S-L Student & Faculty Reflections

My Service-Learning Journey: Stephenie Hou

Written by Stephenie Hou, S-L Community Partner Hi everyone! My name is Stephenie Hou and I am the Intergenerational Program Manager at Little Brothers-Friends of the Elderly, a community partner with Service-Learning (S-L) at Northeastern. I have a great appreciation for S-L and was actually first introduced to the idea as an incoming freshman at… Continue reading My Service-Learning Journey: Stephenie Hou


#CapturingCommunity Cynthia Wilkersen

Role within service-learning: Program Manager at Little Brothers--Friends of the Elderly What is one thing everyone should know about service-learning? Service-Learning is an opportunity and a chance to learn about your community! How are your values expressed through your community engagement and service-learning work? At Little Brothers-Friends of the Elderly we value community and connection. Our service-learning work offers students the… Continue reading #CapturingCommunity Cynthia Wilkersen


Fall 2016 Service-Learning EXPO Recap

By Service-Learning Program Assistant and Co-op Haomu Chen The Fall 2016 Service-Learning EXPO has come and gone! The hour and a half showcase was as beautiful and smooth as a symphony. Speaking of symphony, it was our intention to make music the theme of this semester’s EXPO – community partners, S-L faculty members, S-LTAs, students,… Continue reading Fall 2016 Service-Learning EXPO Recap


Checking in with Little Brothers-Friends of the Elderly

By Megan Fowler Street Team member Megan Fowler chatted with Cynthia Wilkerson, program manager at Little Brothers-Friends of the Elderly to learn more about the organization and its partnership with Service-Learning at Northeastern. LBFE has partnered with courses like Community Learning.  What does your organization do? Little Brothers-Friends of the Elderly works with Boston residents ages 70 and over… Continue reading Checking in with Little Brothers-Friends of the Elderly


A Look at Three New Honors Service-Learning Courses

By Kris Fernandez, Lisa Randall, Shelby Sih, and Savannah Stewart The Northeastern University Honors Program and Service-Learning at Northeastern built upon their unique partnership this semester with the addition of three new courses. Northeastern Students and Boston-Area Youth See Theatre with an Enlightened Eye For a group of 15 Honors students, the art of theatre… Continue reading A Look at Three New Honors Service-Learning Courses