Service-Learning in the D’Amore-McKim School of Business

By Kelsie O’Flanagan and Jenny Chan, Fall 2017 Street Team Happy December everyone! Our names are Kelsie O’Flanagan and Jenny Chan and we are both Service-Learning Street Team Members for this fall semester. We have both been S-LTA’s in former semesters and also happen to both be business majors here at Northeastern. We are following … More Service-Learning in the D’Amore-McKim School of Business

Service-Learning in the College of Engineering

By Kalon Goonetilleke, S-L Street Team At Northeastern, there are many methods set in place so that engineering students can apply and enhance technical skills that they have learned in classrooms. A prime example of this would be the co-op program, where students gain experience by apply their skills to a job, be it coding … More Service-Learning in the College of Engineering

#CapturingCommunity Haomu Chen

Role within service-learning: Program Assistant (co-op) and S-LTA Service-Learning course: ENGW 1111 first-year writing Did you find service-learning or did service-learning find you? Describe how you entered this community. I found S-L because I found out about this job on nucareer while applying for my first co-op. I was then officially welcomed to the community … More #CapturingCommunity Haomu Chen

#CapturingCommunity Jordan Metcalf

Role within service-learning: I worked with Professor Hayward at TOPS soccer, which is a soccer camp for children primarily with autism spectrum disorders. Did you find service-learning or did service-learning find you? Service-Learning found me through my physical therapy curriculum. What is one thing everyone should know about service-learning? It creates a desire for service work … More #CapturingCommunity Jordan Metcalf

#CapturingCommunity Nicole Ganci

Role within Service-Learning: Student participant Service-Learning course: Human Rights in the 21st Century Did you find service-learning or did service-learning find you? Talk about how you entered this community. The service-learning community found me. I entered this community by chance when the class I signed up for had a service-learning component.   What is one thing … More #CapturingCommunity Nicole Ganci

#CapturingCommunity Henry Finnegan

Role within service-learning: Service-Learning Program Assistant and Co-op, S-LTA. Service-Learning course: First-Year Writing Did you find service-learning or did service-learning find you? Describe how you entered this community. I found service-learning. While searching for my first co-op, I came across the job description for my current position. I researched more into what service-learning does and how … More #CapturingCommunity Henry Finnegan

#CapturingCommunity Professor Lorna Hayward

Role within service-learning: Professor and member of the Service-Learning Advisory Board. Service-Learning course: Three of my courses include service-learning. One is an honors seminar with domestic service–this is the second year that this course has included a service element. The second course is a capstone course in physical therapy that includes an alternative spring break … More #CapturingCommunity Professor Lorna Hayward

#CapturingCommunity Benjamin Saint-Fort

  Role within service-learning: Tutor with 826 Boston Service-Learning course: ENGW1111 Did you find service-learning or did service-learning find you? Describe how you entered this community. Service-Learning found me. I went to class on the first day and learned that I would be doing service for my English class. What is one thing everyone should … More #CapturingCommunity Benjamin Saint-Fort

My Place to Contribute: A Reflection on First-Year Writing

As an outsider, I must respect the space that has already been created while recognizing my place to contribute. By Akiro Duey Service-Learning has provided me with a different view of my learning in the classroom, especially based on my own placement. During my work with Boston Scholar Athletes, I have gained a significant amount … More My Place to Contribute: A Reflection on First-Year Writing