Service-Learning Faculty in the News: Fall 2018

Let’s take a moment to recognize how Service-Learning faculty members have been highlighted throughout the Fall 2018 semester in the news on campus and across Boston! Books Reconceptualizing Faculty Development in Service-Learning/Community Engagement: Exploring Intersections, Frameworks, and Models of Practice July 31st, 2018 Stylus Publishing Becca Berkey- College of Social Sciences and Humanities The Urban... Continue Reading →

#CapturingCommunity: Madhavi Venkatesan

Name: Madhavi Venkatesan Role within Service-Learning: 2018-2019 Service-Learning Fellow and S-L Faculty Member College: College of Social Sciences and Humanities Department: Economics How are your values expressed through your community engagement and Service-Learning work? Service-Learning (S-L) provides a tangible learning opportunity to students that classroom instruction alone cannot provide. Through a curriculum integrated S-L project, students can gain... 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 →

Fall 2018 Service-Learning Reception & Virtual EXPO: Here’s What You Missed and How You Can Still Get Involved!

Written by S-L Co-op and Program Assistant, Chelsea Lauder The Service-Learning Program at Northeastern really decided to switch some things up this semester with their signature event. The Fall 2018 Service-Learning Reception & Virtual EXPO on Thursday, December 6th, from 10-11:30, brought together over 200 people. Community partners, faculty, S-L students, Northeastern community members, and... 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 →

S-L Myths Busted: Katarina Radisic

Written by S-L Street Team Member Cassandra Barrett While many people love taking Service-Learning courses, some other students may find it daunting for a number of reasons. In this new series of articles, S-L Myths Busted, follow along as S-L Student Leader Cassandra tackles some S-L myths with former and current S-L students. Katarina Radisic... Continue Reading →

#CapturingCommunity: Yao Xiao

Name: Yao Xiao Role within Service-Learning: Center for Community Service Co-op and Program Assistant Major: Informatics Minor: Analytics How are your values expressed through your community engagement and community service work? I was a business student, and all I care was profit and efficiency until I am work with CCS, I start to feel more related to... Continue Reading →

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