#CapturingCommunity Catherine Stillerman

Role within service-learning: Jumpstart Site Manager What is one thing everyone should know about service-learning? Service–Learning is fun! You are gaining experience and insight to important things that are currently happening in our community and our world. You are getting to put into practice what you are learning in class into real life situations. Students who … More #CapturingCommunity Catherine Stillerman

Emily Breen Reflecting from the Street Team

By Emily Breen When I started attending admitted students days at various colleges, I tried to keep an open mind. However, I knew that Northeastern was my top choice. Surprisingly, one of the driving decisions for me to attend Northeastern was not its fantastic location in Boston or the co-op program. While of course I join … More Emily Breen Reflecting from the Street Team

Being Present: Advice from a Street Team Member and former Jumpstart Corps Member

By Megan Fowler During one of my various trainings as a Jumpstart Corps Member I was introduced to the idea of “Being present.” This has turned out to be one of the greatest pieces of advice I have received so far. In today’s modern world we are constantly bombarded with overwhelming amounts of stimuli that … More Being Present: Advice from a Street Team Member and former Jumpstart Corps Member

The Importance of Undergraduate Service

As so often happens with service, I came into this experience expecting to help an organization better their service, and instead the service ended up bettering me. By Kaela Chevalier This fall I had the opportunity to participate in my first service-learning project at Northeastern. As a graduate student, I am taking an elective course … More The Importance of Undergraduate Service