Name: Tyler Nicholson Role within Service-Learning: Service-Learning Team Manager and Service-Learning Teaching Assistant for First-Year Writing with Bret Keeling Did you find Service-Learning or did Service-Learning find you? Service-Learning found me! I was in a S-L section of First-Year Writing, and I wasn’t aware it was a S-L section until I got to class on … More #Capturing Community: Tyler Nicholson
Role within service-learning: Service-Learning Teaching Assistant What is one thing everyone should know about service-learning? Know the importance of the hyphen! Volunteering in the community is such a wonderful opportunity that students in the Service-Learning department get to be a large part of. These experiences teach us important lessons– as long as you stay … More #CapturingCommunity Lauren Swank
Role within service-learning: Service-Learning Teaching Assistant Did you find service-learning or did service-learning find you? Service-Learning definitely found me. I was taking a class in the spring and my professor asked anyone if they would would like to be a teaching assistant for her class happening in the fall and that’s when I learned about service-learning. I’ve always loved … More #CapturingCommunity Sadiya Gurhan
Role within service-learning: Service-Learning Teaching Assistant What is one thing everyone should know about service-learning? Service-Learning should be incorporated into every course, in every school, period. Can you tell I have strong opinions about this? In a nutshell, I believe it is crucial for students to step outside the confines of a classroom … More #CapturingCommunity Katy Davis
Written by Service-Learning Teaching Assistant, Linda Yan I like doing community service and enjoy being in the classroom. From volunteering as a museum guide, a mentor of a 7-year-old girl, to working as a Spanish instructor in my spare time, I have enjoyed the pure happiness of helping people and seeing them gain knowledge. For … More How I joined the S-L Family
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!
Role within service-learning: Service-Learning Program Assistant and Co-op, S-LTA. Service-Learning course: First-Year Writing Did you find service-learning or did service-learning find you? Describe how you entered this community. I found service-learning. While searching for my first co-op, I came across the job description for my current position. I researched more into what service-learning does and how … More #CapturingCommunity Henry Finnegan
By Suzie Kim You know that famous line from Forrest Gump, ” Life is like a box of chocolates- you never know what you’re going to get?” It’s so true. I’m continuously surprised by what I find in my own box and with so much variety in the choices, it’s hard to figure out which … More Mentors Make Life Sweeter!
By Brooke Schober A trip that began as a hope became a reality over spring break 2016. I met with my group of students weekly as they developed presentations, did research, and worked on projects with Enabling Engineering, another Service-Learning student group. We asked questions about what it would be like, and went in with … More S-LTA Brooke Schober Reflects on taking Service-Learning to Ecuador