Exploring Boston’s Neighborhoods with Education in the Community Students

By Spring 2018 Service-Learning Teaching Assistant for Education in the Community Lauren Silva Exploring Boston’s Neighborhoods This spring, students in the Education in the Community Service-Learning course, taught by Polly Attwood, completed a neighborhood walk, individual reflection, and group presentation for their Exploring Boston’s Neighborhoods project. The neighborhoods included Roxbury, Jamaica Plain, South End, The … More Exploring Boston’s Neighborhoods with Education in the Community Students

#CapturingCommunity: Amanda Tompkins

Name: Amanda Tompkins Role within Service-Learning: Service-Learning Program Assistant & Co-op and Service-Learning Teaching Assistant for Boston in Literature and Writing & Community Engagement How are your values expressed through your community engagement and Service-Learning work? I try and look at the world through a social justice lens and my work so far in S-L … More #CapturingCommunity: Amanda Tompkins

#CapturingCommunity: Kelsie O’Flanagan

Name: Kelsie O’Flanagan Role within Service-Learning: Service-Learning Program Assistant, Service-Learning Team Manager, and Service-Learning Teaching Assistant for Community Learning How are your values expressed through your community engagement and Service-Learning work? I value working in the community in which I live and study, to ensure I’m stepping outside of the college bubble and interact with … More #CapturingCommunity: Kelsie O’Flanagan

#CapturingCommunity: Lauren Scornavacca

Name: Lauren Scornavacca Role within Service-Learning: Service-Learning Teaching Assistant for Cornerstone of Engineering Did you find Service-Learning or did Service-Learning find you? Service-Learning found me! The summer before my freshman year I received an email from Professor Freeman. She is in charge of Service-Learning in the Cornerstone of Engineering course (which would later become the … More #CapturingCommunity: Lauren Scornavacca

#CapturingCommunity: Chelsea Lauder

Name: Chelsea Lauder Role within Service-Learning: Service-Learning Team Manager and Service-Learning Teaching Assistant for First-Year Writing Did you find Service-Learning or did Service-Learning find you? I would say I found Service-Learning… Freshman year I was trying to decide if I wanted to change my major and what classes I wanted to take and when I … More #CapturingCommunity: Chelsea Lauder

Travel the World with Service-Learning: Ireland

By Service-Learning Program Assistant Asta MacKie Northeastern University is well known for encouraging students to gain learning experiences abroad, and Service-Learning plays an important role in this opportunity. Read on to learn from some of the faculty members and past and present Service-Learning Student Leaders in our network about their own experiences participating in Service-Learning … More Travel the World with Service-Learning: Ireland

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 … More More Than Just a Co-op

S-Love Your Roommates!

By Service-Learning Program Assistant Asta MacKie Did you know that there are five pairs of roommates within the Service-Learning Student Leader Program this spring and summer? While some of these pairings were coincidental, others have known each other for years, and several even met through their positions at Service-Learning! Read on to learn more about … More S-Love Your Roommates!

Travel the World with Service-Learning: The United Kingdom

By Service-Learning Program Assistant Asta MacKie Northeastern University is well known for encouraging students to gain learning experiences abroad, and Service-Learning plays an important role in this opportunity. Read on to learn from some of the faculty members and past and present Service-Learning Student Leaders in our network about their own experiences participating in Service-Learning … More Travel the World with Service-Learning: The United Kingdom

Travel the World with Service-Learning: Zambia

By Service-Learning Program Assistant Asta MacKie Northeastern University is well known for encouraging students to gain learning experiences abroad, and Service-Learning plays an important role in this opportunity. Read on to learn from some of the faculty members and past and present Service-Learning Student Leaders in our network about their own experiences participating in Service-Learning … More Travel the World with Service-Learning: Zambia