#CapturingCommunity Lauren Swank

  Role within service-learning: Service-Learning Teaching Assistant What is one thing everyone should know about service-learning?  Know the importance of the hyphen! Volunteering in the community is such a wonderful opportunity that students in the Service-Learning department get to be a large part of. These experiences teach us important lessons– as long as you stay … More #CapturingCommunity Lauren Swank

What You Can Expect to Learn at Your Service Site

By Becca Sirull, Spring 2017 Street Team Member  Becoming part of the volunteer staff at a community partner organization can be an incredibly meaningful experience and it only becomes more impactful as you continue learning about the organization. Everyone knows the most basic approach to gathering information starts with the same six questions: who, what, … More What You Can Expect to Learn at Your Service Site

Center of Community Service Informational Videos: Volunteering 101

It’s that time of year again! To help you prepare for another semester of service, we’ve decided to share these seven pro tips for volunteering from our four video series at the Center of Community Service to ensure that both you and your community partners get the most out of your service! Be sure to … More Center of Community Service Informational Videos: Volunteering 101

#CapturingCommunity Sadiya Gurhan

Role within service-learning: Service-Learning Teaching Assistant Did you find service-learning or did service-learning find you?  Service-Learning definitely found me. I was taking a class in the spring and my professor asked anyone if they would would like to be a teaching assistant for her class happening in the fall and that’s when I learned about service-learning. I’ve always loved … More #CapturingCommunity Sadiya Gurhan

#CapturingCommunity Colleen Holohan

Role within service-learning: Director of Massachusetts Promise Fellowship Did you find service-learning or did service-learning find you?  I’d say service-learning and I found each other simultaneously! After starting work in the Center of Community Service at the Massachusetts Promise Fellowship, I quickly realized that service-learning could play a great role in building the capacity of our program. I’ve since had … More #CapturingCommunity Colleen Holohan