Learning Program Assistant and Co-op Jasmine Cheung Pictured above (Top photo from left to right): Dr. Becca Berkey with her students hard at work shoveling, planting and dropping scallion seeds. On a sunny Wednesday afternoon two weeks ago, I was fortunate enough to tag along with the Food Justice and Community Development class … More Hungry to learn about The Food Project?
Northeastern University’s Community Engagement Awards celebrate partnerships involving students, neighborhood organizations and/or residents, faculty, administrators, and staff from the campus and community that are committed to creating reciprocal partnerships that are mutually respectful, socially and ethically responsive, strategic, and purposeful. Congratulations to the Psychosocial Aspects of Healthcare Seminar service-learning course partnership for winning one of six … More Congratulations to the Psychosocial Aspects of Healthcare Seminar Service-Learning Course Partnership!
Professor Sue Freeman of NU’s College of Engineering was recently awarded one of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston’s annual Volunteer of the Year award. Nominated by Yawkey Club Technology Director Murray Bass, Professor Freeman has dedicated six years of service with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston (BGCB) – both at the … More Congratulations Sue Freeman!
By Service-Learning Program Assistant and Co-op, Malia Bow On Reading Day at Northeastern, we held the biannual Service-Learning EXPO. And just like the few days of sun we’ve seen since 2017 started, it was fleeting yet celebrated. For this semester, we chose a tea party garden theme to encapsulate not only vibrant colors and a … More Spring 2017 Service-Learning EXPO Recap
Each year the Center of Community Service honors a select group of undergraduate students with the Community Service Leadership Award. This award, first given out in 2006, now recognizes graduating seniors who have made a positive impact on the Northeastern and local communities, and has engaged in three or more Center of Community Service programs over the course of … More Congratulations 2016-2017 Community Service Leadership Award Recipients!
Role within service-learning: Program Assistant (co-op) and S-LTA Service-Learning course: ENGW 1111 first-year writing Did you find service-learning or did service-learning find you? Describe how you entered this community. I found S-L because I found out about this job on nucareer while applying for my first co-op. I was then officially welcomed to the community … More #CapturingCommunity Haomu Chen
By Service-Learning Program Assistant and Co-op Henry Finnegan This semester was an absolute blast, and we are so thankful for everyone who contributed to make it a success. In order to show our appreciation to our amazing community partners, the Service-Learning Street Team compiled a playlist of songs that community partners said reflected their experience … More Community Partner Appreciation Playlist!