#CapturingCommunity Malia Bow

Role within service-learning: Service-Learning Program Assistant & Co-op at Northeastern University What is one thing everyone should know about service-learning? Service-Learning is a fantastic way to get the best of both worlds. Not only do students fulfill academic and educational goals, but they also interact with the community becoming more engaged with different cultures and … More #CapturingCommunity Malia Bow

#CapturingCommunity Catherine Stillerman

Role within service-learning: Jumpstart Site Manager What is one thing everyone should know about service-learning? Service–Learning is fun! You are gaining experience and insight to important things that are currently happening in our community and our world. You are getting to put into practice what you are learning in class into real life situations. Students who … More #CapturingCommunity Catherine Stillerman

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

#CapturingCommunity Kieran Collier

  Role within service-learning: Community Partner-Volunteer Engagement Coordinator, AmeriCorps VISTA at 826 Boston How are your values expressed through your community engagement and service-learning work? There’s no “one way” to volunteer. In the past we’ve had S-L students tutor high schoolers during their school day, work with elementary school students on creative writing in after-school programs, … More #CapturingCommunity Kieran Collier

#CapturingCommunity Shivank Taksali

    Role within service-learning: Service-Learning student Service-Learning course: Advanced Chinese 1, Served with Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly Did you find service-learning or did service-learning find you? service-learning found me as it was already integrated into the curriculum for my Advanced Mandarin course. What is one thing everyone should know about service-learning? As you … More #CapturingCommunity Shivank Taksali

#CapturingCommunity Amy Lantinga

Role within service-learning: Service-Learning Fellow and Faculty Member in the Foundation Year Program for English Did you find service-learning or did service-learning find you?  I have always incorporated days of service into my courses, as I’ve discovered that my students become their best versions of themselves when they are untethered from the classroom and engaging in the … More #CapturingCommunity Amy Lantinga

#CapturingCommunity Neal Lerner

Role within service-learning: Faculty Member in the Department of English within the College of Social Sciences and Humanities Service-Learning course: First-Year Writing Did you find service-learning or did service-learning find you?  I first taught a writing class with a service-learning component when I was teaching at MIT. It was a first-year writing (FYW) class with a focus on technical … More #CapturingCommunity Neal Lerner

Congratulations to the Psychosocial Aspects of Healthcare Seminar Service-Learning Course Partnership!

Northeastern University’s Community Engagement Awards celebrate partnerships involving students, neighborhood organizations and/or residents, faculty, administrators, and staff from the campus and community that are committed to creating reciprocal partnerships that are mutually respectful, socially and ethically responsive, strategic, and purposeful. Congratulations to the Psychosocial Aspects of Healthcare Seminar service-learning course partnership for winning one of six … More Congratulations to the Psychosocial Aspects of Healthcare Seminar Service-Learning Course Partnership!