Breaking the NUin bubble through Service-Learning

Written by S-L Street Team member, Cloe Grace Considering that many of Northeastern’s freshmen now start their college experience participating in study abroad, the term “NUin bubble” is becoming more prevalent than ever before. NUin is a Northeastern program, giving freshmen the opportunity to take classes abroad for their first semester with other students before... Continue Reading →

Connecting S-L & STEM

Written by S-L Street Team member, Cassandra Barrett Many students perceive service-learning as something for Humanities majors, but little do STEM majors know, S-L is for everyone and is especially important for STEM majors. As a biology major, the core curriculum focuses on building our scientific and technical skillset. Often, our classes fail to explore... Continue Reading →

#CapturingCommunity: Nancy Ho

Name: Nancy Ho Role in Service-Learning: S-L Teaching Assistant, S-L Team Manager Major: Combined Math and Finance Major What is one thing everyone should know about Service-Learning? Service-Learning is beyond "classic" experiential learning. No matter if you are a student or an S-LTA, you are part of the Service-Learning family and you are never alone... Continue Reading →

#CapturingCommunity: Mollie McEvoy

Name: Mollie McEvoy Roles in Service-Learning: Service-Learning Teaching Assistant. Service-Learning Team Manager Major: Human Services, with a concentration in Family and Child Services What is one thing everyone should know about Service-Learning? Service-Learning is for everyone! When I first started taking Service-Learning classes I thought they only existed in my major. However I soon learned... Continue Reading →

#CapturingCommunity: Shiko Githere

Name: Shiko Githere Role in Service-Learning: S-L Street Team Member Major: Behavioral Neuroscience What is one thing everyone should know about Service-Learning? I think that everyone should know that there are a lot of different sides to Service-Learning at NU and a lot of different ways to get involved! Regardless of whether you have plenty... Continue Reading →

#CapturingCommunity: Emily Aoki

Name: Emily Aoki Role in Service-Learning: Service-Learning Teaching Assistant College Affiliation: Bouvé College of Health Sciences Major: Physical Therapy How are your values expressed through your community engagement and Service-Learning work? One of the values I hold the closest to my heart is respect. I think that this program has an abundance of it. The Service-Learning model... Continue Reading →

#CapturingCommunity: Olivia Watrous

Name: Olivia Watrous Role within Service-Learning: S-L Teaching Assistant College Affiliation: Bouvé College of Health Sciences Major: Health Science What is one thing everyone should know about Service-Learning? One thing everyone should know about Service-Learning is that this program not only facilitates community engagement, but also fosters personal growth and development. The skills you can... Continue Reading →

#CapturingCommunity: Taylor Drysdale

Name: Taylor Drysdale Role within Service-Learning: S-L Student, Teaching Assistant, & Alumni College Affiliation: College of Science, College of Professional Studies Major: Psychology (and candidate for Masters in Elementary Education) Minor: Spanish How are your values expressed through your community engagement and Service-Learning work? I've always tried my best to keep my life centered around... Continue Reading →

#CapturingCommunity: Julia Barnes-Brown

Name: Julia Barnes-BrownRole within Service-Learning: S-L Teaching Assistant, CCS Co-op (S-L Program Assistant) College Affiliation:  College of Social Sciences and Humanities Major: Combined Human Services & International Affairs How are your values expressed through your community engagement and Service-Learning work? I've had an interest in a vague notion of "helping people" for as long as I... Continue Reading →

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