Service-Learning in the D’Amore-McKim School of Business

By Kelsie O’Flanagan and Jenny Chan, Fall 2017 Street Team Happy December everyone! Our names are Kelsie O’Flanagan and Jenny Chan and we are both Service-Learning Street Team Members for this fall semester. We have both been S-LTA’s in former semesters and also happen to both be business majors here at Northeastern. We are following … More Service-Learning in the D’Amore-McKim School of Business

Service-Learning in the College of Engineering

By Kalon Goonetilleke, S-L Street Team At Northeastern, there are many methods set in place so that engineering students can apply and enhance technical skills that they have learned in classrooms. A prime example of this would be the co-op program, where students gain experience by apply their skills to a job, be it coding … More Service-Learning in the College of Engineering

Service-Learning in the Different Colleges & Programs

  By Bree Hussong, Fall 2017 S-L Street Team Northeastern has always been dedicated to providing as many extraordinary experiences as possible, across all colleges, and service-learning is no different! Regardless of your major, there is a chance for any Northeastern student to take a service-learning course. The above graphic provides a mere sampling of … More Service-Learning in the Different Colleges & Programs

What You Can Expect to Learn at Your Service Site

By Becca Sirull, Spring 2017 Street Team Member  Becoming part of the volunteer staff at a community partner organization can be an incredibly meaningful experience and it only becomes more impactful as you continue learning about the organization. Everyone knows the most basic approach to gathering information starts with the same six questions: who, what, … More What You Can Expect to Learn at Your Service Site

Four Benefits of Partnering with a Service-Learning Program

Written by Street Team Member, Becca Sirull On the surface, it’s easy to see why a university Service-Learning Program is mutually beneficial for both student volunteers and community-based organizations (CBOs). Students get a chance to engage in the community while gaining practical skills relevant to their coursework and CBOs are supplied with additional volunteers for … More Four Benefits of Partnering with a Service-Learning Program

9 Super Real Reactions to Service-Learning Throughout the Semester, as told by New Girl

By Jess Lynch-Foust Spring 2017, Street Team Member When your professor explains on syllabus day that you’ll be asked to serve 3-5 hours a week as part of your course… But then you start to research your community partner and realize they’re actually pretty awesome. When you go on your community tour with the Street … More 9 Super Real Reactions to Service-Learning Throughout the Semester, as told by New Girl

Service-Learning Course Spotlight: Human Services Professions

By Haomu Chen, Street Team Member  It doesn’t matter if you have just finished celebrating the greatest comeback in the history of all sports, or you have just got through another draining day in the office of your first co-op, or you are about to go into another 100-page-long journey of reading or writing. Let us … More Service-Learning Course Spotlight: Human Services Professions