Welcome to the Round Table

Written by S-L Student and Graduate Assistant, Courtney Woodman This semester marks the second year of Service-Learning at Northeastern’s involvement with Round Table Inc., a long-time community partner of Northeastern University’s Center of Community Service. Founded and run by George Benner and situated in the heart of the Mary Ellen McCormack housing project, Round Table... Continue Reading →

#CapturingCommunity: Sophia LaCortiglia

Name: Sophia LaCortiglia Role within Service-Learning: Graduate Assistant Program of Study: JD/MS in Criminology and Criminal Justice How are your values expressed through your community engagement and Service-Learning work? I highly value community advocacy and through my work in Service-Learning I can become a better advocate for future clients. What is one thing everyone should know... Continue Reading →

Tips for Leading Your Peers

Written by Tyler Nicholson, Service-Learning Street Team member Being a successful leader is a skill that requires practice, effort and the ability to communicate and articulate effectively. When making a decision as a leader, it is important to consider the context of the situation: who are you working with? What are you looking to do... Continue Reading →

#CapturingCommunity: Asta MacKie

  Name: Asta MacKie Role within Service-Learning: Service-Learning Program Assistant How are your values expressed through your community engagement and Service-Learning work? I believe that it is so important for large institutions, companies, and universities to take accountability for their presence and influence in a community and do what they can to make a positive impact rather... Continue Reading →

#CapturingCommunity: Shelbe Van Winkle

Name: Shelbe Van Winkle Role within Service-Learning: Service-Learning Team Manager and Service-Learning Teaching Assistant for Becoming a Global Leader What is one thing everyone should know about Service-Learning? I think everyone should know about the fluidity of Service-Learning. It's something of practice, planning, learning, and reflecting, however, the best thing about it is that no... Continue Reading →

#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... Continue Reading →

#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... Continue Reading →

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