#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

#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

#CapturingCommunity Mackenzie Montgomery

Role within service-learning: Service-Learning Team Manager What is one thing everyone should know about service-learning?  It is a two way street! Meaning, the relationship between the student and the community partner/population served is mutually beneficial.  The student is learning from the community partner they serve with in a way that helps them concretely develop understandings … More #CapturingCommunity Mackenzie Montgomery

#CapturingCommunity Cynthia Wilkersen

Role within service-learning: Program Manager at Little Brothers–Friends of the Elderly What is one thing everyone should know about service-learning? Service-Learning is an opportunity and a chance to learn about your community! How are your values expressed through your community engagement and service-learning work? At Little Brothers-Friends of the Elderly we value community and connection. Our service-learning work offers students the … More #CapturingCommunity Cynthia Wilkersen

#CapturingCommunity Becca Berkey

Role within service-learning: Director of the Service-Learning Program What is one thing everyone should know about service-learning? Service-Learning is an experiential pedagogical approach that looks for meaningful partnership at the intersection of two questions: 1) What should the students learn through the experience(s)? and 2) What are the community’s goals? In this way, there is … More #CapturingCommunity Becca Berkey

#CapturingCommunity Amy Stahl

Role within service-learning: Massachusetts Campus Compact AmeriCorps*VISTA What is one thing everyone should know about service-learning?  Service-Learning can be a fantastic resource for community organizations. Generation Citizen has benefited hugely from partnering with NU Service-learning. We’ve gained traditional program volunteers as well as talented Computer Science majors who have developed tech far beyond what we … More #CapturingCommunity Amy Stahl