What You Missed: 2019 Eastern Regional Campus Compact (ERCC) Conference

Written by Service-Learning Program Assistant Ruthanne Bandy This year the Eastern Regional Campus Compact (ERCC) brought together campus executives, scholars, practitioners, students, and community partners to engage in the region’s biannual conference from March 25 - 27, in Providence, Rhode Island. The theme, “Education for Democracy: Innovating in Complex Times,” provided framing for keynote and... Continue Reading →

Becoming a Part of the S-L Family

By S-L Street Team Member Tyler Nicholson As a longtime part of the S-L family (3 years and counting!) sometimes it can be difficult to take a step back and think about how, and why, I ended up here in the first place. I’ve occupied different student-leader roles throughout my time in the program, some... Continue Reading →

Community Events Recap- November 2018

Written by S-L Street Team Member Vishrut Gupta With the Fall semester winding down and finals coming up, here is a quick recap of the community events that happened in November from the Service-Learning Street Team! Camp Harbor View Citython 5K - November 17th, 2018 This event took participants through the iconic Boston neighborhoods of... Continue Reading →

Questioning Service-Learning and Community Engagement: A Workshop

Written by S-L Graduate Assistant Sophia LaCortiglia For the past few years, members of Northeastern's Service-Learning community have attended an annual Service-Learning conference hosted by Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). Using the knowledge and information they learned from these conferences, a group of Service-Learning faculty hosted a Service-Learning workshop. This workshop centered on the research... Continue Reading →

Enabling Engineering: A Reflection

Written by S-L Graduate Assistant Courtney Woodman & S-LTA Julia Hayward On December 4th, 2018, students in Professor Waleed Meleis' Enabling Engineering course, along with members of the student group, gave their final presentations on the progress on their projects. What is Enabling Engineering? In the words of Julia Hayward, Service-Learning Teaching Assistant for the... Continue Reading →

2018 Robotics Showcase Reflection

Written by Service-Learning Teaching Assistant Alex Spak "Cornerstones of Engineering," is one of the first classes required of all freshman students in the college of engineering. Professor Susan Freeman is one of several professors who teach this course. The noticeable difference, however, is that Professor Freeman incorporates Service-Learning into her Cornerstone class by partnering with... Continue Reading →

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