#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

#CapturingCommunity Bret Keeling

Pictured above: S-LTA Mackenzie Montgomery, Dr. Bret Keeling, S-LTA Emily Aoki Role within service-learning: Service-Learning Fellow and 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 suppose I found Service-Learning at Northeastern because I’d already been involved in … More #CapturingCommunity Bret Keeling

How are different methods of teaching tailored to different audiences?

Written by Emily Pisacreta, Service-Learning First-Year Writing Student I did my service this semester at Hurley K-8 Elementary School, specifically at Bodega de Arte, the after school program there. My job at Hurley was to help the teachers and students anyway I could, and a lot of the time, that meant with math homework. The very … More How are different methods of teaching tailored to different audiences?

First-Year Students Serve Northeastern Through Activism: Students Against Institutional Discrimination

Introduction By Grace Di Cecco, Service-Learning Teacher Assistant This spring, freshman honors students in Professor Sarah Finn’s First-Year Writing course “Science, Technology, and Human Values” have participated in Service-Learning by joining on-campus activist groups that relate to course themes of science, technology, and human values. Their service work has informed their learning in the course as … More First-Year Students Serve Northeastern Through Activism: Students Against Institutional Discrimination

First-Year Students Serve Northeastern Through Activism: Feminist Student Organization

Introduction By Grace Di Cecco, Service-Learning Teacher Assistant This spring, freshman honors students in Professor Sarah Finn’s First-Year Writing course “Science, Technology, and Human Values” have participated in Service-Learning by joining on-campus activist groups that relate to course themes of science, technology, and human values. Their service work has informed their learning in the course as … More First-Year Students Serve Northeastern Through Activism: Feminist Student Organization

First-Year Students Serve Northeastern Through Activism: Slow Food

Introduction By Grace Di Cecco, Service-Learning Teacher Assistant This spring, freshman honors students in Professor Sarah Finn’s First-Year Writing course “Science, Technology, and Human Values” have participated in Service-Learning by joining on-campus activist groups that relate to course themes of science, technology, and human values. Their service work has informed their learning in the course as … More First-Year Students Serve Northeastern Through Activism: Slow Food

First-Year Students Serve Northeastern Through Activism: Behind the Smile

Introduction By Grace Di Cecco, Service-Learning Teacher Assistant This spring, freshman honors students in Professor Sarah Finn’s First-Year Writing course “Science, Technology, and Human Values” have participated in Service-Learning by joining on-campus activist groups that relate to course themes of science, technology, and human values. Their service work has informed their learning in the course as … More First-Year Students Serve Northeastern Through Activism: Behind the Smile

#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 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

Revisiting Service

by Street Team member Tyler Nicholson Before I became a member of the Street Team, I took a Service-Learning (S-L) First-Year Writing course. My classmates and I served at the John D. O’Bryant Math and Science Academy through 826 Boston’s Writer’s Room and worked with students grades 9-12 on their literature assignments. Being in that … More Revisiting Service