#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 →

#CapturingCommunity: Alexandra Castillejo

Name: Alexandra Castillejo Role within Service-Learning: S-L Teaching Assistant College Affiliation: College of ScienceMajor: Environmental Science How are your values expressed through your community engagement and Service-Learning work?I believe in focusing on and utilizing the assets of those we're serving in any situation, whether that be in direct service of a community organization or in... Continue Reading →

#CapturingCommunity: Rebecca Green

Name: Rebecca GreenRole within Service-Learning: S-L Teaching Assistant College Affiliation: College of Social Sciences & HumanitiesMajor: SociologyMinor: Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies How are your values expressed through your community engagement and Service-Learning work?As a university with a tremendous share of resources, and significant impact in Boston, we as an institution have an ethical obligation... Continue Reading →

Congratulations to Our 2018-2019 Course-Community Collaboration Award Recipients!

The Course-Community Collaboration Award celebrates excellence within the Service-Learning Program at Northeastern University. The award is meant to acknowledge collaborations between individuals or groups who went above and beyond the expectations of their role to contribute to a meaningful partnership that benefits the community while enhancing student learning and/or faculty scholarship. Each year the Service-Learning... Continue Reading →

Spring 2019 Robotics Showcase

Photo courtesy of S-L Teaching Assistant, Lauren Scornavacca Written by S-L Teaching Assistant Lauren Scornavacca The showcase is an end of the semester gathering of all of Professor Sue Freeman's Cornerstones of Engineering students along with the kids that they worked with throughout the community. The showcase is a place to show family, friends, and... Continue Reading →

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