Becoming a Part of the S-L Family

By S-L Street Team Member Tyler Nicholson As a longtime part of the S-L family (3 years and counting!) sometimes it can be difficult to take a step back and think about how, and why, I ended up here in the first place. I’ve occupied different student-leader roles throughout my time in the program, some... Continue Reading →

#CapturingCommunity: Chelsea Lauder

Name: Chelsea Lauder Role within Service-Learning: Service-Learning Team Manager and Service-Learning Teaching Assistant for First-Year Writing Did you find Service-Learning or did Service-Learning find you? I would say I found Service-Learning... Freshman year I was trying to decide if I wanted to change my major and what classes I wanted to take and when I... Continue Reading →

More Than Just a Co-op

By Service-Learning Program Assistant Asta MacKie Our Service-Learning Team Managers go above and beyond in their roles within the program, and many have brought their passions for leadership and social justice beyond the Northeastern realm and into their co-op experiences. Read on to learn more about the professional experiences of Tyler Nicholson, Chelsea Lauder, and... Continue Reading →

#CapturingCommunity: Caitlin Thornbrugh

Name: Caitlin Thornbrugh Role within Service-Learning: Faculty member for Service-Learning courses First-Year Writing and First-Year Writing for Multilingual Learners How are your values expressed through your community engagement and Service-Learning work? In every class I teach, I try not to shy away from difficult conversations while at the same time making sure all voices are... Continue Reading →

#Capturing Community: Tyler Nicholson

Name: Tyler Nicholson Role within Service-Learning: Service-Learning Team Manager and Service-Learning Teaching Assistant for First-Year Writing with Bret Keeling Did you find Service-Learning or did Service-Learning find you? Service-Learning found me! I was in a S-L section of First-Year Writing, and I wasn't aware it was a S-L section until I got to class on... Continue Reading →

#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... Continue Reading →

#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 Foundation Year Program for English 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 Service-Learning at the University of Washington both... Continue Reading →

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