#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 … More #CapturingCommunity: Chelsea Lauder

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 … More More Than Just a Co-op

#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 … More #CapturingCommunity: Caitlin Thornbrugh

#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 … More #Capturing Community: Tyler Nicholson

#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